Stroke Awareness Walk

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Join us for a Stroke Awareness Walk. Meet with other survivors, network and gather information from service providers within the health industry. Date: 25 October 2017 Time: 9am Venue: Durban Beachfront Amphitheatre RSVP: Pooventhree Pillay on 031 208 4175 or ot_tor@tafta.org.za by 25 October 2017 Entrance is free  
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Tafta helps elders stay connected!

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We’re helping our residents to “stay connected” with the launch of a campaign to encourage them to embrace online communication. The Tech Savvy Seniors campaign, which rolled out at six Tafta establishments this week to coincide with the annual Week of Older Persons, highlights this year’s theme: “Stepping into the Future – Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society”. Whether it’s online shopping, research or just keeping in touch with family, the well-equipped media centres allow more pensioners access to the digital world. “Internet use among […]
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Tafta commemorates Week of Older Persons

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We have a week-long programme of events planned to mark the United Nations’ International Day of Older Persons (1 October). This annual event honours and celebrates elders throughout the world and we want our residents to feel revered and recognised for their contributions to the community. Some of the highlights include a variety concert, sports event, Spring Ball, picnics, tea and pamper parties and other outings sponsored by some of our long standing benefactors. This year’s United Nations theme for International Day of Older Persons; “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the […]
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Fun bowls tournament to be held in aid of TAFTA

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The Durban Bowling Club will be hosting a fun bowls tournament in aid of Tafta. Members of the Durban Bowling Club said it was their pleasure to salute the aged  –  in honour of parents who always provided a safe haven for their children, who gave out hugs, words of encouragement and comfort. Join in the tournament on Sunday, 5 November at 08h30. Format: Nominated Trips. Any combination. 3 Games of 10 ends Dress: Mufti Cost: R300 per team (includes morning tea and light lunch) 1st prize: R1200 2nd prize: […]
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Honour and celebrate the elderly this Heritage Day

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“It’s Heritage Day weekend in South Africa and a perfect time for us to recommit ourselves to the care of our elders as our living legacies. They hold the secret to our histories, our backgrounds and lay the foundation for our path to success in life. “ So says CEO Femada Shamam as Tafta calls on South Africans to honour and celebrate the elderly as living legacies to our heritage. They pass on the wisdom and experience of generations gone before them. “Elders form an important part of South African […]
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Get set for TAFTA’s Annual Trail Run

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Join us for an early morning trail run and help an elder have a happy festive season. From as little as R50 each, you and your family can enjoy a breath of fresh air, beautiful natural surroundings AND make a big difference in the lives of TAFTA’s elderly. Date: Sunday 19 November 2017 Time: Registration: 05h45 sharp Race Starts: 07h00 Route: Virginia Bush Nature Reserve Cost: 4km: R50 | 8km: R80 Entry: Register online at www.wardevents.co.za or www.roag.co.za. Entries close midnight 15 November 2017 (an additional R20 will be charged […]
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Golden Games 2017

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Pictured above are some of our ‘Go Getters’ representing Durban at the Provincial Games in Port Shenstone from the 12th to the 14th of September 2017. 16 of our elders (made up of various clubs and service centre membership) were selected to represent Durban in 7 activities. We wish them the best of luck.
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Use your free will to Inspire a Legacy

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Throughout this week (11-15 September) you can have a legally valid will drawn up for free. Law firms throughout the country are offering this service as part of National Wills Week. Even if you already have a Will, if your circumstances have changed (you’ve recently married, divorced or widowed, bought or sold property, or the number of people dependent on you financially has increased or decreased), now is the perfect time to ensure your Will is valid and up to date. It’s also an opportunity to include a charitable bequest […]
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Join our ‘Circle’ of supporters and enjoy a Movie Premiere with Tafta

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In partnership with The Independent on Saturday and popular entertainment company, the Avalon Group, Tafta is kicking off a year-long campaign to commemorate the organisation’s 60th anniversary with a red carpet movie screening of The Circle. Starring Hollywood favourites, Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, the film is a futuristic thriller, filled with intriguing questions about the balance of our social and professional lives and how they intermingle – and whether, with increased surveillance and the knowledge that we’re being watched, our behaviour would gradually improve. Guests at the event, on Friday […]
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Tafta residents join Saturday’s Fun Walk

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Joining the Tafta Fun Walk along the Durban beachfront for the second year this Saturday is Tafta resident, Vee Mahesh along with her children and grandchildren. “We are looking forward to doing this together with my family and I encourage other families to come out in support of Tafta and join us,” says Mahesh who enjoys an active lifestyle with her colleagues at the Langeler Towers residence. Her granddaughter Schannel said she was excited to join in the fun walk adding that it was a great way of uniting their […]
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