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Bathroom Safety Tips for Seniors

When it comes to senior health and safety, fall prevention is always front of mind. Roughly 1 in 4 seniors over 65 experiences a fall every year according to the National Council on Aging while those with conditions that impact motor functions (like dementia and Parkinson’s) are at an even higher risk.

One of the most fall-prone environments in the home is the bathroom – slick tile, an abundance of water, and the oftentimes exerting tasks of bathing and toileting can all add up to a recipe for disaster. As a senior caregiver, keep these important bathroom safety tips in mind:

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