Year: 2018

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Aging in Place: Breaking Down the Barriers

Written by Stannah on 26th December 2018

Aging in place is more than just the latest trend. Don’t let pride and outdated stigmas keep you from living life to the fullest. 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 […]

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

Written by Stannah on 26th December 2018

Ageing in place is more than just the latest trend, it’s the true Australian Dream: living safely in the home you love. 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 […]

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

Written by Stannah on 26th December 2018

With the Arthritis Suit, I had slipped from one generation to another. There truly is no better way to empathize than walking a mile in someone else’s shoes. 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 […]

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House of the future; technology designed to age in place

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2018

How will we live when we’re older? We paid a visit to the house of the future. 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, […]

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Laughter is the best medicine!

Written by Stannah on 2nd October 2018

Discover the power and benefits of a healthy dose of chuckles. See why Laughter is the best Medicine for a Balanced life! 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? […]

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Retiring off the grid

Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on 9th August 2018

Could living in a senior retirement community give you the financial freedom you need for a happy retirement?   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 […]

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Too tired to enjoy your twilight years?

Written by Stannah on 8th August 2018

Do you spend your day asking yourself “Why am I so tired?” 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 […]

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International day of Friendship

Happy International Day of Friendship

Written by Stannah on 24th July 2018

Today of all days, let’s take a moment to rejoice in the one thing that makes the world go around! Let’s Celebrate Love! 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” […]

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