Toilet bidets are a safer, easier to use, and more effective way for the elderly and infirm to clean themselves. The bidet attachment for my toilet cost $37.12. I've been using it for several years now and resent having to use our standard toilets when I'm away from home.
With all their hard, wet surfaces, bathrooms are one of the most dangerous places for those of us with balance and mobility issues. Maneuvering around in trying to use a standard toilet can result in falls.
Americans use 8 million tons of toilet paper a year. Why?
for a fuller report, see this blog post -- bit.ly/1AOhfqf
The post includes a photo my bidet attachment.