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Tafta launches Elder Abuse Awareness Campaign

Tafta launches Elder Abuse Awareness Campaign

Tafta launches campaign to commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day We invite you to support our awareness campaign to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This takes place every year on 15 June. During the campaign, we'll be reaching out to local schools and...

Go turquoise for the elderly to help raise awareness

Go turquoise for the elderly to help raise awareness

Go turquoise for the elderly Go turquoise for the elderly is a month-long campaign to create awareness around elders in communities, especially those not accommodated by elder care facilities. To commemorate the start of this campaign on 15 May, elders from Anna...

Old Age Grant fails to meet basic care needs

Old Age Grant fails to meet basic care needs

Old Age Grant fails to meet basic care needs Although we welcome the inflation-linked old age grant increase of 5% announced by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana in his Budget Speech on Wednesday, 23 February 2022, it still falls far short of the cost of meeting their...

United Nations promotes healthy ageing

United Nations promotes healthy ageing

By the year 2040, it’s estimated that globally, there will be 2 billion people over 60 years of age. As the ratio of old to young increases, so too does the burden of providing them with adequate care. These statistics lie behind The United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021 – 2030).

Letter of appreciation

Letter of appreciation

Thanks to the staff nurses and sisters who kept us updated on our mother’s physical and emotional state and needs, especially during lockdown.

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