Making a bathroom more accessible can be one of the best home modifications to make for those who are experiencing mobility issues and trying to stay in their own home. The bathroom is the room in the house that presents the biggest challenge to the elderly or those with various types of disabilities.
One block off Main Street in a small, picturesque Georgia town, one couple discovered the perfect lot to put down roots for their growing family. Because the thriving community is known for its turn-of-the-century charm, the Crouches went the thoughtful, respect-your-architectural-elders route and built a farmhouse that blends right in with its time-honored neighbors. The new-meets-old home merges modern amenities with country classics.
Open Design Tall, clear-glass shower doors emphasize the small bath's high ceilings and create the illusion of more room. The white subway tile and chrome fixtures reflect light, contributing to the sense of spaciousness. Basket-weave tile covers the floor and carries into the shower for continuity.
Mars is the paradigm of a new type of bathtub, which offers benefits for all age groups, but especially for elderly or physically less-abled people. With a walk-in concept and built-in seat, the bath is comfortable to use. Thanks to innovative technology, an automatic foot massage starts already after 30 seconds, while the bath is still being filled. Due to the use of a water pump, the tub fills and drains in only five minutes. In addition to an ergonomic design for the highest seating…