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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bunion feet

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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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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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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parkinsons desease

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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house of the future, a home designed for life

House of the future: a home designed for life

Written by Stannah on 22nd August 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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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 22nd August 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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100 year old book review

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

Written by Stannah on 22nd August 2018

Source: Blogcritics.org 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 […]

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