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Age Concern Launches Vaccination Hotline

Age Concern Launches Vaccination Hotline

Starting on Monday [March 1], Age Concern will be offering a Covid-19 vaccination hotline for people aged 50 or over. A spokesperson said, “Beginning Monday, March 1st, members of the public, aged 50+ will have the option of calling Age Concern’s Vaccination Hotline to receive information on the Covid-19 vaccine, register for their vaccination... Read more of this article

Free Transport To Vaccine Appt For AC Members

Free Transport To Vaccine Appt For AC Members

Starting on Monday March 1, adults aged 50+ who require assistance with transportation to their scheduled vaccine appointment can call Age Concern to arrange free transportation, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. Speaking at last night’s [Feb 24] press briefing, Minister Wilson said, “I am also pleased to announce a partnership with the... Read more of this article

Age Concern Survey: Willing To Take Vaccine

Age Concern Survey: Willing To Take Vaccine

According to an unscientific survey conducted via mailing lists and social media by Age Concern, 38% of people would be “extremely willing to take the vaccine as soon as it arrives” and 27.6% “are willing to take the vaccination, although only after they see others safely take it first.” A spokesperson said, “Age Concern,... Read more of this article

Age Concern Information Session Postponed

Age Concern Information Session Postponed

Age Concern has decided to postpone their upcoming Information Session, scheduled for Monday, December 14th until further notice. A spokesperson said, “Due to the rise in Covid-19 cases island-wide, as well as the recent suspension of the public bus service, Age Concern has decided to postpone their upcoming Information Session, scheduled for Monday,... Read more of this article

Age Concern To Host Info Session On Dec 14

Age Concern To Host Info Session On Dec 14

Age Concern Bermuda will be hosting an information session on Monday, December 14 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 41 King Street, Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “In response to the recent surge of job losses, as well as medical, financial and economic hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Age Concern Bermuda is hosting an information session... Read more of this article

Age Concern Appoint 5 New Members To Board

Age Concern Appoint 5 New Members To Board

Age Concern has appointed five new members to its Board of Directors, including George Ratteray, Cain Kunze, Betty Dale, Michelle Jackson, and Richard James. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern announces today the appointment of five new board members to its Board of Directors; George Ratteray, Cain Kunze, Betty Dale, Michelle Jackson and Richard... Read more of this article

Age Concern Bermuda On Covid-19 Precautions

Age Concern Bermuda On Covid-19 Precautions

Age Concern Bermuda says that it has reached out to its members to provide advice on precautions amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern Bermuda is stressing the importance to seniors and those in contact with them of following protocols provided to the public via the Ministry of Health and the Bermuda Government.... Read more of this article

Video: Town Hall Meeting On Health Plan

Video: Town Hall Meeting On Health Plan

[Updated] Age Concern Bermuda is holding a Town Hall Meeting regarding the proposed health plan this evening [Dec 4] at the Salvation Army Citadel on North Street in Hamilton, and the live video is below. The panel is scheduled to include Dr. Henry Dowling of the Bermuda Medical Doctors’ Association; Dr. Ricki Brathwaite of the Bermuda Health Council;... Read more of this article

Age Concern Set To Host Health Plan Forum

Age Concern Set To Host Health Plan Forum

Age Concern Bermuda is getting set to host a Health Plan Forum on Wednesday, December 4 starting at 5.30pm at the Salvation Army Citadel on North Street in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Caregivers, working age and older adults are being invited by Age Concern Bermuda to hear information on the proposed Bermuda National Health Plan and the... Read more of this article

Age Concern To Host Town Hall On Health Plan

Age Concern To Host Town Hall On Health Plan

Age Concern Bermuda will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening [Dec 4] about the proposed health plan. The event poster says, “Engage with a panel. Express your concerns. Ask the necessary questions. “Topic Discussion: Proposed National Health Plan. How does it affect older adults living in Bermuda? “Guest Speakers: Minister... Read more of this article

Honorary Board Members: Simmons & Jeffers

Honorary Board Members: Simmons & Jeffers

Ottiwell Simmons and Charles Jeffers were made Honorary Board Members at Age Concern Bermuda’s Annual General Meeting held yesterday [Sept 11] at the Evangelical Church Hall in Paget. Fellow Director Jonathan Brewin presented the awards, stating that while Mr. Simmons might be best known as a former President of the Bermuda Industrial Union or for... Read more of this article

Climbing High! Brewins Reach Top Of Kilimanjaro

Climbing High! Brewins Reach Top Of Kilimanjaro

Jonathan Brewin and his son Somers have reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, with the father and son duo literally climbing high in their quest to raise funds for the island’s seniors. The highest mountain on the African continent, Mount Kilimanjaro stands some 19,340 feet above sea level, and the Brewins undertook the challenging  multi day... Read more of this article

Climbing Kilimanjaro For Bermuda’s Seniors

Climbing Kilimanjaro For Bermuda’s Seniors

Jonathan Brewin, Director of Age Concern Bermuda and Chairman of the organizations Audit & Risk Committee will be taking some risks of his own on February 22 – March 2 when he and his son Somers climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Donations for the climb are being raised to support Age Concern, Bermuda’s primary non-profit advocacy group for senior... Read more of this article