With their failing eyesight and weaker body coordination, aged people are prone to falling. In fact, a NewsUSA.com report noted that about 80% of these incidents occur in the bathroom. If you senior-proof a bathroom, the elderly members of your family won’t have to face this risk, according to a Washington, DC bathroom remodeling contractor from iDesign Interior Solutions. Below are the essentials of a senior-friendly bathroom:
When seniors feel they’re losing their balance, they tend to grab on to the towel rack, curtain rod, or sink, which aren’t usually strong enough to support a person’s weight. Have a professional install non-slip grab bars to make sure that the elderly are properly anchored.
In this age of townhomes and condominiums where real estate in the Technology Corridor cities, are at a premium, one finds that next to closets, the kitchen and bath in Rockville apartments are almost always the smallest rooms in the house. Fortunately, there’s a trick or two out there that you could use to magically create space—or at least the illusion of it. In doing so, however, you’ll also have to pull out of your hat a dash of panache, because visual trickery, combined with flashes of oomph and style, can get things look just right.
Plants are life-giving ornaments that can easily change the look and feel of any space. Shade-loving and hardy plants are ideal in a small, windowless space, and need only to be taken out a few days a week for air and sunlight. Whenever you can, take home even a few stems of flowers from your garden or local plant nursery, and let them stand on a narrow fluted vase for that spot of brightness in a dreary corner.