Stairs can become a problematic area in a home to navigate if you’ve suffered an injury that affects you physically or as you get older. If you suffer from limited mobility, a home stairlift will offer you many benefits. Stairlifts are an option for you to remain in your home if these conditions exist and prevent you from having to downsize or move. Stairlifts are necessary if a person is deemed physically unable to perform climbing stairs due to medical conditions, but does Medicaid cover home stairlifts?
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A stairlift is becoming one of the most popular solutions for those who have found negotiating stairs a challenge or an impossibility. There are many features offered with stairlifts depending on your needs, and the different elements will factor in the stairlift cost.
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When making the decision to purchase a home stair lift, you want to choose one that meets your budget and needs. These are some tips to follow from some top-rated companies that make it easier for you to decide on how to find a home stair lift near me.
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It is becoming more common to install a stair lift into your home. Most homes have staircases that become challenging to manage as we age. Stairs can also be difficult if one has suffered an injury affecting mobility. Stair lifts offer you a solution to staying in your home, even if you’ve become injured or find age makes climbing difficult. These are some of the reasons people decide to install a stair lift in their home.
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Adding a stair lift to your home can change your life, or at least make things a lot easier. But like any piece of equipment, your stair lift can run into problems from time to time. Some of these stair lift problems will require professional attention, but you can remedy many of them on your own. Here are a few common stair lift issues you might encounter.
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When you have a regular, up-and-down staircase, stair lift installation is easy. A straight staircase will typically be much less work than curved stairs.
But doesn’t mean stair lift installation is impossible if you live in a home with a curved staircase, although it still presents a challenge. Continue reading "Can Stair Lifts Be Fitted to Any Stairs?"
Want to make your home more accessible? Remember these words: universal design.
It’s a term that means an environment that can be used or accessed by anyone. You’ll find it at work on everything from the electronic doors at supermarkets to the curb cuts that allow wheelchair users to get on and off sidewalks. Continue reading "Want to Stay in Your Home? Embrace Universal Home Design"
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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Are you approaching your 65th birthday? It’s time to start thinking about what you need to do to apply for Medicare.
You have a range of different options when applying for Medicare. In this week’s blog post, we’ll discuss how to do it and when. Continue reading "How to Apply for Medicare"
We’ve been writing quite a bit lately about Medicare, going over each of the different aspects of this government healthcare program.
Today we’re going to focus on Medicare Part D, which deals with prescription drug coverage. Continue reading "What Does Medicare Part D Cover?"