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.