Basic American Comfort Drives Dialogue in Long-Term Care Community

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 General News
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ATLANTA, Oct. 1 GF Health Products, Inc., a leadingmanufacturer and distributor of healthcare products, today announces BasicAmerican Comfort(TM) (http://www.basicamericancomfort.com). The new onlinecommunity elevates the voices of those dedicated to the human side of long-term care.

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"The goal of Basic American Comfort is to increase connection andconversation in the long-term care community," said David Walton, Senior VicePresident, Basic American Medical Products. "The site crosses industry,patient and family borders to help everyone appreciate and understand thatlong-term care is a crucial social issue that will touch all of our lives fordecades to come."

Basic American Comfort raises awareness of new trends and new thinkingabout the role long-term care plays in our lives and communities. The siteserves as a valuable resource for caregivers, families, industry experts andprofessionals, inviting and encouraging the exchange of information andinsights about long-term care issues through forums and blogging.

-- Human-interest stories which profile essential voices in long-term caregiving

-- Featured videos on new elderly care technology, nursing, and industryexperts

The site has been in a soft-launch phase since late August 2008 andalready has received positive feedback from a growing audience. Its editorsencourage all who have an interest in sharing their experiences with long-termcare issues to contribute original articles for publication.

Basic American Comfort will be featured prominently on the show floor atthe AHCA/NCAL 59th Annual Convention & Expo October 6-8 in Nashville.

About Basic American Medical Products

Basic American Medical products is a brand of GF Health Products, Inc.,the designer of quality long-term care beds, furniture and case goods. We seevalue not only in manufacturing superior long-term care products designed withdignity, durability and comfort in mind, but also in promoting human values inlong-term care.

About GF Health Products, Inc.

GF Health Products, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., is a majormanufacturer and distributor of healthcare products for homecare, long-termcare, primary care and acute care markets. Its products includemedical/surgical products, diagnostics, patient room products, homecare andlong-term care beds, respiratory products, manual and power wheelchairs andspecialty seating products.A few of the unique site features include: -- Live feeds from leading long-term care news providers -- Weekly summaries of headline news in long-term care

SOURCE GF Health Products, Inc.


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