Roundtable Discussion on The Elderly and the Family held on 23 September 2014

During Heritage month, that is September, the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office, NICRO and the Western Cape Department of Social Development held a Roundtable Discussion on the ‘Elderly and the Family’ which considered the important role that Older Persons have and continue to play in our families, our communities and the broader society. The Roundtable was address by Prof Emeka Obioha of the Tshwane University of Technology; Gavin Weir of the Sector Task Team for Older Persons (STTOP) and NOAH; Chrina Barendse of the Older Persons Programme of the Western Cape Department of Social Development; Lulama Sigasana the Programme Head: Health & Seniors, Ikamva Labantu and Anton de Beer of Telecare Solutions.