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Stairlifts To Help The Elderly

By Julie Graham

Anybody who struggles with mobility issues may will welcome the assistance which a stair lift can provide. Over recent years they have become more technologically advanced and can now be tailored to meet the an individual’s specific needs. Before choosing which one you would like to purchase it is advisable to speak with a sales representative who will take time to assess your short and long term requirements.

There is a wide variety of stair lifts to choose from, including straight and curved. Seated offerings come complete with adjustable arm rests which can be lifted and lowered. Anybody who is worried about their personal safety can be rest assured that most lifts come with seat belts to hold you in.

Some individuals can walk around the ground floor of their homes with little effort. However, when it comes to walking up the stairs they really struggle. Standing stair lifts provide an excellent option for anybody who does not have the physical capability to flex their leg muscles. They are also perfect for homes with narrow stair cases.

For wheelchair users it can be an extremely difficult task to find a lift which will satisfy their requirements. The type of wheelchair lifts that can be found in different public places are expensive and too large to be installed in a number of homes. However, outdoor elevating mechanisms may prove to be the ideal solution, providing easy access to a front door or garden.

If you’re in the market for a brand new product then why not make a purchase one which is technologically advanced? Arthritis sufferers may find the easy to use buttons offered by many manufacturers to be very beneficial. Some lifts are kitted out with sensors which will alert the user to any obstacles.

For anybody who has problems with mobility you can get stairlifts online

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Graham, Julie "Stairlifts To Help The Elderly." Stairlifts To Help The Elderly. 1 Jul. 2010. 22 Sep 2014 <>.

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