Year: 2018

How Have Our TV-Viewing Habits Changed Over the Last 50 Years?

Written by Stannah on 6th December 2018

How has the way we consume TV changed, and is this the case for everyone? We don’t have to travel very far back down memory lane to find a completely different television landscape. Despite improved technology, the way we watched TV didn’t change much for the medium’s first 50 years. But today, things look quite […]

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What to Do if Stairs Have Become a Problem?

Written by Stannah Portugal 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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Bunions: what they are and how to treat and prevent them

Written by Stannah on 21st November 2018

Did you know that together, your foot and ankle have 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments? It almost sounds unbelievable that it all fits into such a small part of our bodies! And have you ever stopped to think about the impact our feet have on our quality of […]

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

Written by Stannah Portugal on 19th 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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Dizziness, vertigo or loss of balance?

Written by Stannah on 29th October 2018

Dizziness and vertigo are very common complaints among the elderly. However, feelings of unsteadiness are often dismissed and ignored because people think that they’re a normal part of ageing like (for example) loss of hearing. The good news is, they’re not a normal part of ageing! And can, in most cases, be improved. That means […]

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Ageing in Place: Breaking Down the Barriers

Written by Stannah Portugal on 15th October 2018

Stannah has put in a lot of work into understanding the ageing process and the essentials for creating senior-friendly spaces and devices. So, we are happy to provide you with some home safety advice to ensure that your home is as safe and comfortable as possible. But we realized that some of our customers were reluctant to […]

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Music can boost brain activity

Neuroscience offers proof that music can boost brain activity at any age

Written by Stannah on 9th October 2018

Older adults grow as many new brain cells as young people and music could be one of your allies to boost brain activity! Since Dr. Marian Diamond’s pioneering research proved that our brains stay “plastic” throughout our lives, more and more studies have reinforced this finding, contributing to an increasing awareness of the fact that […]

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

Written by Stannah on 22nd August 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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