1. Use non-slip bath mats or appliques in the shower. Install safety grip bars the tub or shower and near the toilet.

  2. Prevent trips by purchasing an adhesive, no-slip rug mat

  3. Make the entrance to the shower or bathtub easily accessible with a bath step or a walk-in tub

  4. Install grab bars by the toilet to assist in getting up and down

  5. Plug in nightlights in and around the bathroom

  6. Switch to liquid soap or soap-on-a-rope to avoid reaching and bending over

  7. Add a hand-held shower nozzle

  8. Make sure the bathroom door swings outward in case of a fall