Senior Community Creates 'Hug Wall' so Residents Can Safely Hug Families


Senior Community Creates 'Hug Wall' so Residents Can Safely Hug Families

The new “hug wall” at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover, New Hampshire is changing everything for residents and their families.. The staff saw similar inventions and wondered how could they make it safe there. With embroidery hoops for arm holes and molded together shower curtains that can be sanitized between huggers, they constricted a “hug wall.”

There are two at the facility — including one that was made for residents in the memory program.

Senior Community Creates 'Hug Wall' so Residents Can Safely Hug Families

Senior Community Creates 'Hug Wall' so Residents Can Safely Hug Families