By Barbara T. Mates
5-Star Programming and companies on your fifty five+ Library consumers (Ala Programming publications)
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This includes items such as personal correspondence, photographs, collectibles, prescription bottles, newspapers, and so forth. Full-color units also allow the user to adjust the color of display, which helps people compensate for loss of color perception. Moreover, the viewing table is sturdy enough to allow patrons to write checks or notes, allowing them to view their script on the monitor as they write. The prices of CCTVs vary as to the size and features included, ranging from $1,800 to $3,500.
Staff and Seniors Offer, but do not insist, to retrieve library service items for the patron. Offer to place items on an accessible table or desk rather than hand them to the patron directly. Be ready to explain tasks in a different manner, avoiding colloquialisms, jargon, and slang. Ensure that items such as book trucks, step stools, or toys are not in the aisles. Increase outreach efforts to senior gathering places such as churches and senior centers. 9 Staff should be aware that some of the diseases that cause physical disabilities, such as arthritis, rheumatism, and osteoporosis, can also incur pain.
The AFB recommends that when selecting new upholstery, choose one that has texture, as texture provides tactile clues for identification. It is also helpful to avoid shades of purple, as some people lose the ability to see these shades when they reach their eighties. Functional furniture can look modern while being senior-friendly. Resist falling under the spell of an architect who tries to convince you otherwise. Seniors prefer a sedate and stable chair so as not to risk tilting the chair when sitting or getting up.
5-Star Programming and Services for Your 55+ Library Customers (Ala Programming Guides) by Barbara T. Mates