Mr. Fritz Pretorius Gets an Upgraded Spring in His Step


“Aging is not lost youth, but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” – Betty Friedan


Words cannot explain how wonderful it has been working with Mr. Fritz Pretorius, who is 87 years young! His joy and zest for life is completely infectious, and it...

Steyn Steenberg: The Amputee Story That Made the News


“Your life can change in an instant. That instant can last forever.” – Laura Kasischke

This instant happened for Steyn Steenberg on the 12th of May 2019, when a motorcycle accident claimed his leg. The...

Allis Steyn: Still Going Strong


Allis Steyn is an absolute inspiration to any elderly person who has suffered limb loss. A year ago, she struggled with very bad osteoarthritis, and decided to amputate her leg below the knee to alleviate the pain. She was very apprehensive at first, but conquered her fears...

Guts, Determination and all Heart: Allie Coetzee


Life has thrown so many curve balls at Allie Coetzee, but he has not lost his spirit in any of these challenges! 

He was amputated 2 years ago, above the knee, which for an older person is a huge set back in life. 

I met Allie last year August and he hardly had...

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