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battery powered stairlift

Stairlift Batteries

Written by Nathan on 3rd August 2022

Do stairlifts have batteries? Yes. Stairlifts run on batteries that receive a constant charge from the main power supply; this is the case for both curved and straight stairlifts. Stannah stairlifts employ a battery-powered rack and pinion drive system that is continuously being charged by a nearby outlet at the top or bottom of your […]

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Aging in place: how technology can help

How can technology help seniors who are aging in place?

Written by fernando on 28th January 2022

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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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 – going for a walk

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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