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Aging population: demographic shift

Aging Population: On the Verge of an Unprecedented Demographic Shift

Written by Stannah on 21st November 2018

The world’s aging population will represent a unique demographic shift in human history. The aging population isn’t a national phenomenon. It’s happening on a global scale. People are living longer, and the world has undergone a considerable number of radical changes. Industrialization and urbanization had a major impact on these changes, since most of the […]

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World Stroke Day: Focusing on the Future and Recovering from a Stroke

Written by Stannah on 23rd October 2018

Stannah is joining the cause this World Stroke Day and talking about support for those who are #UpAgainAfterStroke   Did you know: A stroke can happen to anyone, at any age? Today, October 29th, is World Stroke Day, so we’d like to take this opportunity to talk about strokes: their causes, symptoms and treatments – […]

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Moving on Up: Types of Elevators and all Kinds of Uplifting Appliances

Written by Stannah on 7th August 2018

Table of contents  Passenger elevators Escalators Moving sidewalks Aerial Tramways Stairlifts When you think about it, there are many types of elevators that help us move around. Whether it’s the escalator at the shopping mall, the moving sidewalk at the airport or the aerial tramway you found on vacation, how often do you stop and […]

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blended family can be a blessing

Global Day of Parents: “It takes a village to raise a child”

Written by Stannah on 19th July 2018

The UN proclaimed the first of June as Global Parents’ Day; in the US, Parents’ Day falls on July 22nd. “To appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship“. We celebrate Mother’s and Father’s Day, but did you know that […]

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Stephen Hawking: ALS Day

ALS Day: The Curious Case of Stephen Hawking

Written by Stannah on 18th June 2018

On World ALS Day 2018, we want to talk about Stephen Hawking, the ultimate example of resilience and a man who inspired so many, the world over On World ALS Day 2018, we join the ALS Awareness movement because we believe we all need some inspiration and hope when it comes to facing the obstacles […]

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senior air travel

Senior air travel: Getting You Where You Need to Go

Written by Stannah on 26th March 2018

In today’s world, we fly frequently. Lower airfares, loved-ones living abroad and professional obligations are all factors that make flying a modern necessity. Even though flying is more accessible than it used to be, it’s also more stressful for everyone. For someone with reduced mobility, the stress is even greater, as you’ll likely need a […]

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two hands sharing love

A Celebration of Love

Written by Stannah on 12th February 2018

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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The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games: Passion Connected

Written by Stannah on 5th February 2018

Source: The Olympic and Paralympic Games have always stood synonymously for unity through sports. It’s an event that even those of us who dislike sports can appreciate and talk about. The Winter Olympics, in particular, just have a special kind of atmosphere. It could be that all those snowy images we see remind us […]

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