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Senior Living Menu & Dining

It isn’t uncommon for older adults and their families to be pleasantly surprised at just how fabulous the food is at Elmcroft Senior Living communities! Many people have outdated ideas about senior living dining. Then they visit a community for the first time and walk away with an entirely different idea about the menu options offered with senior living dining!


The truth is residents in assisted living communities look forward to great food shared over good conversation every day at meal time.


Dining at a Senior Living Community

Residents have a variety of menu choices for each meal, as well as the ability to make substitutions. Does a peanut butter and jelly sandwich sound good one day? No problem. They can order one at any meal.


Another nice perk is that meals can be delivered right to the resident’s room. If they are feeling a little under-the-weather or don’t want to miss the evening news, their meal of choice can be enjoyed in the privacy of the senior’s own apartment.


And assisted living menus are a long way from the bland and boring stereotypes many people have. Senior living dining trends now rival dining at a nice restaurant.


Food Choices for Senior Living Dining

Here is a sample of the types of menus and food options offered at Elmcroft Senior Living:


Lunch Time Dining at Elmcroft

Monday’s Lunch Menu

Mandarin Orange Gelatin Salad and/or Soup of the Day

Blackened Tilapia

Pork Loin with Cranberry Sauce

Potato Chips

Carrot Raisin Salad

Corn Muffin

Lemon Cream Dessert


Tuesday’s Lunch Menu

Cherry Tomato Salad and/or Soup of the Day

Ham & Cheese on Croissant

Pot Roast with Vegetable Gravy

French Fries

Oven Browned Potatoes

Country Mixed Vegetables

Dinner Roll

Pudding Parfait


Wondering What the Weekend Lunch Menus Look Like?

 They are just as nutritious and fabulous as the rest of the week! Here is one of our many great tasting Sunday menus.


Sunday’s Lunch Menu

Autumn spinach salad and/or Soup of the Day

Crab Cakes with Lemon Dill sauce or BBQ Pineapple Chicken

Baked Potato

Orange Glazed Beets

Au Gratin Potatoes

Green Peas

Dinner Roll

Red Velvet Cake


Dinner is Served!

And when dinner rolls around, meal choices are equally as inviting. Here is what a few dinnertime menus look like at Elmcroft Senior Living.


Tuesday’s Dinner Menu

Mixed Green Salad with Choice of Dressing of Choice

Soup of the Day

Arborio Stuffed Peppers

Homemade Beef Stew

Capri Vegetables

Garden Blend Rice

Prince William Vegetables

Dinner Roll

Pumpkin Pie


Friday’s Dinner Menu

Soup of the Day

Tossed Salad with Dressing of Choice

Sausage & Penne Past

Corn Cheese Quiche

Broccoli Florets

Spiced Fruit Cup

Dinner Roll

Fruited Muffin



Thinking of Inviting Friends Over for Sunday Dinner?

Guests are always welcome. Here’s a sample of what they might enjoy!


Sunday’s Dinner Menu

Mixed Green Salad

Soup of the Day

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Yellow Rice

Garlic Mashed Potato

Broiled Tomato Half

Vegetable Medley

Dinner Roll

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie


Download a Sample Dining Menu


Join Us for Lunch or Dinner

The best way to learn more about our dining program is to try it for yourself! We extend an open invitation for seniors and their adult children to Schedule a Personal Tour and stick around for lunch or dinner.

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Nutrition Programs

The good news is some senior living communities, including Elmcroft Senior Living, can accommodate special dietary requests. Whether it is following a kosher diet plan or a mechanical diet, nutrition for seniors is an important part of our dining wellness program.

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Family Resources

Deciding on and moving to an Elmcroft Senior Living community is often a family affair. We want to help you and your family make that transition smoothly. We offer an array of resources that provide insight, tips and guidance for seniors, their families and caregivers.

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Financial Guidance

Budgeting to afford quality care and secure retirement living is a concern for many. We understand. That’s why we offer a range of living options, clear-cut pricing and support in understanding the benefits available to help with moving to an Elmcroft Senior Living community.

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