Designing Safe Environments for Seniors

There is more to selecting the right location for the beloved seniors in your life than view, great cuisine and a good amount of social interaction. True, they should be high on the list, but the most important factor to consider is safety.

Respecting and Caring for Bariatric Patients in Healthcare Environments

Obesity is a becoming the most serious health problem in America, with more than two-thirds of the adults here are overweight or obese.

Don’t Forget Activities for Memory Care Patients

Helping to create safe activities for Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients that keeps them active and interested can be challenging. It is compounded when those seniors reside in assisted living communities.

Emergency Room Design for Senior Patients

By 2030 one in five Americans will be over the age of 65. The fastest growing population is adults over 85. Emergency Rooms can be chaotic and a dangerous place for older adults.

Senior Loneliness and Care Solutions in Senior Living Environments

According to a report by the Pew Research Center (May 2016) roughly 12 million Americans over the age of 65 live alone and most of them are women.

Healthcare Fabrics – Busy Environments Require Hard Working Fabrics

You’ve just made a visit to the doctor and you’ve taken a seat in the waiting room. That seat was occupied by a hundred before you that day.

Know Before You Go! Choosing an Assisted Living Community

Assisted living communities should provide each resident with the help one needs to sustain a happy and healthy lifestyle.

Kwalu is Clean, Infection Control Furniture

esearch suggests that environmental surface contamination can play a vital role in the transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens such as MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter, Norovirus and C. diff.

You’re Senior, Single and Relocating – Now What?

There are many living choices single seniors aged 70 and above can make when they decide to move out of their homes. The popular choice for these seniors is becoming continuing care retirement communities.

What Makes a Hospital Stand Out

In the case of an emergency, you don’t really have a choice in the decision about which hospital you go to. When the choice is up to you, what makes a hospital stand out as a favorite and what features make you turn and run?

Be Smart about the Surfaces in Healthcare

Healthcare furniture must maintain visual allure and support hospital infection prevention protocols with surfaces that are easy to thoroughly clean with bleach year after year.

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