Furniture Designed with Seniors in Mind

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 03:37 PM

The U.S. population is growing, and our overall age profile tends to be older now than in years past. Remember when a 100th birthday celebration used to qualify for a segment on the local TV news? Today, there are so many centenarians, your evening broadcast could easily be nothing but birthdays.  

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Topics: Contract Furniture, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Limited Mobility Furniture, Furniture for Seniors

Trend In Senior Suicide Calls For Safer Furniture Choices

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 01:48 PM

More than 2 million of the nation’s seniors reside in assisted living centers and nursing homes. A recent Kaiser Health News investigation found that suicide rates are climbing within these settings, suggesting that at least 364 suicides occur per year—one almost every day.

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Topics: Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Health Care, anti-ligature furniture, Furniture for Seniors

How to Use Furniture to Aid Consumer Independence

Posted by Janet Voigt on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 @ 09:44 AM

Incontinence can severely limit patient or consumer independence. Limited mobility can also be a big obstacle since aiding consumers in their movements from one area to another is demanding on staff time and resources.

So what can you do to help build confidence and independence in you patients or consumers? Believe it or not, your furniture can be the best place to start!

Pop-Out Seats are by far the most innovative solution for fluid issues.

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Topics: Health Care Furniture, Commercial Lounge Furniture, Furniture For Incontinence, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, group living furniture, heavy use furniture, contract fabrics, retail vs contract Furniture, Furniture for Seniors

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