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Senior Safety in the Bathtub & Shower: Advice on Bathroom Safety and Mobility Options

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Statistics show that a third of all seniors 60 and older have difficulty getting in or out of the tub or shower on a regular basis, even while using grab bars and or tub/shower safety accessories for assistance.  According to Susan L. Murphy, ScD, OTR, an occupational therapist and U-M research professor, “there are a lot of independently bathing older adults who have trouble or are unsafe getting into and out of the tub or shower stalls…resulting in falls, fracturing bones, and even being admitted to a nursing home” as a result.

Tub and shower safety is serious business for seniors and those with limited mobility. The risks of falling or getting hurt are just too great to ignore. There are many things older Americans can do to reduce their risks in the bathroom.  Installing a safety tub, walk in shower, or accessibility walk in tub, adding safety grab bars and shower benches are all ways to reduce the risk of falling or other serious injury.

According to researchers, educating seniors about bathroom safety is the first step. Two Day Bath & Shower in Arden, offers Asheville area seniors many different safety options in various price ranges including acrylic walk in tubs and walk in showers.  Our goal is to offer elderly and handicapped individuals more mobility and a safer way to bathe. Safety grab bars and hand rails for tubs and showers are also an excellent safety option for any tub or shower. Call the Asheville bathroom remodeling specialists at Two Day Bath and Shower today at 828-681-5590, for a free in-home consultation and find out more about our safety tub and shower solutions. Ask about our 6 month interest free financing.

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