Product Focus

Balance/Mobility Program

Biodex Medical Systems has introduced a new Balance and Mobility Program for older adults in senior care settings. The Biodex Balance System SD identifies likely fall candidates before the fall occurs. After identification, the candidate is encouraged to enter your facility’s fall program, following the Biodex protocol. The Balance System SD is simple to learn and operate, leading the user step by step through training modes that help restore the strength and balance that is essential for mobility.

For more information, call (800) 244-6339 or visit

Safety Footwear

Because different work situations require different types of protection, SKECHERS Work makes a full line of protective and stylish footwear designed for the healthcare industry. One of its newest products, the Aboveboard-Crescent loafer, offers a slip-resistant sole and is made with the highest standard of durability, style, protection, and comfort.

For more information, call (800) 746-3411 or visit


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Lifting Equipment

Medline’s line of patient lifting equipment includes a complete selection of both hydraulic and battery-powered stand assists and elevating floor lifts. Each lift features six-point cradles and slings for optimum patient safety.

Customers purchasing a Medline lift are eligible for full implementation of Medline’s Safe ‘n Easy Lifting Program that includes in-servicing tools, a formal lifting policy, a complete set of assessment tools, implementation guide, and a financial analysis template to understand the cost savings gained by implementation.

For more information, call (800) MEDLINE or your local representative or visit

Long-Term Living 2010 April;59(4):44

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