Stairlifts and Stairglides

Stairlifts and Stairglides

Stairlifts or Stairglides are machines that allow for a person to ascend or descend stairs while sitting in a seat.  They are ideal for individuals who have weakness, fatigue, or other impairments that would normally make it impossible or unsafe to live in a multistory home.  As such, they may be an essential part in a person's ability to age in place in their home.

The biggest independent installer of stairlifts in the Kalamazoo area is Cain's mobility.  According to their website, stairlifts start at approximately $1299 dollars for electrical or $1399 for battery backup models.  Individuals considering a stairlift are advised to visit their website, as they outline potential funding methods for lifts, like VA programs, medicaid waivers, etc.

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