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My husband has problems with his legs. It occured to me that a cane with a seat would allow him to stop and rest periodically when in the ports. Most I have found are for 250 lbs. max. Anyone know of any for heavier people?
Suggest instead that you look for what is commonly called
a "Rollator". It is a 4-wheel walker with a seat. It is
available for various weights. And it folds for easy transport.
The larger the wheels - the better. Often they have a basket
to carry a few items.
Usually available at a variety of stores such as: Walmart, Costco,
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I don't believe you will find a cane seat with a 350 lb. weight capacity. The largest bariatric rated one I could find was for 300 lb. They are also not very stable. You probably need to look at a walker like a Rollator. They are certainly more practical and comfortable than a cane seat:
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I have the same weight problem and would not sail with out my rollator. I use it waiting in lines to board the ship, while in port walking to taxis, in casinos to get around. Wherever I am, when my legs are not willing to work well, I can sit and even scoot around on the rollator. It fits in taxi trunks easily and helps when the sea is rough and footing is uneasy. Most of the assets are not available with a cane, plus the rollator has brakes and it is harder to tip over. I also use it boarding to transport my carryon luggage. It is great for flying, it is checked at the gate and returned when we land.
What more can you ask for?
You won't find rollator in a department store. They are available in some big drug stores. Your best bet is to a store that specializes in mobility aids like wheel chairs ,canes, cruches ect. You should be fitted to the Rollator just like a wheel chair. Keep walking as long as you can. I keep saying that if I could walk 3 steps my whole life would be different. Good luck.
I am going on my 35th cruise next week and my 36th will be on the Oasis Mar.13th. 3 on NCL 1 on Carnival, 10 on Princess 1 on HAL and the rest on RCCL. RCCL is by far the most w/c friendly.
Cane seats are an accident waiting to happen. Especially on wet decks or wet pavements. If your husband already has trouble with his legs, he won't be able to 'save' himself if the cane seat starts to slip out from under him.
I recently had to purchase a rollator. I called a local medical supply store, and got a lot of information about different sizes and styles. I looked everything up online before I chose. Online you can easily see the size and weight limits for each one you're considering.
I wound up with an Invacare one. It has a wide seat, and also a cloth strap across as a backrest when sitting. (Some brands have just a metal bar there, which can be quite uncomfortable).
One more benefit of a rollator is that in the buffet line, you can put your tray on the seat.