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Add Resale Value to Your Abilene House

As the baby boomer population proceeds to get older, freedom and availability gear already installed in your house is going to be a significant advantage. It’s going to make your house more precious, and be purchased faster in case something happens. A fresh lift can greatly raise the value of your Abilene own home.

No More Worrying About The Safety of Your Loved Ones

For the kids of aging parents, the daily worry of if their parent is not trapped and still healthy is a daily anxiety. With the addition of a stair lift to the house, you can considerably reduce this worry, and make life much easier for everyone about, understanding the stairs are now considerably safer than before.

Potentially Avoid Breaking Bones

The stairway are among the very dangerous places in your house, along with just one fall can result in a serious injury which will greatly hinder you for years. By avoiding falling on the staircase, you may add many added years to your life, and revel in your family and grandkids for considerably more. Avoid breaking a hip, knee or back using a fall down the stairway.

Does having to take the stairs at home make you wish you had the same choice to take the lift just like you do you’re in a public place?

Do you procrastinate because you can’t get up the stairs and then get frustrated that your list of matters to do is more?

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

Individuals dwelling in Abilene neighborhoods rely on our capable professionals, because we focus on precision and security when installing your stairlift and can match it within a day or within a few hours depending on your staircase.

Keep your Autonomy in Texas, since the stairway do not have to restrict which part of the house you go to.

Suddenly having to deal with limiting your moves as a result of a disability or older age can force you to lose your trust. It can reduce the quality of your life. That is not mandatory with new technologies which can be set up on your house in order to quit letting those stairway destroy your day.

Lots of people face the difficult decision of how to continue enjoy greater rates of dignity and to live comfortably in their home when facing freedom constraints. We are stuck with by our desire to be able to get around and live an unaffiliated lifestyle even if our bodies change with age.

Getting to your own comfortable bed or needing to wait around for someone to aid you in routine jobs can take its toll. In fact, it’s among the core values that health professionals focus on, making sure they preserve a sense of dignity and also admiration for a loved one facing these challenges.

No wonder, the desire for dignity and respect actually grows more powerful when an individual becomes sick, disabled, or challenged with mobility problems.

It’s possible that you have already determined to live at home, instead of an assisted living facility, despite needing to confront a disability or age-related challenge coming your way.

Maybe you are unfamiliar with how installing a stairlift can help you keep your accessibility to every area of your home. The wonderful thing about living at home is the fact that there are a lot of choices and they are yours to make.

We would like to help you maintain your freedom so you do not have to move away from the Abilene home you love.

Decide to set the heads of family members and friends at ease.

We worry about people who are closest to us. Peace of mind is an essential part of dwelling in an emotionally supportive manner. What occurs to your body, for example, dread that you experience with the loss of your mobility and independence changes people you love, and that includes neighbors, family, colleagues and friends.

Your family will appreciate that you have taken steps to help them help you, but also which you can regain some of your autonomy safely and securely in Abilene.

For several loved ones, it pains them to see you endure and they want you to make this part of your life more easy.

When you’ve got a stairlift properly installed by our Abilene team, then your family members can stop envisioning the worst when you are alone at home. They could feel more assured that you’re getting about your house and they’re able to put to rest the notion of putting you into an unknown setting at a care facility.

By giving your nearest and dearest peace of mind, you can stay at home and your family may take pleasure in the time with you, since you’ll have fewer things to worry about.

Our Abilene staff understands how important it is to get your questions answered and is available right now to provide you help and the support you need to make an informed choice and allow you to move around.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Stair Lifts

Can a stair lift go around corners?

Yes. Although straight stairlifts are generally not as expensive, curved stairlifts can be custom built to fit any stairway. Modern rail layouts to fit your lifestyle, leaving a lot of room for people to walk the stairs up and down easily, and effortlessly can help the stairlift travel around corners snugly, comfortably.

Is there any way to sell the equipment when we are done with it?

Yes. There are producers and providers that offer buyback programs. A lot of them are going to remove the unwanted lift additionally. Many folks prefer to purchase reconditioned stairlifts, or so the demand is there. Many buyers do not like to purchase straight from a seller, whether it will work on their stairway and because they need to have it checked out by a professional to ascertain how well it works. Certain models sell more easy than many others.

Can the track be shortened?

Yes. The tracks can be fixed and also the length could be reduced. Nonetheless, using the correct personal protective equipment is highly advised. Some producers of supply that is stairlifts do-it-yourself cutting instructions. Hereis the catch though. The track discovers how nicely the stairlift will run. Ensuring that you get the span of the stairs to correspond with the course length is extremely critical. Without appropriate measurements, you may realize the setup leads to more difficulties rather than relying on professional installers with expertise. You might have difficulty returning them depending on the yield policy, should you cut the tracks erroneously. Most manufacturing companies will only accept returns if the track has not yet been cut, because the cut of the course is custom designed. We highly recommend that you cut yourself to the track or do not install your own stairlift. It's not so safe. Some dealers WOn't sell you the stairlift if you intend on installing it yourself. An incorrect shortening of the wrong length of track or the path can prove to be awfully dangerous, especially when the track is too short. It is essential the tracks along with the seat work precisely. Accredited installers will save you from a lot of head aches and worry and injuries that are terrible are prevented by possible.

How are they powered?

