Bathroom / September 4, 2018 / Sadie Brumfield
You will also want to look at getting in and out of the tub, so you can pick a way to make your entrance and exit more stable. Many people put up railing and bars, as these can provide stability and make it less stressful to get into and out of a step in tub as you age and your balance is not as strong as it used to be. If a step in tub is not for you, and you are not sure you want to have only a shower, there are tubs that you can walk into and close a door with a watertight seal.
That means making the sink counter a little lower than average, but it does not take much to get used to, and it is well worth it for future planning. Be sure to make the countertop a size that is easy to reach, even at the back, and adjust the placement of the mirror where you can see in it clearly whether you are sitting or standing.Continue Reading