ROSEVILLE, Calif. (February 3, 2020)—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced it is beginning to introduce a Balance Tracking & Fall Risk Assessment Program to help keep its clientele safe.
HERZLIYA, Israel (January 6, 2020)—Essence Group, a global internet of things solutions provider, has developed a multi-sensor fall detector using the Texas Instruments mmWave sensor. The fall detector’s unique monitoring capability enables elderly people to lead independent, safer lives.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (March 5, 2019)—Ponte Giulio, a bathroom safety and accessibility manufacturer, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin (and Orvieto, Italy) received a Thirty’s Choice Award for best Universal Design/Living-In-Place products at the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 19–21, 2019.
WATERLOO, Iowa (August 1, 2018)—Leitten Consulting released its latest findings addressing the cost shifts that occur when Medicare delays or fails to provide needed durable medical equipment and supplies to beneficiaries.
EXETER, Penn. (September 18, 2017)—Pride Mobility will introduce its VivaLIFT! brand of power lift recliners in booth 1911 at Medtrade Fall 2017 in Atlanta, October 23–25.
VivaLIFT! is a new lifestyle collection of power lift recliners featuring a variety of innovative features and fashion-forward designs for broader consumer appeal, along with industry-leading provider pricing to support their retail business.
BOSTON (August 10, 2017)—Adults age 65 and older who go to the emergency department (ED) for a fall-related injury are not likely to participate in a fall prevention program after being discharged, despite being given a flyer for a local program before leaving the hospital.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (July 27, 2017)—To help reduce the risk of injury from slips and falls, and to educate seniors in its communities, Walgreens will offer injury prevention tips and advice when it hosts a Senior Day at its stores nationwide on Tuesday, August 1.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2017)—AARP Services, Inc. (ASI) and UnitedHealthcare announced the winners of the Fall Prevention Innovation Challenge. The Challenge, launched in February to identify new solutions for preventing falls among older adults, received more than 200 contributions from participants in more than 90 countries.
BOISE, Idaho (May 31, 2017)—Bestbath, a leading manufacturer of universal design and accessible code-compliant showers and tubs, has unveiled a new design for shower trench drains. The innovative design features several advantages over traditional trench drains; it is easier to install and clean, boasts an improved water containment rate, comes in a wide variety of sizes, and is constructed with a durable, magnetic grate backed by Bestbath’s 30-year product warranty.