Programmable, tunable LED lighting in nursing centers

McClung Lighting Research Foundation
Rosa Baier, MPH (Brown University)
Priority area:
Dementia care
Assess feasibility of evaluating the impact of lighting on sleep and behaviors
Programmable, tunable LED lights – a particular kind of light fixture that changes in color and intensity to mimic day and night light cycles – may improve circadian rhythm entrainment among persons with dementia
Additional information:
The team includes experts from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, Center of Design for an Aging Society, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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