Bathroom Safety Guide for Seniors: How to Stay Safe When Aging in Place

As our population ages, the concept of “aging in place” has become increasingly significant, particularly when it comes to the safety and accessibility in the home. Baths and showers for seniors are at the heart of this conversation, serving as crucial aspects of a home that can either promote independence or pose significant risks. The 

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Bathroom Safety Guide for Seniors: Key Tips to Remember

Planning ahead for aging in place is a vital step in ensuring safety, comfort, and independence as we or our loved ones grow older. The bathroom, often considered one of the most hazardous rooms in the home for seniors, requires special attention to minimize risks and accommodate the changing needs associated with aging. This Bathroom 

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Bathroom Safety Guide for Seniors: Aging in Place

Planning ahead for a bathroom renovation is not just a measure of precaution; it’s an investment in the future. By anticipating the needs that come with aging, families can ensure that their loved ones can continue living in their homes with dignity and independence. It is estimated that only 10% of American homes are “aging 

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10 Savvy Bathroom Design Ideas for Renters

Decorating a rented space can often feel limiting, especially when it comes to areas like the bathroom where permanent changes are not allowed. However, your rental bathroom does not have to be boring. With a little creativity and strategic thinking, renters can transform their bathrooms into stylish and personalized retreats without risking their security deposits.  

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Bathroom Safety Guide for Seniors: Tub to Shower Conversions and Walk In Showers

A tub to shower conversion is not just about modernizing your bathroom, it’s about enhancing safety and accessibility. This process involves replacing your traditional bathtub with a walk-in shower, which eliminates the need to step over a tub wall, significantly reducing the risk of falls. These conversions can be customized to include step-through inserts, no-threshold 

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Bathroom Safety Guide for Seniors: Shower Safety Features

Shower safety for seniors goes beyond mere functionality; it encompasses a blend of accessibility, independence, and personal well-being. By focusing on the incorporation of various shower safety features, we can significantly reduce the risks associated with bathing while enhancing the overall shower experience for seniors and those with limited mobility. This section of our Bathroom 

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Bathroom Safety Guide for Seniors: Walk-In Tubs

Walk-in tubs represent a significant advancement in bathtub safety and comfort, especially for seniors and individuals with mobility challenges. These tubs are designed with the dual purpose of facilitating ease of access and providing a relaxing, therapeutic bathing experience. The unique features of walk-in tubs not only cater to the practical needs of users but 

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Women in Construction Week Employee Spotlight: Anna Houtz

In-Home Sales Manager – Richmond, Virginia How long have you been working in the construction industry? I’ve worked in the construction industry for almost 2 years. What inspired you to work in this industry? While the many hours spent building houses on the Sims 4 is what sparked my early interest in this field, it 

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Women in Construction Week Employee Spotlight: Khalysha Gordon

Level 3 Lead Installer – Houston, Texas   What’s your name, where are you from, and how long have you been working in the construction industry? My name is Khalysha but I go by “Khae”. I’m originally from Mobile, Alabama. I enlisted in the National Guard in 2016. This is where my journey in the 

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Designing Senior-Friendly Bathrooms for Safety, Comfort, and Style

As West Shore Home, the leading provider of bathroom renovation services in Oklahoma City, we understand the importance of creating safe, accessible, and comfortable spaces, especially for seniors. Our commitment to enhancing quality of life through thoughtful design is evident in our approach to bathroom renovations. Let’s explore the significance of incorporating safety features like 

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