Year: 2017

Age friendly cities

Age-friendly cities: What will they mean for seniors in the future?

Written by Stannah on 28th December 2017

How can governments make cities more age-friendly to cater to the needs of their aging populations? Since 2006 the idea of age-friendly cities has been floating around in the media. Lots of governmental organizations are talking about creating age-friendly communities, but what does this actually mean? What impact will it have for seniors? We all […]

Find out more >
memory exercises seniors

Memory Exercises For Seniors: 7 Tips to Keep your Mind Healthy and Strong as you Age

Written by Stannah on 19th December 2017

Memory Exercises For Seniors: 7 Tips to Keep your Mind Healthy and Strong as you Age As we age, it is not uncommon to notice that our memory function may seem to decrease. Memory lapses, like the inability to recall a name or missing a doctor’s appointment, can occur at any age. However, elderly people […]

Find out more >
“Russell, Carl Fredricksen and Dug”

Movie UP Revisited – An uplifting adventure

Written by Stannah on 13th December 2017

Oscar-winning movie UP revisited 8 years after it was released. A Perfect film for children and adults to enjoy together Up is a story about aging and realizing that life is messy and not something that we can always control. No matter how you look at it, through the eyes of a child or a […]

Find out more >
Improve your balance

Loss of balance, what you need to know about your body’s balance health.

Written by Stannah on 28th November 2017

What do you know about your balance health? More importantly, what do you know about your loss of balance? “Most people don’t know about loss of balance unless they have a friend or family member who has taken a fall and suddenly, they become ‘Edified’…you get to know only when there is an ‘Event’ ” […]

Find out more >
World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day: Act today to change tomorrow

Written by Stannah on 9th November 2017

Stannah joins the largest diabetes awareness campaign, as we all have the right to a healthy future The right to a healthy future should be a universal right. But making it available to everyone is something that very much depends on education, information and awareness. This is especially true for women, who are the most […]

Find out more >
What will living longer mean for individuals, and for society?

What will living longer mean for individuals, and for society?

Written by Stannah on 3rd November 2017

It’s up to us to build a world in which we can live long, productive, happy lives! “Supersized life spans are going to radically alter society, and present an unprecedented opportunity to change our approach not only to old age but to all life’s stages. The ramifications are just beginning to dawn on us… yet […]

Find out more >
Senior gardening: couple gardening together

Senior gardening: learn more about the benefits of a therapeutic garden

Written by Stannah on 23rd October 2017

Senior gardening or having a little piece of nature to attend to is vital for seniors. Learn how to make your own garden! Ever wondered why so many take up gardening after they´ve retired? Aside from having the luxury of more spare time, attending to a garden or simply enjoying the contact with nature promotes […]

Find out more >
The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History

The Role of Senior Citizens Throughout History

Written by Stannah on 28th September 2017

How has the role of senior citizens changed and what are the new challenges faced by an ever-aging society? The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History “The challenge today is to build a world that is just as responsive to the needs of very old people as to the very young.” Laura L. Carstensen Ph.D. […]

Find out more >