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Top Senior Living Furniture Trends

As the average age of residents continues to rise, so do their acuity levels.  This will bring a greater need for furniture that is designed for safety, but also comfort.  Comfort is not just tactile, but it’s also how the design aesthetic makes you feel and its ease of use. Below are senior living furniture … Continued


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9 Innovative Ways to Balance Form & Function in Senior Living Interior Design

Senior living interior design is evolving.  The median age of senior housing residents is now 87 and is increasing by .8 every year.  As a result, assisted living and independent living residents are increasingly frail and have more acute conditions. While interior designs should be stylish and attractive to impress potential new residents, it is also … Continued


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Simple Tricks to Keeping Your Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Looking Brand New for Years

As assisted living residents are increasing in both age and acuity levels of conditions, wear & tear to your assisted living or memory care community can happen at a faster rate.  This can lead to increased annual cost of replacing furniture and a less than stellar visual appeal that may turn away new residents. Luckily … Continued


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Understanding the Total Cost of Furniture Ownership

When evaluating purchases and attempting to understand the total cost of furniture ownership, there are more factors than many realize. Below are just a few you should consider when evaluating your alternatives. Replacement or Refinishing Costs On average, wood products need to be replaced every 5-7 years due to joint failure, breakages or the unsightly … Continued


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The Patient Room of the Future – Is it here now?

In November of 2013, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled “The Hospital Room of the Future”. This article provided a look from the Mayo Clinic into a future state of how hospital rooms could be improved. One of the biggest drivers of this is the reduction of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). The article … Continued