Redefining retirement through better food and nutrition
It is a little known fact that older Australians have additional nutrition needs, particularly protein and coupled with a dwindling appetite, this makes it difficult to meet their nutritional requirements.
Aveo, with the assistance of Nutrition Professionals Australia (NPA), has taken a more scientific approach to nutrition to create a nutritional framework that embraces this. As a sign of our commitment to providing food choices that are both a pleasure to eat and nutritious, Aveo has introduced national nutritional food standards, which cover all food services within our villages – a first for Australian retirement living. This national nutritional food standard caters for the different dietary requirements residents have as they age. This may be as simple as providing more protein-based meal options or offering different portion sizes for easier digestion. We’ve also made sure there’s still plenty of variety at meal times, including desserts!
Our dining rooms are where our menus come to life. Residents enjoy great food and a feeling of wellbeing, while sharing the dining experience in vibrant surroundings chatting with family and friends. In many of our communities we’ve also introduced a freshly prepared restaurant standard menu that’s made to order and delivered to your door. Our commitment to exceptional food service is very much a part of life at Aveo.
“I enjoy making food for our residents that not only tastes good, but is good for them.” John Casey, Food Services Manager and Executive Chef.
Hear how Aveo are redefining retirement
Hear from our Executive Chef John Casey. Hear about the work we are doing with Nutrition Professionals Australia.
Redefining Retirement Through Food and Nutrition
Working together - Aveo and Nutrition Professionals Australia
Recipe Library and Cooking Demonstrations
Cooking nutritious food doesn’t need to take all day. Our hints and tips library will help with easy to prepare meals for one, nutritional advice, food safety and food storage.
As we get older, our nutritional requirements change. That’s why we‘ve developed a range of meals that not only taste great, they also provide the extra nutrients you need.
Physio, podiatry and more
We are proud to co-own The Physio Co, who operate in five states, and Mobile Rehab who have 20 years’ experience in providing allied health services. Both companies are specialists in the care of older Australians, and offer tailored services as your requirements change over time.
Exercise and fun
Aveo understands that exercise classes and activities build strong muscles and a healthy social life. That’s why each community has a dedicated staff member and social committee to organise activities like aqua aerobics, walking groups and trips to national parks.
UQ Health Care
Our partnership with UQ Health Care in Queensland is the first step to partnering with ground breaking medical organisations throughout Australia. UQ Health Care shares our vision and passion for innovation; with a focus on providing practical care-based solutions throughout the ageing journey.