Make Going Up and Down
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Make Stairs Safer

Going up and down the stairs is something that most aged people feel is the most dangerous part of their day. Having to balance and scale is a dangerous mix, and can result in severely injuring yourself and falling. This cans turn into an easy and enjoyable activity, instead of one you fear.

Make Living Every DayEasier and Hurt Less

With failing knees and hips, going up and down stairs can be very painful for several folks. A new elevator makes that process completely pain-free, and turns something you need to do multiple times per day rather than a distressing one, into an enjoyable encounter. A new elevator is likely to make your everyday life easier.

Potentially Bypass Breaking a Hip

The stairs are one of the most dangerous areas in your house, plus a single drop can result in a serious harm which will considerably hinder you for years. By preventing falling on the stairs, you may add many added years to your life, and revel in grandkids and your family for much more. Avoid breaking a hip, knee or back using a tumble down the stairway.

Does the additional assist you to provide your elderly parent or dependent appear too dangerous and overwhelming when it comes to following them up and down the stairs?

Folks residing in Eau Claire neighborhoods rely on our professionals that are qualified, because we focus on safety and correctness can match it within a day or within a few hours depending on your own stairs and when installing your stairlift.

Keep your Independence in Wisconsin, as the stairway don’t have to restrict which part of the house you go to.

Suddenly needing to deal with limiting your movements as a result of a disability or older age can make you lose your trust. It can reduce the quality of your life. In order to stop letting those stairway ruin your day, that is not mandatory with new technologies that can be installed in your house.

Plenty of folks face the tough decision of how to continue enjoy greater levels of dignity and to live comfortably in their home when facing freedom restrictions. We are stuck with by our want in order to get around and live an independent lifestyle, even if our bodies change with age.

Getting to your own comfortable bed or having to wait around for someone to assist you in jobs that are routine can take its toll. The truth is, it is one of the core values that caregivers focus on, making sure that they keep a good sense of dignity along with respect for a loved one facing these challenges.

No wonder, the desire for respect and dignity truly grows more powerful when an individual becomes ill, challenged with mobility issues, or disabled.

It is possible that you have already decided to live at home, rather than an assisted living facility, despite needing to face a handicap or age-associated challenge coming your way.

Maybe you are not familiar with how installing a stairlift can help you keep your accessibility to every area of your residence. The amazing thing about living at home is that there are a lot of alternatives and they are yours to make.

We would like to help you keep your freedom so you don’t have to move away from the Eau Claire home you love.

You’ll wish you had done it earlier, once you experience life with a stairlift.

For a lot of folks living in Eau Claire, dealing with pain or an injury or getting up a flight of stairs may become an immense chore. The psychological effects are debilitating and will begin changing every part of your life. People who have had a stairlift understand that they have to self-restrict themselves and suffer the impacts of altering their behavior to take care of the chore.

Many, who continue without a solution, even begin to experience other damaging health side effects. These effects are not only related to the immobility.

If you have found that you are not as steady on your feet or that you are changing how your stairs climb, then you’re already making your life harder than it needs to be.

Give our Eau Claire team a call to learn the best way to experience life with a stairlift and recover control of your own life with an easy rapid solution that’ll serve well you for years!

All of us need to be careful in our lives and that means paying attention to our current needs. If you are prepared to fit a stairlift into your Eau Claire dwelling, without changing the character of your own home, our Wisconsin team is prepared to install one in your home immediately.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Stair Lifts

How sturdy are these lifts to install?

The sturdiness of course and the seat assembly of a stairlift can fluctuate so it is great to do some assignments. Some companies assert that the sturdiest in the sector is the model that provides the heaviest weight capacity at 400 lbs.. Heavier duty models need more durable trails and bigger batteries. Most elevators are made to accommodate passengers who weigh 250 pounds or less. Heavy-duty versions cost more so be sure you get the model that fits the individual who will be using the stairlift. Always check whether the manufacturer has a proven reputation for durable, safe and well made products.

