Caring for the Carers

Give yourself a break

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Are you caring for an elderly or disabled family member? Regardless of how much you love them, or your sense of duty and responsibility, the truth is that all caregivers need a break from time to time. If you neglect self care, your reserves will become depleted and you will not be able to give of your best to care for your loved one. Respite Care This is where respite care is so useful. It provides short-term relief for primary caregivers – anything for just a few hours off to […]
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Retirement savings

Fast forward to what your life could be like after retirement

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Thanks to the sudden and widespread financial insecurity triggered by Covid-19 and the national lockdown, many of us have been brought face to face with the reality of our financial vulnerability. With no guarantee of a paycheck at the end of the month, we belatedly realise the importance of having saved for that ‘rainy day’. Those with healthy savings have a much better chance of weathering the Covid-19 storm, while those who put off this vital aspect of planning for the future – or worse, have been overspending on credit […]
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Wills Week

Experts give of their time during National Wills Week

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Tafta was most appreciative of the time given by Sharon Emmerich – an authorised Financial Services Provider, Registered Tax Practitioner and Fiduciary Practitioner – and Liezel Schultz of Goldman Schultz Attorneys for their expert guidance and tips during National Wills Week. During this annual event, members of the public can have a Will drawn up free of charge by participating attorneys in their area. It’s a wonderful example of professional people ‘giving something back’ to the public at large, and a great opportunity to tackle the crucial task of Will […]
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Long Service Awards

Tafta staff honoured with Long Service Awards

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On 23 September 2020, staff who achieved long service milestones at Tafta during the period April 2019 to March 2020 were recognised and honoured at a special Long Service Award Ceremony. Attendees were treated to high tea and a beautiful presentation ceremony, during which their achievements over the years were highlighted. Please click here for information about these caring staff members and what drives their passion in the field of elder care. Congratulations to each one of you – you have added immense value to the organisation and we are […]
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