10 Items Every Safe, Healthy Home Should Have

No-Slip Shower or Tub Mats

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No matter who uses your tub or shower, these mats can be the perfect defense against slippery, soapy tiles. The tub is a common location for falls, and the appliances in bathrooms don’t make for a soft landing. "The bathroom can be dangerous, and it's important to have mats or protection against slipping," says Polan. Patterson Medical makes an entire line of no-slip mats that are affordable and well-reviewed. If possible, install grab bars, too, as another precautionary measure.