The bathroom is, unfortunately, one of the most dangers spaces in the home for an elderly person. Slick floors, water, hard tile, tangled cords and other hazards make it a common space for falls to happen. Combine that with an aging individual who may have difficulty balancing and the risk is serious. And since one in three seniors over the age of 65 will fall at least once annually, examining the safety of this fall-prone room is by far a worthwhile effort.
But what should you do to make sure your bathroom is safe for your aging loved one? Here’s a quick overview of some tips; check out this article: Eight simple steps to senior bathroom safety – for more.