How can we help you? What are my other options? 0 out of 1 found this helpful Common solutions to avoid investing in a stair lift include moving to a single level home or to an assisted living or skilled nursing facility. Installing a stair lift, in most circumstances, is the most inexpensive and cost effective solution. Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (1) Category: General Related Questions How does the stair lift attach to the stairs? What if something is in the way or on the track of the stair lift? How is the stair lift powered? Are my stairs suitable?