Year: 2018

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Improving Mobility: 12 Easy Tips to Help Seniors Remain Active

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2018

What can we do to improve our mobility as we age? We’ve made a list to help you out! As we age, it’s common to find that activities such as shopping, cleaning and even walking become more difficult due to decreased mobility. This can be a frustrating time, sometimes eliciting a feeling of hopelessness. This […]

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

Written by Stannah on 30th November 2018

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

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A new Stannah employee wearing the Arthritis suit

The Arthritis Suit Experience: Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

Written by Stannah on 20th November 2018

As a new member of Stannah’s International Content Team, getting the chance to visit company headquarters was a wonderful opportunity to get some first-hand experience with the company’s products and corporate values. Regardless of department, being able to empathise with our customers is crucial to developing a more accurate understanding of their needs. Therefore, there […]

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balance and equilibrium

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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