Best Mobility Aids

How do you get someone who can’t walk from the bed to the bathroom? How do you get out of a chair when you can’t stand up? Mobility devices help you move around.

The part of me that loves exercise wants to avoid mobility devices. The part of me that dislikes pain when I move is very interested in ways to move around without hurting myself. I spent scores of hours reseaching the recommended mobility devices here to help you  narrow down your choices.

Best soft seat stand-assist devices

Best Soft Seat Stand-Assist Devices

The Stand a Roo and the CouchCane are both excellent devices to help you stand up from a soft cushioned ...
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best chair sit stand assist

Best Hard Seat Stand-Assist Devices

I chose the Carex UpLift and the SitnStand devices as the best devices for help sitting down and standing up ...
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Best toilet assistance frame

Best Toilet Stand-Assist Devices

I definitely prefer the toilet frame design that sits on the floor, and not the one that sits on the ...
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Recommended Patient Transport

Best Patient Transfer Device

If the patient can pull herself up from a sitting position (or use a chair lift to do so) then ...
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Recliner lift chair

Best Recliner Lift Chair

I want to show you my favorite recliner lift chairs, but there's something we have to talk about first. Do ...
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All Mobility Articles and Best Products

How Do I Choose a Rollator?

How to Choose a Rollator

Answer these questions to find a rollator that matches your needs ...
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Travel Scooter

7 Things You Need to Know About Traveling with Your Mobility Scooter

You can bring your mobility scooter onto trains, planes, and buses, but there are limits around size, weight, and batteries ...
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Mobility Scooter

What You Ought to Know About Mobility Scooters Before Buying

I need to be off my feet for 6 weeks,, so I dove into mobility scooter world. It turns out ...
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As you stand up, the Seat Assist offers a gentle push. Reverse these pictures for how to use the Seat Assist to sit down.

5 Reliable Devices that Help Someone to Stand Up (and one you should never use)

Now we have recliners called "lift chairs" that can transport you from sitting to standing up. We have cushions that ...
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Toilet Rail Assistance

How a Toilet Rail Helps You Sit and Stand in the Bathroom

A toilet rail is a metal frame surrounding the toilet that gives you stable arms to grasp and use for ...
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Best toilet assistance frame

Best Toilet Stand-Assist Devices

I definitely prefer the toilet frame design that sits on the floor, and not the one that sits on the ...
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Use the arms for leverage as you push up with your legs

How a Couch Assist Helps You Stand Up from a Soft Chair or Couch

A couch assistance device gives you a set of arms to use for leverage when standing up. One type uses ...
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Best soft seat stand-assist devices

Best Soft Seat Stand-Assist Devices

The Stand a Roo and the CouchCane are both excellent devices to help you stand up from a soft cushioned ...
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A seat assist on a hard chair

How a Seat Assist Helps You Stand Up from a Hard Chair

One type of gadget helps you to stand up from the couch, or cushioned chair. Another type of gadget helps ...
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best chair sit stand assist

Best Hard Seat Stand-Assist Devices

I chose the Carex UpLift and the SitnStand devices as the best devices for help sitting down and standing up ...
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Lift Chair Recliner with remote

How a Lift Chair Helps You Sit Down and Stand Up

When you sit down on a lift chair, you bend your legs less than when sitting on a regular chair ...
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Recliner lift chair

Best Recliner Lift Chair

I want to show you my favorite recliner lift chairs, but there's something we have to talk about first. Do ...
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Sling patient transport

Use a Patient Transfer Device for Standing Assistance

A patient transport is a tall device on wheels that a caretaker uses to move the patient from place to ...
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Recommended Patient Transport

Best Patient Transfer Device

If the patient can pull herself up from a sitting position (or use a chair lift to do so) then ...
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