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Portable Chair for Handicapped Person - Help!

Posted by sailcloth (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 22, 11 at 1:51

My dad was tall and my mom is small. In fact, my elderly
mother is 5ft and probably weighs 95lbs.

She has the usual motorized recliner lift chairs. I purchased
two for her. As you know, these chairs are large and heavy.

She uses several handicapped assist devices to sit and stand
with less effort. Even though she is a small woman, I need
a portable chair with a seat large enough to accomodate these
devices. At a minimum the seat should be 22½" wide and 19"
deep.

I thought I knew what to buy. Chairs designed for patios, decks,
etc., are usually oversized. In fact, I have found a couple of
chairs in local stores that would be perfect. The problem is
they're only sold in sets. Like two chairs, a loveseat, and a
table.

Believe it or not, Walmart's website has an incredibly nice all wood
chair that might be large enough. Only the overall dimensions are
listed. I contacted Walmart and they gave me the URL for the
manufacturer. I e-mailed them. No reply.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Grampian-Single-Seat-Bench/7942217

Can someone help me find a decent portable chair with a seat
large enough for my mother and her handicapped equipment?
(Please, don't suggest a bariatric chair. Some of these chairs are
fourty or fifty inches wide! They're made for hugely obese people.)


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