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What are some important types of light fixtures to purchase?

Light fixtures are available in a variety of types and styles. When choosing a light fixture for lighting for older adults, the most important feature is the capacity of the light fixture to direct and distribute the light to particular areas or objects.

Three types of light fixtures (task lights, downlights, and architectural fixtures) are discussed here to help healthcare professionals recommend light fixtures to their patients.

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