After The Pandemic — How Homecare Will Help Our Seniors Age In Place

The rapid spread of COVID-19 through senior-care institutions across the country has caused families to question the safety of these facilities for their loved ones. After this pandemic, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes will struggle to overcome distrust of their safety. As the New York Times cites, more than 174,000 residents and staff of nursing homes and other

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Total Design Team from Basic American Introduces Separation Curtains

What do you think when you hear the word design? Do you think of a beautiful space? A well-placed room layout? When you work with our Total Design Team you not only get a beautiful design, you get an up-to-date design planned with wellness in mind. Our designers have extensive experience designing a project with the unique safety requirements of

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Aging Solo: A Growing Retirement Trend with Opportunities for Support

As the silver tsunami of Baby Boomers hits retirement age, more and more of them are aging in place without a significant other or children to assist with their needs or care. The Washington Post reports, “Indeed, 25 million men and women — a whopping one-third of all 75 million baby boomers turning 52 to 70 this year — are doing

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Fancy Furnishings: 5 Things to Consider in Choosing Senior Living Furniture

Careful thought and planning go into making your senior residents feel comfortable in your extended care facility. Your residents want to feel good in their home away from home. Here are a few things to consider to help senior residents feel more at ease in your care setting.  A key objective of designing senior living space is to make the environment feel residential. But you can’t

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Safety Features to Look for When Selecting Your Extended Care Bed

There are many features to take into account when selecting an Extended Care bed, to keep the safety of your staff and residents in mind. Below are some factors that should play into your decision process when purchasing Extended Care beds. How High (or Low) Can You Go? Height travel range is important for several reasons.       You’ll

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Color plays an important role in the tone and comfort of your extended care environment. See the soothing factors that color provides above in this renovation project we recently completed.

Color Trends to Consider for Your Healthcare Facility

Color trends begin in high fashion, then move on to interiors. They take off from the runway to a residential setting, then on to hospitality and extended care. Our interior design experts at Basic American are well-versed in the psychology of color, and share the subtle effects that color has on your healthcare environment below. The Psychology of Color Daring and bold, red is

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Graham-Field Introduces 3DL Thermoformed Casegoods

Atlanta, Georgia, February 29, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) proudly introduces 3DL Thermoformed Casegoods. When form and functionality are equally important, 3DL Thermoformed Casegoods combine pleasing aesthetics with durability. These high-performance surfaces provide greater resistance to moisture, bacterial penetration, denting, cracking, scuffs and chipping. Our four new collections are offered in ten finishes with sixteen different hardware

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Graham-Field Proudly Introduces the Matrix 4000 Extended Care Bed

Atlanta, Georgia, February 29, 2016: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) proudly introduces the Matrix 4000 Extended Care Bed. The Matrix 4000 offers Advanced Positioning options including Chair, Trendelenburg, and Reverse Trendelenburg. The bed features a height travel range of 8.95″ to 27″, has a safe work load of 450 lb, and is available in 35″ and 42″ widths. Sealed ball bearings

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Basic American Medical Products Receives LTC LINK Elite Supplier Award

Atlanta, Georgia, July 25, 2014: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Basic American Medical Products, owned by GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”), is proud to announce that it has earned an ‘Elite Supplier’ distinction for the 9th Annual LTC LINK Conference. This award is given to the suppliers that participated in LINK 2014 and ranked in the top 25% of suppliers based on

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