It's important to plan for your future comfort and safety. If you intend to remain in your current home when you retire, it may be wise to consider making the changes you'll need to make to your bathroom while you're still working, rather than waiting until you retire.
In order to have an effective plan, the possibility of limited mobility or sight should be taken into account. As family members age they may need the use of a wheelchair or walker. In fact, the latest studies report that 1 in 5 people in the U.S. has a disability, the most common being mobility limitation.