Category: Health

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

Written by Stannah on 2nd April 2018

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 are many options out there that could be the solution you’re looking for. We can’t always be there […]

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Live Safer at Home: Tips for Preventing Falls

Written by Stannah on 5th March 2018

When it comes to ageing, our thinking is often reactionary. Much of the narrative is set around what to do if “X, Y and Z” happens. So often, we look for answers after the problem has occurred and there is no other choice but to act. Instead of waiting for something to go wrong, let’s […]

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

Written by Stannah on 28th November 2017

Credit: Photo by Sarah Cervantes on Unsplash “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’ ” – Moore 2014, Industrial Designer, Gerontologist. Believe it or not, our balance […]

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World Heart Day: Preventing Heart Disease & Promoting Healthier Living

Written by Stannah on 27th September 2017

“Listen to your heart.” It’s a phrase we hear a lot. It might be your favourite line from a classic romantic comedy or sound advice delivered to you by a cherished loved one. Regardless of where you first encountered the phrase, the idea that our hearts are central to who we are as people has […]

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Knee pain: know the symptoms, causes and prevention measures

Written by Stannah on 3rd August 2017

When you, or someone you know, experience severe knee pain caused either by knee injury or Osteoarthritic disease or even Rheumatoid Arthritis, you’ll know how distressing and painful it can be walking 200 yards to the groceries store, complete your everyday activities, getting in and out of the bath or walk up and down the […]

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5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

Written by Stannah on 10th July 2017

The desire to age in place has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among the ageing Baby Boomer generation. While the ambition of seniors is undeniable, the increased risk of illness, chronic pain and psychological distress that accompanies ageing can create some difficulties in achieving this goal. Fortunately, research has discovered that yoga is […]

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