Year: 2017

Brithers Brian and Allan Stannah receive MBE

Brothers Brian & Alan Stannah receive MBE from HRH The Prince of Wales

Written by Stannah on 29th December 2017

Brothers Brian and Alan Stannah received their MBEs for services to British Manufacturing on the 23rd of November, from none other than His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. The ceremony was held at Buckingham Palace in the city of London, and the entire Stannah family could not be prouder of this tremendous honour.   […]

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age-friendly-cities

Age-friendly cities: What will they mean for seniors in the future?

Written by Stannah on 20th December 2017

  We all know that the population of the world is aging, that baby boomers are reaching their senior years and living longer than any generation ever has. This is great news for all of us around today, as we know that we still have long lives ahead of us, increased by advances in both […]

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Books to read by the fire

Books to read by the fire: this list will get you through the dark winter months!

Written by Stannah on 14th December 2017

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home “ Edith Sitwell Indeed, it is. When winter comes around, especially during December, most of us crave the comforts of our warm and toasty […]

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History of Personal Mobility Devices

The History of Personal Mobility Devices

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2017

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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Women and Diabetes

World Diabetes Day: Diabetes concerns the family

Written by Stannah on 10th November 2017

Stannah joins the largest diabetes awareness campaign, to spread the message that there’s much families can do to prevent diabetes type 2. The right to a healthy future should be universal. But living well and preventing diseases like diabetes very much depends on access to education, information and awareness. That is why for the World […]

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Loss of Balance

Loss of balance, what you need to know about your body’s balance health

Written by Stannah on 26th October 2017

“Most people don’t know about loss of balance unless they have someone who is a friend or a family member who has taken a fall and suddenly, they become ‘Edified’…you get to know only when there is an ‘Event’.” – Moore 2014, Industrial Designer, Gerontologist. Believe it or not, our balance actually starts to decline […]

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Sweet dog holding tennis ball

World Animal Day: Can you make a difference in your aging pet’s life?

Written by Stannah on 29th September 2017

On World Animal Day, Stannah is happy to share an inspiring story that will surely make your day! But why would Stannah – a stairlift company – join in this social event? We are all responsible for promoting a compassionate culture towards animals and, as pet owners, we need to be aware that animals like […]

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The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History

The Role of Senior Citizens Throughout History

Written by Stannah on 27th September 2017

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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