Category: Bathroom

Best walk in bathtubs for seniors
Bathroom

Best Walk-In Bathtubs for Seniors

Nothing beats a long hot soak in a tub especially if you are full of aches and pains. But if you suffer from mobility problems, and can’t manage to get in or out of a tub, the only other solution is the shower.

A walk-in bathtub can make bathing easier and safer for individuals who are unable to use a traditional bathtub. No more struggling to get in or out or worrying about slips and falls, just step into the tub, and close the door behind you, and sit down and relax and enjoy the experience, in a safe and secure environment.

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Best bathroom grab bars for senioirs
Bathroom

Best Bathtub Grab Bars for Seniors

To be able to enjoy a relaxing soak in the bathtub to relieve aching bones and muscles is a joy. For the elderly or for those with impaired mobility, it can sometimes only be a dream. They fear they will slip and cause themselves injury, or worse, not be able to get in or out of the bathtub at all.

The answer to these concerns are bathtub grab bars. These can be installed in the bathroom and in the bathtub and they can assist with tub transfers, allowing users to get into and out of the tub more easily as well as helping to reduce the risk of slips and falls.

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Bath lifts for seniors
Bathroom

Best Bath Lifts for Seniors

For people who suffer with aching joints, the wonderful pleasure of being able to sooth away their pain in a warm bath, is so enjoyable.

For people like me however, who have had a knee and hip replacement, or for anyone that have undergone a recent operation, or those who suffer with arthritis, the longing for a relaxing bath is fought with anxiety. Nobody likes to ask for help in getting in and out of a bath, it takes away their dignity.

In this article, we will cover the different types of bath lifts that are available, the factors to consider when choosing one. Finally, we will cover some of the best bath lifts that are currently available to suit a range of different needs.

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Best Shower Chair for Seniors
Bathroom

Best Shower Chairs for Seniors

The one thing that users with impaired mobility dread, is falling while taking a shower or bath. When their wish it to stay independent during their hygiene routine, to fall and be injured, is their worst nightmare. Being able to shower independently when you have a disability that affects your mobility, can prove a real struggle, and if you’re unsteady on your feet, it can also increase the risk of falls.

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Best Raised Toilet Seat
Bathroom

Best Raised Toilet Seat for Seniors

Difficulty using the toilet is an all too common problem for users who have undergone recent surgery such as a hip or knee replacement, or for anyone with impaired mobility or those that may suffer with balance issues.

A toilet that is positioned too low to the ground can mean that the user may struggle to sit or stand while going to the bathroom which can prove both uncomfortable and dangerous.

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