Category: Society

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

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 recorded interviews, oral history gives us the chance to record, preserve and share those incredible and wonderful stories! Peoples’ lives are full of trials and tribulations, […]

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a bright tomorrow: house of the future

House of the future; technology designed to age in place

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2018

When we talk about a House of the Future, futuristic Jetsons kind of houses with a strong sixties allure seems to come to mind. However thrilling the idea of living in a high-tech apartment in space might seem, it is not what we mean by a “house of the future”. We can have a little […]

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International day of Friendship

Happy International Day of Friendship

Written by Stannah on 24th July 2018

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 emotion we talk about most in the creative arts, it’s something intrinsic we all share as living beings. And […]

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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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senior woman looking thoughtful

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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Tiger lapping up water on world wildlife day

World Wildlife Day: The impact we can have on a big and small scale

Written by Stannah on 5th March 2018

Australian wildlife Helping animals closer to home A pet-friendly stairlift overlooking the Amsterdam canals Common Ailments in Senior Dogs Warning signs that your senior dog could have arthritis. What can you do to help your dog with arthritis? A stairlift for the entire family, human or not! This World Wildlife Day, the theme is endangered […]

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Aging in place: how technology can help

How can technology help seniors who are aging in place?

Written by Stannah on 27th February 2018

According to the Australian Demographic Resource Centre, there are 3 million people over the age of 65, and over 1.5 million over the age of 75 in Australia. Considering this number is going to increase in the next 20 or 30 years, age-friendly technology and devices to help improve the experience of aging at home […]

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History of Personal Mobility Devices

The History of Personal Mobility Devices

Written by Stannah on 30th January 2018

There is still a long way to go for truly universal access. Personal mobility devices have been used for centuries by people with reduced mobility. Their benefit to society is invaluable and of utmost importance! However, the path towards the development of personal mobility devices has not been an easy one and there’s still a […]

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