How are they powered?

Here's another remote to add to your collection, in case you have ever fought for the remote. You can conserve energy by turning it away with the remote also when you are not using the stairlift. Stairlifts come in both battery-powered (D/C) and electric (A/C) models. One factor is whether you live in a region that experiences lots of power outages, because you do not need to be stranded mid-elevator during a storm. (Nevertheless, ask the manufacturer about the backup power system that should be contained in your model.) Also, consider the cost of replacing the battery and the life of the battery. Generally, determined by the brand, it costs $30-$160 to replace the battery or batteries , not including service. While some favor electrical versions for reasons that range from battery life to some device difficulties particular to battery models, others prefer battery-powered stairlifts, since they could result in lower electric bills, although the expense of the electricity to operate the stairlift has been considered insignificant by most producers. You do not need to plug after every use in a battery charger, since the battery model still has a wall plug to keep the battery charged. Another thing to consider is how inclined the user is, because the seat and casing on some versions must be removed and cables have to be disconnected and reconnected to add the brand new battery. Request instructions and see whether it is something youwill wish to replace yourself. We'd be pleased to assist you. Make certain there's a spark plug within a couple of feet of the lift, in the event you choose an electrical version. No particular outlets are essential.

Can you build one of these yourselves?

It really depends on your technical know-how. It is an extremely daunting procedure. It's possible for you to locate used stairlifts and save yourself from the inherent hassle and possible dangers of building one yourself. Some designs are offered online, nevertheless, without the right tools, materials and welding knowledge, this strategy might take a lot of headaches as well as a long time to build. Also, when you compare design plans that are shared for a stairlift to purchasing a tried and true tested model, a homemade version can't compete with commercial models as far as appearance and compactness. It's a rugged strategy to use. Additionally, remember security is really a headache for anyone who is going to rely on the lift, so it's essential that you do frequent checking and thorough testing of your handiwork.

Can you rent a stair lift for an extended period of time?

As a result of individual situation you could be facing, you will need to rent a stairlift instead of purchase one. Some makers offer this option understanding that there are certain occasions when a customer may only need it for a brief period of time. Maybe you'll have firm for a protracted period of time which will reap the benefits of its use, maybe you lease your house, or someone in your family has had an accident or surgery and desires it briefly. Sometimes, determined by the medical condition, you just can not be certain how long you'll want the stairlift and renting looks like the best alternative on a month-to-month basis. Rental systems often offer a minimum of 3 months and frequently contain the installation and de-installation in the rental package. Some Wisconsin firms even offer rent to own programs. Yet, it is important to consider the cost of installation and de-installation before picking this alternative instead of purchasing a used stairlift.

Does AETNA cover the cost of these lifts?

No. Aetna bases this decision on whether several criteria are fulfilled. The Aetna member must be: (1) incapable of standing up from a regular armchair at home; (2) and must have severe arthritis of the hip or knee, or have acute neuromuscular disorder; (3) and the seat lift mechanism should be prescribed to effect improvement, or arrest or retard deterioration in the member's condition; (4) and once standing, the member must have the ability to ambulate. Then, Aetna would consider seat lift mechanisms medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME). Because they may be considered dwelling changes, yet, Aetna does not insure stairlifts. As explained in the question that handles Medicare coverage of these medical devices, they essentially follow Medicare's rules for aerodynamic lift mechanisms.

How much would a cheap one cost?

You can likely locate an affordable stairlift for about $1,000, but we also advocate you be cautious of scams. Many people have bought a unit that was very affordable and soon learned that there were flaws in the unit once they got them, or they did not operate properly. Quality is essential as you might end up spending more to maintain an economical purchase. As a way to discover a reasonable alternative, consider buying models that are used or leasing one. Scroll through this page to see our guidance on seeking affordable units and finance alternatives. Recall also that some businesses buy back your stairlift if it turns out you no longer desire it and you don't want to keep throwing money down the drain on a unit that isn't made with quality in mind.

