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Walk-in bathtub

Walk-in bathtub

A walk-in bathtub can be an easy solution to an age old problem. Traditional bathtubs often present a risky situation for aging seniors and people with mobility issues. These special tubs normally have doors that open and close. They appear at senior living centers and retirement communities across the globe. If you are worried about bathroom safety, consider installing a walk-in tub during your next bathroom remodeling project. How do walk-in bathtubs work? Walk-in tubs typically come equipped with a door that opens and closes…

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Eldery Bathroom Safety

Approximately one person dies each day from a bathroom related injury in the US. Nearly 200,000 bathroom accidents occur in the US each year. This accounts for 70% of all home accidents. Those who have slipped in a tub would know the truth. The bathroom is not the safest place is the house. Especially not for the elderly. Please keep in mind that the elderly do have problems with their vision, coordination, balance and they are a bit frail. When the bathroom area is slippery,…

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