Should my patient use a front wheeled walker or a four wheeled walker? This is a simple yet important choice. A choice that must give us pause when picking out the best mobility aid for an older adult who needs a little help getting around, because a wrong answer could (more likely would) cause a fall.
One of the least known, but most helpful tools in the home safety toolbelt is the underrated bath bench. This broad bath seat is as useful as it is awkward shaped and confusing to those who don’t know it’s intended purpose. Contrary to popular belief, this device is not meant to just offer a broader space to bathe than the shower chair.