Did you know that 560,000 of the estimated 2 million people with disabilities don’t leave their homes due to transportation difficulties? Unfortunately, even with the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 governing the rights of persons with disabilities, public transit businesses and local authorities—knowingly or not—infringe upon these individuals’ rights.
Accessibility features such as stairlifts—whose global market is projected to reach US$1.3 billion by 2027—provides a practical and manageable alternative for people with disability. Check out this blog about the challenges people with disabilities face in using public transit and how local Pennsylvania region authorities and transit businesses can step in.
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Stairs can become challenging, and even dangerous as you age. Mobility can be limited as you lose muscle tone and your balance becomes compromised. These physical limitations make your stairs a daily hassle to navigate, and you will eventually have to stop using them. Continue reading "Why You Should Have a Stair Lift Chair in Your Philadelphia Home"
With spring around the corner, we’re eager to break out of winter hibernation. Like many, we at PA Stair Lifts enjoy spending time outside in the warmer weather. As the snow melts away and spring flowers peek out of garden beds we’re reminded that it isn’t always easy for those with limited mobility to enjoy the outdoors. Continue reading "Spring into action in getting your lift chair in Philadelphia!"