Elderly and differently abled people have special needs. If you are not always around to provide them assistance, the best thing you can do is to provide them with furniture that can make their lives easier. One of the best furniture that you can get is a lift chair. There are many lift chairs available on the market as you can see from the selection below.
- What does a lift chair do?
Answer: Lift chairs has a mechanism that pushes the entire chair up from the base to assist users to go from a sitting to a standing position.
- Are lift chairs good for elderly?
Answer: Elderly people are in fact one of the main target users of lift chairs along with other people with limited mobility. Lift chairs are designed to make the lives of these people easier and to dramatically reduce the risk of injury from sitting and standing.
- How do I choose a lift chair?
Answer: When choosing the best power lift chair for your home, you must consider the needs of the one who is going to use it. You should also check the weight capacity of the chair and make sure that it will be able to safely hold the main user.
Our Top Picks
MAGIC UNION Power Lift Massage Recliner Heated Vibrating Chair with 2 Controls Wheels – Brown
- Made of solid wooden frame and PU leather
- Comes with cup holders and pockets
- Has a power lift function
- Easy to use
If this chair seems bulky it is because it is filled with many innovative features that are meant to provide superior comfort and convenience. It is made with PU leather, a material that is friendly to the skin and is not known to cause allergies and irritations. This chair is also very easy to use making it perfect for seniors. It also has a power lift function that can help users to stand from a seated position. It comes with two remote controls that smoothly and safely control the lift and recline functions of the chair. What you will love most is the chair’s massage functions that targets four areas namely, legs, thighs, lumbar, and back and has five modes: pulse, press, wave, auto, and normal.
CANMOV Power Lift Recliner Chair – Heavy Duty and Safety Motion Reclining Mechanism-Antiskid Fabric Sofa Living Room Chair with Overstuffed Design, Khaki by CANMOV
- Sturdy and functional
- Comes with anti-skid upholstery
- Easy to assemble and use
When modern style and functionality merge, the results is an innovative product like this CANMOV Power Lift Recliner Chair. Beneath the handsome exterior is a single motor and a heavy duty mechanism that allows the chair to lay back or lift and tilt to stand in a smooth manner. This chair is also designed to provide comfort with the overstuffed pillows on the back, seat, and armrest. The high grade anti skid upholstery gives confidence while offering a comfortable feel. This requires some assembly but you will hardly break a sweat when you put it on. It will only take 10 minutes of your time and video guides are readily available on YouTube.
Giantex Power Lift Chair Recliner for Elderly Soft and Warm Fabric, with Remote Control for Gentle Motor Living Room Furniture, Chocolate by Giantex
- Easy to operate
- Made with high quality fabric
- Has great bearing capacity
- Has special storage space
If you are overweight, then shopping for a lift chair can be quite a challenge. Unfortunately, most lift chairs are designed for individuals with normal weight. Thank God there’s this Giantex Power Lift that has a great bearing capacity. It can safely hold up to 330 lbs of weight. It also has high quality steel frame that guarantees that this chair will last for years. This lift chair is also designed with seniors in mind with its easy to operate features and a very quiet and smooth lift and recline movement. The counterbalanced lift mechanism pushes the entire chair up to help the senior stand up safely and easily. Pockets on the side offers useful storage space.
Homegear Microfiber Power Lift Electric Recliner Chair with Massage, Heat and Vibration with Remote Brown by Homegear
- Has a power lift function
- Easy to use
- Made to last
Let’s face it, almost all lift chairs are alike. So if you are planning to buy one, you need to look at the special features. This one from Homegear is not only a lift chair, it is also a massage chair with a lumbar heating feature. It has five massage sections, eight vibration motors, and two intensity levels with a default time of 30 minutes and 3 timer settings. Sitting on this chair will be a treat, especially after a long and tiring day. The massage and heating feature can help seniors deal with various body aches and pains. Even without the massage feature, this is a very comfortable chair with its extra thick padding for the back cushion and armrest.
Esright Power Lift Chair Electric Recliner Wall Hugger PU Leather Heated Vibration with Multi-Function Control (Luxury Brown) by Esright
- Designed for support
- Supports up to 330 lbs
- Has a massage function
- Has an extra wide design
This is a chair that is designed for individuals that are bigger and heavier than the average person. It can carry up to 330 lbs of weight. It also has an extra wide design for ultimate comfort and can safely support 160 degrees of reclining. Speaking of comfort, it also has a a high back, thick cushions, and faux leather upholstery. The thickly padded seat and armrest will give you a hard time leaving this chair. It also doubles as a massage chair with four areas of massage (leg, thigh, lumbar, and back) and 5 modes (pulse, press, wave, and auto). All functions can be controlled by a newly designed single multi-function remote for your easy use.
If there is an elderly or differently abled person in your home, one of the best gifts that you can give them is the gift of independence. With a lift chair, they will be able to sit and stand on their own.