Category: Lifestyle

The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, the 83 ¼ year old who conquered our hearts!

Written by Stannah on June 4, 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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Books to read by the fire: this list will get you through the dark winter months!

Written by Stannah on April 30, 2018

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. Edith Sitwell Indeed it is. When winter comes around, especially during December, most of us crave the comforts of our warm and toasty homes. […]

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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 February 15, 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

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

Written by Stannah on January 11, 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 December 13, 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 October 23, 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 August 30, 2017

Social media is a fantastic resource for seniors to keep in touch with family and friends, read the latest news or connect with those who share similar interests. However, while this exciting new landscape provides a variety of opportunities, continuous updates and the integration of new features may cause some seniors to become overwhelmed. Stannah […]

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Learning new skills and having quality time with your family are key to a happy retirement

Happy Retirement – Make the most out of life

Written by Stannah on August 21, 2017

Age is just a number and retirement is now considered by many to be the “golden age” of adulthood. As life expectancy increases, having a happy retirement is now more important than ever. This is perhaps unsurprising, as retirees finally find themselves with sufficient free time to pursue those interests that most excite and stimulate […]

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