Stairs can not only become difficult to navigate as you age, but they can also become dangerous. Physical challenges such as limited mobility, lack of stability, or weakened muscles can make your stairs a daily hassle. If you have been experiencing these challenges, you might have considered downsizing your home to a single level or possibly moving into a retirement home. These are costly and often emotional options.
The installation of a stairlift in New Jersey homes offers you a cost-effective and quick solution to safely staying in the home you love. One of the most significant benefits of installing a stairlift in New Jersey homes is how much safer it will be for you to access all areas of your house. With a motorized chair, you safely ride up the lift from floor to floor and avoid climbing stairs.
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We’ve written quite a bit over the years about the benefits of installing a stair lift. But with this blog post, we’re moving outdoors and focusing on a device that performs a lot of the same functions as a stair lift. It’s time to meet the VPL, otherwise known as the vertical platform lift. Continue reading "What Are the Benefits of a Vertical Platform Lift?"
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?"
We’ve devoted a lot of time on this blog talking about stair lifts. But this week, we’re devoting this space to a device that’s like a cousin to the stair lift, the vertical platform lift. Continue reading "What is a Vertical Platform Lift?"
If you or a loved one is dealing with mobility issues, tools such as wheelchair ramps, stair lifts and chairlifts can offer you new levels of safety and independence. Continue reading "How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp"
The world doesn’t always seem designed with wheelchair users in mind.
Steps, steep curbs, broken sidewalks. Any one of these things can be a problem. Taken together, they can make even a simple errand a giant headache. We’ve got you covered when it comes to stair lifts and vertical lifts for wheelchairs, but there are many other challenges that you will need to overcome this season.
Things get even worse when winter arrives, with snow and icy sidewalks making conditions even more challenging – if not dangerous for people using wheel chairs and their caregivers. With that in mind, we’d like to offer a few winter tips for wheelchair users.
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