Grab Bars Health & Lifestyle

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Straight Grab Bar with Peened Grip

Straight Grab Bar with Peened Grip

Angled Grab Bar with Soap Holder

Angled Grab Bar with Soap Holder

Corner Grab Bar (90 Degrees)

Corner Grab Bar (90 Degrees)

Curved TP Holder GB (Grabcessories 61022)

Curved with Toilet Paper Holder

Straight Grab Bar in White

Straight Plastic Grab Bar

U Shaped Flip up Grab Bar

U Shaped Flip up Grab Bar

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Mobility

Mobility

 

 

 

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Moving around in the shower can be difficult and dangerous for those with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, bursitis or tendonitis. A grab bar can provide you or your elderly parents with some support. Ask your healthcare professional about grab bars and placement in your bathroom.

 

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After hospital discharge, it may be difficult for seniors that are independent living to bathe themselves. A grab bar can help with mobility in the bathtub or shower, and your occupational therapist can show you how.

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arms and hands

Arms & Hands

 

 

 

 

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Your older parents may notice their strength decreasing, since it is one of the main signs of aging. A healthcare professional can show you how a grab bar can help those with weakening arms and hands improve bathroom safety.

 

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Persons that suffer from arthritis, back pain or obesity will need more help in the bathroom when independent living. A physical therapist can show you how a grab bar can help your or your elderly parents age in place.

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visionVision

 

 

 

 

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Your mom or dad may have vision issues which can be dangerous when using the shower or bathtub. Consider a grab bar of contrasting color to stand out from the wall and provide a safety solution for fall prevention. A healthcare professional can assess your seeing ability and the alternatives that you have available for bathroom safety.

 

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Aging in place can become more complicated for those with vision related issues. There are many different kinds of grab bars for different areas of the bathroom such as beside the toilet. See our Grab Bar selector to see the variations of shape and purpose.

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hearingHearing

 

 

 

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Loss of hearing is one of the common signs of aging. If your mother or father is unable to listen as well as they used to, home health and home safety can become more difficult. Ask your healthcare professional where a grab bar can help for independent living.

 

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Hygiene is important for everyone, so it is important that even those with disabilities be able to bathe properly. Your physical therapist can give you an idea of how to use a grab bar to make your activities of daily living easier.

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memoryMemory

 

 

 

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If your elderly parents suffer from fibromyalgia, Alzheimer's, dementia or a stroke, they may have difficulty remembering how they would normally bathe. Ask your healthcare professional how a grab bar can help with daily living and hygiene for aging in place and home health.

 

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If you are the family caregiver, improving your older parents home can be a daunting task. See our learning materials for bathroom safety checks and other resources for seniors. We want to help those that are caring for aging parents.

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grandkidsGrandkids

 

 

 

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Consider installing the grab bar where it is also convenient for smaller users such as your grandchildren. Your healthcare professional can assist you with making these decisions.

 

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If you are planning transitions for bathroom safety, why not take into account the multigen aspect? A certified contractor can help you make daily living activities safe for people of all ages.

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visitorsVisitors

 

 

Ask your Healthcare Professional

If you have persons visiting your home with osteoporosis, diabetes or other health issues that are common among seniors, a bathroom safety product such as a grab bar will come in handy. Ask your healthcare professional how and where a grab bar in the home can help with aging in place for yourself and visitors.

 

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A grab bar can improve bathing ease of use in a multigen home. Consider different shapes and types of grab bars at different heights to accommodate everyone. See our grab bar guide for helpful images.

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Pets