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Flex-A-Bed adjustable beds relieve back pain for a great nights sleep

04/20/2017 09:50:22 AM

Lying completely flat on your back is uncomfortable if you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer with lower back pain. In case you are not familiar with them, we’d like to introduce Flex-A-Bed. This manufacturer of luxury adjustable ...

Flex-A-Bed adjustable beds relieve back pain for a great nights sleep

04/20/2017 09:50:22 AM

Lying completely flat on your back is uncomfortable if you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer with lower back pain. In case you are not familiar with them, we’d like to introduce Flex-A-Bed. This manufacturer of luxury adjustable ...

Follow These Four Simple Steps to Promote Heart Health

03/29/2017 21:00:15 PM

Sure, when we think of heart health, aspects like intense cardio workouts come to mind. However, how can those of us with disabilities or conditions, including those of us who are aging, maintain – and even improve – our heart health? It’s ...

Follow These Four Simple Steps to Promote Heart Health

03/29/2017 21:00:15 PM

Sure, when we think of heart health, aspects like intense cardio workouts come to mind. However, how can those of us with disabilities or conditions, including those of us who are aging, maintain – and even improve – our heart health? It’s ...

Diagnosis: Dementia. Repetitive behavior; Survival Secrets for Caregivers

01/31/2017 15:42:34 PM

They refer to it as the Dementia Epidemic. As many as 5.2 million people in America are living with this disease. To review: Dementia is an umbrella term describing a variety conditions that develop when nerve cells in the brain die or no ...

Diagnosis: Dementia. Repetitive behavior; Survival Secrets for Caregivers

01/31/2017 15:42:34 PM

They refer to it as the Dementia Epidemic. As many as 5.2 million people in America are living with this disease. To review: Dementia is an umbrella term describing a variety conditions that develop when nerve cells in the brain die or no ...

Who’s Caring for Caregivers?

01/25/2017 13:53:03 PM

Among those of us in our 40s, 50s and 60s, huge numbers  are called upon to provide caring for aging relatives. More than ever before. By 2020, for the first time in human history, there will be more individuals over 65 than children under ...

Who’s Caring for Caregivers?

01/25/2017 13:53:03 PM

Among those of us in our 40s, 50s and 60s, huge numbers  are called upon to provide caring for aging relatives. More than ever before. By 2020, for the first time in human history, there will be more individuals over 65 than children under ...

Relieve Pressure Using these Effective Wheelchair Stretches

01/18/2017 06:05:38 AM

Stretching and exercise are great ways to relieve pressure issues that come with prolonged sitting. Here are a couple of easy stretches that can be done, every day and without drawing undue attention to the exercise. Each technique can be done ...

Relieve Pressure Using these Effective Wheelchair Stretches

01/18/2017 06:05:38 AM

Stretching and exercise are great ways to relieve pressure issues that come with prolonged sitting. Here are a couple of easy stretches that can be done, every day and without drawing undue attention to the exercise. Each technique can be done ...

Can lift chairs help prevent falls? Learn how today!

01/04/2017 15:13:27 PM

January is National Falls Prevention month, and SpinLife is doing it’s part by hosting our Lift Chair Event. How can a lift chair help prevent falls you may ask? You may be surprised at the answer! Statistics prove that among our aging population, ...

Join with Us and Celebrate the True Spirit of the New Year

12/29/2016 08:43:51 AM

In modern times, New Year’s resolutions are goals for the coming year. However, the New Year tradition dates back over 4,000 years, and was actually about reflecting on the prior year. Put simply, it was about looking back, as opposed to looking ...

Shop the Top 5 FSA Eligible Products Today

12/21/2016 14:56:31 PM

Dear SpinLife, I have a balance in my FSA account at work, and if I don’t spend it by December 31st, I lose the money! Are SpinLife’s products eligible under the FSA guidelines, and can I use my FSA debit card to make purchases from SpinLife? ...

The Ultimate Gift: Give the lasting Gift of Mobility

12/14/2016 09:37:48 AM

Looking for the ultimate gift?As we head into the holiday season, many wonder what to get the parent or grandparent who has it all. If your family is like many of ours, we have aging relatives who could benefit from a mobility device – whether ...

Honoring Caregivers during National Family Caregivers month

11/17/2016 12:24:39 PM

  In honoring caregivers, let us not only be thankful for the care we may receive, but likewise be thankful for those who care. Family caregivers know this first hand. It is said that we never realize how loved we are until times of need. There???s ...

