Bathroom Safety Makeover Tips for Older Adults
Want to age at home safely? It’s time for a bathroom SAFETY makeover. The bathroom is one of the top locations for serious falls among older adults — the kind of accidents that make it much more difficult for independent-minded seniors to continue living independently.
Along with adding grab bars to the shower or tub, replace that old shower valve with a new “scald-proof” model…
Scalding is one of the most serious bath injuries and can be avoided by one of the pressure and temperature-balanced shower valves available today. You’ll render the flush toilet/scorch bather syndrome obsolete, so everyone wins.
For more bathroom safety makeover tips for older adults, check out this excellent article from Certified Aging in Place Specialist Jamie Goldberg.