Category: Lifestyle

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Happy Retirement – Make the most out of life

Written by Stannah on 19th November 2019

Age is just a number and retirement is now considered by many to be the “golden age” of adulthood. As life expectancy increases, having a happy retirement is now more important than ever. This is perhaps unsurprising, as retirees finally find themselves with sufficient free time to pursue those interests that most excite and stimulate […]

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Independence through communal living: is cohousing the future?

Independence through communal living: is cohousing the future?

Written by Stannah on 29th August 2019

Cohousing, or communal living, could very well be in your future, as the trend of the last 40 years has been heading in this direction, and very much so. However, people still don’t know much about the subject and mistake cohousing or communal living for a hippy commune from the sixties! Were everybody holds hands […]

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“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

“When you play a game of thrones you win, or you die.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire The Iron Stairlift Throne is probably something you’ve never seen before! It’s straight out of our Game of Thrones stairlift collection and is trimmed in several-hundred-year-old, still-sharp swords to complete the look. Well……No, even […]

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Avoiding a fall

Live Safer at Home: Tips for Preventing Falls

Written by Stannah on 11th March 2019

When it comes to aging, our thinking is often reactionary. Much of the narrative is set around what to do if “X, Y and Z” happens. So often, we look for answers after the problem has occurred and there is no other choice but to act. Instead of waiting for something to go wrong, let’s […]

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Our Souls at Night: The Joy of Rediscovering Love

Written by Stannah on 5th February 2019

There are few feelings like the joy of falling in love. For many of us, our fondest memories are those we share with that special someone who makes life feel a little fuller. Spending time with that one person who truly understands you can have a profound impact on how you see the world, but […]

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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

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 different. So, what changed? What does “watching television” mean to you? Simple question to answer […]

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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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