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Having a stairlift installed in your home is a significant decision and making it can be difficult for some. Getting a stairlift can feel like an acknowledgment of getting older. Plus, the cost and hassle of having one installed can be off-putting.
However, it doesn't have to be like this. At Jameson Medical, they offer a range of lifts to suit any home and, with a range of used and new stairlifts, they provide for most budgets, too. Most importantly, though, getting a stairlift doesn't have to mean getting old. Here are four ways a stairlift can improve your life and maybe even make you feel younger!
1. Make you more mobile — and independent
Becoming less mobile is difficult for anyone to accept. It can impact not only your ability to get around your own home but also your confidence, comfort, and independence. Struggling with stairs can affect your day-to-day life, landing you in difficult situations and even putting you in danger.
This is the main advantage of a stairlift. Not only does it vastly improve your comfort and ease of movement around your home, but it allows you to reclaim the dignity and independence that you deserve. If reduced movement has alienated you from your own house, then a stairlift can make it feel like home again.
2. You can stay in your home longer
Being more mobile, more independent, and safer in your home can also help you live in the place you love for longer. Perhaps you've worked hard on your home, made cherished memories there, and maybe even raised a family in it. Having to leave due to a lack of mobility will be an incredibly upsetting experience. It could affect your mental and physical health and make you feel older than you are.
A stair lift can restore the accessibility and safety you need from your home. It makes movement between floors as easy and risk-free as it should be. With a stairlift, you can make more memories and take more pride in the home that you love.
3. Accessibility, within your budget
A stairlift is certainly an investment. Many may assume that a costly, brand new model is out of their budget. While a new stairlift may not be as pricey as you think, you can rest assured that there are used lifts stocked by stairlift companies at a price within your budget.
A used stairlift stocked by a specialist like Jameson Medical will be fully refurbished, so it operates at peak performance and meets every required standard of safety. They may have a few signs of wear, but a pre-used system from a stairlift specialist will offer you all the quality of a new model, at a price that suits you.
4. Peace of mind for your loved ones
If you're having trouble moving around your home then this will naturally be a cause of worry for those closest to you. On top of this, knowing that you're a cause of concern will be unpleasant for you. With a stairlift installed in your home, your loved ones can take comfort in the knowledge that you're safe and comfortable getting about the house.
It can ensure you don't feel like a burden to those you share a home with, and that loved ones who live elsewhere aren't constantly worrying about you.
A stairlift doesn't have to be a concession to old age. An expertly installed system that works for you can make your home feel like home again. It will help you feel freer and more dignified and ensure your friends and family know that you're safe and happy at home.