Mobility News

Wed 16 May 2018

World-first StandingTall technology to stop falls at home

World-first StandingTall technology to stop falls at home

A FALLS prevention app based around a specific set of balance exercises delivered through a tablet computer is being trialled in Australia and the UK.

Mon 6 Nov 2017

Federal grant a step in right direction for orthotics

Federal grant a step in right direction for orthotics

IF YOU accept bad knees, dodgy hips and an aching back as a normal part of ageing, you may want to think again.

Fri 8 Sep 2017

Nationals senator wants to slow down mobility scooters

Nationals senator wants to slow down mobility scooters

NATIONALS senator John Williams wants his party to back a proposal to slow down mobility scooters.

Thu 6 Apr 2017

TRAVEL: New business offers travelling carers

TRAVEL: New business offers travelling carers

IT'S a smart business offering mobility restricted people of any age carer assistance while on holiday on the Sunshine Coast or when travelling from the Coast.

Thu 16 Feb 2017

Council Cab trial offers freedom to the over-60s

Council Cab trial offers freedom to the over-60s

SERVICE offers eligible seniors and disabled people a $2 each-way shared taxi service to their local shopping centre once a week.

Wed 11 Jan 2017

'Wheely' dedicated volunteer keeps residents moving

'Wheely' dedicated volunteer keeps residents moving

COFFS Harbour resident Marie Gordon has spent the past 25 years helping the elderly and disabled get out and about.

Mon 9 Jan 2017

Residents offered freedom through community transport

Residents offered freedom through community transport

COMMUNITY service drives local residents around for essential living and independence.

Sun 27 Nov 2016

Ross puts stamp on fundraising for mobility

Ross puts stamp on fundraising for mobility

EVERY stamp donated is sent to auction and every cent raised is passed on to the Australian Lions Children's Mobility Foundation.

Tue 11 Oct 2016

Disabled beach access at Burleigh

Disabled beach access at Burleigh

SENIORS are yet to take advantage of a new beach access mat at Burleigh to help people with mobility restrictions.

Fri 16 Sep 2016

Wheels in action to set scooter convoy record

Wheels in action to set scooter convoy record

WIDE Bay residents are on a mission to set a national record for the longest mobility scooter convoy.

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