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Why Some Seniors are Unwilling to Accept Help: 5 Tips to Reframe Their Mindsets about Independence

Why Some Seniors are Unwilling to Accept Help: 5 Tips to Reframe Their Mindsets about Independence

12:00am Mar 01, 2022 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts New Zealand | Elderly Care

Ageing can be difficult to cope with for a number of reasons, whether it’s increasing physical and mental health concerns, feeling lonely or like a burden to others, or your independence and freedom seemingly slipping through your fingers. However, getting the help you need actually increases your independence and provides peace of mind to the loved ones that are concerned about you.

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Random Acts of Kindness Day 2022: Show Your Loved One Kindness with a Stairlift

Random Acts of Kindness Day 2022: Show Your Loved One Kindness with a Stairlift

12:00am Feb 17, 2022 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts New Zealand | Lifestyle

Although life can often feel like a steep staircase that we are struggling to overcome, it is the love and kindness of humanity that lightens our lives with the hope, strength, and courage that we need to continue climbing. This year, on Random Acts of Kindness Day, you can choose to bring light to someone’s life with a random act of kindness.

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7 Tips on How to Care for Pets as a Senior

7 Tips on How to Care for Pets as a Senior

12:00am Feb 10, 2022 | Admin - Acorn Stairlifts New Zealand | Health

In some countries in the world, as many as one in three older people report feeling lonely, according to the World Health Organization. In fact, 10% of New Zealanders aged 65 to 74 and 13% of those aged over 75 report feeling lonely all, most, or some of the time. However, studies have shown that owning a pet provides many benefits that can combat loneliness and the negative effects that come with constantly feeling socially isolated.

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