As many of us grow older, we often encounter various difficulties associated with aging. These
difficulties can pose a particular challenge for seniors who still care for themselves in their own
home, and wish to maintain their independence. For many seniors, the ability to perform
normally routine tasks can be impacted by an increasing lack of mobility. One such task is the
ability to bathe, as standard tubs and showers can pose unique safety and mobility challenges
for those who wish to age in place. Fortunately, the option of installing a walk-in tub can serve
as a solution to many of these problems. In the following article, you will learn about some of the
many benefits a Walk-In Tub can offer, and see if now is the right time to get a quote for
installing one in your home.
According to the Center for Disease Control, one in four Americans over the age of 65 will take
a fall over the course of a year. These types of falls can put one at serious risk for senior
citizens, as over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury, most often
because of a head injury or hip fracture. In fact, four in five TBI-related emergency room visits
were caused by falling for persons aged 65 or older in 2014. Fortunately, walk-in tubs have
safety as a top priority in their design. Anti-slip tub floor and seat coating helps insure a user will
not fall from a slippery surface, while built-in grab bars give occupants an extra way to steady
themselves. Click here to receive a FREE quote on a Walk-In Tub!
As reported by the CDC, over 61 million Americans live with some kind of disability. Of those 61
million, 13.7% have a mobility disability that gives them serious difficulty walking or climbing
stairs. It’s also been reported that 2 in 5 adults aged 65 years and older have a disability.
However, a walk-in tub could be the right bathing solution. With optional features such as low
step-ins allows users to easily enter and exit, while wide door entries ensures that even those
confined to a wheelchair can have smooth access. See if a Walk-In Tub is right for you by
getting a FREE quote!
From a study conducted by the CDC and the National Health Interview Survey, it has been
reported that 22.7% (54.4 million) of American adults had doctor-diagnosed arthritis, while about
43.5% of those 54.4 million adults felt limited in their usual activities due to their arthritis. Warm
water bathing has been scientifically proven to allow your muscles to relax and ease the pain in
your joints. A tub with hydro jets could maximize your relief from pain, and be particularly helpful
to those recently recovering from a joint replacement surgery, or suffer from chronic arthritis.
If you think now is the right time for a Walk-In Tub, click here to receive your FREE quote!
When requesting a quote be sure to ask about these and any other features that would best fit