Familiar, warm, and homelike describes meal service at Ashley Gardens of Mt. Vernon. Our residents are served meals family-style and are often joined by staff members.
Tables are invitingly set and residents are encouraged to assist with meal service as they may have done at home. Table linens and china are the norm and are brightly colored to enhance residents’ visual perception.
Baking often occurs so food aromas enhance appetites and conjure memories of holidays and eating at home. Dietary options and finger foods are provided as needed and snacks and beverages are available for residents throughout the day.
At Ashley Gardens of Mt. Vernon, dining is a focal point of the day, where life skills are enhanced and meal time is reminiscent of eating with family in a dignified, yet casual and friendly atmosphere.