Is it necessary to follow ADA compliance rules to add mobility to a bathroom?
For businesses, ADA compliance is required, but for an in home ADA accessible bathroom ADA requirements don’t have to be met. It is so painful to see our loved ones lose mobility. Painful for us but even more so for them, and humiliating too. If you have a family member that is going through this now you might consider remodeling a bathroom, or a tub to tile shower conversion. As one of my customers recently said – “it’s the best gift that I can give to my mother right now”. One of the comments Ron has enjoyed hearing more than any other over the years is – “finally I have my independence back”! When we have to rely on others to get us in or out of every shower it can be humiliating. Adding a zero threshold, curbless shower can provide a loved one the freedom to care for themselves. So many of our customers say going with an ADA bathroom or curb-less shower was one of the best investments that they ever made in their home.
What is aging in place?
Aging-in-place is a term we are hearing a lot about right now. This is one reason why people are so interested in having a zero threshold shower installed. They would like to stay in their own homes for as long as they possibly can so are making changes to their home often times way in advance for future infirmities. Smart? Very! Consider this – 87 percent of adults age 65+ want to stay in their current home and community as they age.