A lift chair can offer mobility challenged individuals greater comfort and convenience. You can find these chairs in a variety of styles, sizes, fabrics and colors to meet your needs and complement your home decor. In addition, models are available with different features to satisfy the individual needs of users.
To help guide your selection process, answer the following questions.
Armed with this information you can make a sensible informed choice from the many available types that are on the market today.
Most chairs will work with weights up to 375-450 pounds. A two-position model has a lift position and a slight recline position. As you recline in a two-position model, your back and thighs will stay at about 90 degrees. They do not recline fully for sleeping.
A three position chair will recline fully. It gives a wider range of positions and many allow the user to position his or her feet above the heart.
Using the above check list will help you get what you want and aid your search for suitable retailers and models.
Before making your final buying decision, evaluate a number of different models and, if possible, try out each model to make sure the covering feels good, controls are easy to operate, and you are comfortable.
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