Furniture/Furnishings

Specialty collection released for interiors

Specialty collection released for interiors

Formica Corporation has released its 2017 Specialty Collection. It features Formica Infiniti™, the next generation in surfacing, and dECOLeather™, a recycled leather veneer.

What to remember about LTC furniture

What to remember about LTC furniture

Healthcare administrators often consider furniture a sunken cost as they believe it needs to be repeatedly replaced in order to preserve quality and durability, as well as meet health standards.

Kwalu releases new collection

Kwalu releases new collection

Kwalu recently unveiled its Designed to Last® furniture for Senior Living, including the Bellamonte lounge collection.

Culinary, design competitions big hits at nursing home convention

Two new spectacles garnered special attention this week at the annual conference of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging in Philadelphia: The Chef Challenge and the Last Designer Standing competitions.

Massachusetts could go green with nursing homes, hospitals

Massachusetts may become the first state to require all newly constructed hospitals and nursing homes to be environmentally friendly, according to a news report.

En route to recovery

En route to recovery

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Rehab Road is the jewel of an Ohio facility's progressive therapy environment that helps prepare residents for their trip back home.

Weighty matters

Weighty matters

Tanita's PW-630U wheelchair scale is designed to make it easy for residents to get on the scale and be stable. The durable, portable unit is equipped with wheels, allowing caregivers to bring the scale wherever elderly or wheelchair-bound residents are. Other features include body mass index, an integrated thermal printer, memory, recall and RS-232 output so data can be captured electronically.

It's about time

Staying on top of the latest products, services and industry trends can be a time-devouring pursuit. But the job just became less time consuming, thanks to our new Web site. Eldercare pros can find many time-saving options. These include a substantially enhanced Directory that makes it easier to locate needed services, plus videos of important suppliers. The latest job openings are also available, as well as immediate access to our Career Guide. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our new site. We think you'll find it's time well spent.

Leading By Example: There's no place like home

Leading By Example: There's no place like home

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ManorCare on Rossmoor Parkway in Walnut Creek, CA, is the whole package — with good looks and a proven track record to back it up. The facility has a "homey" feel that is atypical of a skilled nursing facility, while also raising the bar for care.

Nursing home operators rethink laundry practices

Nursing home operators rethink laundry practices

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Laundry services present an opportunity to increase resident satisfaction. For that reason alone, they're worth re-evaluating

Nursing Home Design - Samaritan Manor, Detroit

Nursing Home Design - Samaritan Manor, Detroit

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Motown receives its first new nursing home since the 1980s. Private rooms lend a homelike touch to the renovated hospital space