Monday, August 19th, 2019
Aging in place has been a trend among senior citizens for the past 5 years. Recent studies show that 87% of individuals 65+ want to stay in their current home as they age. This means their homes need to be remodeled to create a safer living environment for them to continue living there.
The room that quite possibly needs the most attention is the master bathroom. Did you know when a senior citizen falls, it occurs in the bathroom 80% of the time? In this blog, we’ll discuss how Bell House Medical can make your master bathroom safer so you can age in place.
When a senior citizen falls, there is a 50% chance they will fall again in the next 6 months. Once you make the decision to remain in your current home, do NOT procrastinate. The longer you wait to make the necessary changes to your home, the greater the chance a severe fall will occur. Bell House Medical offers numerous solutions to help make your bathroom safe for the long-haul, such as:
Having all of these features installed in your bathroom will greatly reduce the chances of a life-threatening fall occurring. But when Bell House Medical remodels your bathroom, we don’t leave it looking medicinal… we will enhance the aesthetics and give it a spa-like feel.
If you’re making the decision to age in place, is your bathroom ready for the next 10, 15 or 20 years? If not, give us a call and we can implement features that will make your bathroom safe for years and years to come!