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YEI News – From the Editor’s desk – 26 June 2019

Posted By Marilynh / June 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

News for seniors – local, international, and YEI specific

Editors desk

 

Greetings YEI readers

 

Join the conversation, on the YEI Facebook page. 

News, views (serious and tongue-in-cheek), loads of great topics,  and plenty of interaction from YEI Facebook fans.   Here’s a selection of topics recently discussed on the YEI Facebook page:

A poll was created on the YEI Facebook page, asking the following:

Would YEI members be interested in a group (a safe environment) where they can meet up with other baby boomers, seniors, retirees, pensioners in their area in order to make new friends, meet up for coffee/lunch, start safe walking/hiking groups, arrange to go the theatre and chat about relevant issues pertinent to SA 60plussers? 

Click here to see the poll.
We would like your views too, either in the comments section below, on the Facebook poll, or send an email to info@youve-earned-it.co.za with your view.

We also asked where YEI members were from….  Click here

Fabulous outing to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden for grandparents (on a Tuesday) and their grandchildren this school winter holiday.   Click here

Durban pensioner given 14 days to pay R3m bill – click here

YEI member, new to Ballito, wishing to meet up with others who enjoy cycling and hiking – click here

What would you, as a South African senior, like to hear from President Cyril Ramaphosa when he gives his State of the Nation address?  Click here

Have you been caught short by unexpectedness increases in your #medicalaid? #YEI would appreciate hearing your experiences of how you are coping with this major expense in #retirement.  Click here

Grandmas know best, and we should listen to them more!  Click here

I am a seenager.  Click here

Egoli actress, Christine Basson, dies.  Click here

 

Competitions 

Click here to see the fabulous competitions on WIN with YEI 

WINNERS:  Tickets to see Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival 

The winners of the Disney On Ice tickets are:
Pretoria:  Shadi Motileng
Johannesburg:  Marjorie Steyn
Durban:  Billie Robinson
Cape Town: winner still to be announced
Congratulations everyone!  You and your families are going to love this wonderful family show!  Many thanks to the organizers for affording YEI  the opportunity to run this ticket give-away
 

Click here to see all of the winners of YEI competitions.

Winners names are also featured on the YEI Facebook page.

 

What’s On

 

Knysna Oyster Festival;  Disney On Ice; Peppa Pig, Day of Remembrance, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Stomp, Unplugged Live Concerts 

Click here to get all the details in the What’s On guide.

 

International news for seniors

 

  • Free TV licences for UK Seniors cannot be saved with cuts to salaries, says BBC – click here
  • Torch lit for 32nd annual 55+ BC Games, organizers seeking volunteers – click here
  • Vagus nerve stimulation may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis – click here

 

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Until next month…

 

Kind regards,
Marilyn and the YEI Team

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