Standing Aids

Standing up from a seated or lying-down position is a risky activity for many older adults. Standing aids provide stability, safety, and peace of mind to people who need help getting on their feet and staying there. Many different types of devices are available, including seat lifters, poles, railings, straps, and other devices.

Specialized standing aids include:

  • Standing frames and tables
  • Hydraulic lift chairs
  • Couch canes
  • "Atlas" canes
  • Portable lifters
  • Sofa risers
  • Bed standing straps


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