Category: Lifestyle

“Game of Thrones”; The epic fantasy series that truly conquered the world!

“Game of Thrones”; The epic fantasy series that truly conquered the world!

Written by Stannah on 12th March 2019

Fans all over the world have been waiting over a year for Game of Thrones to finally return, so Stannah went to Westeros to find out everything you need to know and see what all the fuss is about! “When you play a game of thrones you win, or you die.” ― George R.R. Martin, […]

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Avoiding a fall

Live Safer at Home: Tips for Preventing Falls

Written by Stannah on 11th March 2019

As our loved ones age, it’s natural for them to feel a little less steady on their feet. While loss of balance can be a symptom of a larger issue, it’s important to do all that we can to prevent falls When it comes to aging, our thinking is often reactionary. Much of the narrative […]

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Our Souls at Night: The Joy of Rediscovering Love

Written by Stannah on 5th February 2019

Do you remember what it was like to fall in love? It’s something profound and life-enriching, so why do so many seniors write off the idea of falling in love again? There are few feelings like the joy of falling in love. For many of us, our fondest memories are those we share with that […]

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How have our tv-viewing habits changed over the last 50 years?

How Have Our TV-Viewing Habits Changed Over the Last 50 Years?

Written by Stannah on 4th December 2018

How has the way we consume TV changed, and is this the case for everyone? We don’t have to travel very far back down memory lane to find a completely different television landscape. Despite improved technology, the way we watched TV didn’t change much for the medium’s first 50 years. But today, things look quite […]

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Aging in Place: What to Do if Stairs Have Become a Problem

Written by Stannah on 23rd November 2018

Despite diverse backgrounds and varying income levels, seniors across the country, and around the world, are attempting to solve the problem of aging in place. In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, the CDC defines aging in place as, “The ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of […]

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Aging in Place: Breaking Down the Barriers

Written by Stannah on 29th October 2018

In a recent blog, we discussed some common solutions for aging in place and the importance of planning ahead. While many consider moving house or relocating to the first floor to get around the stairs, a stairlift is often the most practical choice. But, what happens when the person who needs help doesn’t want to […]

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Off grid retirement

Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on 18th September 2018

Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water and feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight into the thinking […]

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Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by Stannah on 31st August 2018

Images sourced from Newstateman and Howard or Film “What if you were to lose every memory you ever had?” in “Still Alice”, by Lisa Genova Julianne Moore’s Oscar and Bafta winning performance couldn’t have been more powerful. She completely transformed herself into a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University who faces an unexpected diagnosis. When she visits a […]

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