Year: 2019

World Stroke Day: Focusing on the Future and Recovering from a Stroke

World Stroke Day: Focusing on the Future and Recovering from a Stroke

Written by Stannah on 3rd October 2019

Stannah is joining the cause this World Stroke Day! Did you know: A stroke can happen to anyone, at any age? Did you know: Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability globally? And because of this, it impacts everyone. The person who suffers from a stroke, their family, friends and communities. That is […]

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Celebrating Life: how oral history can help preserve our stories

Celebrating Life: how oral history can help preserve our stories

Written by Stannah on 14th August 2019

From life stories worth recording to endangered languages in need of preservation, oral history shows us a way to preserve our unique voices and life stories. Ever met someone whose life story you thought should be shared with the world? How would you go about doing that? As a method of collecting life stories through […]

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Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Written by Stannah on 24th July 2019

Increase your daily consumption of this micronutrient with our suggestions of foods rich in Vitamin D About 88% of the population of the world is Vitamin D deficient. This statistic, which shows that the majority of the population of the world lacks Vitamin D, may come as a shock to many people. After all, when […]

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How can swimming improve balance and reduce risk of falling?

How can swimming improve balance?

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2019

Swimming and water aerobics are the best forms of exercise to improve balance, help strengthen muscles and improve bone density We’ve all heard about how a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of developing life-threatening health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, we really don’t hear much about how important it is to […]

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World MS day: “A day to celebrate global solidarity and hope for the future”

World MS day: “A day to celebrate global solidarity and hope for the future”

Written by Stannah on 30th April 2019

This year’s theme on World MS day is: “Bringing us closer” – to a cure, to better understanding and to those who struggle with MS daily “The disease with a thousand faces” – also known as Multiple sclerosis. Why a thousand faces? Because each person diagnosed with this incurable chronic disease has unique symptoms. We […]

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Bunions – what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Bunions: what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Written by Stannah on 17th April 2019

Bunions can gravely affect our lives and even result in other health complications such as walking difficulties, so we’ve looked at the best bunion treatments and prevention and gathered them for you in this article!  Did you know that together, your foot and ankle have 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons […]

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“Game of Thrones”; The epic fantasy series that truly conquered the world!

“Game of Thrones”; The epic fantasy series that truly conquered the world!

Written by Stannah on 13th March 2019

“When you play a game of thrones you win, or you die.” George R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire The Iron Stairlift Throne is probably something you’ve never seen before! It’s straight out of our Game of Thrones stairlift collection and is trimmed in several-hundred-year-old, still-sharp swords to complete the look. Well……No, even […]

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Love is in the air

A celebration of Love

Written by Stannah on 5th March 2019

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 most used emotion in the creative arts, it’s something intrinsic of all living beings. And you don’t necessarily have […]

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