If you live far away from your elderly parents and are unable to be near them as often as you like, you can take solace in knowing that being being taken care of with the aide of a chair lift in their home. Stair lifts are designed for residences and businesses where flights of stairs are. Often times, people who suffer from different health ailments such as arthritis, chronic hip and joint problems, or other various health issues, the use of a chair lift can make a dramatic difference to a person. In the case of having a chair lift installed in your elderly parents residence will help you to sleep better at night knowing that you have provided a stable environment for your parents and had their health, safety and well being in mind.
Many times, senior citizens live in the same home for many decades, without the desire to move into an assisted care facility. Without the aid of in-house stair lifts, many seniors are forced to make a bedroom downstairs or are forced to sleep on the couch due to their accessibility to walk up a flight of stairs. That can be heartbreaking to a child who wants their parents to live as independently as possible. With the installation of a chair lift, you are giving your parents the freedom and independence to be able to move about their homes and be able to sleep in their own comfortable bed. This will make a huge difference on your parents psyche and self confidence knowing that they can stay and live longer in the home that they have loved for so long.
Doing a search on the web for local stair lifts vendors will help you to find the closest one to your parents home. Most companies do a free in-house estimate and will have the price quote to you usually immediately. Depending on the format of your parents' staircase as well as the length of the stairs, installation can usually be done in a couple of days. If your parents have as level staircase (one with a corner), 2 chairs with tracks will be installed. You will only need one installed if you have a curved staircase. When the stair lift is not active, you can simply fold the seat upright to gain maximum width on the stairwell. You can rest easy tonight knowing that you are providing your parents a safe living arrangement with a stair chair lift.