News | September 3, 2019

Goodwill Home Medical Equipment Advises On How To Make Bath And Shower Areas Safe For Seniors

Proper hygiene habits are just as important for seniors as for any other age group, but the bathroom can be a very dangerous place for people who struggle with physical limitations due to their age. Loss of balance is a common problem for the elderly, and all the wet surfaces and hard edges in a bathroom make conditions ripe for a disastrous slip and fall accident.

Goodwill Home Medical Equipment offers safety solutions for seniors who want to remain independent at home but are concerned about falling in the bathroom. In addition to a vast selection of women's incontinence products for sale online, Goodwill Home Medical stocks a variety of bath and shower products that can reduce seniors' risk of injury while bathing.

From raised toilet seats with handles to adjustable shower seats to tub railings to walk-in tubs to grab bars that easily affix to walls in moist environments, Goodwill Home Medical has everything seniors and their caregivers need to revamp a bathroom. Adding these aids will address any concerns about balance, giving seniors a sturdy source of support wherever they need it.

Another important factor to consider is the bathroom floor. Caregivers should be sure to place non-slip mats near the shower, the sink and the toilet and to make sure there is never any standing water left on the floor.

For more information about how to make a bathroom area safe for seniors or to shop for incontinence products for men in Camden County, NJ, visit Goodwill Home Medical Equipment online or in person at 300 Benigno Blvd. in Bellmawr, NJ. For more information, visit https://www.goodwillhomemedical.org/.

Source: Goodwill Home Medical Equipment