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Folding Stairlifts that don’t get in your way

Written by Nathan on 16th September 2022

Are you worried about a stairlift getting in your way? Often, people avoid buying a stairlift because they think it will block their stairs. Family members or friends might visit, and they’re worried their stairlift will get in the way. There’s no need to worry. Every lift we make folds away neatly. The footrest, arms […]

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Can Stairlifts Be Used Outside?

Written by Nathan on 31st August 2022

What is an outdoor stairlift? An outdoor stairlift is a stairlift designed specifically for outdoor stairs. That includes a durable, weather-resistant chair and a rail that is made to handle a variety of climate conditions. Outdoor stairlifts also come with hard-wired landing controls, so that you can call the stairlift up or downstairs, making it […]

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A Celebration of Love

Written by Stannah on 28th January 2022

What is Love? When we look at the dictionary definition, we’re presented with something simple, almost tangible. Though there are many different interpretations, the description that we thought fit best was: “Love is unconditional selflessness” Love is so often celebrated through the creative arts, because it’s something intrinsic, present within all living beings. You don’t […]

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Accommodating Elderly Loved Ones on Thanksgiving

Accommodating Elderly Loved Ones on Thanksgiving

Written by Stannah on 19th November 2021

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and is often celebrated with family members. If you plan on hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, it is important to take into consideration the special needs of your elderly loved ones. With assistance from Qualicare Family Homecare, Stannah offers some helpful tips to ensure your Thanksgiving gathering is […]

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The Onset of COVID Fatigue

Written by Nathan on 23rd June 2021

Key Takeaways:  People in their 20s were the most likely to say they were extremely fatigued by the COVID-19 pandemic. 67.8% of people said they plan to get the vaccine when it becomes available to them. People were less likely to follow all the COVID-19 precautions we asked about now than they were at the […]

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Embracing Aging? Exploring Shifting Attitudes on Growing Older

Written by Nathan on 13th April 2021

Growing older can present a double-edged sword for many. On the one hand, a long and fruitful life is a universal aspiration. On the other hand, many cultures prize youth and devalue old age. But, with so many age-positive movements gaining momentum and social justice taking center stage, has the double-edged sword become more single-sided? […]

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Getting Injured at Home

Written by Nathan on 17th November 2020

Home is where we get to kick up our feet at the end of a long day. Home is where we expect to feel safe and comfortable. But as we all know, accidents can happen even in the places where we feel most secure. Using data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) for […]

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COVID-19 Socializing and Rules

Written by Nathan on 17th November 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic demands collective action: To slow the spread of the coronavirus, public health experts have urged all Americans to take part in social distancing measures. As the virus lingers or resurges around the country, however, individuals and families have approached social distancing with differing degrees of consistency and concern. Conflicting social distancing standards […]

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