Rand Aid's Retirement Villages Benefit the Aged in Need
Rand Aid Association, a registered non-profit organisation that was founded in 1903 and has grown and evolved for over 100 years, serves a dual purpose.
It provides a variety of retirement accommodation for the well established retiree, which in turn generates an invaluable source of income used to assist the aged in need, and men suffering from substance abuse.
Rand Aid Association's Advance Division
Rand Aid Association is able to reach out and assist these people in need and achieve its objectives via its Advance Division, which provides serene, secure and upmarket retirement accommodation and frail care services for people aged 65 and over. Its retirement villages, situated in tranquil surroundings, include:
Inyoni Creek, is special due to its river frontage, gradual slopes providing good views over a green belt area and large dams that attract a variety of birdlife
Thornhill Manor, is characterised by a sense of tranquility and complemented by its landscaped gardens and beautiful water features.
Elphin Lodge, this village is set in beautiful, secure surroundings featuring dams with extensive bird life, tranquil walks, spacious lawns and a swimming pool
Ron Smith Care Centre, all rates quoted include full board and lodging, laundry, occupational therapy services and 24-hour nursing care. There’s also a doctor on call and a physiotherapist on site.
Ron Smith Care Centre is the first organisation in Gauteng – and the second in South Africa – to become a member of Eden Alternative South Africa registry. This means that the Rand Aid Association care centre in Lyndhurst has joined over 350 international long-term care communities committed to improving the quality of life and care for the people they serve.<
Read more here.
Listen to an interview on Mix 93.8 FM with Syvlia Birkhead about Ron Smith Care Centre and its new Day Care Centre for Seniors.
Rand Aid Association's Social React Division:
In essence, Rand Aid Association's Social React Division provides hope and support through difficult times. People in their golden years often battle to make ends meet. The organisation's vision is therefore to alleviate hardship and assist with overcoming life’s challenges.
There’s a new resident in town and whilst she may be getting on in years there’s just no stopping the advice that Aggie Hatrick provides to the community on behalf of her friend and champion, non-profit organisation Rand Aid Association.
Aggie Hatrick together with her husband, Gerry Hatrick, and all of the friends she has made at Rand Aid will humorously give advice and highlight the plight of the aged in need residing at Rand Aid and in South Africa in general.
“I am down with technology – follow me on Twitter @hipop_granny”