Category: Health

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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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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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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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

Have you ever stopped to think about how challenging drinking a glass of water can be for someone suffering from Parkinson’s Disease? 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, […]

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Senior home health care

Age in Place: Home Health Care Services Can Improve Life for Aging Parents

Written by Stannah on 2nd April 2018

How Senior Home Care Could Make a Huge Difference to the Lives of Thousands of Families in Australia Home health care services can improve life for your aging parents. It may not sound like rocket science but is an option that is often not considered. From help with the shopping to daily home visits, there […]

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Live Safer at Home: Tips for Preventing Falls

Written by Stannah on 5th March 2018

As our loved ones age, it’s natural for them to feel a little less steady on their feet. While loss of balance can be a symptom of a larger issue, it’s important to do all that we can to prevent falls When it comes to aging, our thinking is often reactionary. Much of the narrative […]

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Memory Exercises For Seniors: 7 Tips to Keep your Mind Healthy and Strong as you Age

Written by Stannah on 19th December 2017

Memory Exercises For Seniors: 7 Tips to Keep your Mind Healthy and Strong as you Age As we age, it is not uncommon to notice that our memory function may seem to decrease. Memory lapses, like the inability to recall a name or missing a doctor’s appointment, can occur at any age. However, elderly people […]

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Improve your balance

Loss of balance, what you need to know about your body’s balance health.

Written by Stannah on 28th November 2017

What do you know about your balance health? More importantly, what do you know about your loss of balance? “Most people don’t know about loss of balance unless they have a friend or family member who has taken a fall and suddenly, they become ‘Edified’…you get to know only when there is an ‘Event’ ” […]

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