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Personal lift aid

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A personal lift aid for lifting and lowering ambulatory patients and other individuals by unassisted and assisted means. The invention device comprises of a stanchion assembly having a palm grip to an upper end thereof; three adjustable hand grips located below said palm grip; and a (step-on) anchor pad located at the lower end of the device to anchor the personal lift aid to the floor or ground during lifting and lowering of individuals.Methods of moving a person with the aid of the personal lift aid include methods of a caregiver assisting the person; methods of unaided moving by the person, and methods of traversing stairs.

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