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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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Out goes the wheelchair, onto the Alinker walking bike

Suzi Merson has hidden her wheelchair in the shed and taken to the footpaths around Hastings on a bright yellow Alinker walking bike. The freedom she feels coupled with the ability to look people in their eyes rather than have them looking down at her has made the 56-year-old former picture framer the happiest she has been since the disastrous…

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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 and assistive equipment to help…

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