When you are not using the stairlift, you can conserve energy by turning it off with the remote also. Stairlifts come in both battery-powered (D/C) and electric (A/C) versions. One consideration is whether you reside in a location that experiences a great deal of power outages, as you don't want to be stranded mid-elevator during a storm. (However, ask the maker about the backup power system which should be contained in your version.) Also, consider the price of replacing the life of the battery and also the battery. While some favor electric versions for reasons that range from battery life to some device issues unique to battery versions, others favor battery-powered stairlifts, because they could lead to lower electric bills, although the cost of the electricity to control the stairlift has been considered insignificant by most manufacturers. Since the battery version has a wall plug to maintain the battery charged you really do not have to plug in a battery charger after every use. Another thing to think about is the way mechanically inclined the user is, as housing and the seat on some versions have to be removed and cables have to be disconnected and reconnected to fit the newest battery. Sometimes, this becomes a service call to an installer to make life easier. Ask for directions and see whether it is something that you will want to replace yourself. We'd be very happy to assist you. If you choose an electric model, make sure there is a spark plug within several feet of the lift. No particular outlets are needed.

How sturdy are these lifts to install?

The sturdiness of the seat assembly and path of a stairlift can fluctuate so that it's good to do a little bit of homework. To be able to determine how sturdy a stairlift is, make certain it's strong enough for the most significant user by comparing maximum weight capacities. Some companies claim that the toughest in the business is the model that provides the heaviest weight capacity at 400 lbs.. Heavier duty models demand larger batteries and more sturdy tracks. Heavy duty versions cost more so be sure to get the model that fits the individual who'll use the stairlift. Always assess whether the maker has an established reputation for sturdy, safe and well-made products.

Does AARP cover the cost of these lifts?

AARP is not a supplier of insurance, but contracts with insurance companies to make coverage available to AARP members. AARP doesn't make individuals health plan recommendations and doesn't cover the price of any well-being needs or stairlifts. AARP does provide access to health care tools and coverage like Medicare Supplement Insurance and other health plans to members as a resource, but member benefits are supplied by third parties. Check with the plans which are listed under AARP's membership services.

Why are they so expensive to install?

Above all, they help you every step of the way and comprise regular maintenance. Professional installation is significantly more efficient in the long-run in terms of service warranty and long-term care because they can be trained to follow security measures and experienced at installation. The installer is getting paid to properly install your unit so that you do not face serious hazards that do result when the manual for the first time opens and installs a stairlift. A Abilene professional also knows how to ensure that the stairlift follows fire exit demands, the best way to make sure that ensure that all the proper operating features are enabled, and the charger connections are operating properly to avoid serious accidents. The price you pay to have a trained and trustworthy tech ensures the longevity of your purchase and your security. Repairs and reinstallations can take longer and cost more than an appropriate first installation. Additionally, installation includes lifting a fair amount of weight. Many installations could be finished in a few hours by a professional.

Does AETNA cover the cost of these lifts?

No. Aetna bases this determination on whether several standards are fulfilled. The Aetna member must be: (1) incapable of standing up from a standard armchair at home; (2) and must have severe arthritis of the hip or knee, or have serious neuromuscular disease; (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 has to have the capability to ambulate. Afterward, Aetna would contemplate seat lift mechanisms medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME). Because they are considered dwelling modifications, nevertheless, Aetna does not insure stairlifts. They essentially follow Medicare's rules for lift mechanisms as described in the question that handles Medicare coverage of these medical devices.

Does health insurance cover equipment cost and installation of a lift?

Medicare does not cover installation prices and stairlift equipment, since they're dwelling adjustments, not durable medical equipment. Durable medical equipment contains lifts that are used to help a patient in out of bed or a seat. Medicaid in your state may cover stairlifts through Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers. In Texas, persons with limited financial resources may be qualified for the Texas Medicaid COPES Waiver, recently replaced by the Community First Choice Alternative. It enables individuals who need nursing home level care to receive that care at home and supports independent living, including coverage for home alterations. Family members can be compensated for providing caregiving help. It's best to review different insurance policies. Some private health or long-term care insurance may help pay for home modifications that are small. Check with your Abilene insurance insurance company to review coverage alternatives. The National Association of Home Builders suggests that some auto insurance, worker's compensation, long-term care coverages, state devastating accident insurance plans, and medical trust funds can cover the costs of a house adjustment.

How much would a cheap one cost?

You can probably find a stairlift that is affordable for about $1,000, but we also urge that you be cautious of scams. Many people soon learned that there were defects in the unit and have bought a unit that was very inexpensive once they got them home, or they didn't function correctly. Quality is very important as you may end up spending a lot more to maintain a cheap purchase. In order to locate an affordable alternative, consider renting one or buying used versions. Scroll by means of this page to see our guidance on looking for affordable units and finance choices.

Can these be used on carpeted floors?

Elevators can be set up on all types of flooring (carpeting, concrete, tile, marble, linoleum, or bare wooden stairway). Actually, most professionally installed stairlifts cost between $500 and $1,000 for the labor given a variety of variables based on the difficulty of the job. Installers can screw right through the carpeting. The courses do not cut inside the house, because the aluminum chips are really hard to remove from the carpeting. One thing that experts mention is that if your carpet is likely to need replacing in the next 5 years, before you've a stairlift, you may want to replace it. Otherwise, you will have to factor in the cost of uninstalling and re-installing the stairlift.

How fast do stairlifts go?

Usually the speed ranges from 13.78 feet per minute to 29.53 feet per minute with the speed varying with the rider's weight, all within the recommended industry standard. The most speed in america is 40 feet per minute. Units can come with an emergency brake safety feature in the event you feel out of control descending. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers oversees the standards for stairs chair lifts for matters of public safety, including speed under ASME A18.1.. Some makers provide a varying speed of 0 to 38 feet per minute.
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