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Bath Remodel Ideas for the Aging In Madison WI

Bath Remodel | Accesible Design | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors and Remodeling

A universal bath remodel usually features easy to enter showers that can easily accommodate benches, chairs and even wheel chairs

A bath remodel is one of the first changes for aging homeowners to make when making their home more livable.

More seniors are choosing to remain in their homes longer than ever before. More accessibility is a primary need for individuals in this situation. For many, a bath remodel helps people maintain their independence.

The goal with many of the changes in this type of bath remodel focuses on freedom of movement by minimizing the risk of slips or falls. To accomplish this, options including walk-in bathtubs, walk-in showers, balance bars, and targeted lighting are components of the bathroom remodel plan.

Safety and accessibility are high priority for Seniors staying in their homes. In fact, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 235,000 people need medical attention bathroom-related injuries on an annual basis. Safety is the most important quality in an accessible bath remodel. Continue reading

Bathroom Remodeling With Universal – Accessible Design

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Hand grabs should be considered in any bathroom remodeling project for safety and function

Bathroom remodeling to make your bathroom more accessible as you age makes sense in Madison WI and everywhere else.

If you like where you live and you love your home, it makes sense. If you have lived there 20, 30, 40 or more years, it makes sense. Your home holds countless family memories, it really makes sense. If, you can’t imagine moving, a logical universal bathroom remodeling strategy is to make your bathroom accommodate any limitations that may creep up on you as you age.

With a little forethought, you don’t have to leave your home behind as you age. We are all aware physical abilities decline with age. In fact, recent AARP surveys indicate 89% of those surveyed say they want to stay in their current home and community. That is really no surprise. Continue reading

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