Each year, many seniors are injured in their home. While accidental injuries can be quite serious, especially for seniors, most accidents around the home are preventable.
The fact is that some rooms in your home are not automatically equipped to handle the special needs of senior citizens. Your bathroom is one of those rooms. Many bathrooms harbor hazards that could contribute to a fall and serious injury. Unfortunately, these hazards are easy to overlook. The good news is that they also are easy and inexpensive to fix.
A safer home can help give you peace of mind. And quite often, all it takes are some relatively minor home modifications and repairs along with the practice of some simple, common-sense safety habits. Here are some tips to make your bathroom senior safe and reduce the risk of injury:
Virtually everything on this list costs no more than a few dollars apiece. More importantly, it will make your bathroom senior safe and help prevent avoidable accidents.
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