Who might consider a lift chair for stairs?
A lift chair for stairs enhances mobility. We all have those days that are more difficult than others; our aches and pains impair our mobility. Climbing each stair can feel like leaping a hurdle at the Olympics. What’s it really like? Let’s listen to someone who might be considering an electric lift chair for stairs.”
“Why am I looking at a “handicap stair chair?” I don’t feel handicapped. I walk pretty well – just a bit slower. I do need a little help with the stairs – so I’m considering a lift chair for stairs. An electric lift chair for stairs would make my life easier. Since the hip operation, I have less pain but I’m more careful. The stairs take some effort. Sometimes I side step and hold the rail with both hands – when no one’s around – I wouldn’t want Sally and the boys to worry. That might start them talking about a home. I like MY home – although it can be a pain in the hip when I forget my glasses or the mail downstairs. Got to plan those trips; I can only carry so much in my sweater. Going upstairs isn’t so bad – but reaching for the next stair coming down is a little scary…that’s when I start thinking about a lift chair for stairs.“
Is this a real person? No. She is a composite of real issues that might lead one to consider a lift chair for stairs or an elevator for home.
Why would I want a lift chair for stairs?
Here are some questions that might indicate an immediate need for a lift chair for stairs:
- Have I fallen on the stairs or elsewhere in the home? How often?
- Am I afraid when I am on the stairs?
- Do I have pain when I go up and down stairs?
These questions might indicate a developing need for a lift chair for stairs:
- Am I planning my trips up and down the stairs?
- Do I have to stop and rest or sit down on the stairs?
- Does it take me a long time to use the steps?
We have to be honest with ourselves. A fall could be a catastrophe that costs us our independence at home. We should consider a lift chair for stairs if we are in jeopardy.
What is different about a SeniorSafe lift chair for stairs?
The unique sensor system in the SeniorSafe® Premium Stair Lift chair for stairs stops if the chair meets anything on the stairs. You’re always safe on your SeniorSafe lift chair for stairs.
The SeniorSafe lift chair for stairs is superior for transporting large people and those with pain. The 350 lb capacity and ‘worm gear’ transmission provides smooth power delivery and prevents sudden stops and starts in your electric lift chair for stairs.
The SeniorSafe lift chair for stairs maximizes space and usability on narrower staircases. The folded seat on our lift chair for stairs extends only 11 inches from the wall. Your SeniorSafe lift chair for stairs is space efficient.
General cautionary notes about a lift chair for stairs
Lift chairs for stairs are not for everyone. A handicap stair chair is only appropriate for a person who can flex both legs 90 degrees. Every lift chair for stairs requires that the user have the strength to exert steady pressure on hand controls. Seat dimensions are important if you are unusually tall, small or heavy.
If you cannot put weight on your feet or have trouble controlling your movements a lift chair for stairs will not work for you. We would be happy to review options with you and discuss Medicare chair lift and home elevator costs.
For more information, fill in the form to see our brochures about SeniorSafe lift chair for stairs. Call today, toll free: 1-800-398-9167 to discuss your special needs and limitations and begin your customized lift chair for stairs plan today.
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