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Winter 2011

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DVD Inspires Survivors; Scooter and Scissors Give More Independence

DVD Offers Hope and Practical Advice

Stroke Recovery: Taking Back Our Lives is a practical DVD that features personal experiences and advice from stroke survivors, caregivers, family, friends, doctors and other healthcare professionals. Its message is one of hope with encouragement to continue with stroke recovery, as it is a lifelong process. The entire DVD is broken into 19 chapters with a running time of 60 minutes.

Price: $14.95
Phone: 805-640-6863
Website: http://recoveringfromstroke.com


Electric Scooters Return Freedom of Mobility

The 3-Wheel Go-Go Ultra X Electric Travel Scooter is loaded with design features like an innovative locking me-chanism that allows one-handed frame disassembly and a convenient drop-in battery box that makes transport and travel worry free. Electric scooters are ideal for outside activities because they glide smoothly and easily over a variety of surfaces. Riders steer using handlebars, much like a bicycle. The price includes a one-year, in-home service contract, batteries and free shipping.

Price: $789
Phone: 800-391-7237
Website: thescooterstore.com


Long Loop Scissors

These helpful scissors feature a self-opening handle that is easy to grip so it takes minimal effort to cut through paper or even light plastic. Scissors can be used with either the right or left hand, and the plastic blade guard may be used as a stand for one-handed cutting. The stainless steel blades measure 3 inches. These scissors are ideal for people who have difficulty placing their fingers into the finger holes of regular scissors.

Price: $26.95
Phone: 877-785-8326
Website: lifesolutionsplus.com

The product descriptions included in Gear & Gadgets are for informational purposes only. A product’s inclusion in StrokeSmart™ does not imply endorsement by National Stroke Association nor does it guarantee the reliability or safety of the products listed.

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