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.
As we saw in our previous article, the most dangerous household falls happen in bathrooms, and one in three adults has trouble entering and exiting the bathtub. Research studies have shown that bathroom modifications allow seniors to bathe more independently.
Let's start our blog series about bathroom modifications by answering some questions you may have about modifying your conventional shower or tub to meet your needs. Let’s jump in (pun intended) !