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February 2016

February 17, 2016

Random Acts of Kindness for Seniors: Thoughtful Ideas and Inspiration

We shouldn’t need a national holiday to be kind to each other, but every little reminder helps us reconnect to the people around us.

A ninety year-old elderly woman shares a garden bench and companionship with here three dogs.

A ninety year-old elderly woman shares a garden bench and companionship with here three dogs.

February 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, a day celebrated by people across the country to encourage kind words and thoughtful actions. Small actions can truly make a difference in the lives of loved ones and even total strangers. Seniors have given so much of their lives to helping others in need, so isn’t it time recognize and appreciate all they’re done with our kindness?

Let’s take a look a few of the many ways that you can commit a random act of kindness for a senior today and any day of the year.

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February 15, 2016

Product Spotlight: Breezy Elegance Wheelchairs

Breezy Elegance Wheelchairs

Breezy Elegance wheelchairs make choosing easy! Choosing the right wheelchair, with the features that are “just right” for yourself or a loved one can sometimes be a daunting task, now Sunrise Medical has simplified the process..

Realizing this, Sunrise Medical developed a new series of “bundled feature” chairs and called it the Elegance line. What a simply great idea!

Starting with a lightweight aluminum folding frame, Sunrise Medical added great comfort and convenience features, and made them standard on all three of the Breezy Elegance Wheelchairs. Features like footrests that fold up, swing out, swing in, and remove completely. Adjustable height armrests with arm pads that can be turned back to front, making either full or desk length arms in a snap. The padded back upholstery is tension- adjustable to “give” where you need it, spoke wheels and quick-release axles are included at no charge. Each model even includes a Sunrise Medical Jay wheelchair cushion to complete the total package.

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February 12, 2016

Sit Healthy!

PR-712 Zero Gravity Pub Chair by Golden
PR-712 Zero Gravity Pub Chair by Golden

Sitting down can seem like a great way to ease the ache of knees or back, but did you know that sitting for extended periods of time can cause its own problems?

The fact is that inactivity can lead to other illnesses, poor circulation, as well as its own set of aches and pains.

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February 7, 2016

Welcome To Our New Blog!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new blog – SpinLiving.

SpinLife is known for being the #1 online retailer for mobility products, but we also have great advice and helpful tools to help people find the right products for their needs.

We launched SpinLife University several months ago—an online resource center for mobility information. We have over 100 articles there, such as “How to Choose between a Manual or Power Wheelchair” and “The Difference Between 3 & 4-Wheeled Scooters.” We are always continuing to update SpinLife University with useful information about how to choose mobility products, as well as maintenance information and other advice.

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February 2, 2016

Product Spotlight: Check out Pride’s new First Up Quick-Lift feature for Lift Chairs!

Pride Mobility First Up Technology for Lift Chairs
Lift chairs are really helpful for getting you up and out of your easy-chair with the touch of a button. No handles to pull, no need to push down on the footrest with your legs—the motor and remote hand control take care of all that for you. Designed for safety and comfort, the time it takes to go from fully reclined to fully standing is right about 36 seconds. Our customers just love their lift chairs, but a fairly common remark from your product reviews is,

 

“I just wish it would raise up a little faster!”

 

Pride Mobility listened to your comments and responded. Their new First Up Quick-lift technology cuts the cycle time in half! The option is offered on most of Pride’s popular lift chairs.

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