The Seattle Times

AP / Best bath systems

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Bathroom grab bars get stylish

Shown here is a Great Grabz Horizon aquarium acrylic grab bar with satin chrome fixtures in a bathroom. A 2012 survey found about half of those ages 55 to 64 thought that bathroom aids, such as grab bars and shower seating, were “essential” or “desirable.” That rose to nearly two-thirds among those age 65 and older.