SAN RAFAEL — Host, Sarah Rutan: Improving the safety of your bathroom and bedroom is important when caring for the elderly. Today, we’re in Tiburon with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Debra Allen of Marin Convalescent & Rehabilitation Hospital to hear more.
Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Debbie Allen: One of the most common problems with the elderly is trip and falls, and also mobility issues. We have removed rugs from the bathroom because that’s one of the most common places for them to trip. And then also, we have installed grab bars. You can have a local contractor install them for you. And this is one way for them to easily get on and off the toilet. Read more