Resources to help you and your loved one enjoy their golden years
Thanks to improvements in medicine and technology, seniors are living longer, which means families now have to face difficult decisions as their loved ones get older. While there are a range of senior care options to choose from, most seniors would prefer to stay in...read more
As your parent or relative gets older, it’s important that they live in a space that is safe and comfortable for them. Most seniors want to maintain their independence, but need to move from their current houses that are too big. Downsizing to an apartment is the best...read more
As you get older, it becomes more important than ever to take care of your health. Having a strong daily health routine will help prevent more serious problems later on. Although everyone’s health is different, there are some basic habits that everyone should adopt....read more
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Will Medicare pay for my stairlift?
Not in most cases; a stairlift is often not considered Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Medicare will not cover the costs. However, there are other options for reducing the out of pocket cost for a stairlift, including some Medicaid or Veterans Assistance benefits. If your doctor prescribes the stairlift, there may also be the chance for Medicare assistance. Click here to see if you can afford a stairlift.
Are stairlifts just for seniors living at home?
No! Stairlifts can provide safety for a variety of people in their homes. People feeling weak from chronic conditions or cancer treatments can feel too weak to navigate the stairs, or people who use wheelchairs for mobility can benefit from having a stairlift at home.
Can you make a stairlift to help me get from my garage to the main floor of my home?
Stairlifts come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and uses. You can customize your stairlift for indoor or outdoor use, as well as to help with many stairs or just a few.
My staircase is curved. Does that mean I cannot get a stairlift?
While straight staircases often offer a less expensive stairlift, your curved staircase can certainly be outfitted with a stairlift.
How much does a stairlift cost?
Stairlifts can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $4,000. Your unique estimate will depend on a variety of factors such as shape and length of staircase, as well as features for the seat. Click here to get an estimate from professionals in your area.
How can I know if a stairlift professional is reliable?
When you work with us, we provide you with access to reliable stairlift experts in your local area. We have done the research for you! Click here to tell us more about your situation and we will forward you providers near you.