5 Caregiving Tips to Help You Navigate the Holidays (and Beyond)

11/15/2016 10:35:33 AM

In honor of all caregivers out there, SpinLife hopes you will find these caregiving tips helpful. When you’re stepping up to help a friend or loved one on a health journey, the holidays can become an extra-stressful time. In addition to ...

5 Caregiving Tips to Help You Navigate the Holidays (and Beyond)

11/15/2016 10:35:33 AM

In honor of all caregivers out there, SpinLife hopes you will find these caregiving tips helpful. When you???re stepping up to help a friend or loved one on a health journey, the holidays can become an extra-stressful time. In addition to ...

Spotlight on the new Space saver power lift-recline chair

11/14/2016 07:55:33 AM

Looking for a power lift-recline chair but just don’t have the space? Golden Technologies has the answer in their super plush, brand new Space Saver power lift-recline chair model PR-931. This is exciting news for folks that really want the ...

Spotlight on the new Space saver power lift-recline chair

11/14/2016 07:55:33 AM

Looking for a power lift-recline chair but just don???t have the space? Golden Technologies has the answer in their super plush, brand new Space Saver power lift-recline chair model PR-931. This is exciting news for folks that really want the ...

5 easy tips to avoid falls: Reduce your personal fall risk!

11/09/2016 09:03:37 AM

5 easy tips to avoid falls: Reduce your personal fall risk!

11/09/2016 09:03:37 AM

  “What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening?” According to Greek Mythology, this is the classic riddle delivered by the Sphinx. According to the myth, if any person who was asked ...

SpinLife in Atlanta: MedTrade Wrap-Up

11/04/2016 09:30:14 AM

SpinLife in Atlanta: MedTrade Wrap-Up

11/04/2016 09:30:14 AM

  Every October thousands of Home and Professional Medical Equipment industry professionals attend the Fall MedTrade convention in Atlanta. The annual conference is known as the place where the both well-known and start-up manufacturers show ...

Understanding the Best Ways to Help your Aging Parents

11/01/2016 09:32:17 AM

It can be difficult to decide on the best ways to help your aging parents. This dilemma faces so many family caregivers every day! Does this readers’ question sound familiar? ??My sisters and I have been taking care of our aging parents who ...

Understanding the Best Ways to Help your Aging Parents

11/01/2016 09:32:17 AM

It can be difficult to decide on the best ways to help your aging parents. This dilemma faces so many family caregivers every day! Does this readers’ question sound familiar? “My sisters and I have been taking care of our aging parents who ...

How to transport a power wheelchair: Valuable expert advice

10/27/2016 09:03:23 AM

Once upon a time, to transport a power wheelchair your only option was a wheelchair-accessible van. While accessible vans remain a popular choice, today there are other practical ways to transport a power wheelchair. Using your existing vehicle ...

How to transport a power wheelchair: Valuable expert advice

10/27/2016 09:03:23 AM

Once upon a time, to transport a power wheelchair your only option was a wheelchair-accessible van. While accessible vans remain a popular choice, today there are other practical ways to transport a power wheelchair. Using your existing vehicle ...

Bathroom Modifications: From Bathtubs to Roll-In Showers

10/19/2016 08:28:52 AM

When it comes to both independence and safety, the bathroom is the most challenging room in a home for those with mobility limitations. From slippery surfaces, to the need to step up and over, to varying fixture heights, the balance and dexterity ...

Bathroom Modifications: From Bathtubs to Roll-In Showers

10/19/2016 08:28:52 AM

When it comes to both independence and safety, the bathroom is the most challenging room in a home for those with mobility limitations. From slippery surfaces, to the need to step up and over, to varying fixture heights, the balance and dexterity ...

Enabled Driving: Innovative Vehicle Modifications Make it Possible

10/14/2016 04:09:05 AM

When it comes to freedom, many find it on the open road, behind the wheel of one’s favorite car. Physical disability doesn’t change that, where from adaptive operation to transporting a mobility product, hitting the open road is wonderfully ...

Enabled Driving: Innovative Vehicle Modifications Make it Possible

10/14/2016 04:09:05 AM

When it comes to freedom, many find it on the open road, behind the wheel of one??s favorite car. Physical disability doesn??t change that, where from adaptive operation to transporting a mobility product, hitting the open road is wonderfully ...

Motorcycle style, scooter functionality – Meet the Maverick!

