Year: 2019

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by Stannah on 29th August 2019

Neuroscientist Lisa Genova tells the story of Alice and her early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. How much do we know about this condition? “What if you were to lose every memory you ever had?” in “Still Alice”, by Lisa Genova Images sourced at Newstateman and Howard or Film Julianne Moore’s Oscar and Bafta winning performance couldn’t have […]

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Celebrating Life: how oral history can help preserve our stories

Celebrating Life: how oral history can help preserve our stories

Written by Stannah on 14th August 2019

From life stories worth recording to endangered languages in need of preservation, oral history shows us a way to preserve our unique voices and life stories. Ever met someone whose life story you thought should be shared with the world? How would you go about doing that? As a method of collecting life stories through […]

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Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

Written by Stannah on 24th July 2019

Increase your daily consumption of this micronutrient with our suggestions of foods rich in Vitamin D About 88% of the population of the world is Vitamin D deficient. This statistic, which shows that the majority of the population of the world lacks Vitamin D, may come as a shock to many people. After all, when […]

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How can swimming improve balance?

How can swimming improve balance?

Written by Stannah on 4th July 2019

Swimming and water aerobics are the best forms of exercise to improve balance, help strengthen muscles and improve bone density We’ve all heard about how a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of developing life-threatening health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, we really don’t hear much about how important it is to […]

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5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

5 Reasons to Conquer Ageing with Yoga

Written by Stannah on 14th June 2019

While it’s not possible to completely minimize all the effects that ageing has in our body, there’s plenty that can be done to lessen its impact. For many, Yoga is the answer The desire to age in place has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among the ageing Baby Boomer generation. While the ambition […]

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World MS day is celebrated on the 30th of May

World MS day: “A day to celebrate global solidarity and hope for the future”

Written by Stannah on 30th April 2019

This year’s theme on World MS day is: “Bringing us closer” – to a cure, to better understanding and to those who struggle with MS daily “The disease with a thousand faces” – also known as Multiple sclerosis. Why a thousand faces? Because each person diagnosed with this incurable chronic disease has unique symptoms. We […]

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Bunions – what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Bunions – what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Written by Stannah on 17th April 2019

Bunions can gravely affect our lives and even result in other health complications such as walking difficulties, so we’ve looked at the best bunion treatments and prevention and gathered them for you in this article!  Did you know that together, your foot and ankle have 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons […]

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Seniors can feel lost in airports what is Senior Air travel?

Senior air travel: friend or foe?

Written by Stannah on 6th March 2019

Traveling through an airport is stressful at any age, but what’s seniors air travel like? What help is already out there?   In today’s world, we fly frequently. The lower airfares, loved-ones living abroad or professional obligations are all factors that make flying a necessity. Even though flying is more accessible than it used to […]

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