Category: Health

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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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 May 28, 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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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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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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