As we age mobility can become more of a challenge. When you want to be independent rising out of the chair by yourself can be difficult, and in worst cases it could result in a fall.
A solution to the problem of standing would be a Lift Chair. A lift Chair looks like a comfortable and fashionable recliner chair, except that it can can elevate you gently to a position where your hips are higher than your knees. You can then step away from the chair in control of your balance.