Category: Lifestyle

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Live Safer at Home: Tips for Preventing Falls

Written by Stannah 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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Grandparents Day: Interesting facts and suggestions for the perfect gift

Written by Stannah on 26th August 2017

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

Written by Stannah on 24th August 2017

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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Unique 4th of July Activities for Seniors

Written by Stannah on 3rd July 2017

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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Tips for Travelling Safe as a Senior

6 Tips for Travelling Safely as a Senior

Written by Stannah on 23rd June 2017

One of the many benefits of growing older is capitalizing on a lifetime of hard work to experience new places and cultures, especially as summer draws near. However, although the elderly don’t need to stop travelling, they do need to vacation smarter. We’ve gathered information from Independent Traveler, Boomer Travel Patrol and Senior Travel Expert […]

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8 Tips to Help Seniors Safely Use Social Media

Written by Stannah on 12th June 2017

Home Instead Senior Care estimates that 60% percent of individuals over the age of 65 have access to the internet, and many are venturing into the world of Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Skype and beyond. Social Media is a fantastic resource for seniors to keep in touch with family and friends, read the latest news […]

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Movie UP Revisited – An UPlifting Adventure

Written by Stannah on 1st June 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. Especially on Children’s Day, […]

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9 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts for Older Moms

Written by Stannah on 2nd May 2017

As you grow older, it can sometimes become difficult to procure a Mother’s Day gift that accurately symbolizes how important your mother or grandmother is to you. What do you get an elderly parent that has collected a lifetime of personal mementos and often has different interests and hobbies than you?     Stannah Stairlifts […]

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