Category: Lifestyle

senior golf

Senior Golf: A Healthy Balance of Fun & Exercise

Written by Stannah on 25th July 2018

It’s one of the best feelings in sports: the perfect golf shot. Everything is balanced and in rhythm. The world slows down. Your thoughts and movements are fluid, working together, perfectly in sync. You feel the ball give, and before even lifting your head to track it, you know exactly where it’s going. These are […]

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retiring off the grid

Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on 29th May 2018

Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water and feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight into the thinking […]

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the secret diary of hendrik groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, the 83 ¼ Year-Old Who Conquered Our Hearts!

Written by Stannah on 18th April 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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Senior gardening: learn more about the benefits of a therapeutic garden

Written by Stannah on 14th March 2018

Ever wondered why so many seniors take up gardening after they’ve retired? Aside from having the luxury of more spare time, tending to a garden or simply enjoying being in contact with nature has several health benefits that can help seniors feel better, avoid stress and anxiety and live a fuller life. If you think about […]

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Communal living or cohousing is a great way to live our lives

Independence through communal living: is cohousing the future?

Written by Stannah on 5th March 2018

Cohousing, or communal living, is a trend that has picked up a lot of steam over the last 40 years and could very well be in your future. However, many people still don’t know much about the subject and associate the idea of communal living with hippy communes of the sixties. While holding hands and […]

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Aging in place: how technology can help

How can technology help seniors aging in place?

Written by Stannah on 11th January 2018

According to the Population Reference Bureau, there are 46 million people over the age of 65, and 20 million over the age of 75 in the US. Considering this number is going to increase in the next 20 to 30 years, age-friendly technologies and devices to help improve the  experience of aging at home are […]

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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 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 Stannah 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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