There’s a lot that can be said about stairlifts. First of all, you don’t need to be very old in order to have a stairlift installed in your home. Many other people, not only the elderly, can benefit from such lifts. For example, one of my aunts used to have a very painful hip for a few months. Walking up and down the stairs was really a chore she couldn’t stand. She would complain about it for hours. Finally, after talking to my uncle for a while, she gave in and they bought a brand new stairlift that helped her getting up and down the stairs with no problem. She never looked back as the lift helped her become independent again. She was so happy with it that she still keeps talking about how the item changed her life.