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Caring For Aging Parents

If you’re lucky enough to still have your parents around, you have noticed that over the years that there are somethings that they cannot do anymore. And, of course, they are still very adamant that they can still do these few things, and even better than before. The last thing that anyone wants to do is crush their spirit and take away their independence, but would rather give them the extra safety that they need. It is a tricky thing; and you only want the best for them.

Safety at Home

Things at home aren’t as safe for your aging parents as they used to be, especially if they have a few stairs in their home. We know that you worry about them, or maybe not even for now but in the next couple of years it will be a different story. And there are a few options for them but they aren’t exactly the most convenient ones.  Maybe it’s time to start thinking about investing in their health by looking at motorised stairlifts and motorised wheelchairs, depending on their needs.

The Advantages of the Stairlift

The sad reality is that we all have to age and how we make changes during that aging makes a difference to how we age. By getting your parent or parents a stair lift, you are allowing them safety and freedom of movement within their own home. You are cutting down the risk of an accident that could change their lives forever. They are also not putting extra strain on themselves to get up and down those stairs. They are being saved from spending draining amounts of energy to travel around their house. The best part is you are taking away none of their independence, and everyone gets to sleep easy knowing that their loved one is okay.

Getting the Stairlift

Getting a stair lift is important, and it is just as important to get a proper and reliable motor. Pravalux SA offers motoring products and services that meet your needs and specifications for stair lifts, to pretty much anything else that needs a motor. Get in touch today to see how they can help you.

Maintaining and Storing Electric Motors

Electric motors can last for years and provide ongoing and reliable service, if they are maintained and well cared for. Despite where your motor is located within your place of business, it is important to make sure it is properly cared for. In order to give you the most out of your motor a few… Continue Reading

Electric Wheelchair Motors

The manual wheel chair is not exactly the easiest aid for a person to use, especially when they have limited upper body strength. Those who make use of wheelchair to get around either have to exert their own arm strength or they have to rely on other people to push the wheelchair for them. Luckily,… Continue Reading

How Electric Cars Work

An electric car gets power from a rechargeable battery that is installed inside of the car. The batteries are not only used to power your vehicle but it also allows your lights and wipers to function. An electric car looks just like any other car on the outside, but on the inside they are quite… Continue Reading

Benefits Of A Automatic Gate

Security A great first layer of security is an automated gate. Most thefts are because of opportunity. If you have a security gate and your neighbour’s home doesn’t then they will most likely target your neighbour’s house before yours. Another scenario would be home invasion, where having an automated gate increases your security. Curb Appeal… Continue Reading

The Difference Between AC & DC Motors

AC Electric Motors:   Normally ran by an AC variable frequency drive, the AC electric motor operates by applying an alternating current power to the electric motor.  The AC electric motor consists of many different parts, the main parts being the stator and rotor.   The AC motor’s stator has coils which are supplied with… Continue Reading

Types Of Electric Motors

Electric motors have become more diverse and adaptable than ever before. The choice of motor is extremely important when planning a motion control system. The motor needs to align with the purpose and overall performance goals of the system. Fortunately, there is a motor design suitable for any purpose imaginable. Some of the most common… Continue Reading