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Safety concerns for mobility scooter users

17 July 2019 – 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. Service and development manager Todd Stephenson says training workshops Life Unlimited runs at retirement villages and community events provide an ideal…

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Life on the road

New look: William Hughes and Toni Naera pictured with Life Unlimited Store vans. Fleet branding graphics completed by Admark Visual Imaging 29 May 2017 – Keep an eye out for the new Life Unlimited Store vans hitting the roads around Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua. General Manager Enterprise, William Hughes, says the distinctive new vans will enable Life Unlimited Store, part…

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Lottery grant gives Manu greater independence

Manu and Life Unlimited Store team member Julie Stevenson have travelled a similar life journey as stroke survivors and both volunteer with the Gisborne Stroke Support Group. The Gisborne Life Unlimited Store team is pleased to see Manu Kirikiri out on her new Neo mobility scooter after recently receiving a Lottery Grant. “We have worked with Manu to get her…

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Great scooters and quality service: We’re better together

Life Unlimited Store and Mobility Equipment & Services team up. Technician Japhet Santa Lucia pictured. If you’re looking for a new scooter or powerchair but also want excellent servicing and after-care – then Life Unlimited Store’s new business relationship with Mobility Equipment & Services (MES) will put a smile on your face. Life Unlimited has purchased the retail division of…

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Top picks from our Tauranga team

We asked the Tauranga Life Unlimited Store team and hearing therapists Trish and Ange about their favourite pieces of equipment. This is what they like to recommend to customers. Mandy The new Neo Galaxy mobility scooter can travel 9.6km/h and will take the customer up to 32km with one charge. This provides the user with accessible personal transport so they…

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Take part in your community with Life Unlimited Store mobility hire

  Do you – or someone in your family – need some help with mobility to attend special community events? If so, then hiring mobility equipment could be a good option. At Life Unlimited Store we provide mobility equipment for hire from our four Store locations; including walkers, wheelchairs, and even mobility scooters (each Store offers slightly different equipment). Even…

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Regional focus: news from Gisborne

Stroke survivors find support in Gisborne Julie Stevenson We usually associate strokes with our older citizens, but strokes can happen to any person at any age. At the Life Unlimited Store in Gisborne, one of our long-term volunteers suffered a debilitating stroke at age 29.  It was a long journey back for Julie Stevenson, but she has remained optimistic and…

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