When you wake up in the morning and want to clean yourself, are you afraid of falling or having an accident in the shower? Have you tried to use store bought shower chairs that are flimsy and unstable? Have you fallen while bathing in the past leaving you in fear that it could happen again? Does the bating process leave you feeling exhausted instead of refreshed? Hand rails are helpful but they don’t come close to solving the problems of people with difficulties using traditional bathing methods. Most common injuries occur in the bathroom for our elder population. Bathing is important for your health and good hygiene. It should not be a difficult event. If you are looking to remain independent as long as possible, you must be able to bathe in a safe and secure manner.
For seniors who struggle with slippery surfaces and find it difficult to step over traditional tub walls, walk-in bathtubs are a great and safe bathing alternative. With their anti-slip and textured surfaces, low step-in thresholds, molded seats, and grab bars, these tubs are far more physically accessible than traditional bathtubs. However, sometimes the pricing for [...]