Joyce Schiele attends Kind Dining Training as part of
Nutrition and Optimal Weight (NOW) Grant Implementation
Joyce Schiele attended Kind Dining training April 9-11
facilitated by Cindy Heilman, CEO of Higher Standards and Creator of Kind
Dining. Kind Dining is a meal service method based on hospitality and
“bringing warmth to the table.” This program will provide staff the
knowledge and tools necessary to enhance the dining experience for residents by
promoting person-centered care and nurturing a healthy sense of community and service.
Joyce Schiele will train the staff of West Wind Villagein the concepts,
practices, and standards of Kind Dining. West Wind Villageis
committed to improving the dining experience for our residents to reduce the
number of residents experiencing unintended or unexplained weight
Leah Nelson, VP of
Human Resources for St. Francis Health Services and Crystal Holloway, Home Care
Director for Morris Health Services recently completed the 2018-19 Leadership
Academy program after a nine-month journey of learning, exploration and skills
development for 36 emerging leaders in the older adult services field. LeadingAge
Minnesota’s Leadership Academy is a unique leadership development program
designed specifically to cultivate high potential, transformational leaders in
the field of aging services.
The program blends leadership theory, applied learning and
personalized coaching. Fellows participate in a rigorous journey of interactive
experience, self-reflection, critical skill development and action learning.
More than 250 professionals have graduated from this prestigious
program since its beginning in 2010. They represent a new generation of
transformational leaders in aging services – leaders who will not just respond
to the changing times but who will drive positive change for their
organizations and the aging services community.
Congratulations Leah and Crystal!
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