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    Why Investing in a Walk-In Tub Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

    Safe Step Walk-In Tub

    Written By: Brandi Vun

    January 6, 2021

    The New Year is here, and we’re all hoping that it’s better than the last one we had. If you’re looking to make your 2021 better than your 2020, you’re probably setting some New Year’s resolutions for yourself. While we may all be a little cautious about making big plans or setting huge goals after last year, we can still make slight improvements that will make our everyday lives significantly better. If that’s what you’re aiming to do, here’s why investing in a walk-in tub is the perfect New Year’s resolution for you.

    Improving Home Safety

    For those with limited mobility, improving your home’s safety and accessibility should always be a top priority. If you’ve begun to struggle to get around your home, your first New Year’s resolution should be to make your home safer. There are many ways to do this, depending on your mobility needs. However, the bathroom is typically the most dangerous room in the house for those with mobility issues. So, focusing your efforts here is the best way to start.

    Adding a walk-in tub, walk-in shower, or even a combination of the 2 is an excellent bathroom improvement. It makes it easier to tend to your hygiene needs and minimizes the risk of slipping and falling while doing so.

    Putting Self-Care First

    In recent years, more and more people have begun to recognize the importance of self-care. It’s essential to take time for yourself and to ensure both your physical and mental needs are being met—and a walk-in bathtub can help with both. Recognizing and making adjustments for your physical limitations is an essential way of caring for yourself.

    But in addition to this, a walk-in tub provides exceptional therapeutic benefits. An aromatherapy chamber and massaging jets can soothe aching joints and sore muscles while helping you relax and unwind. Investing in a tub like this allows you to put self-care first daily.

    Improving Your Health

    Many people set new goals to improve their health at the start of a New Year. And while a walk-in tub won’t make you healthier on its own, it can be an essential step in working towards better health. As we’ve already mentioned, a walk-in tub can soothe your daily aches and pains—pains that might otherwise prevent you from engaging in physical activities. A nice, hot soak in the morning and ease arthritic pains so that you can go on a walk; using those massaging jets can help your muscles to relax after a muscle-strengthening workout.

    Additionally, good hygiene can become a struggle for those with reduced mobility. Climbing into a tub or balancing in a shower to ensure you thoroughly clean all parts of your body can be difficult when you struggle with muscle fatigue or loss of balance. A walk-in tub makes these things easier so that you can take care of your hygiene needs for better skin and overall health.

    A walk-in bathtub can be a crucial part of making 2021 a better year for you—with a safer home and better overall health. Contact us at Safe Step Tub to learn more about our products.

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