Long-term care residents get protein-infused ice cream thanks to Acadia research

Kitchen aids hold the protein-enhanced ice cream at the Heart of the Valley long-term care facility in Middleton.
Image courtesy of Tracy Frazier

Many residents of long-term care homes suffer from difficulties swallowing foods due to aging and health complications. This creates a challenge for both residents and care staff to find palatable ways for residents to get the nutrients they need.

Heart of the Valley Long Term Care Centre in Middleton partnered with Acadia student researchers and faculty to put a new spin on ice cream by fortifying it with protein. Read the full story at CBC Nova Scotia.

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