It’s easy for many people to forget, but the bathroom can be an extremely hazardous place for people who are 65 and older. Slippery tubs and tiles can easily lead to falls, and protruding metal faucets create injury risks. Since bathrooms are often small, poorly ventilated, and lack telephones, independent seniors who experience injuries in the bathroom may not be able to call for the help they need.
Fortunately, there are many safety features you can install in your bathroom. This video will provide you with many bathroom safety ideas, including easy fixes such as non-slip bath rugs, and more involved renovations such as wheelchair accessible showers.