You know what the fastest growing sector of the US population happens to be? Seniors. Know what else? They’re also the fastest growing population group in the world.
It’s estimated that by 2030, over 30% of the US population will be 55 and older. Here are a few more revealing facts from seniorliving.about.com:
If you’re at or near retirement age, you should also be encouraged that seniors are living longer than ever before.
At the same time, you can help yourself live a longer, injury-free life by taking greater care in the bathroom where the majority of home injuries occur. Not only that, but seniors and young children account for the vast amount of accidental slips and falls – once again, the bathroom is where these particular accidents are most likely to occur.
Does it have to be that way? Of course not. And to help you stay out of those statistical columns, CT Mechanical Solutions is pleased to present the following bathroom upgrade suggestions, each one a proven way to help yourself or another family member from injuring themselves:
At the same time, it’s important to remember that bathroom safety isn’t just a senior issue, it’s a people issue. For greater home safety, contact CT Mechanical Solutions today and ask about these and other bathroom and kitchen safety features you’re sure to appreciate.