5 Best Lift Chairs for Elderly People

Oct 08, 2020 0 comments Abby Haukongo
5 Best Lift Chairs for Elderly People


Elderly people are prone to suffering from muscle fatigue and pain in their joints, and as such, they find it difficult to sit down or easily go from sitting to standing. This problem can now easily be dealt with thanks to lift chairs for elderly people.

These chairs make sitting and standing so much easier as they are designed to make the life of the elderly person more comfortable, and in this way reduce risk of injury. It is much more aggravated when there is a lack of strength in the lower body.

When deciding on the best lift chair, we took into consideration features that add to the comfort and usability of the chair.  The dimensions of the chair, as well as the dimensions of the seat, determines whether the chair will be of comfort to your body and whether it will fit in your living environment.

Another feature to take into consideration is whether it can comfortably carry your weight. Will its weight capacity be able to safely lift your entire body weight? The last thing to look at is the material it is made of. Does the material feel comfortable against your skin, and would the quality of the material last for a long time?

Top 5 Lift Chairs for Elderly People

1. Golden Relaxer with Maxicomfort Lift Chair PR-756

Golden Relaxer with Maxicomfort Lift Chair PR-756

The Golden Relaxer PR-756 by Golden Technologies is the perfect zero gravity experience lift chair. When in zero gravity mode you basically eliminate all pressure on the lower back and increase health benefits to many other parts of the body. This chair is both a quality recliner and lift chair for increased relaxation. 

When in Infinite position you can eliminate back pain by elevating the head above the feet for increased blood flow. The PR-756 has adjustable lumbar support for support of the lower back. With an AutoDrive hand control that is programmable, you can set your position in order to be able to return back to it.  It will tilt you forward and lift you back to your feet in order to stand up.

It comes in various types and colors, and also in medium and large sizes. Should you wish t upgrade you can do so with a heat and massage package.  

2. Pride Mobility Viva Lift Atlas Infinite-Position Lift Chair PLR-985M

Pride Mobility Viva Lift Atlas Infinite-Position Lift Chair PLR-985M

The Atlas PLR-985M is one of Pride Mobility’s bestsellers, especially as it is infused with the Viva Lift Atlas’ upgraded features. It comes fully with lumbar support and a power headrest. The power headrest lifts your head, shoulders and neck, in order to position your body correctly, while lumbar support adjusts firmness of lower back area.

Not only does it have a remote control with individual buttons to adjust functions individually, but the remote is also USB chargeable. It comes complete with a cup holder, to enjoy your drinks while relaxing and an extendable footrest for added comfort. With its elegant fabrics and colors, it can complement any living or family room.

It has a padded chaise and a stuffed back, offering relaxation and comfort. To store your books and magazines, it comes with two big pockets on the sides.

3. Golden Technologies MaxiComforter Zero Gravity Lift Chair PR-505

Golden Technologies MaxiComforter Zero Gravity Lift Chair PR-505

The PR-505 MaxiComforter Lift Chair by Golden Technologies has positioning technology, allowing you more comfort for your back. The MaxiComfort technology, originally developed by NASA, reduces lower back pain and relieves muscle tension.

The PR-505 comes with hand control and has a button that moves you into a position that raises your feet above the head and heart, allowing you to relieve swelling to your feet. The remote control comes pre-programmed with settings to recline for increased comfort while watching TV.

It also comes with programmable buttons for saving your favorite position and can be bought in various sizes from junior petite to tall sizes. The smaller chairs have a weight capacity of 300 lbs, while the bigger chairs can take up to 375 lbs. The Luxe fabric used on this recliner lift chair comes in two collections, the Luxe Jewels and the Luxe Naturals.

4. Pride Mobility Viva Lift Elegance Infinite-Position Lift Chair PLR-975M

 Pride Mobility Viva Lift Elegance Infinite-Position Lift Chair PLR-975M

This Viva Lift Elegance chair by Pride Mobility, offers an ergonomic design with comfort and performance, ideal for any home. It comes with a pillow back design and comes with all the right components to allow you to adjust the seat back, the headrest as well as the footrest.

It also comes with lumbar support to reduce lower back pain and can recline at an angle so that your body can enjoy individualized comfort. The chair can also be laid flat to relieve stress and extend periods of rest.

Not only does it recline, but it also has a lift mechanism, allowing for more freedom and movement. Sitting and standing is made easier with the push of a button. This model is equipped with lithium batteries that will continue to power up your lift chair in the event of power failure.

5. Golden Technologies MaxiComforter Heavy Duty Lift Chair PR535-M26

Golden PR535-M26

 The Comforter PR535-M26 by Golden Technologies is a medium-sized wide recline and lift MaxiComforter. This lift chair comes with greater lifting capacity than most and with wider seating. It is ideal for you if you like more space between armrests.

This chair is powered by two powerful heavy-duty put quiet motors and can take a weight capacity of 500lbs. It allows for various positions including TV watching, sleeping, zero gravity and the Trendelenburg position. This chair is hand-crafted and has a hand-stuffed backrest. It also has lumbar support for reducing pain in the lower back, great lumbar support and soft seating. It is available in four sizes, including the smallest Junior Petite size.  


Lift chairs are a god sent addition to your furniture. Not only does it allow you to have a peaceful time of rest without the continual hassle of trying to lift yourself up, but it can also help you get from a sitting to a standing position without strain on your knees.

Please feel free to ask if you have any questions or if you feel we should have more lift chairs added to this list. See our product pages for details and should you have any questions feel free to give us a call at 800-682-9444. One of our agents will be happy to assist you.  We are open every day from 8AM - 8PM EST.

Visit our blog to see more of what we have to offer on lift chairs for elderly people, like our Best Lift Chairs and our Best 2 Position Lift Chairs.

Feel free to write me anytime at kellon@electricwheelchairsusa.com if you have any questions or comments.  At Electric Wheelchairs USA, we truly love helping our customers make the best choice for their needs whether it is a power chairmobility scooter, or lift chair


Abby Haukongo

Abby Haukongo is a key contributor at Electric Wheelchairs USA, known for her deep knowledge in the powered mobility sector. Her expertise in internet technology and content creation enhances her ability to cover trending topics in this niche. Abby's unique blend of technical acumen and industry insights makes her an invaluable asset, providing readers with well-informed, relevant content on the latest developments in powered mobility.

Older Post Newer Post


Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Added to cart!