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Palliative Care Workshop: book now

Tafta will be hosting a Palliative Care Workshop on 15 May at the Anna Conradie Service Centre, 42 South Beach Avenue, Durban. This course is a must for anyone caring for terminally ill patients and/or the aged. Among the topics to be covered are: The prinicpals of palliative care Health ethics Preparing the patient for death Communication skills Grief and loss Healthy closure rituals for carers These issues will be presented by a team of medical experts, comprising: Dr. Thiloshni Govender (MBChB medicine, Diploma in child health paediatrics. Post Grad […]

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[April 15, 2019]

Give an elder a mugful of treats for Easter

Bring a smile to the face of an elder by supporting Tafta’s Easter campaign. Pop an Easter egg or hot cross bun into a lovely new tea/coffee mug and donate it to one of the elders at Tafta. You’ll make their Easter special, and bring them the warm glow of knowing that someone is thinking about them. To get involved and help bring smiles to the faces of the elderly this Easter or to find out more, email pr@tafta.org.za or call Xolani on 031 332 3721.

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[March 20, 2019]

Last chance to book for the drive-in!

Join Tafta at the Durban Country Club for an Old-School Drive-in Movie Night experience on a traditional 12 x 9 m big screen! Watch one of the all time favourite ‘feel good’ movies – Mamma Mia – starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried and Colin Firth and featuring the music of ABBA, ‘drive-in’ style on the lush lawns of the safe and secure Country Club Driving Range. Plus – WIN a VIP Sunday buffet lunch experience at the Durban Country Club with SA cricketer Keshav Maharaj – for you […]

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[March 19, 2019]

Inaugural meeting of African Chapter of CommonAge

During Human Rights Month The Association for the Aged will, for the first time ever, participate in a gathering of African member countries of elder care associations belonging to CommonAge, the Commonwealth’s Association for the Ageing. The meeting takes place in KZN  from 25-26 March 2019, and will bring together leaders in elder care from the African Commonwealth Countries, including South Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda. Themed “Connecting and Collaborating”, the various member country representatives will share their regional experiences with the ageing population with a view to […]

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[March 19, 2019]

Work for us: Events coordinator position available

Tafta (the Association for the Aged) is looking for a competent Event coordinator to oversee and organise events that will make an impact to our target audience. You’ll ensure events are successful and cost-effective, paying attention to budget, time constraints and meeting deadlines. As an event coordinator, you will be required to understand Marketing, PR, Social media and promotion techniques. You will be required to work over weekends and after hours depending on the nature of the event. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh ideas and the organisational […]

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[March 13, 2019]