Good Shepherd Online Rehability! Store Offers Practical Gifts for Aging Adults and People With Disabilities11/24/2008
November 24, 2008
Allentown, PA - If the economy has you cutting back on extravagant gifts this holiday season, you are probably looking for a practical item that your loved one can really use. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network’s online store, Rehability (RehabilityStores.com ), is the perfect place to find a practical holiday gift for the aging adults on your list. Rehability allows people with various levels of physical disabilities to live fuller, more independent lives by providing access to specialty products and services and expert clinical support.
Products available at RehabilityStores.com include a TV/computer screen enlarger, which doubles the size of the display screen for those with visual impairment. A talking clock can help when glasses are out of reach. A handy crochet aid or extra large playing cards make great stocking stuffers and allow older adults to maintain active lifestyles.
"The need for older adults to remain active is important to their health and well being,” explains Jennifer Gramps, marketing specialist for Rehability. “Having products that help them continue to take part in everyday and recreational activities helps their self esteem.”
Rehability is offering 20 percent off and free shipping on all its items during the holiday season. Its convenient online store is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All major credit cards are accepted.
Product categories available at RehabilityStores.com include recreation, wellness, communication, education, home and daily living, mobility, clothing and children’s merchandise. The site offers products for people with various levels of disability and those that can help patients improve their chances of living independently when they transition back to their homes from a hospital or nursing home stay. These practical gifts also make sense for those living in assisted living facilities with limited space.
Rehability is a part of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, a nationally recognized leader in rehabilitation located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 40,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 8 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 16 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products online store called Rehability. Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, began operations in July 2008 and provides post-acute care in the Philadelphia region. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.GoodShepherdRehab.org .