Bathrooms are the most common source of injuries for senior citizens at home. Puddles of water, cords, and slick surfaces can make it difficult for some seniors to navigate bathrooms. According to the National Council on Aging, an older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall every 11 seconds, and a senior citizen dies from a fall every 19 minutes, making falls the leading cause of fatal injury for seniors.

Fortunately, making a few small changes to your bathroom and shower can help reduce a senior’s injury risk. 

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