Category: Society

senior air travel

Senior air travel: Getting You Where You Need to Go

Written by Stannah on 9:11 am

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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A Celebration of Love

Written by Stannah on 10:43 am

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 5:33 am

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Winter_Olympics 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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What will living longer mean for individuals, and for society?

Written by Stannah on 6:46 am

“Supersized life spans are going to radically alter society, and present an unprecedented opportunity to change our approach not only to old age but to all life’s stages. The ramifications are just beginning to dawn on us… yet in the meantime, we keep thinking about, and planning for, life as it used to be lived” […]

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History of Personal Mobility Devices

The History of Personal Mobility Devices

Written by Stannah on 1:10 pm

There is still a long way to go for truly universal access. Personal mobility devices have been used for centuries by people experiencing reduced mobility. Their benefit to society is invaluable and of utmost importance! However, the path towards the development of personal mobility devices has not been an easy one and there’s still a […]

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The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History

The Role of Senior Citizens Throughout History

Written by Stannah on 5:20 am

The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History “The challenge today is to build a world that is just as responsive to the needs of very old people as to the very young.” Laura L. Carstensen Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and the founding director of the Stanford Centre on Longevity Both in western and […]

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Youth Day: Senior Citizens’ life advice to younger people

Written by Stannah on 7:20 am

On International Youth Day, we thought it would be fitting to devote an article to bridging the gap between generations, by looking at some advice senior citizens offered to younger adults. Young people tend to forget that seniors were once their age and have gone through similar challenges. The older generation can serve as a […]

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International Women Day

WOMEN’S DAY: INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN OVER 60

Written by Stannah on 3:35 am

From pioneering science and life-saving discoveries, to literary mastery and actions for peace and human rights, the role of women around the world has been of crucial importance. While International Women’s Day is a time to honor all women, it is noteworthy that many inspirational women come with wrinkles and grey hair. These signs of […]

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