Revolutionizing Senior Care: How a Simple Chair Can Change Lives
Discover how a simple question from Randy's uncle sparked a journey of invention – resulting in chairs that can be easily moved to accommodate seniors' needs, reducing the risk of falls and injuries, and enabling seniors to enjoy their meals at the table once again.
Experience the power of chairs in revolutionizing senior living in this invigorating discussion with Randy Schellenberg, President of ComforTek Seating. With over 23 years of experience in manufacturing chairs, Randy shares his innovative solutions to age-old problems in senior living, created through a unique blend of empathy and technology. Tune in as Katherine Wells, Chief inspiration Maverick at Mavericks of Senior Living, delves into how Randy’s groundbreaking designs are relieving pressure on senior living staff and enhancing the quality of life for seniors.
Discover how a simple question from Randy’s uncle sparked a journey of invention – resulting in chairs that can be easily moved to accommodate seniors’ needs, reducing the risk of falls and injuries, and enabling seniors to enjoy their meals at the table once again. Yes, the chairs we sit in don’t always provide a great way for safety and mobility. What if there was a better way to empower and support our care partners? What if we could improve the dignity of older adults?
Fear not – ComForTek Seating has amazing solutions that not only look great but also improves the safety of both older adults and caregivers. Their custom Chair Caddie is an after-market device that attaches to the base of your favorite chair. It is custom-sized at the factory to fit your chair. When attached a seated person can be moved up to and away-from the table with ease and safety!
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00:00 – Introduction
00:13 – Guest: Randy Comfort
01:59 – Chair Design Inspiration
05:28 – Chair Technology
08:36 – Fall Prevention & Mealtime
14:19 – Caregiver Impact
17:58 – Contact & Closing Remarks