VELA Lift Chairs for Elderly

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Electric Sit-to-Stand

Gently transition from a sitting to a standing position with our smooth, electric height adjustment feature. Effortlessly reach surfaces high and low.

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Seated Mobility

Stay comfortably seated while performing daily activities. Conserve precious energy and save your body by wheeling yourself from room to room.

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Safety First

Feel safer in your home by minimizing your risk of a fall-related injury. Give yourself a stable base for any activity in the home.

The VELA Chair provides the freedom to safely navigate your home or the office, to engage in activities, and to continue living independently in your own home.

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The Perfect Electric Chair for Elderly Individuals: Reach High and Low

If you’re searching for a mobility chair with arms that helps you stand up with minimal effort, you’ve come to the right place.

Perfect for seniors who are quickly drained of energy, The VELA Chair moves up and down at the press of a button – allowing you to reach items on the top shelf or at the bottom of the cabinet without straining or expending a lot of energy.

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A Senior Chair That Also Helps You Get up More Easily

In addition to helping you move around the house much better, the VELA Chair also provides extra support when you need to stand up while transferring to the bed, toilet, or couch. First, set the brake and rest both feet securely on the floor.

Next, press the button located under the armrest and the chair will start to rise. Once you’ve attained your desired position, you can then safely and securely stand up and move to another surface without having to strain or exert much energy.

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VELA Independence ChairVELA Apex ChairVELA Epic ChairVELA Epic Plus Chair
User weight
88 – 300 lbs88 – 300 lbs300 – 385 lbs385 – 660 lbs
Brake system2-wheel via manual handbrake4-wheel electric via remote2-wheel via manual handbrake2-wheel via manual handbrake
Height adjustmentElectric via buttons in armrestElectric via remoteElectric via buttons in armrestElectric via buttons in armrest
Sit-to-stand via buttons in armrest via remote via buttons in armrest via buttons in armrest
Backrest adjustmentManualElectricManualManual
Seat angle adjustmentManualElectricManualManual
Color options4111
Foldable FootrestOptional Lift Chairs for Elderly
Push BarOptional OptionalOptional
Price from$3,795.00$6,495.00$6,495.00$6,995.00

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  • Who is Enable Me?

    Enable Me has been distributing VELA Chairs in the US since 2012. In 2023, we joined Vermund Larsen A/S, while maintaining our headquarters in Tampa, Florida. Our team continues to provide VELA Chairs throughout the US from this location.

  • How much does the chair cost?

    For pricing details on each chair model and accessories, visit our products page.

  • Where are VELA Chairs manufactured?

    Our chairs are crafted in Denmark, embodying Danish quality from start to finish. Learn more about how we make our chairs here.

  • Are there payment plans available for purchasing the chair?

    Yes, we have partnered with Affirm to offer financing options. Check the different plans on our products page.

  • Are there used chairs available for purchase?

    No, we do not have used chairs available for purchase.

  • Are VELA Chairs covered by medical insurance? If so, how do I submit a claim to my insurance?

    VELA Chairs aren’t covered by Medicare or Medicaid. Coverage through private insurance varies by policy.

  • Do you work with the Veterans Administration?

    Yes, we work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Contact us for assistance with the application process.

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  • What are the uses of VELA Chairs?

    VELA Chairs are designed for the home and workplace to help users get back to living and working more independently. Whether it’s cooking in the kitchen or getting back to projects so you can further your career, a VELA Chair helps you function where you need to.

  • Are there different models of the chair available?

    Yes, we offer four models: VELA Independence Chair, VELA Epic Chair, VELA Epic Plus Chair, and VELA Apex Chair. Compare them here.

  • What is the weight limit for the VELA Chair?

    Weight limits vary by model. See specifications on our products page.

  • I’m not sure which VELA Chair is right for me. How can I get help?

    The VELA Chair Finder asks the necessary information from you to evaluate which model is the right fit. Access the Chair Finder here. If you need further assistance, please contact us. We are here to help.

  • Is the chair delivered assembled?

    Your VELA Chair arrives 95% assembled. You only need to attach the backrest, no tools required. Watch a demonstration video here.

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  • Is the VELA Chair an approved medical device?

    Yes, the chair is a FDA-registered medical device.

  • Can VELA Chairs be used on various flooring types (carpet, wood, tile)?

    The VELA Chair can be used on all hard flooring like wood, tiles, and linoleum. It is also suitable for use on low-pile, wall-to-wall carpets. However, please note that it is not recommended for use on high-pile carpets, as the resistance of high-pile carpets hinders the chair’s smooth movement.

    Additionally, for your safety, avoid using the chair on loose rugs. Loose rugs can shift, fold, or slip, increasing the risk of accidents and falls. It’s essential to ensure a stable and secure surface when using the chair to maintain your safety and comfort. If you have any questions or concerns about using the chair on specific floor types, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our customer support team for guidance and assistance.

  • Are height-adjustable models available?

    Yes. All VELA Chair models have electric height adjustment. Find a VELA Chair that suits your height the best by answering this short quiz.

  • Can the chair fit through a doorway?

    Absolutely. Our chairs are usually no wider than 25.6 inches, fitting standard doorways.

  • Can I purchase a seat cover?

    Yes, we offer water-resistant covers for the chair seat. They are particularly useful if you experience incontinence or tend to spill frequently, like during meals.

  • Does the chair require daily charging?

    Charging frequency depends on usage. We recommend nightly charging to ensure sufficient power. Regular charging also prolongs the battery’s lifespan.

  • How do I charge the chair?

    Charging a VELA chair varies depending on the model. You can find out how to charge your VELA chair by clicking the button below.

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  • What is the expected lifespan of a VELA Chair?

    With proper care, expect at least 10 years of service, potentially extending to 15 years or more with regular maintenance. Note that this requires you take good care of your chair (see user manual) and wear and tear parts are changed when necessary (for example: the batteries, which have an expected lifespan of 3–5 years under regular use).

  • Can I move the brake to the left side of the chair?

    Yes, on the Independence Chair, the brake is shiftable. Watch this video for a demonstration.
    If you have a VELA Epic Chair, please contact us for more information.

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  • Can I switch the electric height adjustment control from the right armrest to the left armrest?

    Yes, you can.
    Please see the video instructions matching your armrest set.

    Moving the electric height adjustment control