Why should you care about nutrition for older people

People are getting older and living longer In 2018, for the first time in history, persons older than 65 years outnumbered children under 5 years globally. And life expectancy is continuing to increase in South Africa and across the world. Ageing well is not just about living longer, it is also about the quality of […]


READ FULL ARTICLE The first of two ‘background information’ contributions comes from Rayne Stroebel, our specialist on dementia. Zeroing in on the challenges of dementia takes us to one very specific aspect of ageing – and one that perhaps demands the most immediate attention in resolving the shortage of long-term care solutions. Reading Rayne’s discussion, […]

Protecting the human rights of older persons: Challenges to the human rights of older people during and after COVID-19

Original Article: ILC ALLIANCE   Globally, COVID-19 has led to debilitating effects and posed significant human rights challenges for older persons. Healthcare measures and societal responses to COVID-19 have impacted older persons mental and physical wellbeing, amplified ageism, and heightened the risks of elder abuse. In this report, we present insights into the impacts of […]

2021 GERATEC Awards & Long Service Awards Ceremony

At GERATEC we believe in celebrating the people who demonstrate the passion and hard work it takes to truly make a difference in people’s lives. One of the ways in which we recognise and celebrate our employees’ efforts and achievements is with our annual Awards Ceremony. In the words of our managing director Rayne Stroebel, […]

GERATEC through the years

How 25 years have changed us for the better A quarter decade has flown by since GERATEC was first established by Rayne Stroebel in 1996. Along the way, there have been growing pains and welcome successes, which is why many long-term care communities have chosen to make GERATEC their quality of life partner. GERATEC was […]

GERATEC is celebrating 25 years of life-changing service

Twenty-five years: I have spent half my life working as the owner of GERATEC, promoting the quality of life of older people through nutrition. And while we have expanded our services over time, our passion and focus are still providing the best possible meals at the best possible prices. Over the years, we have made […]

The year 2020!

The year 2020 will take up a little more space than other years in the history of the world records. COVID-19 literally brought the world to a standstill, with many people still reeling from shock. The impact of this pandemic will still be felt for years to come. If I have to find one thing […]

2020 Moments

What a year it has been. It is fair to say that modern society as a whole, experienced this pandemic “storm” in so many ways. All of us have been affected by this new way of living. Out of this pandemic, the GERATEC Angels received their wings. Our employees far outshone themselves and once again […]

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