Bathroom / September 4, 2018 / Sadie Brumfield
There are two common aging in place issues with toilets. First, getting up and down from the seat may become more difficult. Second, many bathrooms are not equipped to help people who need extra assistance getting up and down. Some people may have trouble keeping themselves as clean as they did when they were younger, and they may struggle to handle that issue without dealing with the embarrassment of asking other people to help them in the bathroom.
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