Year: 2017

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Age in Place: Advice for Designing a Senior Friendly Home

Written by Stannah on 5th July 2017

As life expectancies continue to increase throughout the world, Senior populations have risen accordingly. Seniors today are not only living longer, but also healthier and more active than ever before. Along with these demographic changes, there has come a growing interest in the concept of aging in place.     According to a market study […]

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Fall Prevention with Proper Senior Footwear

Written by Stannah on 5th July 2017

While much of the discussion around fall prevention focuses on avoiding obstacles, it is important to look at footwear and analyze how it can increase the risk of falling, which is especially important for seniors. As a child, we often desired shoes with bright colours and bold designs. A new pair of shoes may have […]

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Yoga for Seniors: 4 reasons to conquer aging with yoga

Written by Stannah on 29th June 2017

Yoga for seniors has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among the aging Baby Boomer generation. While the ambition of seniors is undeniable, the increased risk of illness, chronic pain and psychological distress that comes with aging can create some difficulties in achieving this goal. Fortunately, research has found that yoga is a simple […]

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A Potted History of Stannah: 150 years

A Potted History of Stannah: 150 years

Written by Stannah on 29th June 2017

By now, you might have heard that the Stannah family business was founded in London by Joseph Stannah in 1867. However, few people know the interesting story of just how Stannah has grown and changed in the 150 years since its inception. Join us as we take a look back!     The Beginning Joseph […]

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Learn how to combat Senior Financial Abuse

6 Simple Ways to combat Senior Financial Abuse

Written by Stannah on 29th June 2017

The elderly lose an estimated $3 billion a year to scams and other senior financial abuse, according to Consumer Reports. A generally trusting personality combined with ample savings (“nest egg”) makes many seniors a prime target for fraudsters.     According to Senior LinkAge, many elderly individuals don’t want to believe that someone would take […]

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Movie UP Revisited – An uplifting adventure

Written by Stannah on 29th 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 if you want […]

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Depression in the Elderly: learn 9 ways to help seniors manage depression

Depression in the Elderly: 9 ways to help seniors manage depression

Written by Stannah on 29th June 2017

The Centres for Disease Control estimate that more than 7 million seniors over the age of 65 are suffering from depression. The American Geriatrics Society even states that depression in the elderly is one of the major causes of a decline in quality of life for senior citizens. While going back in time may not […]

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10 ways a pet can improve life for a senior

10 Ways Pets can improve Seniors’ Quality of Life


Written by Stannah on 29th June 2017

Pets provide intangibles that can have a positive impact on the life of an elderly person. The human and pet bond is unlike any other. According to Dr. Jay P. Granat, a New Jersey psychotherapist who spoke with agingcare.com, “Dogs and pets live very much in the here and now. They don’t worry about tomorrow, […]

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