Year: 2017

The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History

The Role of Senior Citizens Throughout History

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The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History “The challenge today is to build a world that is just as responsive to the needs of very old people as to the very young.” Laura L. Carstensen Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and the founding director of the Stanford Centre on Longevity Both in western and […]

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World Heart Day: Preventing heart disease and promoting healthier living

World Heart Day: Preventing Heart Disease & Promoting Healthy Living

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“Listen to your heart.” It’s a phrase we hear a lot. It might be your favorite 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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Grandparents Day: Interesting facts and suggestions for the perfect gift

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On September 10th (the first Sunday after Labor Day), Stannah celebrates National Grandparents Day. This year, we’ve decided to make sure this special day won’t be forgotten. For those fortunate enough to still have their grandparents, we know how important it is to know how they are, what worries them, hear their stories and, above […]

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The Growing Trend of Dementia Friendly Communities

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Despite our increased capacity for connection, many individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or memory loss still struggle with isolation, loneliness and a general sense of societal neglect. For these individuals, and the families who support them, social connections can be difficult to make and a simple task can quickly become a stressful challenge. Fortunately, […]

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Knee pain: know the symptoms, causes and prevention measures

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When you, or someone you know, experience severe knee pain caused either by a knee injury, Osteoarthritis or even Rheumatoid Arthritis, you’ll know how distressing and painful it can be to walk 200 yards to the grocery store, go about your everyday activities, get in and out of the bath or walk up and down the stairs, just to name a […]

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Youth Day: Senior Citizens’ life advice to younger people

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On International Youth Day, we thought it would be fitting to devote an article to bridging the gap between generations, by looking at some advice senior citizens offered to younger adults. Young people tend to forget that seniors were once their age and have gone through similar challenges. The older generation can serve as a […]

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Water Exercises for Seniors

The Benefits of Water Exercises for Seniors

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The rising temperatures and blazing heat of summer are enough to leave anyone with a strong desire to cool off. Water Exercises for Seniors are an excellent opportunity for them to stay fit as well as keep cool on a hot summer day. Swimming is a low-impact exercise, and is therefore highly recommended for the […]

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Unique 4th of July Activities for Seniors

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Summer is in full swing, and the 4th of July is a fantastic time to relax and reconnect with family and friends. From lively fireworks to laid-back barbeques there are a variety of entertaining ways seniors can get involved in the holiday festivities. Stannah Stairlifts offers fun and unique 4th of July activities for seniors […]

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