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Bariatric Overlay

EHOB’s new WAFFLE Bariatric Overlay provides comfort and prevention of adverse health conditions caused by prolonged inactivity. The product features a low-profile design that eliminates the buoyant sensation typical to most cushions, yet cradles around natural bony areas to lift the resident off the bedding surface. This technologically sound surface uses static air technology, the ideal medium for supporting soft tissue, while air passage vents permit circulation and heat and moisture dissipation. The WAFFLE Bariatric Overlay can support up to 800 pounds and it is also recommended for pain management and comfort.

For more information, call (800) 899-5553 or visit

Safety Grab Bar

The IllumaGrip Assist Handle by elio provides LED safety lighting while offering necessary support in assistance applications.

The brushed nickel end caps mount securely to withstand weight constraints. Available in a variety of decors, multiple lengths, and rated for wet conditions, the 0.42 low-wattage IllumaGrip aids in wayfinding to reduce falls and increase patient safety.

For more information, call (616) 396-1355 or visit

Senior-Friendly Cell Phone

GreatCall is the creator of the original easy-to-use Jitterbug cell phone which has large, backlit buttons, a powerful speaker that delivers clear sound, and no confusing drill-down menus. GreatCall also offers additional service apps such as LiveNurse and a Medication Reminder.

The new 5Star Personal Security Service enables GreatCall customers to immediately connect to a certified emergency response agent, 24/7. The emergency operator arranges appropriate assistance, while providing real-time professional support to the caller.

For more information, call (800) 918-8543 or visit

Digital Signage

The RoomRoster 10.4 from MagicBox is a digital sign with a built-in MagicBox player, content creation software, and EZ Stream database integration software.

Create a variety of graphics, crawls, and video playback, in addition to interfacing and extracting information from a database. The primary function is for displaying schedules and agendas outside of conference rooms along with general messaging.

For more information, call (541) 752-5654 or visit

Long-Term Living 2011 April;60(4):10

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