The Best Bathroom Modifications for Senior Independence and SafetyBarry Smith
No matter how independent you are, slipping in the bathroom is a big risk for seniors. With so many factors aiding to your falling, there are some preventive measures you need to take if you plan to age in your own home. This article covers modifications that anyone can to do their home, without bringing in a renovation specialist.
Stepping in and out of the tub can be a daunting task for seniors. To make transitioning into the tub a little easier, consider installing a product that would help to prevent slips and falls. Rubber suction grip mats, adhesive strips, or an anti-slip surface material are three popular products for the bottom of the tub. Installing grab bars on the side of the tub or shower is one safety option for seniors who have mobility issues or who are at risk of slips and falls in the bathroom. Coupling grab bars with an anti-slip product can greatly reduce the risk of falls for your aging loved ones.