The Benefits of a Stairlift
Updated: Aug 19, 2019
As we age it seems that the same stairs we’ve been climbing for years seem to get longer and taller every day. If the stairs in your home are becoming more and more of an obstacle, it’s time to consider your options. While some may think all they can do is move, there is a better, more economical option. A stairlift provides people the opportunity to continue living in the home they love, without sacrificing the space they need.
A primary reason that many people move to a retirement community is because they are no longer able to maneuver around their own home. While some may consider hiring an in-home caregiver to assist with their mobility issues, a stairlift provides an independent option that will allow you to move about as you please.
No Need to Move
Installing a chairlift in your home is much more economical than finding a new place to live. Stairlifts are designed to be used with any type of staircase, so regardless of how your home is designed, there is a stairlift that will work.
These days people are living longer than ever before. As the population ages, products are designed to accommodate them, such as the case with stairlifts. Installing such a product shouldn’t be embarrassing or shameful, we all age, and as we do, we all need a bit of help getting around.
The primary reason to consider a stairlift is that they enhance the safety of the home for those with limited mobility. Most people who experience a traumatic fall do so within their home, and a large portion of those occur as people try to climb or descend stairs. A stairlift keeps you safe on the stairs by removing the risk of going up and down. It prevents you from missing a step, slipping or tripping or becoming fatigued or dizzy on the stairs.