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In the YEI Health and Wellness page, you can expect to find a broad range of relevant, on-point, informative articles written by subject matter experts and specialists in the Health and Wellness industry.   From the latest wellness news, treatments and therapies, inspiring health stories to expert advice.  You will also find YEI articles, often with a view from subject matter experts.  These articles are specifically geared at 60-plussers.    YEI is here to help you live your healthiest life every day.


TAFTA hosting a succesful soiree
Health and WellnessRetirement

TAFTA Spectacular Sapphire Soirée – a success!

In celebration of their 65th year of advocating for and responding to the needs of…
November 7, 2023
elderly lady in hospital
Health and Wellness

Feeling uncomfortable with your hospital care – time to speak up…

A personal account of a recent hospital stay that led the author to wonder how…
October 17, 2023
world heart day 2023
Health and Wellness

World Heart Day – 29 September 2023

Pause and Reflect on World Heart Day (29 September), as we all strive to safeguard…
September 11, 2023
reasons for dementia wandering
Health and Wellness

Possible Reasons For Dementia Wandering

Dementia causes people to lose their ability to recognize familiar places. It’s common for a…
September 8, 2023
old man driving and taking care of his eyesight
Health and WellnessTravel

Driving and Eyesight in Older Adults – Brought to you by Supa Quick

For safe driving, physical health means very little without clear vision. Follow these eye health…
July 9, 2023
abandoned 82 year old
Health and Wellness

If ever anyone needed a ‘guardian angel’ it was Ms S

Not only was this frail 82-year-old left to live as best she could in poverty…
June 4, 2023
health of seniors in south africa
Health and Wellness

An insight into the Health and Wellness of South African over-60s

You’ve Earned It ran a Health and Wellness survey in March 2023 and we found…
April 16, 2023
Health and Wellness

Shameful secrets – families hide elder abuse

Elder abuse often goes unreported and undetected. Mostly because the victims don’t tell anyone. They’re too…
April 15, 2023
circle living sandton
Health and WellnessLifestyle

Sandton – new upmarket development launching to cater for active urban seniors

Studies have shown that most of us wish to retire in a 5km radius from…
April 14, 2023
Health and Wellness

Tafta’s National Elder Abuse Helpline

Ahead of the 2022 United Nations Global Campaign for 16 Days of Activism for No…
April 1, 2023
Irritable bowel syndrome
Health and Wellness

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Unpacking the facts

Generally experienced by people across all ages, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a painful and…
March 11, 2023
healthy older couple in the forest
Health and WellnessPodcasts

Understanding functional medicine and its benefits

Functional medicine, an individualised approach that treats not by symptom but by cause, leads to…
March 9, 2023
pensioners happy with bluu car rental