Year: 2018

Loss of balance, what you need to know about your body’s balance health

Written by Stannah on 9th October 2018

“Most people don’t know about loss of balance unless they have someone who is a friend or a family member who has taken a fall and suddenly, they become ‘Edified’…you get to know only when there is an ‘Event’.” – Moore 2014, Industrial Designer, Gerontologist. Believe it or not, our balance actually starts to decline […]

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The most talked about 83¼-year old Hendrik Groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, the 83 ¼ Year-Old Who Conquered Our Hearts!

Written by Stannah on 17th September 2018

“The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old”. This unique diary has won over readers far beyond its homeland (the Netherlands). In fact, the translation rights of the award-winning book have been sold to more than 35 countries! The book is on the international best-sellers list and has since been developed into a […]

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Communal living or cohousing is a great way to live our lives

Independence through communal living: is cohousing the future?

Written by Stannah on 17th September 2018

Cohousing, or communal living, is a trend that has picked up a lot of steam over the last 40 years and could very well be in your future. However, many people still don’t know much about the subject and associate the idea of communal living with hippy communes of the sixties. While holding hands and […]

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History of Personal Mobility Devices

The History of Personal Mobility Devices

Written by Stannah on 17th September 2018

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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Knee pain is one of the key factors for reduced mobility

Knee pain: know the symptoms, causes and prevention measures

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

When you, or someone you know, experience severe knee pain caused either by a knee injury, Osteoarthritis or even Rheumatoid Arthritis, you’ll know how distressing and painful it can be to walk 200 yards to the grocery store, go about your everyday activities, get in and out of the bath or walk up and down […]

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elderly-fatigue

Too tired to enjoy your twilight years?

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

As we age, we are more prone to certain illnesses and these may leave us feeling more tired. However, tiredness is not a symptom of aging! Unless chronic pain is causing your fatigue, there are things you can do to give you more energy, so that you can get on with engaging with your life. […]

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Women and Diabetes

World Diabetes Day: Act Today to Change Tomorrow

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

The right to a healthy future should be universal. But living well and preventing diseases like diabetes very much depends on access to education, information and awareness. This is especially true for women, who are the most affected group, and should have access to care and education to better manage their diabetes and improve their […]

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Senior-gardening-couple-together

Senior gardening: learn more about the benefits of a therapeutic garden

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

Ever wondered why so many seniors take up gardening after they’ve retired? Aside from having the luxury of more spare time, tending to a garden or simply enjoying being in contact with nature brings several health benefits that can help seniors feel better, avoid stress and anxiety and live a fuller life. If you think […]

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