Category: Health

Senior home health care

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

Written by Stannah on April 2, 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 March 5, 2018

When it comes to aging, 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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Aging in place: how technology can help

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

Written by Stannah on December 19, 2017

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 tend to become more upset by them due to fear that they are a sign of […]

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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 November 28, 2017

“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 actually starts to decline after the age […]

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World Heart Day: Preventing heart disease and promoting healthier living

World Heart Day: Preventing Heart Disease & Promoting Healthier Living

Written by Stannah on September 27, 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 August 3, 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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Senior benefitting from practicing yoga outside

5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

Written by Stannah on July 10, 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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7 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter

7 Ways to Stay Healthy in Winter

Written by Stannah on June 26, 2017

If you were a character in the epic TV show Game of Thrones, you would feel a chill in your bones at the words ‘Winter is Coming’. But because you’re Australian, you may even welcome the winter season after the long and hot summer. The truth is that Australians are lucky in that our climate […]

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