Year: 2017

World Heart Day: Preventing heart disease and promoting healthier living

World Heart Day: Preventing Heart Disease & Promoting Healthier Living

Written by Stannah on 27th September 2017

World Heart Day is a great time to take stock of your heart health and make better choices for the future. “Listen to your heart.” It’s a phrase we hear a lot. It might be your favorite line from a classic romantic comedy or sound advice delivered to you by a cherished loved one. Regardless […]

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Tips to help seniors safely use Social Media

8 Tips to Help Seniors Safely Use Social Media

Written by Stannah on 30th August 2017

Social Media help keep seniors in touch with the world around them, but there are some cautions to keep in mind. The Australian Communications and Media Authority estimates that 79% percent of individuals over the age of 65 have accessed the internet in the past year, and many are venturing into the world of social […]

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Learning new skills and having quality time with your family are key to a happy retirement

Happy Retirement – Make the most out of life

Written by Stannah on 21st August 2017

Learning new skills is key to a happy retirement and the first step in a journey toward greater personal growth. Age is just a number and retirement is now considered by many to be the “golden age” of adulthood. As life expectancy increases, having a happy retirement is now more important than ever. This is […]

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senior couple on a beach

Knee pain: know the symptoms, causes and prevention measures

Written by Stannah on 3rd August 2017

At Stannah we know how knee pain can affect our customers’ daily routine and independency. That is why prevention is key. When you, or someone you know, experience severe knee pain caused either by knee injury or Osteoarthritic disease or even Rheumatoid Arthritis, you’ll know how distressing and painful it can be walking 200 yards […]

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Senior benefitting from practicing yoga outside

5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

Written by Stannah on 10th July 2017

While it’s not possible to completely minimize all the effects that ageing has in our body, there’s plenty that can be done to lessen its impact. For many, Yoga is the answer The desire to age in place has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among the ageing Baby Boomer generation. While the ambition […]

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7 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter

7 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter

Written by Stannah on 26th June 2017

It’s the time of year where temperatures drop and weather deteriorates. Learn how to stay healthy in winter. If you were a character in the epic TV show Game of Thrones, you would feel a chill in your bones at the words ‘Winter is Coming’. But because you’re Australian, you may even welcome the winter […]

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Fall Prevention with Proper Senior Footwear

Written by Stannah on 19th June 2017

The first step to fall prevention should be wearing proper footwear. Here are some footwear suggestions for seniors. While much of the discussion around fall prevention focuses in avoiding obstacles, it is important to look at footwear and analyse how they can increase the risk of falling, especially important among seniors. As a child, we […]

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Technology can benefit the mental and physical well-being of seniors

Aging and Technology: preventing Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Written by Stannah on 12th June 2017

How caregivers can introduce technology to prevent or slow down the appearance of Dementia and Alzheimer’s in their elderly loved ones. As the world’s population is getting older, Aging and Technology are pressing themes, and since technological devices are advancing faster than many of us could have ever imagined. Self-driving cars and virtual reality headsets […]

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