• Use non-slip rugs or use double-sided tape to secure mats
• Install safety handrails in your shower and near your toilet
• Use an electric razor to prevent cuts
• Install an automatic night light to help you find your way
• Define the edges of your bath with high-contrast tape
• Use bright, high contrast bath mats, towels, soap dispensers and even toilet seats
• Use a brightly coloured sponge when filling up the bath or sink to help you gauge the water level
• Use a shower caddy to keep your most-used items together
• Use different shaped bottles to help differentiate things like your shampoo and conditioner
• Add additional lighting above your bath and shower, even battery-powered lamps can work
• Use a lighted magnification mirror to help with applying makeup or shaving
• Use a toilet seat frame with arms along either side
• Buy an audible bathroom scale that speaks to you
AMD: age-related macular degeneration.
References: 1. Optometry Australia. 2019 Clinical Practice Guide for the diagnosis, treatment and management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. 2. Macular Disease Foundation Australia. The Journey to See: A Model for Success.