Category: Resources

Stairlifts for the elderly

Make stairs easier for the elderly with a stairlift

Written by Nathan on 05/02/2019

You’ll be able to use your stairs easily and worry-free As we get older, we start to feel the effects of aging. Our balance decreases, which has a negative impact on our lives. Over time, the stairs can become a real obstacle in your home. Using the stairs could be painful, dangerous and almost impossible. […]

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Stairlifts for Disabled People

Can a Person in a Wheelchair Use a Stairlift?

Written by Nathan on 05/02/2019

Stannah stairlifts are designed to be as safe and accessible as possible. We have a range of models with unique ergonomic features, but whether or not a stairlift will work for you depends on your needs and abilities. You want to be comfortable in your house and that includes being able to use your stairs […]

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DIY Stairlifts: Self-Installations Compromise Safety & Reliability

Written by Stannah on 03/15/2019

When you own a house, there are plenty of opportunities for a good old-fashioned DIY project. Installing a stairlift is not one of them. Unsafe installations not only damage the stairlift, which can lead to breakdowns, but can also cause accidents and compromise the safety of the user. The Accessibility Equipment Manufacturers Association (AEMA) has […]

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Senior Friendly USA

The Senior-Friendly Index 2019: Every US state ranked

Written by Stannah on 02/19/2019

When it comes to deciding where to spend your golden years in the US, you’re spoilt for choice. There are, after all, 50 inimitable states to choose from, each as distinct as the next. Picking one to settle down in and call home is no easy task – especially in later life. You have to […]

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Customer Journey: When is it the right time to buy a stairlift?

Written by Nathan on 11/19/2018

What happens when a staircase is no longer an ally in your journey, but a recurring reminder of your physical limitations? Stairs can come in many shapes and forms. They can form straight or spiral staircases, be indoors or outdoors, and you can build them for practical reasons, for the way they’ll look, or both. […]

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Affordable Alternative to Residential Elevators

Affordable Alternative to Residential Elevators

Written by Stannah on 08/09/2018

Americans have become increasingly determined to age in place. As the population grows older, there’s a concerted effort to ward off moving to an assisted living facility. The installation of residential elevators in single-family homes has emerged as a popular option, particularly in pop culture. Recently, the Boston Globe printed an article highlighting this rapidly growing […]

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Stannah Stairlift Showroom

Stay in the Home You Love: A Stannah Stairlift Story

Written by Stannah on 08/07/2018

Jerry and Joanne discover the benefits of a Stannah stairlift by visiting our showroom. While based on true events, this story is a fictionalized version of a typical Stannah customer’s journey. Stairs were a Problem… Stairs were becoming a problem. Jerry didn’t like to admit it, but he found himself planning his days around a […]

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what is a stairlift

What is a Stairlift? 40 Years of Redefining Standards

Written by Stannah on 08/07/2018

A Stannah stairlift is a piece of modern assistive technology, just like any other household appliance Stannah has been a proud, family-run business for 150 years. We have a strong commitment to promoting independence and breaking down barriers. With our stairlifts, our customers have a product that fills them with trust and confidence. Over 40 […]

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