February 2022 G&T

February 2022 G&T

  February is the month of love and we at Utilitas have been inspired by a love story that enfolded at one of our own retirement villages during the Covid

January 2022 G&T

January 2022 G&T

  Sitting in my garden sipping my ice-filled wine, I am reflecting on 2021 and wondering what 2022 is going to bring. The last two years have been quite challenging

December 2021 G&T

December 2021 G&T

  The last few weeks our company ran a Covid 19 writing competition where we challenged our residents to write the virus out of their system, some writing therapy if

November 2021 G&T

November 2021 G&T

As some of you may know, November is Diabetes Awareness Month with the 14th of November as Diabetes Awareness Day. Be on the lookout for the blue circle (shown below),

October 2021 G&T

October 2021 G&T

  The month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness month with the objective of not only educating the public about mental health but also to reduce the stigma

September 2021 G&T

September 2021 G&T

  As I sit in front of my warm fireplace typing this, I can’t help but reflect on how long and cold this winter has been. This is mimicked by

Augustus 2021 G&T

Augustus 2021 G&T

I am writing this in the aftermath of arguably the greatest unrest South Africa has faced in decades. In the midst of the third and most lethal wave of COVID-19

July 2021 G&T

July 2021 G&T

July is dedicated to celebration and commemoration of freedom and independence. Globally we celebrate Canada Day, American Independence Day and Bastille Day. In South Africa, we also aptly celebrate our

June 2021 G&T

June 2021 G&T

As the coldness of Winter starts to settle in, I pour myself a G&T and settle in front of the fireplace. I start to reflect on previous Winters and the

May 2021 G&T

May 2021 G&T

Given the 12th of May is International Nurses Day, I would like to start this month’s G&T with a quote from the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale on whose