Don’t give up your freedom and independence because getting up from your chair is difficult. Seat Boost’s lift seats for chairs get you on your feet so that you can do tasks around the house, visit friends or family and easily participate in social activities like going to the movies, church, or out to eat. These cushioned chairlifts are not only for seniors, they are also great for assisting anyone who is recovering from surgery or dealing with arthritis, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, degenerative joint disease, other neuromuscular disorders, and joint or muscle strain. It not only gives the user freedom to move, it also helps relieve caregivers from lifting or worrying. Conveniently, the Seat Boost cushioned lift assist doesn’t need batteries or electricity to run but when properly adjusted according to your weight, uses a hydropneumatic gas spring to gently and safely lift as far as 8-11 inches as soon as you start to stand. This self-powered feature makes it easy to take on the go without worrying about finding a power source. The seat is adjustable and suited for 200 lbs-340lbs. **NOTE: THIS IS MEANT TO PROVIDE 70% SUPPORT TO THOSE WITHIN THE SPECIFIED WEIGHT RANGE. 70% SUPPORT MEANS THAT 30% SUPPORT WILL BE REQUIRED BY THE USER TO MAINTAIN LEG STRENGTH** Features : SEAT ASSIST HELPS MAINTAIN ACTIVE AND INDEPENDENT LIFESTYLE: It’s difficult to have to rely on someone else to help with regular everyday activities like getting up and sitting down, but now you can take some of your independence back. This easy uplift cushion helps you safely get up and sit down, reducing strain on your muscles and helping you conserve energy for more important tasks. It also offers great relief to caregivers.70% LIFT ASSISTANCE TO MAINTAIN LEG STRENGTH: No matter what’s been keeping you down, a Seat Boost chair lift cushion can help you back up. Great for assisting older ones who have difficulty standing from a seated position as well as those with arthritis, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, neuromuscular disorders, or those recovering from surgery. It gently lifts only when needed and without pushing you forward.EASY TO TAKE WHEREVER YOU GO: You don’t have to sacrifice daily living, your social life, or fun activities because you have trouble getting up. This highly portable cushion lift weighs only 8.5 lbs. and can be taken to other homes while visiting as well as public places like churches, restaurants, and theaters.COMFORTABLE AND EASY TO TAKE CARE OF: Comfort is important when you want to sit down and relax. The Seat Boot easy rise cushion is padded with a super comfortable, slightly curved foam cushion that molds to your individual shape. Both the cover and cushion are easily washable. For additional safety, the base uses a non-slip material to prevent it from moving and slipping.NO BATTERIES OR ELECTRICITY NEEDED: Never worry about battery life running low or a power outage leaving you stranded, the Seat Boost seat riser cushion is self-powered. Using the help of a hydropneumatic gas spring as a lifting mechanism, the seat assist automatically releases and begins to lift when you start to stand.