Lighting - McKnight's Long Term Care News


Transforming eldercare through therapeutic light

Elders in skilled nursing facilities spend most of their time indoors. However, the need for healthy light increases with age as the pupil gets smaller and the eye’s lens thickens, requiring even more light. Older people need more intensive light to aid vision and, more importantly, to stimulate their diurnal rhythm, a biological rhythm harmonized…

Emily Mongan

Why so blue?


I’ve been in a fight with my computer monitor for the past couple of days. The screen was crisp and bright looking, but after a few hours I’d start getting a headache. I had been blaming that on a lack of coffee, until I started doing some research.

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