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WHY DO WE NEED A CAMPAIGN?

Join this turquoise campaign and demonstrate that the elderly in our country are not forgotten! We have just over 2.75 million older people in our country, of which 1 million are already over the age of 75. Unfortunately, older people are often seen as soft...

MISSION POSSIBLE

Regard for, consideration of and respect for the elderly seem to decline with every new generation; the many forms of elderly abuse are testimony to this fact. Is it possible to change a population’s attitude towards the elderly? We believe that it is! First of...

WHY TURQUOISE?

Plascon says that turquoise combines blue’s heart-rate-reducing benefits with green’s relaxing virtues. It provides a fresh and uplifting atmosphere without causing distraction or over stimulation. Therefore, it’s just the right colour to create awareness about the elderly. Quotes on turquoise urquoise is the color of communication,...

NETFLORIST CARES ABOUT THE ELDERLY

If there’s one thing that women of all ages love and appreciate, it is a bouquet of flowers — and nobody knows this better than Netflorist. So, as an early start to the Go Turquoise 4 the Elderly campaign, Netflorist presented a number of residents of...

PRETORIA BOYS HIGH CARES

Learners Go Turquoise 4 the Elderly! As part of this campaign, learners from Pretoria Boys High visited Machteld Postmus Complex for the elderly in Brooklyn on Friday 16 May and helped cover tree trunks in the vicinity with turquoise fabric.   The boys visit the Complex regularly...

CAMPAIGN OFF TO A GOOD START

The Pretoria part of Go Turquoise 4 the Elderly is off to a good start in and around the Brooklyn area. On Monday 19 May, Ben Kruger (well-known actor of Binnelanders), visited Machteld Postmus Complex to show his support for the campaign. To top the event, Pick n...

MOKOPANE A SEA OF TURQUOISE

The elderly care centre in Mokopane has turned turquoise since the 15th of May! Taking part in Go Turquoise 4 the Elderly, the care centre used turquoise on its premises in preparation for guests, members of the centre and the public for the launch of the...

2014 going on 2015

Although the very visible part of 2014 Go Turquoise for the Elderly is something of the past, activities have started to ensure that the 2015 campaign is going to be a huge success. However, many more coordinators and collaborators are needed for every town and district in...