Falls are the top cause of injuries—including fatal injuries—for seniors, according to the CDC. In 2010 alone, more than 2 million older adults were treated in emergency rooms for nonfatal falls. Of these, more than 660,000 were hospitalized. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take today to keep your stairway safe and lower your risk of experiencing a painful or even life-threatening fall.
Taking precautions is a must if you or a loved one is an older adult with a stairway in the home. The following steps are easy measures to take but can make a big difference in your safety.
Whether you have already experienced a fall or want to do everything you can to prevent a fall before it happens, these measures are a good place to begin. Together, these steps and measures can greatly reduce the risk that you or a loved one falls down the stairs.
If you’re serious about safety, installing a stair lift is the best thing you can do to lower the risk of a painful fall. Don’t wait until it’s too late to think about installing a stair lift in your home. Learn more about the Easy Climber® stair lift today and take the first step towards a safer, more comfortable, and more independent life.Get Free Quote Now!
83% of caregivers are family and are unpaid. If you’re in a similar situation, you may feel like you have no good options now that your spouse, parent, friend or neighbor is having difficulty climbing stairs.
Do you help them move into a smaller house and out of the home they love? Do you put them into an expensive and oftentimes degrading retirement facility? Or do you live with the constant fear that they will suffer a debilitating fall that could result in a severe injury, or worse?
With an Easy Climber stair lift, you don’t have to make any of those choices. Your loved ones maintain the independence that comes with having full use of their home while you get the peace of mind that an Easy Climber stair lift is keeping them safe.
If you’re worried that a loved one is at risk of a fall, you’re doing the right thing by seeking an alternative means to get up and down the stairs. The Easy Climber stair lift is a budget-friendly alternative to expensive home remodeling projects and the inconvenience of moving to a new house or an assisted living facility.
Some of the highlights of the Easy Climber stair lift include:
Avoid waiting until after your loved one suffers a fall from taking action. Do your best to prevent a fall from happening in the first place.
Speak to your spouse, parent or other loved about how an Easy Climber stair lift will help them maintain their independence while keeping you both safe from worrying about a serious fall down the stairs.
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