Category: Society

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Age-friendly cities: What will they mean for seniors in the future?

Written by Stannah on 20th December 2017

We all know that the population of the world is aging, that baby boomers are reaching their senior years and living longer than any generation ever has. This is great news for all of us around today, as we know that we still have long lives ahead of us, increased by advances in both medicine […]

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History of Personal Mobility Devices

The History of Personal Mobility Devices

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2017

There is still a long way to go for truly universal access. Personal mobility devices have been used for centuries by people experiencing reduced mobility. Their benefit to society is invaluable and of utmost importance! However, the path towards the development of personal mobility devices has not been an easy one and there’s still a […]

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World Animal Day: Can you make a difference in your aging pet’s life?

Written by Stannah on 29th September 2017

On World Animal Day, Stannah is happy to share an inspiring story that will surely make your day! But why would Stannah – a stairlift company – join in this social event? We are all responsible for promoting a compassionate culture towards animals and, as pet owners, we need to be aware that animals like […]

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The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History

The Role of Senior Citizens Throughout History

Written by Stannah on 27th September 2017

The Role of Senior Citizens throughout History “The challenge today is to build a world that is just as responsive to the needs of very old people as to the very young.” Laura L. Carstensen Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and the founding director of the Stanford Centre on Longevity Both in western and […]

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Grandparents Day: Interesting facts and suggestions for the perfect gift

Written by Stannah on 29th August 2017

On September 10th (the first Sunday after Labour Day), Stannah celebrates National Grandparents Day. This year, we’ve decided to make sure this special day won’t be forgotten. For those fortunate enough to still have their grandparents, we know how important it is to know how they are, what worries them, hear their stories and, above […]

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Youth Day: Senior Citizens share their wisdom with younger people

Written by Stannah on 11th August 2017

On International Youth Day, we thought it would be fitting to devote an article to bridging the gap between generations, by looking at some advice senior citizens had for younger adults. Young people tend to forget that seniors were once their age and have gone through similar challenges. The older generation can serve as a […]

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5 Misconceptions about Aging

Written by Stannah on 25th July 2017

There are many misconceptions about aging that affect our loved ones as they grow older. These stigmas can negatively impact our elderly loved ones and may affect their interactions with others. However, the later years of life often feature an increase in expendable time, allowing for new experiences and connections. Unfortunately, some elderly people may […]

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