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Join our ‘Circle’ of supporters and enjoy a Movie Premiere with Tafta

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 […]

[July 14, 2017]

Tafta residents join Saturday’s Fun Walk

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 […]

[July 12, 2017]

Make your 67 Mandela minutes count with Tafta

“A society that does not value its older people denies its roots and endangers its future. Let us strive to enhance their capacity to support themselves for as long as possible and, when they cannot do so anymore, to care for them.” ~ Nelson Mandela in a message announcing 1999 as the United Nations International Year of Older Persons, 17 December 1998. The Association for the Aged (Tafta) is calling on members of the public to make their 67 Mandela minutes count during July by contributing towards the care of […]

[July 10, 2017]

Christmas comes early this year at TAFTA

Join us for a Christmas in July show presented by the TAFTA Revellers at Anna Conradie Wellness Centre, Tafta Lodge (42 South Beach Av, Durban). When: Sunday 30 July Time: 13h00 Price: Tickets from R10, R20, R30 It’s bound to be a merry day out for all with various other entertainers. Refreshments will be on sale.

[June 30, 2017]

Tafta Residents test new Kraydel device

Over the past few weeks Kraydel has been trialling their latest hardware and software with some “marvellous, helpful, inquisitive and adventurous residents of two of the Tafta facilities in South Africa”. According to Kraydel CEO, Dr Lisa Smith, the trial was “a great opportunity for us to do things in the ‘real world’ where not surprisingly more things go wrong than they do on the work bench in our office.” Kraydel is an electronic device that works through Wi-Fi or 3G and the TV to provide non-instrusive monitoring of elderly […]

[June 19, 2017]