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Improving Indoor Air Quality For Senior Living Facilities
Nursing homes and senior living facilities in Michigan have expanded over the last decade. As the number of elderly citizens begins to steadily increase, there is a need to provide our loved ones with healthy indoor environments. Indoor air quality to can help prevent chronic diseases, respiratory problems, and other debilitating health effects from airborne pollution.
Pandemic Exposes Air Quality Concerns In Nursing Homes
The COVID-19 shed light on the importance of good indoor air quality, particularly within seniors housing communities and nursing homes.
However, the benefits of cleaner indoor air extend far beyond pandemic. According to the EPA, Americans spend more than 90 percent of their time indoors. Sources of poor air quality can include personal care products, VOCs, CO2, airborne diseases, the actual building itself, and other among pollutants. The needs for better quality air for our senior citizens is clear.