Category: Lifestyle

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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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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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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The 100-year-old man

Book review: Allan Karlsson, 100 years old and still looking for adventure!

Written by Stannah on 15th February 2018

Although “The 100-year-old man who climbed out of a window and disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson came out a few years ago, it really is worth a mention as its wacky humour and unexpected plot changes make it a really good read (as long as you accept that in Allan Karlsson’s world, anything can happen). Published […]

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Financial management tools

Aging in Place: How to Help Aging Parents with their Finance Management

Written by Stannah on 11th January 2018

Family finances have the potential to cause a lot of problems. In this article, Stannah hope to help tackle the issue of family finances before any issues arise, by being proactive and getting everything sorted as early as possible. Some articles say you should have this conversation with your parents as soon as they retire, […]

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“Russell, Carl Fredricksen and Dug”

Movie UP Revisited – An uplifting adventure

Written by Stannah on 13th December 2017

Up is a story about aging and realizing that life is messy and not something that we can always control. No matter how you look at it, through the eyes of a child or a senior, there are lessons to be learned on how to get the most out of life. You have to watch […]

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Senior gardening: couple gardening together

Senior gardening: learn more about the benefits of a therapeutic garden

Written by Stannah on 23rd October 2017

Ever wondered why so many take up gardening after they´ve retired? Aside from having the luxury of more spare time, attending to a garden or simply enjoying the contact with nature promotes several health benefits that can help seniors feel better, avoid stress and anxiety and live a fuller life. If you think about it, […]

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Tips to help seniors safely use Social Media

8 Tips to Help Seniors Safely Use Social Media

Written by Stannah on 30th August 2017

The Australian Communications and Media Authority estimates that 79% percent of individuals over the age of 65 have accessed the internet in the past year, and many are venturing into the world of social media: Facebook, Twitter, Skype and beyond. Social media is a fantastic resource for seniors to keep in touch with family and […]

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