Modern food is not friendly to black people who are now facing a great health threat because they have moved away from more traditional nutrition, according to Flagstaff’s ‘oldest’ resident.
South Africa’s elderly population is growing rapidly – but state mental health care is not adequate. About 30% of adults aged 60 and older will at some stage require medication to treat mental conditions.
FREE STATE – A small group of grannies, all strapped for money but determined not to make use of loan sharks, have come up with a unique savings plan that benefits both themselves and others.
The critical care work done by the Alexandra Hospice will no longer be disrupted by the frequent power cuts experienced in the area thanks to the donation of blankets and a generator from African Bank.