How can you improve your quality of life in 2018?
Many people start the new year with a resolution, usually aimed at improving some aspect of their life. For lots of people it’s about health – perhaps losing weight, exercising more, quitting smoking, drinking less or eating more healthily.
For others it could be more about lifestyle – spending less time watching TV, starting a new hobby or pastime, keeping in touch with family and friends, or travelling to explore new places. Some resolve to improve their home environment, making the place where they spend most of their time more inviting, comfortable or user-friendly. That could simply mean redecorating, changing or moving furniture, or hanging some new pictures, but it could also mean making your home better suited to your needs.
As we grow older, the things which we once took for granted can become more of a challenge and the home which once suited us to a tee might need some modification to keep pace with our changing needs. It could be little things, like kitchen gadgets to help remove stubborn jar lids which seem to get tighter as we get older! A well-placed grab rail can make getting in and out of the bath so much easier – something we never had to think about in days gone by. And maybe it’s time to change those low armchairs for something that’s not such a struggle to stand up from?
As mobility becomes more of a concern, perhaps after an accident, illness or operation, or just through getting older, one of the biggest challenges in your home is the staircase. Where once we used to bound up and down the stairs without a second thought, in later life they can become a daily struggle. The bannister rail we once hardly noticed gradually becomes and essential aid, and stopping halfway up to catch your breath or take a rest becomes the norm.
If this describes your situation, then the best improvement to your daily quality of life in 2018 would be an Acorn Stairlift. Investing in a high-quality, British-made Acorn Stairlift will make your troublesome staircase redundant, effectively turning your two-storey home into a bungalow. No more worrying about having to struggle upstairs, perhaps carrying the laundry or fresh bedding. No more limiting the number of trips upstairs you make each day or putting off jobs because you just can’t face the stairs again.
Most important of all, no more worrying about your safety on the stairs, or that of a loved one. If you suffer pain or weakness in your limbs and joint when using the stairs, or have a condition which can make you breathless or lightheaded through exertion, the staircase can become a danger zone in your home. Wherever it happens, a fall is never pleasant, but if it happens on the stairs it can be catastrophic.
Investing in an Acorn Stairlift is an investment in your peace of mind if safety on the stairs is a real concern. An Acorn Stairlift lets you glide smoothly and safely up and down the stairs in your home whenever you feel like it. Imagine you’ve come down in the morning and left your favourite book by the bedside. No problem! Just take a seat on your Acorn Stairlift and let it carry you effortlessly upstairs, then back down again with the book in your lap.
Once installed, an Acorn Stairlift can make an instant and significant improvement to your daily quality of life, and one that will last for as long as you need it to. Why worry about having to convert your home to ground floor living at some point in the future, or even moving to a bungalow or ground floor flat, when an Acorn Stairlift takes that worry away now and for good. Without the obstacle of stairs, you can stay in the home you love and continue using all of it as you wish.
An Acorn Stairlift can be installed in your home within just a few days of your initial inquiry, even on more complex curved or return staircases. And it could cost much less than you think, as we now manufacture and install more than 70,000 stairlifts each year and deal direct with our customers, with no ‘middlemen’ taking a cut.
If you want to make an investment in improving your quality of life in 2018 and for years to come, call 0800 073 9775 to speak to one of our expert stairlift advisors. They will be able to answer any questions you might have and arrange your completely free and no obligation home survey and quote. We won’t pressurise you and the price we quote has no hidden extras and remains valid for a full year, giving you plenty of time to make your decision. If you go ahead and invest in an Acorn Stairlift, we’re confident it’s a decision you won’t regret.