Stairlifts to Make Home Navigation Easier

Written by Channel 8 Cleveland on June 28th, 2013. Posted in Stairlift, Stairway chair lift

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C.C. Crispen created the first stair lift prototype in 1920. He did this to help an ailing friend travel between floors in his own home. Living with a disability is difficult and unfortunately can make every day activities much harder than they were before. The ADA defines disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. If you or someone you love can no longer stand, walk, or climb stairs it may be time for them to look into stairlifts.

A stairlift is a device that can be installed to lift people or wheelchairs up and down stairs. Some people build wheelchair ramps which can be installed in replacement of stairs. However, these are not always realistic. That is why the use of stairway lift chairs may be the best solution for you. When installing a stairlift they