Downsize – yes… But Don’t Touch My Books!

Downsize – yes… But Don’t Touch My Books!

Downsize – yes… But Don’t Touch My Books! Okay, I’m gonna blame this on my husband because husbands are good for that sort of thing. But the truth? I should have known better. When Bob and I decided to downsize from a three-story house to a two bedroom...
A Watershed Change at Abelia Road!

A Watershed Change at Abelia Road!

A Watershed Change at Abelia Road!     Kloof Rest Home Association and Peace Cottages are delighted to announce an exciting new care development in Abelia Road     The concept of care in the Upper Highway region was first established in 1904, when the Guild...
The Mayfly’s short honeymoon!

The Mayfly’s short honeymoon!

The Mayfly’s short honeymoon! So you think that you have it tough! … You’re worried about how long you will live?   Reading about the lifespan of the Mayfly should cheer you up considerably.Insects tend to live far shorter lives than other species. And female...
Questions to ask care homes

Questions to ask care homes

Questions to ask care homes Retirement choices – a one way street!   Today there are a growing number of private, unregistered residential care homes that do not comply with legal requirements; such as for example, registering with the Department of Social...
We’re not stupid!  –  Stop patronizing us!

We’re not stupid! – Stop patronizing us!

We’re not stupid! – Stop patronizing us!   Marketing to SeniorsThere is a myth perpetrated about some seniors which holds that they are simply difficult old people… whereas in reality there is no such thing. We are simply difficult young persons who have...
Is retirement bad for your health?

Is retirement bad for your health?

Is retirement bad for your health?   “Come grow old with me, the best is yet to come”William Wordsworth There is an extraordinary concept in the retirement industry called “Dying too late”, which refers to those who live too long after retirement and run out of...