Year: 2018

Ageing in Place: Breaking Down the Barriers

Written by Stannah on December 26, 2018

In a recent blog, we discussed some common solutions for ageing in place and the importance of planning ahead. While many consider moving house or relocating to the first floor to get around the stairs, a stairlift is often the most practical choice. But, what happens when the person who needs help, doesn’t want to […]

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Ageing in Place: What to Do if Stairs Have Become a Problem

Written by Stannah on December 26, 2018

Despite diverse backgrounds and varying income levels, seniors across the country, and around the world, are attempting to solve the problem of ageing in place. In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, aging in place can be defined as, “The ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of […]

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With the Arthritis Suit, I had slipped from one generation to another. There truly is no better way to empathize than walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.

The Arthritis Suit Experience: Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

Written by Stannah on December 26, 2018

As a new member of Stannah’s International Content Team, having the chance to visit company headquarters was a wonderful opportunity to get some first-hand experience with the company’s products and corporate values. Regardless of department, being able to empathize with our customers is crucial to developing a more accurate understanding of their needs. Therefore, there […]

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House of the future: technology designed to age in place

Written by Stannah on November 30, 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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Laughter is the best medicine!

Written by Stannah on October 2, 2018

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? Today, on International Day of Happiness, we’re going to find out! Test your own laughing potential with our laughter test in this […]

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Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on August 9, 2018

Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water, but you’ll still feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight into […]

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Too tired to enjoy your twilight years?

Written by Stannah on August 8, 2018

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 energy, so that you can get on with engaging with your life. […]

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Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by Stannah on July 16, 2018

“What if you were to lose every memory you ever had?” in “Still Alice”, by Lisa Genova Images sourced from Newstateman and Howard or Film Julianne Moore’s Oscar and Bafta winning performance couldn’t have been more powerful. She completely transformed herself into a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University who faces an unexpected diagnosis. When […]

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