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Year: 2017

Stannah brothers receive MBE

Brothers Brian & Alan Stannah receive MBE from HRH The Prince of Wales

Written by fernando on 28th December 2017

Brothers Brian and Alan Stannah received their MBEs for services to British Manufacturing on the 23rd of November, from none other than His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. The ceremony was held at Buckingham Palace in the city of London, and the entire Stannah family could not be prouder of this tremendous honour.   […]

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What will living longer mean for individuals, and for society?

Written by fernando on 28th December 2017

“Supersized life spans are going to radically alter society, and present an unprecedented opportunity to change our approach not only to old age but to all life’s stages. The ramifications are just beginning to dawn on us… yet in the meantime, we keep thinking about, and planning for, life as it used to be lived” […]

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The 100-year-old man

Book review: Allan Karlsson, 100 years old and still looking for adventure!

Written by fernando on 14th December 2017

Although The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson came out a few years ago, it really is worth a mention, as its wacky humor 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 in […]

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Financial management tools

Aging in Place: How to Help Aging Parents with their Financial Management

Written by fernando on 7th December 2017

Family finances have the potential to cause a lot of problems. In this article, Stannah hopes to help tackle the issue of family finances, before any issues arise, by being proactive and getting everything sorted out as early as possible. Some articles say you should have this conversation with your parents as soon as they […]

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History of Personal Mobility Devices

The History of Personal Mobility Devices

Written by fernando on 29th November 2017

There is still a long way to go for truly universal access. Personal mobility devices have been used for centuries by people experiencing 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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woman doing fall prevention exercise

Live Safer at Home: Tips for Preventing Falls

Written by fernando on 27th November 2017

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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World diabetes day

World Diabetes Day: Act Today to Change Tomorrow

Written by fernando on 8th November 2017

The right to a healthy future should be universal. But living well and preventing diseases like diabetes very much depends on access to education, information and awareness. This is especially true for women, who are the most affected group, and should have access to care and education to better manage their diabetes and improve their […]

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A Stannah logo from an old ad

A Potted History of Stannah: 150 years

Written by fernando on 25th October 2017

By now, you might have heard that the Stannah family business was founded in London by Joseph Stannah in 1867. However, few people know the interesting story of just how Stannah has grown and changed in the 150 years since its inception. Join us as we take a look back and celebrate 150 years together! […]

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