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Product Buyers Guide: Most Common Stairlift Users

Oct 5, 2022 | Buyers Guide

Who are the Most Common Stairlift Users?

Stairlifts, whether curved, straight, inside, or outside, can be fantastic accessibility solutions to help you or a loved one remain at home longer with improved independence.

Anyone who is looking to:

  • Successfully age in place
  • Return home from the hospital or rehab
  • Easily and safely access multiple floors in the home

Should consider learning more about the benefits of installing a chair lift.

Why Consider a Stairlift?

By considering a stairlift prior to any accident on the stairs, you’re protecting yourself from potential injury and future limitations – and could be saving money on potential medical bills from falls. Did you know that about 36 million adults fall each year, resulting in more than 32,000 deaths?

Others Who May be Stairlift Candidates:

There are also those who are fully capable of maneuvering around the home either on their own or with a mobility device but are limited to one floor due to mobility restrictions. The following may feel inclined to consider a stairlift due to difficulties with balance, muscle weakness, recovery, or irreparable injury:

  • Someone who uses a scooter or wheelchair and can safely transfer from their mobility device to the chair lift
  • Someone who uses a walker or cane

The following may also benefit from having a stairlift installed:

  • Those recovering from surgery (including amputations and joint replacements)
  • Those suffering from neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or vertigo
  • Someone suffering from Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Others struggling with arthritis

Interested in learning more?

How do I know If I need a stairlift
The numerous benefits of stairlifts make them an ideal choice for seniors who need a little help with the steps at home. But how do you know if you should purchase one? Are there signs that let you know you might benefit from a stairlift?

Stairlifts Grants and Funding Opportunities
Government and private grants and other funding opportunities can help such individuals to improve their quality of life. However, searching and applying for funding opportunities can be stressful.

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