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Elderly Loneliness During the Holidays & How Family Caregivers can Help

Written by Stannah on 14th December 2021

While aging brings wisdom and cherished experiences, it is also filled with inevitable losses that can take a toll on even the happiest individuals. For some seniors, it may feel as if the world has changed in the blink of an eye as neighborhoods become virtually unrecognizable and spouses and friends fall ill or pass […]

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Health at Home

Written by Nathan on 13th April 2021

Home Health Perceptions Having been inside our homes for the most part of 2020 and starting off the new year, we’ve had more time to reflect on the quality of our living space. On the topic of home health hazards, a little over 1,000 participants were surveyed to determine their concerns about home-related problems as […]

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Loneliness After a Year Indoors

Written by Nathan on 13th April 2021

Key Takeaways: Nearly 8 out of 10 respondents felt lonely 50.7% of millennials, and 47% of baby boomers would get the Covid-19 vaccine right now to feel less lonely. Millennials felt the loneliest since Covid-19 started. More than 1 in 5 respondents felt that zoom calls made them feel more lonely. Alone Together: A Deep […]

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We Take Care

Written by Nathan on 13th March 2020

Updated 3/30/2021 With current public health concerns, Stannah has increased its efforts to keep our communities safe. We are taking every precaution to eliminate direct contact and conduct all essential services as safely as possible. Working in the stairlift industry, nothing is more important to us than your safety. Given the current climate, we’d like […]

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Adaptive Clothing – What is it and How Could it Make Your Life Easier?

Written by Stannah on 11th January 2019

Ever heard of adaptive clothing? Are you picturing a hospital gown or clinical wear? Yes, that’s the origin of adaptive clothing, but it’s come a long way in the last few years. The clothing industry is changing fast, and although everything is easier and cheaper now that we’ve moved into mass-producing almost everything, we’re now […]

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Dizziness, vertigo or loss of balance?

Written by Stannah on 12th October 2018

What’s the difference and what can you do about it? Table of contents Loss of Balance Dizziness Vertigo A Fear of Heights   Dizziness and vertigo are very common complaints among the elderly. However, feelings of unsteadiness are often dismissed and ignored because people think that they’re a normal part of aging like (for example) […]

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Bunions – What They are and How to Treat and Prevent Them

Written by Stannah on 3rd October 2018

Bunions can gravely affect our lives and even result in other health complications such as walking difficulties, so we’ve looked at the best bunion treatments and prevention and gathered them for you in this article!     Did you know that together, your foot and ankle have 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 […]

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Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Written by Stannah on 6th September 2018

About 88% of the population of the world is Vitamin D deficient. This statistic, which shows that the majority of the population of the world lacks Vitamin D, may come as a shock to many people. After all, when you consider the number of people who live in sunny climates, you would expect the percentage […]

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