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The ShineWell Process

Introductory Call

We will get to know one another. There is no obligation; let's see if this is a good fit.

Planning Visit

You share with us what your needs and preferences are. You will receive your first menu and cook date.

Weekly Visits

We arrive each week for your cook date and leave your kitchen full of delicious meals.

Our Program

With extensive backgrounds in senior hospitality, and restaurant catering, we can prepare meals designed to support dietary goals using peak season ingredients and trained chefs for restaurant taste.

Some of the benefits our clients experience are:


Clients experience companionship as well are able to learn new things and re-create fond memories.

Tailored Meal Portions

We tailor meal portions so there is no waste while never feeling hungry. 

Creative Memory Support

ShineWell staff undergoes on-going dementia training to ensure best practices are always adopted in the home. Ask us about our meal reminders, and kitchen/pantry maintenance. 

Communication Techniques

Regular check-ins to discuss your changing needs and update our program to ensure your complete satisfaction. 

Delicious Food

With our expert use of culinary profiles, you will enjoy restaurant quality meals that only include the ingredients you prefer and none that you do not. We cultivate partnerships with local grocers to ensure the best and perfect amount of ingredients are always available.  

What can you expect to spend?

In general, the following will give you an idea of what you can expect to spend.

Planning Visits: $200.00 (one-time fee)

This is a onetime fee. We will spend approximately 1.5 hours getting to know you, your likes, dislikes, dietary preferences, and dining style. We will assess at your kitchen and equipment. We will develop a custom, working plan for your home visits and your first visit will be scheduled. Or you will have joined our waitlist.

NOTE: All Culinary Coordinators are fully vaccinated and boosted.

Weekly (or bi-weekly) Culinary Visit: Cost $60/hr

Each visit will start with appropriately crafted meal kits safely shipped via company vehicles to your home. Trained chefs will prepare breakfast, lunch, soup, salads, entrees, and desserts per plan. For kitchen organizing projects and meal assist programs, helpers will complete tasks on approved projects. Visits usually last 3.5- 4 hours depending on the condition of cooking and storage areas.

Weekly Preparations: $75.00 (flat rate per visit) +
Grocery Cost Reimbursement

For each visit, we will create, share, plan and prepare your custom meal plan. The meal plan includes client correspondence (phone calls, emails, and text), menu development, kitchen designs, meal notifications, grocery shopping* (as needed/wanted), and phone consultations.

* Grocery shopping includes all ingredients for the menu. We are happy to shop for and deliver additional non-menu items for a 20% surcharge. All items are purchased from verified and approved sources.