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At YEI, we are fervent believers in fun, and so we thought it was time to instill a little fun into our monthly newsletter. We are delighted that two of our advertisers share the same philosophy, and to this end, we have three great prizes up for grabs!

Whether you like peace and tranquillity, or if high energy activities are more “your thing”, Woodridge Country Estate in the heart of the Midlands Meander has it all. A mid-week break could be just what the doctor ordered. So why not take the opportunity and enter this competition – it could be your lucky day!

True to form, Primi Piatti have the knack of getting everyone excited. They have just launched their new menu - fresh and fast, comforting and healthy. And because they, too, enjoy a bit of fun – they are offering two Primi VIP Loyalty Cards valued @ R150 each. So how about entering this competition as well!

In our articles this month, Nedbank showcase their CARE philosophy. And while we’re on the Nedbank topic, take a look at Nedbank’s Retail Savings Bond, which offers you absolute peace of mind, coupled with a better guaranteed monthly income. Invest at a great rate – this is a limited offer.

Is your retirement imminent? Are you planning for retirement? If so, you may be interested to read about how to deal with the major changes in your life. Robert Brain, a qualified and accredited life coach, speaks about what to expect from a retirement workshop.

Read about the graduation of an octogenarian, Safety Tips for Seniors, and on a lighter note, have the Rollling Stones really been around for 50 years? And please engage with us – talk back! Tell us what you think of the YEI articles and advertisements. Knocks and praise – we’ll take it all!

Do you have a business that is of interest to boomers, seniors and retirees? If so, then YEI is offering you a wonderful opportunity to advertise your business at no cost in the Discounts and Benefits section of the website. Where else do you get something for free? Please take advantage of this amazing offer - take a look…

And if you’d like to be ahead of the pack, join our YEI Facebook Community –
see new advertisements as they are uploaded, hear about competitions and
give-aways as they become available, and read about our advertisers’ events.
So please “like us” on Facebook – you will find the link to Facebook on the
YEI website. And last, but not least, please spread the YEI word. Your friends, family and colleagues can register for FREE on YEI by visiting

Enough of my ramblings! Until next month, have fun …

Kind regards,
Marilyn and the YEI Team


Don't you just wish banks would stop talking and start doing? Take a look at what Nedbank is doing to Communicate with, Advise, Reward and Entertain you. In short, CARE.


“When people retire, particularly executives, they have to deal with major changes in five key areas: Money, status, routine, socialisation, and purpose,” says Robert Brain, a qualified and accredited life coach based in Cape Town.


Clive Archer matriculated in 1947, shortly after World War II. That was before
DF Malan and the National Party were elected in South Africa, before the Cold War, before Elvis.  Man’s first landing on the moon was still 22 years away.


What would you give to go and see a live performance of one of Rock ‘n Roll’s most prolific groups in a 50th Anniversary World Tour?


YEI wished to source some safety tips for seniors. We spoke to a founder member of the organisation, BKM Neighbourhood Watch. Have a read…


Primi Piatti have just launched their new menu, which has diverse offerings, and is bound to get everyone excited. Take a look to see how you can win a Primi VIP Loyalty Card valued @ R150…


Woodridge Country Estate is ideally located in the heart of the Midlands Meander Route, overlooking the magnificent Balgowan Valley. Take a look at how you can win a 3-night stay, valued @ R4 000.


Details of all our advertisers, including our new advertisers, may be found in the Discounts and Benefits section of the YEI website. Take a peep at our new advertisers, and read much more on their individual listings…


In November 2011, Ginny Swart, a YEI subscriber, won the first prize in a YEI competition. Ginny and her husband, Pete, took up their wonderful prize recently, and wrote to YEI to thank us for the prize – she had this to say:


We are delighted to announce that the winners of the double tickets to the Cape Getaway Show were: Bernard Whaley and Uschi Springer.


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