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How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

An elderly person with a younger caregiver

Many parents want to age in place, but when that’s not an option, they often end up living with their adult children.

Caring for an elderly parent can often feel like a full-time career, especially if you’re already holding down a 9-5 job. It’s something we often hear from customers in the market for a new lift chair: they’re seeking ways to make life easier for themselves and their parents.

In this week’s blog, we’ll look at some of the signs that being a caregiver is leaving you feeling stressed, as well as some tips for dealing with this burnout.

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Seven Safety Features to Seek Out in Stair Lifts

 

An empty stair lift at the bottom of a staircase

For people with mobility issues who have trouble getting up and down the steps, a stair lift installation can be a life-changing event.

But while a stair lift – or lift chair as they’re sometimes called – can be an important component of your home, these devices can cause severe injuries if mishandled.

If you’re considering stair lift installation, you’ll also need to consider certain safety features to protect the person using the lift and everyone else in the household.

Here are a few safety features to look for when purchasing a stair lift.

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