10/11/2016 15:20:07 PM

Stay in touch with your wild side with Drive Medicals’ motorcycle-inspired Maverick scooter. The powerful Maverick scooter sets no boundaries as it travels up to 35 miles on powerful 1300 watt motors, and a top speed of 9.5 miles per hour. ...

Motorcycle style, scooter functionality – Meet the Maverick!

10/11/2016 15:20:07 PM

Stay in touch with your wild side with Drive Medicals?? motorcycle-inspired Maverick scooter. The powerful Maverick scooter sets no boundaries as it travels up to 35 miles on powerful 1300 watt motors, and a top speed of 9.5 miles per hour. ...

Five Affordable and Accessible ways to get around town

10/07/2016 08:53:27 AM

When it comes time to get around town – big city or small – when using a mobility product, it’s often the ”getting around” part that’s difficult for those who don’t drive. After all, if you use a wheelchair or scooter, c

Five Affordable and Accessible ways to get around town

10/07/2016 08:53:27 AM

When it comes time to get around town ?? big city or small ?? when using a mobility product, it’s often the ”getting around?? part that’s difficult for those who don’t drive. After all, if you use a wheelchair or scooter, call

The truth about the Financial Abuse of Elders

10/05/2016 08:03:01 AM

The Financial Abuse of elders is one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. If we hear the word “abuse,” we probably think about physical abuse. There are actually many other types of abuse happening to seniors: verbal or emotional, neglect, ...

The Abilities Expo: Products, People, and Priceless Moments

09/29/2016 15:42:17 PM

It’s called the Abilities Expo. Imagine a place where all are seen as one. Age nor ethnicity nor physicality matter. Maybe this sounds like Utopia. However, it in fact exists, six times per year, no less. Established in 1979 in Southern C ...

Wall-Hugger Lift and Recline chairs do they really exist?

09/27/2016 10:59:12 AM

The Best (Unexpected) Fall Foliage Destinations

09/22/2016 03:57:44 AM

Have you ever noticed that those who have moved away from seasonal climates almost universally express missing one specific aspect: fall foliage, nature’s annual kaleidoscope. Indeed, fall foliage in many of these United States is a spectacular ...

Spotlight on the innovative WheelAble shower commode chair

09/20/2016 04:17:38 AM

The WheelAble travel shower commode chair is an innovative shower commode chair from Clarke Healthcare designed with your comfort and convenience in mind! While there are other shower commode chairs that fold, no other model folds as neatly ...

Spotlight on the innovative WheelAble shower commode chair

09/20/2016 04:17:38 AM

The WheelAble travel shower commode chair is an innovative shower commode chair from Clarke Healthcare designed with your comfort and convenience in mind! While there are other shower commode chairs that fold, no other model folds as neatly ...

The Noble Service Dog: an Awesome Companion

09/15/2016 10:53:24 AM

September is National Service Dog Month. National Service Dog Month is an annual fundraising and awareness campaign for the noble dogs that enter a career of service to humans. And it is the perfect time to reflect on the roles that service ...

The Noble Service Dog: an Awesome Companion

09/15/2016 10:53:24 AM

September is National Service Dog Month. National Service Dog Month is an annual fundraising and awareness campaign for the noble dogs that enter a career of service to humans. And it is the perfect time to reflect on the roles that service ...

Looking for smooth riding travel scooters? Check out the Buzzaround XLS

09/13/2016 12:14:33 PM

Travel  scooters have been around a while. Their small size and easy to handle weight makes them practical help-mates for nearly anyone with mobility issues. Not only are they transportable, travel scooters are really quite sporty as well. ...

Looking for smooth riding travel scooters? Check out the Buzzaround XLS

09/13/2016 12:14:33 PM

Travel  scooters have been around a while. Their small size and easy to handle weight makes them practical help-mates for nearly anyone with mobility issues. Not only are they transportable, travel scooters are really quite sporty as well. ...

Therapeutic Massage: Improving Body, Mind and Spirit

09/09/2016 07:11:25 AM

There??s no question that a massage ?? whether by a partner or a professional ?? can be the ultimate in relaxation. However, did you know that therapeutic massage has become a scientifically-studied, proven form of treating many permanent d ...

Therapeutic Massage: Improving Body, Mind and Spirit

09/09/2016 07:11:25 AM

There’s no question that a massage – whether by a partner or a professional – can be the ultimate in relaxation. However, did you know that therapeutic massage has become a scientifically-studied, proven form of treating many permanent ...

