Best Walk-In Tubs Of 2024: Our Research-Backed Picks

To determine the best walk-in tubs of [year], the Forbes Health editorial team analyzed data on top U.S. walk-in bathtub manufactu...

By Deb Hipp Contributor

Best Walk-In Tubs With Showers: A 2024 Guide

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in adults 65 and older. In fact, every second, a person in this age range suffers a...

By Meaghan Harmon Editor

Kohler Walk-In Tub Review (2024)

For seniors with mobility or health issues, stepping over the side of a traditional bathtub can be a difficult and dangerous endea...

By Deb Hipp Contributor

Safe Step Walk-In Tub Review (2024)

For older adults with mobility issues or muscle or joint pain, stepping over the side of a standard bathtub—an average depth of 14...

By Deb Hipp Contributor

How Much Do Walk-In Tubs Cost In 2024?

Walk-in bathtubs are designed to make bathing easier and safer for seniors and others with mobility issues. They range from basic...

By Deb Hipp Contributor

Best Mobility Scooters Of 2024

Mobility scooters provide far more than just convenience—they can truly make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults...

By Nicole Gregory Editor

Best Electric Wheelchairs Of 2024

An electric wheelchair, more commonly known as a power wheelchair, gives the gift of mobility to people otherwise bound to their h...

By Angela Haupt Contributor

Best Lightweight Electric Wheelchairs Of 2024

A lightweight power wheelchair is a more portable version of a standard motorized wheelchair. The two often look similar to manual...

By Angela Haupt Contributor

Best Lightweight Mobility Scooters Of 2024

Lightweight mobility scooters make mobility achievable for those who have trouble walking but still have the desire to travel, wor...

By Nicole Gregory Editor

Best All-Terrain Mobility Scooters Of 2024

While often seen as indoor or paved-road-only vehicles, all-terrain mobility scooters are actually robust, powerful and capable of...

By Chauncey Crail Contributor

5 Best Stair Lifts Of 2024

Many elderly adults want to remain in their homes but face a frustrating obstacle: stairs. Nearly 11 million older Americans have...

By Elizabeth Millard Contributor

How Much Does A Stair Lift Cost? (2024)

For those with limited mobility, electric stair lifts can help reduce the risks associated with navigating stairs and enable someo...

By Molly Wigand Contributor

Acorn Stairlifts Review (2024)

The home that met your family’s needs when you were in your 30s and 40s may become difficult to manage as you age, particularly if...

By Elaine Shelly Contributor

Bruno Stair Lifts Review

Bruno’s made indoor and outdoor stair lifts for decades. Learn what to expect from this well-known manufacturer of mobility produc...

By Ashley Lauretta Contributor

AmeriGlide Stair Lifts Review

If you’re disabled or hope to age in place safely, living in a multi-story home can pose significant challenges. Installing a stai...

By Ashley Lauretta Contributor

Best Lift Chairs For Seniors: A 2024 Guide

As people age, it becomes harder to do simple things once possibly taken for granted—like standing up from a chair. But for senior...

By Jessica Booth Contributor

Best Home Elevators Of 2024

In a multi-level home, older adults and their family members often face a common battle: stairs. Home elevators offer a fitting so...

By Deb Hipp Contributor

Best Shower Chairs Of 2024, According To Research

Showers can become exhausting as you age, recover from surgery or manage a chronic illness—and standing for long periods of time w...

By Angela Haupt Contributor

A Guide To The Best Hoyer Lifts

Hoyer lifts are designed to transfer patients from place to place, such as from their beds to bathrooms or to chairs. These tools...

By Chauncey Crail Contributor

A Guide To The Best Tub Transfer Benches

Maintaining independence while aging in place can be difficult, especially when bathing. For older adults who may need help gettin...

By Becky Brown Contributor
Walk-In Tubs

Forbes Health Expert Advisory Board

Forbes Health’s content is supported by our Forbes Health Advisory Board. This panel of board-certified, experienced physician experts helps to review our articles on accessibility and provides unbiased ratings.

Howe Liu

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Patricia C. Heyn, Ph.D., F.G.S.A., F.C.A.R.M.

Gerontology / Lifestyle Medicine / Rehabilitation