Twenty years out from the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the world still isn’t always kind to wheelchair users.
Just ask anyone who’s visited a supposedly “accessible” business only to find a step at the front door or a narrow entryway.
That’s why it’s crucial that people who use wheelchairs feel safe and comfortable at home, and why stair lifts for wheelchair users are so valuable.
Read on to learn some of the benefits of a wheelchair stair lift.
Continue reading "What are the Benefits of Stair Lifts for Wheelchairs?"
The idea of going more than a year without taking your car to a mechanic seems ridiculous.
Even if we weren’t required by law to have our vehicles inspected, we’d want to have a professional check them out to make sure everything was in good working order.
The same thing applies to your stair lift. Having it serviced once a year can ensure safe passage for you or your loved ones. Continue reading "How Often Should I Have My Stair Lift Serviced?"
When we’re just starting out in life, the phrase “the American dream” conjures up images of things like landing a great job or owning your own home.
Older Americans, meanwhile, have a different dream: staying in that home as they age. Survey after survey has found that a majority of people 55 and over want to live as independently for as they can as long as they can. Continue reading "What Type of Stair Lift is Right for Me?"
The English language has a lot of terms that tend to get used interchangeably, like “sofa” and “couch” or “dinner” and “supper.”
We’ll add to the list “chair lift” and “stair lift.” Depending on who you ask, these are either two very different devices or two ways of describing the same thing. In this blog post, we’ll investigate the difference between a stair lift and a chair lift. Continue reading "Is There a Difference Between a Stair Lift and a Chair Lift and a Lift Chair?"