People who live with mobility issues may feel helpless when it comes to simple, daily tasks. These feelings can lead to depression and a measured loss of enjoyment for life. However, there are many different ways to overcome mobility issues with technology and useful tools. Today we’re going to talk about lift chairs, what they are and what they can do for your loved one. Let’s take a look.
What is a Lift Chair?
A lift chair is a mobility device that helps the user get to and from the seated position. These chairs can help patients who have problems with weakness and balance, both of which can cause problems when trying to sit down or stand up. Along with the helpful lift, these chairs can also offer heat and massage features for people who need relief for joint pain and muscle aches. For some people, lift chairs can prove essential in providing a much needed comfortable place to sit. Not only that, but their lifting capabilities can provide simple support for people who otherwise may not be safe in transit from sitting to standing or vice versa. Whether your loved one is recovering from surgery or is facing a permanent loss of mobility, a lift chair can help to provide security and serenity when finding a place to relax.
How Can You Find the Right Lift Chair?
Finding the right lift chair is all about identifying the needs of your loved ones and addressing them with the chair. To get started, you need to take a look at your loved one’s lifestyle when it comes to chair usage. For example, will your loved one be eating in the chair? That may affect the fabric choice as you shop. Does your loved one plan to sleep or nap in the chair? This may affect the features and style that you choose. Do you have ample room for the chair and where do you plan to place it? There are multiple styles for lift chairs of varying sizes that may fit your needs.
Lift Chairs Are an Investment.
At the end of the day, your loved one’s comfort is important to their quality of life. Lift chairs can have a profound effect on your loved one’s confidence and that can prove invaluable. For more information about how you can find the lift chair that will change your loved one’s life, contact us today. You can also visit our Hanover, MD showroom for more information. We look forward to serving as an extension of your care team.