Stairways and elevated floors are major challenges for many individuals, seniors and those recovering from an injury. Today, more than 1/3 of the population above the age of 75, has some form of mobility restriction. For many the stairs has become a handicap. Platform lifts are a good option for them, being designed to raise the consumer and their wheelchair, scooter or power chair to the desired level. These lifts are durable and ensure easy accessibility both indoors and outdoors. They help to overcome barriers such as stairs and give easier access to the home.
Persons with limited mobility due to old age or disability often feel compelled to move from their multi-level home
As we get older and our health becomes more fragile, problems may arise which can reduce our level of independence. Fortunately, there are many mobility aids which restore our sense of independence. The most popular being the stair lift.
Every year, millions of senior citizens across the country are admitted to emergency rooms because of injuries caused by falls.
And with good cause. Falls are a serious, and often fatal, problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control, with the national rate of fatal falls on the rise: