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Lisa Rohlfing

February 24, 2016

Product Spotlight: Pride Infinite Position Lift Chairs

Our customers frequently ask for guidance when it comes to purchasing a lift chair, particularly….

“What in the world does infinite position mean and why do I need that?!”

 

First, let me explain what it means. Infinite position chairs are electrically controlled with a wired remote hand control that lifts and reclines them with no effort on your part, save for the pushing of a button. What sets Infinite Position Chairs apart from 2 or 3 position lift chairs is the fact that they have two separate motors that individually control the backrest from the seat and footrest portion of the chair. The hand control has additional buttons allowing you to change the angle of the backrest up and down, and independently change the position of the seat and footrest using different buttons on the hand control. This can be really helpful in mitigating a number of physical issues, and allow for you maximum comfort when relaxing since you can really “fine-tune” the position of your chair.

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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 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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February 1, 2016

Rolling Walkers and Rollators: How To Find The Perfect Fit

Gemino Rollator Walking Aid Walker
I’d like to take a few minutes to talk about one of today’s most popular mobility aids- the rolling walker or “Rollator”. Lots of people are confused by the terminology, but either name is fine – they both really mean the same thing. Rollators are great when you need a little help with balance, or have to sit down and rest once in a while.

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January 29, 2016

Aquatic Exercise Really Is For Every Body

Aquatic Exercise for Mobility and Health
You don’t have to be a great swimmer to benefit from a water workout!

If you are like me the daily fitness routine can be, shall we say boring? One of the big reasons we fall into a fitness rut is the repetitive nature of many exercise programs. Why not change things up and discover the benefits of Aqua fitness? Communities all over the country have added aquatics centers to keep up with the growing popularity of water fitness. I bet you can find one near you!

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