Disability Information, Disability News

Online Information Hub provides answers

The way people access information today is changing – something Hamilton-based charitable trust Life Unlimited sees first hand as part of its ongoing Ministry of Health disability information contract. With this in mind Life Unlimited has designed an information resource with input from disabled people and their families to provide the sort of information they […]

News, Specials

Missed the latest news?

3 July 2018 – Find out about our special offers available this month in the latest newsletter from Life Unlimited Store. Don’t miss our amazing NEO Mobility Scooter special. Get $340 free accessories for your new NEO scooter this month only. Check out the latest exclusive offer for SuperGold cardholders and read our story about the Diane Rangi Innovation Award […]

Daily Living, Mobility

Safety concerns for mobility scooter users

29 June 2018 – The ever increasing number of mobility scooters and power chairs now on footpaths do provide independence for the users but Waikato charitable trust Life Unlimited is concerned some people using them are doing so unsafely. General manager William Hughes says training workshops Life Unlimited runs in Waikato and the Bay of […]

Daily Living, Mobility

Getting mobile at 50+

19 March 2018 – The opportunity to be part of the “50 and loving it! festival event” on April 14 and 15 at Hamilton Gardens is too good to miss, says the general manager of mobility experts Life Unlimited Store William Hughes. The team will be on hand to offer information about support and services […]

Daily Living

Bladder leakage can be a wee problem

Many people find urinary incontinence — or loss of bladder control — difficult to talk about. It’s a real pity, because the truth is as many as one in four New Zealanders experience incontinence, says Advance® products clinical educator Sally Sims. “Severity can range from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze, to having […]

Health and Safety

Ouch! My back hurts. . .

If you suffer from back pain, you’re not alone – around 80% of New Zealanders will experience back pain at some time in their life. Back pain can have a significant impact on day to day life – affecting work and your ability to keep moving and enjoy life with family and friends. Our team […]

Toni Naera
Mobility

Make 2018 the year you enjoy better mobility

17 January 2018 – Now is the time to assess your mobility needs so you can make the most of the fine weather and enjoy getting out with family and friends, says Toni Naera. She works with people who face disability and mobility issues in her role at Life Unlimited Store. In the Waikato 25 percent of […]

Disability Information, Mobility

Moving Under Own Steam

For the last nine years Vanessa Edwards has struggled to walk long distances, reports Bethany Rolston of the Te Awamutu Courier. 21 November 2017 –  Te Awamutu woman Vanessa Edwards has Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, a disease of the central nervous system that affects movement, sensation and body functions. Read more…    

Mobility

Get scooter-ready for summer

31 October 2017 As the weather warms up, you’ll want to get out and about in the sunshine to make the most of your mobility scooter purchase. Your scooter should provide you with years of trouble-free travel if you give it a little TLC. Take a look at our regular maintenance checklist. Top tips for keeping […]

Daily Living, Mobility

Supporting mobility and independence

12 September 2017 – If declining mobility is affecting your independence, talk to the team in store and let them help you find the right equipment for your needs. We have an extensive range of mobility aids, whether you need a little extra assistance for those days you’re feeling fatigue, or whether you need ongoing […]