Once found only in nursing homes, grab bars are hand bars bolted to walls in showers and above tubs to help keep people from falling. They’re appearing in many bathrooms now.
A big reason is that baby boomers are graying and looking for a surer grip. But younger people are accepting them, too, because the bars no longer look so institutional. We have taken this to a new level by incorporation designer grab – bars right into the bath.
Sure it costs more, but the safety of your family – young or old -is worth it.