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2018 SDA Membership Benefits


SDA membership resources are valuable to any organization. As a member you will receive:

  • Subscriptions to Senior Dining Now (weekly digital newsletter) and magazine, Senior Dining Today.
  • Invitations to exclusive member-only events.
  • Discounted pricing for webinars, educational events and annual meeting registration.
  • Networking opportunities with industry partners and local operators, leveraging the knowledge and relationships needed to main your business standards.
  • Website and mobile app that is a daily destination for unique & fresh content.
  • Discussion groups that will provide best practices and support with daily challenges to improve current operations.
  • Acknowledgement of individuals and businesses who not only sustain excellence, but also those who are setting the standard for our future. 
  • Participation in multiple benchmarking studies to help maintain the standard of excellence across the industry and ensure its evolution as the senior housing community grows.

Types of Annual Memberships

On-Site Operator - Free

This Membership is for individuals who work on-site, directly serving residents on a daily basis. Directors, Executive & Sous Chefs, Dining Room Managers & Supervisors

Complimentary Annual Memberships for      2018 & 2019 

Industry Provider

Organizations that directly manage, own or operate senior living housing residents. This membership is perfect for executive directors, regional and corporate operations support (non-dining), procurement, recruiters and C-level positions.   

This Membership is for Non-Dining Positions


Corporate Partner

Our industry members are individuals from businesses serving the senior dining industry. Members include representatives of food & beverage manufacturers, equipment providers, technology, consultants, foodservice contract management or other related professional groups.   


Regional Foodservice

Perfect for Individuals who work in regional & traveling positions supporting the dining program. VP of Dining or Culinary, Regional Chefs or Directors and Dietitians.

Free 1 Year Membership

Other Memberships

Student Membership - Complimentary

Students currently enrolled in a hospitality, culinary or nutrition education program. 

Resident Membership - $50

Residents who live in a retirement community and would like to get involved.

Educator Membership - $50

Professional educators involved in a culinary, nutrition, or hospitality program in High School, College or University settings.

Retired Foodservice Professional - $50

Retired senior dining professionals who wish to stay involved in the industry.

Supporter - $50

Any individual who has an interest in the SDA and is not employed in the industry and not eligible for other memberships.