Age Safe® America is a sought after authority and respected content collaboration partner for many national and regional publications, podcasts and websites advocating for home safety and older adult quality of life. Recently we were honored to be asked by Better Homes & Gardens the award-winning, 100-year-old home and lifestyle brand with 360 million annual readers, to share important considerations when purchasing a step stool, one of the most valuable and functional safety tools for every kitchen.
“The 12 Best Step Stools of 2023”
When you’re shopping for the best step stool, safety should be your most important consideration. “Stability is a crucial factor to consider when choosing a step stool,” says Fritzi Gros-Daillon , director of Education & Advocacy for Age Safe America. “Look for a step stool with a wide base, non-slip feet, and slip-resistant treads to ensure that it remains steady and stable when in use.”
Gros-Daillon also suggests looking for additional safety features. “A step stool with a handle can provide an extra point of stability and support, especially for those who may have balance issues,” Gros-Daillon says. Other important features to consider are weight capacities, the portability of the step stool, and the ease of storage.
Read the full article here: https://www.bhg.com/the-best-step-stools-7113107