Year: 2018

benefits of vitamin D

Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Written by Stannah on 17th August 2018

About 88% of the population of the world is Vitamin D deficient. This statistic, which shows that the majority of the population of the world lacks Vitamin D, may come as a shock to many people. After all, when you consider the number of people who live in sunny climates, you would expect the percentage […]

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How have eating habits changed in the last 50 years?

Food: How have eating habits changed in the last 50 years?

Written by Stannah on 9th August 2018

All over the world what we eat is changing, but is what we’re eating nowadays better for us than what we ate 50 years ago? The world has changed a lot in the last 50 years. Globalization, advances in technology, changing gender roles and climate change have had a huge impact on how we live […]

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Senior Golfer watches his shot

Senior Golf: A Healthy Balance of Fun & Exercise

Written by Stannah on 7th August 2018

It’s one of the best feelings in sports: the perfect golf shot. Everything is balanced and in rhythm. The world slows down. Your thoughts and movements are fluid, working together, perfectly in sync. You feel the ball give, and before even lifting your head to track it, you know exactly where it’s going. These are […]

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Aging in place: how technology can help

How can technology help seniors who are aging in place?

Written by Stannah on 18th July 2018

According to the Statistics Canada, there are 5.9 million people over the age of 65. Considering this number is going to increase in the next 20 or 30 years, age-friendly technology and devices to help improve the experience of aging at home are more of a necessity than ever. Understandably, older adults don’t like the […]

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Anežka is spending her retirement embellishing houses with moravian artwork

90-year-old Anežka Kašpárková is living proof that age really is just a number!

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2018

Anežka Kašpárková is a 90-year-old woman who is fulfilling her dream of becoming an artist while refusing to let age get in her way. Having worked hard as a farmer before she retired, she could be spending her well-earned retirement relaxing. She deserves a break, after all, she worked hard for decades. Instead, Anežka chooses […]

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The world cup is for everyone, young and old

The World Cup 2018 – The greatest competition on earth!

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2018

The greatest competition on earth! Many have named the World Cup just that. Even if you don’t really like soccer, even if your country isn’t playing that year, or doesn’t get through the first rounds, whether you’re 8 or 80, the World Cup almost feels like one big national bank holiday. People feel united, patriotic […]

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Moving on up: Types of elevators and all kinds of uplifting appliances

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2018

  Table of contents Passenger elevators Escalators Moving sidewalks Aerial Tramways Stairlifts     When you think about it, there are so many appliances we use to move vertically! 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 […]

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Stephen Hawking: ALS Day

ALS Day: The Curious Case of Stephen Hawking

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2018

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 we find in our paths. Whether it’s ALS, MS or any other neurodegenerative disease, the more people are aware, the more incentive there will be for people […]

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