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Stroke Awareness Walk

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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[October 9, 2017]

Tafta helps elders stay connected!

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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[October 5, 2017]

Tafta commemorates Week of Older Persons

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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[October 3, 2017]

Fun bowls tournament to be held in aid of TAFTA

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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[September 27, 2017]

Honour and celebrate the elderly this Heritage Day

“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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[September 22, 2017]