Taking a bath should be a warm, soothing experience. But climbing over the tall wall of a tub can be stressful. Bathrooms are the most dangerous room in the average house, so a new bathtub could leave you happier at home . Choosing a bathtub does not need to be hard, and it's the sensible thing to do. If you compare the cost of a tub installation to the cost of falling in your bathroom, or the cost of assisted living, a tub seems like the better deal.   Here is why an accessible tub might be right for you.
In the construction industry, where only 5.5% of the workforce is female, and attempts to set aside jobs for Certified Woman-Owned Businesses, only a small fraction of jobs in the construction industry are awarded to women. We would like to share some advantages of female leadership and businesses advantages of working with Woman-Owned Small Businesses to stress the missed opportunities when women are not part of the solution.
Vertical Platform Lifts (VPLs) and Inclined Platform Lifts (IPLs) help people with mobility challenges reach the top of their steps. Both types can be added in commercial or residential locations. As one article points out , both can be cost-effective and space-saving solutions compared to ramps. However, there are some key differences between VPLs and IPLs that will determine what works best for you.
Drivers over the age of 65 are on the road more than ever . It is also a safer time than ever for older drivers to get behind the wheel; the number of seniors killed in crashes has decreased in the last 20 years .
On the other hand, people with disabilities make fewer trips in cars than people without disabilities, and pedestrians in wheelchairs are more likely to die in car accidents .
If you are elderly, disabled, or injured, vehicle modifications are good news for you. They empower those in need to transport themselves safely. Let’s explore the things to ask as you search for vehicle modifications.
You may remember from our previous article that the bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in the average home. Over the course of our lifetime, we spend more time using our toilets and sinks than almost any other spaces at home . This is why it’s important to modify your bathroom as you age in place, so your time in the bathroom is comfortable and well-spent. Here are some things to ask before you get to work.