Most people think summertime is filled with warm weather, sunshine and relaxation. It provides most with the opportunity to be outside and enjoy time with loved ones doing a variety of activities. For the elderly, however, those same appealing pastimes can be dangerous when seniors and their caregivers do not take the proper precautions.
While the winter weather in Georgia may not be as intense as the snow and cold our Northern friends are experiencing, that we take the necessary precautions for our older loved ones. December 22nd, 2015 kicked off the first official day of winter, so it’s safe to say this very chilly weather is well underway.
These 6 bathroom safety tips for the elderly were compiled so anyone can make the needed adjustments to ensure the bathroom stays the refuge it was meant to be. Overall well-being is a concern for everyone but is especially important as we age. Below are insights to help make the adjustments easier to manage: