On now – the Week of Older Persons

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The week of older persons is commemorated annually in South Africa to honour and pay tribute to our seniors, while at the same time raising awareness on issues that affect and impact upon them. This year the week commences on the 28th September and ends on Sunday 4th October 2015, which is the 25th International Day of Older Persons. In South Africa, the International Day of Older Persons co-incides with Grandparents Day (celebrated on the first Sunday in October) and TAFTA is marking the occasion with a Picnic in the […]
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Older = Wiser

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What better way to celebrate the Week of Older Persons (28 September-4 October) than by challenging some of our older residents to show off their knowledge in a music quiz on the radio? East Coast Radio Breakfast Show presenters, Natara Nadasen and Sky Tshabalala, put the oldies through their paces on air on Tuesday 29 October. The TAFTA team consisted of 66 year old Joe Rehman, who has been a resident at the Ray Hulett Centre for the past four years. Joe is involved in all activities at TAFTA including […]
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Kind hearts at Culture Club

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On Friday 28 August, members of the Culture Club held a fundraising golf day at Mount Edgecombe golf estate, and TAFTA was one of the beneficiary organisations. Kevin Hayes, Divisional Manager, Income Development attended the prize giving function in the evening and was delighted to receive a generous donation of R34 500 towards our Meals on Wheels Initiative. This will go a long way to helping TAFTA meet the cost of providing meals for the elderly folk we support in the greater Durban community, who are no longer able to […]
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Join us for a grand Spring Ball

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The Mary Asher Service Centre will be hosting a grand Spring Ball on Saturday 19 September 2015 in the MASC Hall (80 Samora Machel Street, Durban) Join in the fun and celebrate the arrival of Spring for just R30 per person from 7pm until midnight.  The dress code for the evening is casual/formal. BYO – there are bar sales available (wine only) Please note the parking is at your own expense. Contact Renata on 031 332 3721 or email maryasher@tafta.org.za to book your tickets or for more info.
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