Year: 2018

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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“Russel, Carl Fredricksen and Dug”

Movie UP Revisited – An uplifting adventure

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

Up is a story about aging and realising that life is messy and not something that we can always control. No matter how you look at it, through the eyes of a child or a senior, there are lessons to be learned on how to get the most out of life. Especially if you want […]

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100 year old man who climbed out of the window and disapeared

Book review: Allan Karlsson, 100 years old and still looking for adventure!

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

Although The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson came out a few years ago, it really is worth a mention, as its wacky humour and unexpected plot changes make it a really good read (as long as you accept that in Allan Karlsson’s world, anything can happen). Published in […]

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slippers and a good book by the fire

Books to read by the fire: this list will get you through the dark winter months!

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home “ Edith Sitwell Indeed, it is. When winter comes around, especially during December, most of us crave the comforts of our warm and toasty […]

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house of the future, a home designed for life

House of the future; a home designed for life

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

When we think about a House of the Future, gleaming Jetsons style homes with a strong sixties allure comes to mind. However thrilling the idea of living in a high-tech apartment in space might seem, it is not what we mean by a “house of the future”. We can have a little bit of hi-tech […]

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parkinsons desease

World Health Day: Parkinson’s disease and its effects on mobility and balance

Written by Stannah on 13th September 2018

On World Health Day, you will certainly read about healthy habits and, for instance, how drinking water is good for your health. While these are all helpful tips and important topics to cover, we decided to take things further. What if you couldn’t drink that glass of water that makes you healthier by yourself? It […]

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