Can these be used on carpeted floors?

Elevators can be set up on all types of flooring (carpet, concrete, tile, marble, linoleum, or bare wooden stairs). In reality, most professionally installed stairlifts cost between $500 and $1,000 for the labour given a variety of variables based on the problem of the occupation. Installers can screw right through the carpet. Because the aluminum chips are really hard to remove from the carpets, the trails don't cut on inside the house. One thing that experts say is that if your carpeting is likely to need replacing in the next 5 years, you might want to replace it before you have a stairlift. Otherwise, you'll have to factor in the cost of uninstalling and reinstalling the stairlift.

Does it increase or decrease the value of my home?

The total worth of your home will not depreciate. If you plan on selling your Eau Claire home, realtors used to urge that a stairlift be removed prior to putting your house on the Wisconsin marketplace, yet given increased life expectancy, this is not any longer the case. You may also completely remove the stairlift with no signs of setup when you no longer want or need it or move. Realtors can list that the stairlift is a high utility value for disabled people and that the house is appropriate for living that is accessible independent and when a purchaser needs it removed, then that chance is offered by them.

Can a stair lift go around corners?

Yes. Although straight stairlifts are frequently not as expensive, curved stairlifts can be custom-built to fit any staircase. Modern rail designs can help the stairlift travel around corners tightly, comfortably, and smoothly to suit your lifestyle, leaving a lot of room for people to walk the stairs up and down easily.

Does the VA cover the cost and installation of lifts?

According to AARP, The Department of Veterans Affairs offers a couple of grants to qualified veterans with disabilities for safety advancements in the residence. Upon qualification, a veteran can receive both a HISA grant and either SHA or a SAH grant. Contact the VA and ask for VA form 10-0103 to apply for the HISA grant. Contact the VA and ask for VA form 26-4555 to submit an application for SHA or SAH grant. For information on all advantages telephone 1 800 827 1000.

What types of financing are available if insurance doesn't cover home modifications?

Depending on your own medical condition, there are some plans that help make the house adjustment more affordable. 1. Government grants that are offered for home modifications are listed by the Fall Prevention Centre of Excellence. Those comprise: (a) the Assistive Technology Funding and Systems Change Project United Cerebral Palsy Associations (UCPA) at 800-872-5827-UCPA ; (b) the Department of Veteran Affairs at (800) 827-1000 ; and (c) the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (800) 829-1040. 2. Contact the National Council on Independent Living Center (703) 525-3406 on the best way to get funding and referral services in your area. 3. 4. It might reassure you to be aware of that if your insurance does not cover the cost, several of the stairlift manufacturers have partnered with banks to provide financing alternatives, including loans and monthly payment options. 5. There are alternatives to think about. The Internal Revenue Service may determine that your house alteration qualifies for tax deductions. Call the Internal Revenue Service to find out if you're able to deduct the price of installing your stairlift. IRS Publication 502 is an excellent resource that will enable you to judge whether modifying your stairs qualifies you to deduct it as a medical expense. You can also call them at (800) 829-1040. 6. Some Area Agency of Aging use resources from the Older Americans Act Title III to alter dwellings, if you meet the requirements. Many cities and towns use Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for home modifications, so check with your Eau Claire, Wisconsin office. It's possible for you to call them toll free at 877 866 2476 or visit http://www.nahro.org

Can you apply for one of these lifts if you are on disability?

A person qualifies for Social Security disability benefits when they've worked in work that was covered by Social Security and have a health condition which meets their definition of impairment. Benefits might be insured in the event you're injured or on impairment. Since SSI is a needs-based program and an SSI recipient must have limited income and resources, eligibility for the Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) allows a person who has a disability to achieve an occupational goal. The cash that's set aside under a PASS could be used for anything that contributes to an occupational objective and can be used to cover home adjustments via an SSI savings strategy. You will find out more about PASS through your Wisconsin Social Security Administration office or call toll free 800-772-1213.
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Cain's Mobility Eau Claire

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