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Grinding to a Halt

Grinding to a Halt

What actually constitutes retirement? To a large degree the definition would differ from being a single reality, because it is basically a dream in most people’s heads and means different things to different people. The commonality would be that we all think we know...

Don’t let the jargon get you!

ICOD & ICOS A simple explanation These acronyms stand for (I)n (C)ase (O)f (D)eath and (I)n (C)ase (O)f (S)ickness, and point us to important information that will greatly assist with understanding, preparing for and anticipating a myriad of potential scenarios,...

SAARP Membership

1. How to become a member Membership to SAARP is free. There are a number of ways to join: By completing an application form which is available in every copy of the bulletin; by phoning Head Office and requesting one By logging on to our website on the internet...

SAARP in a nutshell

SAARP was started in 1982, with the aim of promoting the interests of senior citizens in South Africa. While the organisation has evolved over the years, our aims remain essentially the same: SAARP believes that senior citizens are entitled to a secure and rewarding...

Adding life to your years – SAARP’s Social Clubs

There is a worldwide trend to make older persons aware that they can change the way they age and enjoy a rewarding and productive life – it’s called Active Aging. Active Aging is simply the process of using your opportunities to participate in society and to stay...

Restructuring SAARP in your interest

We believe we owe it to our members to keep them up to date with our activities. In December 2010 we had a facilitated planning session with a view toward making sure that SAARP is capable of delivering on the needs of our members in an ethical manner that ensures...

SAARP and the future

The role of service providers, including Short Term Insurance, from an income point of view versus our Vision and Mission. SAARP is built on the basis of servicing the needs of the Senior citizen in South Africa. To shrink the vision of servicing these needs to a...

Ideas and suggestions – input invited

Through a process of analysis, planning, defining and envisioning the future SAARP, we have embarked on a journey of remodelling the organisation in order to keep it as streamlined and cost effective as possible. We would also like to know that we are focussing on the...