Interacting with Grandchildren – The Gift of Time Together

09/02/2016 05:00:42 AM

Attention: Grandchildren: Grandparents Day is 9/11/16. Hey, even though I??m not a grandmother, I sure look forward to the day I am! From what I hear, being a grandparent is a lot easier and better than being the parent. I??ll take that, thank ...

Employment Among the Disabled: Challenges and Progress

08/30/2016 19:37:56 PM

Employment rates among the disabled community are a topic of much discussion. When it comes to employment, socio-economics and those with disabilities, we often hear grim statistics. For example, 28.1% of those with disabilities live below the ...

To Drive or not to Drive? Practical and important fundamentals

08/30/2016 13:39:23 PM

Remember being 16 years old, just learning to drive and getting your driver’s license? The feeling of freedom that came with that little card was immeasurable.  But as we enter our golden years, to drive or not to drive, is indeed the qu ...

The Power of Powered Mobility

08/26/2016 15:47:57 PM

Power Mobility Empowers. When it comes to mobility, every day without it is a day lost. Mobility empowers and liberates us. Mobility allows us to pursue education, family, career, and community ?? the aspects of life that we all want, need, ...

The Power of Powered Mobility

08/26/2016 15:47:57 PM

Power Mobility Empowers. When it comes to mobility, every day without it is a day lost. Mobility empowers and liberates us. Mobility allows us to pursue education, family, career, and community – the aspects of life that we all want, need, ...

Knee Replacement fundamentals: an insiders perspective

08/22/2016 16:05:22 PM

Facing Total Knee Replacement surgery? Just last year it was my turn to be the patient. I have always been an active person. I enjoy the outdoors, swimming, working out at the gym. Together with my husband, I have travelled all over the country ...

Knee Replacement fundamentals: an insiders perspective

08/22/2016 16:05:22 PM

Facing Total Knee Replacement surgery? Just last year it was my turn to be the patient. I have always been an active person. I enjoy the outdoors, swimming, working out at the gym. Together with my husband, I have travelled all over the country ...

Baby Boomers revisited: The truth about Zoomers

08/18/2016 13:12:20 PM

Baby Boomers revisited: The truth about Zoomers

08/18/2016 13:12:20 PM

Diagnosis Dementia: Simple Survival Secrets for Caregivers

08/16/2016 08:10:53 AM

They refer to it as the Dementia Epidemic. As many as 5.2 million people in America are living with this disease. Dementia is an umbrella term describing a variety conditions that develop when nerve cells in the brain die or no longer function ...

5 Fantastic Accessible Playgrounds

08/11/2016 08:32:59 AM

Playgrounds have come a long way over the years- check out these accessible playgrounds It??s not enough anymore to make sure that basic ramps are in place or that standard safety measures are applied. These days, accessible playgrounds are ...

Cruise your Community in a Personal Mobility Vehicle

08/10/2016 09:27:53 AM

Personal Mobility Vehicle? Imagine cruising around a private community. Maybe you’re headed to the golf course, swimming pool, tennis court or club house. You’re probably meeting up with neighbors and friends. The ride there isn’t in ...

Cruise your Community in a Personal Mobility Vehicle

08/10/2016 09:27:53 AM

Personal Mobility Vehicle? Imagine cruising around a private community. Maybe you??re headed to the golf course, swimming pool, tennis court or club house. You??re probably meeting up with neighbors and friends. The ride there isn??t in a ...

Diagnosis Dementia: Simple Survival Secrets for Caregivers

08/10/2016 08:10:53 AM

They refer to it as the Dementia Epidemic. As many as 5.2 million people in America are living with this disease. Dementia is an umbrella term describing a variety conditions that develop when nerve cells in the brain die or no longer function ...

Accessibility and America’s National Parks: Top 5 Picks

08/04/2016 09:30:10 AM

As the U.S. National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, there’s never been a better time for those who use mobility products to visit and enjoy our national parks. Even more, now in the 26th year of the ADA, access to our national ...

Accessibility and America’s National Parks: Top 5 Picks

08/04/2016 09:30:10 AM

As the U.S. National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, there’s never been a better time for those who use mobility products to visit and enjoy our national parks. Even more, now in the 26th year of the ADA, access to our national ...

