There’s a fine line between assisting a senior and overstepping his boundaries when he wants to be independent. However, it’s natural to worry about an elderly parent, grandparent or other loved one, especially if she lives on her own and experiences difficulty moving around. If you’re looking to give an elderly loved one a gift for a holiday, birthday or special occasion, a lift chair is great option for you both.
A patient lift chair bends up at an angle so the person sitting in it can gently and easily get a boost from a sitting to a standing position. Many seniors struggle to get out of chairs, especially comfortable chairs like recliners. The lift will ensure they stand safely.
If your senior loved one is embarrassed and doesn’t want guests to know her furniture assists her when standing, the chairs are so unassuming, no one will know at first glance.
Meet with a home medical equipment supplier to discuss other items that could give your elderly loved one some assistance around the house and provide you with some peace of mind. You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to buy one for him, either. Plus, if you work with your loved one’s insurance or Medicare, you may not even have to spend money on one at all.