Year: 2018

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by Stannah on 16th July 2018

“What if you were to lose every memory you ever had?” in “Still Alice”, by Lisa Genova Images sourced from Newstateman and Howard or Film Julianne Moore’s Oscar and Bafta winning performance couldn’t have been more powerful. She completely transformed herself into a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University who faces an unexpected diagnosis. When […]

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Senior Golf: A Healthy Balance of Fun & Exercise

Written by Stannah on 5th July 2018

It’s one of the best feelings in sports: the perfect golf shot. Everything is balanced and in rhythm. The world slows down. Your thoughts and movements are fluid, working together, perfectly in sync. You feel the ball give, and before even lifting your head to track it, you know exactly where it’s going. These are […]

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Seniors can feel lost in airports what is Senior Air travel?

Senior air travel, friend or foe?

Written by Stannah on 18th June 2018

We fly frequently and no matter where we go, there are always those stressful moments. It got us thinking about senior air travel and what the whole experience of air travel must be like for a senior citizen. Flying in today’s environment is stressful. Everything takes longer because of the extensive security procedures. There are […]

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Communal living or cohousing is a great way to live our lives

Independence through communal living: is cohousing the future?

Written by Stannah on 12th June 2018

Cohousing, or communal living, is a trend that has picked up a lot of steam over the last 40 years and could very well be in your future. However, many people still don’t know much about the subject and associate the idea of communal living with hippy communes of the sixties. However, that’s not the […]

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The most talked about 83¼-year old Hendrik Groen

The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, the 83 ¼ year old who conquered our hearts!

Written by Stannah on 4th June 2018

“The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old”. This unique diary has won over readers far beyond its homeland (the Netherlands). In fact, the translation rights of the award-winning book have been sold to more than 35 countries! The book is on the international best-sellers list and has since been developed into a […]

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World health day: how Parkinson’s Disease can affect drinking a simple glass of water.

Parkinson’s disease and its effects on mobility and balance

Written by Stannah on 28th May 2018

On World Health Day, you will certainly read about healthy habits and, for instance, how drinking water is good for your health. While these are all helpful tips and important topics to cover, we decided to take things further. What if you couldn’t drink that glass of water by yourself? That same glass of water […]

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World Day of Families: Senior Citizens life advice to younger people

Written by Stannah on 9th May 2018

The theme for the International Day of Families 2018 is “Families and inclusive societies”. Although the focus is to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, we think promoting inclusive societies means much more than that. It means equal opportunities for all, including and especially for our seniors. The first step in creating an […]

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A stack of books waiting the be read

Books to read this winter: this list will get you through the winter months!

Written by Stannah on 30th April 2018

When winter comes around, we can think of nothing better than curling up on the sofa with a good book. You might have just finished a good read, or might be waiting for your favourite author’s next best seller to be released, but what about picking up something a bit older? Recently we’ve been inspired […]

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