Product Spotlight: The All New Go-Chair

08/02/2016 11:30:51 AM

Choosing between a scooter and a power wheelchair can be a difficult decision for some people that are in need of power mobility. In my years as a product specialist I’ve heard so many people say that they don??t want a power wheelchair ...

Product Spotlight: The All New Go-Chair

08/02/2016 11:30:51 AM

Choosing between a scooter and a power wheelchair can be a difficult decision for some people that are in need of power mobility. In my years as a product specialist I’ve heard so many people say that they don’t want a power wheelchair ...

What are the benefits of a 3 or 4-wheel scooter configuration? Ask Mark!

07/29/2016 12:48:48 PM

What are the benefits of a 3 or 4-wheel scooter configuration? Let’s ask Mark…. I’m currently shopping for a scooter and I see that many models come in either 3 or 4 wheel versions. Can you explain the difference and why I might cho

How to choose between a 3 or 4-wheel scooter? Ask Mark!

07/29/2016 12:48:48 PM

 How to choose between a 3 or 4-wheel scooter? Let’s ask Mark…. I’m currently shopping for a scooter and I see that many models come in either 3 or 4-wheel versions. Can you explain the difference and why I might choose one over th

Long-Distance Caregiving, a new American reality

07/21/2016 14:27:37 PM

For those of us not yet at retirement age, many of us face an increasingly-common family dynamic: long distance caregiving. Statistically, as caregivers, not only are we not alone, but long distance caregiving is becoming more common every ...

Bringing the patient home: 5 things you should know following a hospital stay

07/20/2016 09:27:18 AM

Bringing home the patient – 5 simple steps to take following a hospital stay. I recently helped my mother bring my father home from the hospital after quintuple bypass surgery. This transition was an eye-opening experience. I realized how ...

How to Improve the Comfort of Your Ultralight Wheelchair

07/14/2016 14:43:59 PM

This reader wonders how to improve the comfort of your ultralight? Let’s ask Mark. I have an ultralight wheelchair that I love. It fits perfectly and it meets all of my needs. My only wish is that it could be a little more comfortable. When ...

How to Improve the Comfort of Your Ultralight Wheelchair

07/14/2016 14:43:59 PM

This reader wonders how to improve the comfort of your ultralight? Let’s ask Mark. I have an ultralight wheelchair that I love. It fits perfectly and it meets all of my needs. My only wish is that it could be a little more comfortable. When ...

Four easy steps to a safer bathroom

07/12/2016 12:51:22 PM

The statistics are true, one-third of all accidents take place inside the home, and most of those occur in the bathroom. Take these four easy steps to a safer bathroom. The combination of wet, soapy surfaces, lots of obstacles and reduced ...

Four easy steps to a safer bathroom

07/12/2016 12:51:22 PM

The statistics are true, one-third of all accidents take place inside the home, and most of those occur in the bathroom. Take these four easy steps to a safer bathroom. The combination of wet, soapy surfaces, lots of obstacles and reduced visibility ...

True Equal Access Means Full Social Inclusion

07/07/2016 14:41:28 PM

As we near the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a question remains; just how inclusive have we truly become as a country towards those with disabilities? The answer is a complex one. On the one hand, we’ve come re ...

True Equal Access Means Full Social Inclusion

07/07/2016 14:41:28 PM

As we near the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a question remains; just how inclusive have we truly become as a country towards those with disabilities? The answer is a complex one. On the one hand, we’ve come rem ...

Changing seasons: When You Become the “Parent”

07/05/2016 14:50:30 PM

It’s an interesting, and sometimes wrenching, transition. When you become the “parent” to your parents… Anyone with an interest in reading this blog is old enough to know that one of the surest things in life is change. When

Changing seasons: When You Become the “Parent”

07/05/2016 14:50:30 PM

It’s an interesting, and sometimes wrenching, transition. When you become the “parent” to your parents… Anyone with an interest in reading this blog is old enough to know that one of the surest things in life is change. When I

The Independence that Mobility Brings

06/30/2016 12:33:12 PM

When we celebrate Independence Day, we officially recognize our country’s liberation from Great Britain in 1776. However, many – from those born with disabilities, to those with later-in-life injuries and conditions, to those who are aging ...

Spotlight on Reverie Adjustable Beds

06/28/2016 14:06:21 PM

Reverie adjustable beds provide a truly unique solution in the quest for a great night’s sleep! Another night of tossing, turning, propping, trying to get comfortable to no avail? Maybe your mattress is too firm, too soft, whatever, you ...