Interest in designing senior ERs rises

Some Michigan-based hospitals are designing ERs to be more senior-friendly, The Detroit News reports. Padded mattresses and non-glare flooring are part of Mary Mercy Livonia Hospitals' ER, which was developed with the help of a senior ER social workers. At St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, patients in the senior ER can get warm blankets, a pair of reading glasses and even discharge instructions in large print. Article

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