Year: 2018

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Aging in Place: Breaking Down the Barriers

Written by Stannah on 26th December 2018

In a recent blog, we discussed some common solutions for aging in place and the importance of planning ahead. While many consider moving house or relocating to the first floor to get around the stairs, a stairlift is often the most practical choice. But, what happens when the person who needs help, doesn’t want to […]

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Ageing in Place: What to Do if Stairs Have Become a Problem

Written by Stannah on 26th December 2018

Despite diverse backgrounds and varying income levels, seniors across the country, and around the world, are attempting to solve the problem of ageing in place. In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, aging in place can be defined as, “The ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of […]

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The Arthritis Suit Experience: Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

Written by Stannah on 26th December 2018

As a new member of Stannah’s International Content Team, having the chance to visit company headquarters was a wonderful opportunity to get some first-hand experience with the company’s products and corporate values. Regardless of department, being able to empathize with our customers is crucial to developing a more accurate understanding of their needs. Therefore, there […]

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House of the future; technology designed to age in place

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2018

When we talk about a House of the Future, futuristic Jetsons kind of houses with a strong sixties allure seems to come to mind. However thrilling the idea of living in a high-tech apartment in space might seem, it is not what we mean by a “house of the future”. We can have a little […]

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Laughter is the best medicine!

Written by Stannah on 2nd October 2018

What happens to us when we start laughing? Why do we feel so good when we do, and what benefits does a good attack of the giggles have for our bodies and minds? Today, on International Day of Happiness, we’re going to find out! Test your own laughing potential with our laughter test in this […]

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Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on 9th August 2018

  Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water, but you’ll still feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight […]

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Too tired to enjoy your twilight years?

Written by Stannah on 8th August 2018

As we age, we are more prone to certain illnesses and these may leave us feeling more tired. However, tiredness is not a symptom of aging! Unless chronic pain is causing your fatigue, there are things you can do to give you more energy, so that you can get on with engaging with your life. […]

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Happy International Day of Friendship

Written by Stannah on 24th July 2018

What is Love? When we take a look at the dictionary definition it seems dull, like something almost tangible. The description that we thought described it best was: “Love is unconditional selflessness” It’s by far the emotion we talk about most in the creative arts, it’s something intrinsic we all share as living beings. And […]

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