Learning Center - The Best Lift Chairs for Larger People

No Matter Your Size, A Lift Chair Can Help You

People come in different shapes and sizes. That’s a fact, and these lift chairs are designed to help anyone with disabilities or standing issues. They each offer something unique but all of them can accommodate at least 350 lbs. 

We’ve put together a list of great lift chairs for people on the larger end of the spectrum that can help you to find the perfect fit.

UltraComfort StellarComfort UC550LRG Power Lift Chair

The StellarComfort Collection offers the most comfort of any lift recliner. Each model comes standard with the StellarComfort positioning technology, allowing the backrest and footrest to work independently to create positions that place the feet above the heart and reduce lower back pressure.

The UC550 line is available in 4 sizing options for the perfect fit and comes with Pocketed Coil Springs, Arm and Headrest Covers, and Stellar Positioning as standard features. This Large sizing option is perfect for larger individuals and offers a max weight capacity of 375 lbs. Its core features include:

Power Lift Mechanism

Simply hold the lift button down and the seat will raise up so you can easily get in and out of the chair without putting any undue stress on your joints. The entire motion is smooth and motorized and is backed up by a backup battery feature.

Infinity Recline Positions

UltraComfort America proudly introduces StellarComfort, a new concept in positioning comfort. StellarComfort positioning technology allows for a greater range of positions at the touch of a button. These positions may help improve circulation, relieve back pressure, and enhance comfort. Experience the difference of this unique motion technology available in multiple sizes.

Back-Up Battery Feature

There is a backup battery feature that will raise the chair up from the reclined position should the power go out. Two 9V batteries provide enough power to raise the chair up so you can get up. It is recommended that you change the batteries after this happens to ensure it has enough power should it need to be used again.

Patented Auto Drive Hand Control

Takes you through the motions of a StellarComfort chair as you glide into your comfort zone. When you are finished relaxing, the “Lift” button will place you in the ideal position to get out of your recliner without unneeded stress on your joints.

Total Control

Operates the basic moment of the chair

Position Control

Programmable positioning buttons for individualized comfort.

Eclipse Control

Activates Eclipse technology, an adjustable tilting moment that provides a weightless experience.

Custom Control

Fine-tunes any position by moving the backrest and footrest independently.

UltraComfort StellarComfort UC550M26 WIDE Power Lift Chair

The StellarComfort Collection offers the most comfort of any lift recliner. Each model comes standard with the StellarComfort positioning technology, allowing the backrest and footrest to work independently to create positions that place the feet above the heart and reduce lower back pressure.

The UC550 line is available in 4 sizing options for the perfect fit. Each size in the UC550 line comes with Pocketed Coil Springs, Arm and Headrest Covers, and Stellar Positioning as standard features. It has the same core features as the previous model.

The best part this chair has a 500-lbs weight capacity and a wider seat at 26”, giving you an additional three inches of room.



UltraComfort StellarComfort UC570-L Power Lift Chair

Take your comfort to the next level with the UC570. This model not only has our patented Stellar positioning and patent-pending Eclipse Technology, but you can also choose the size chair that’s just right for you. All sizing options offer an adjustable waterfall back and pocketed coil seating system for the ultimate in comfort! It’s core features include:

PATENTED Eclipse Technology

The patented Eclipse Technology includes an extra motor that provides a tilting motion, which cradles your body and offers more positioning than any other recliner on the market.

The Patented Auto Drive Hand Control, Total Control Options, Position Control, Eclipse Control, 

Custom Control, and Back-Up Battery Features are also all included. The max weight on this chair is the standard 375 lbs and a 23” seat.

