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How To Make Your Bathroom A Safe Haven For Senior Citizens

Life Care Mobility
Publication date:
March 29, 2023
Article Summary: 

The article provides practical tips and suggestions for creating a safe bathroom environment for senior citizens. It highlights that the bathroom can be a high-risk area for falls and injuries due to its slippery surfaces and various obstacles. The article recommends modifications such as installing grab bars near the toilet and shower, using non-slip mats or adhesive strips in the bathtub or shower, ensuring proper lighting, and maintaining a clutter-free space. It also suggests considering accessible bathroom features like walk-in showers, raised toilet seats, and handheld showerheads. The article emphasizes the importance of regular maintenance and accessibility assessments to address any potential hazards. By implementing these safety measures, caregivers and seniors can enhance bathroom safety and provide a comfortable and secure environment for daily routines.


bathroom safety, senior citizens, falls, grab bars, non-slip mats, lighting, clutter-free, walk-in showers, raised toilet seats, handheld showerheads, accessibility, maintenance, caregivers, daily routines.

Source Citation: 
Life Care Mobility
How To Make Your Bathroom A Safe Haven For Senior Citizens
March 29, 2023
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