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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...

Warm heart for the elderly

At a Ladies Day on 4 August, Magda was presented with a hand-knitted blanket for an elderly person who needs it. What a lovely gesture! The blanket was knitted by clients of Sugar and Spice Professional Hairdressers as they waited their turn. The squares were...

Dance dementia and Alzheimer’s away

Regular social interaction plays a vital role in keeping older people happy and healthy. Yes, it's true! Not only is dancing good for the heart, lungs and joints but, according to research, older people who take part in regular dance classes show a reduced incidence of...

Seniors should surf the Internet

Although learning to surf the Internet and use social media such as Facebook and Skype may seem a solitary exercise, it can have surprising benefits. According to researchers, increased Internet access and use can help reduce senior loneliness and depression and help keep families and different...