Osaki OLT-A Kneading Massage Lift Chair

The Osaki OLT-A is a unique luxury lift chair that provides kneading massage. The Osaki lift chair is fitted with the highest quality German motor which helps the user getting in and out of a chair easily. OLT-A lift chair is equipped with 10 stationary kneading points, a first of its kind that offers a kneading massage on back and legs. The massage is complemented by a heating pad on back seat cushion that distributes a warm heat that enhances the massage experience. The chair can hold up to 350 lbs and moves quietly as it lifts and reclines. Its features include:

OKIN MOTORS

Osaki uses only the best parts and the lifting chair is no exception. The OKIN motor is German engineered delivering a quiet action with smooth movements.

LIFTING & RECLINE

The easy to use remote allows the user to automatically move to help them get seated, reclined, and to stand. The reclines to approximately 160 degrees. Additionally, as the OLT-A Lifting chair reclines, the leg ottoman will raise up providing support to the legs.

KNEADING MASSAGE ON BACK, WAIST, AND CALVES

The kneading leg massagers are located at the center of the ottoman. The rotating action provides a soothing massage to the calf area depending on the height of the user.

HEATING FEATURE

Heating pads are located in the seat and mid-lower back. The warm heat application enhances the massage experience and at the same time loosen muscles to help relax. The heating feature can be turned on or off.

REMOTE CONTROLLER

OLT-A luxury lift chair has a simple and easy to use remote control. The remote controller has a LED screen with a blue backlight to make it visible in the dark. As the chair reclines, the stronger the massage will become with more bodyweight being applying to the massage heads.

SIDE POCKET

On the side of the massaging lift chair are large pockets on both sides to store away the remote, magazines, and any other articles you may want to have at your disposal when using the massage chair.

EASY REMOVAL BACK CUSHION

The Osaki massaging lift chair comes with an additional pad for users that prefer a milder massage. If the user wishes to make the massage stronger simply remove the pad that is attached by Velcro.

Flexsteel Orion Power Lift Recliner

A square button-tufted back cushion and contoured arms give Orion its clean, traditional appearance. With a fully padded footrest and Visco Gel seat cushion, this lift recliner provides tremendous comfort for when you're watching TV or reading a book. Orion's medium scale and easy-to-use hand control make it an ideal piece for your home. Its max weight is 375 lbs and the seat is 22”. The core features include:

HIGH-DENSITY FOAM SEAT CUSHION

The Orion seat cushion infused with Visco Gel and consists of high-resiliency, high-density foam for extra support.

WIRED HAND CONTROL

Nine-button wired hand control on the right-hand side of the recliner includes two-user memory settings and allows for controlled transitioning between the recline and lift positions.

DUALFLEX SPRING SYSTEM

Built around a metal seat box DualFlex is at the core of our upholstered seating and never needs retying or replacing to keep you from getting that sinking feeling in your seat. The manufacturer's innovative, time-tested Blue Steel springs and the updated Dualflex system are made of heavy-duty materials and never need retying or replacing. If you don't believe it, the spring system can be replaced by the manufacturer at any time thanks to a lifetime warranty.

CONSTRUCTION

Flexsteel Dora Power Lift Recliner

Traditional diamond button tufting highlights the back cushion of Dora. With a fully padded footrest and rolled arm, this lift recliner provides tremendous comfort for when you're watching TV or reading a book. Dora's small scale and easy-to-use hand control make it an ideal piece for your home. It has the same core features as mentioned above and has that same 375-lbs max weight capacity.

CONSTRUCTION

SIDE POCKET

Pocket on the right-hand side provides storage for the hand control and other belongings.

BATTERY BACKUP

The battery backup system will activate during a power failure. The backup system is powered by two 9V batteries (not included) that need to be installed into the external transformer.

Get Shopping!

Now that you know some of the best chairs for your body type, you’ll be able to take home the perfect chairs for your needs and enjoy all the benefits that lift chairs have to offer, all while being comfortable and relaxed. Lift chair have been upgraded over time and these represent some of the best of the best. No one should be trapped in an uncomfortable chair that they have a hard time getting up from. These chairs can help.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us over the phone or through email at info@massagechairplanet.com. We’d love to help you enjoy a smooth purchase process so that you get the perfect chair for your needs.