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Scaur Hill Community Donate To Age Concern

Scaur Hill Community Donate To Age Concern

The ‘Scaur Salad Tasting and Talent Night Party’ took place on Saturday, September 17, with the Scaur Hill community coming together to raise funds for Age Concern. Forty-five people from across Bermuda attended the event, including 14 newcomers, with $426 raised that day and a total of $720 donated to Age Concern by the Scaur Hill Community... Read more of this article

Axis Capital Donates To Age Concern Bermuda

Axis Capital Donates To Age Concern Bermuda

Axis Capital demonstrated its support of the island’s seniors by making a donation to Age Concern Bermuda, saying “we must never forget that older adults are an important part of the fabric of Bermuda.” According to the Axis Charity Committee, “The aim of our Charitable Donations Committee is to look for opportunities to support initiatives... Read more of this article

Podcast: Dr Fleming On Issues Affecting Seniors

Podcast: Dr Fleming On Issues Affecting Seniors

In the latest Bernews Podcast, we talk to Dr Claudette Fleming, the Executive Director of Age Concern, about issues affecting senior citizens in Bermuda. Dr Fleming talks about research she has done in Bermuda as well as the effects of the recession on Age Concern’s members.She also addresses the issue of income disparity and wealth transfer –... Read more of this article

Age Concern: “Take A Stand Against Ageism”

Age Concern: “Take A Stand Against Ageism”

Saturday [Oct 1] represents the World Health Organization’s [WHO] observance of the International Day of Older Persons, and the theme for the observance of the day this year is “Take a Stand Against Ageism”. According to WHO, “The World Health Assembly resolution related to the WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health, adopted... Read more of this article

45 Minute Video: Meeting On Seniors & Housing

45 Minute Video: Meeting On Seniors & Housing

Age Concern held its AGM at the Evangelical Church Hall in Paget, with members provided with reports on the organization’s charitable activities over its last fiscal year, and the meeting also discussing the challenges associated with housing for seniors. Deputy Chairperson Charles Jeffers provided a summary of the year’s activities on behalf of... Read more of this article

‘Duel Of Ages’ Raises Funds For Age Concern

‘Duel Of Ages’ Raises Funds For Age Concern

Age Concern held their annual Duel of the Ages fundraising event in late June in the newly renovated Trudeau Ballroom at the Hamilton Princess, with the event serving to raise funds to continue the charity’s advocacy and work in the community. British Airways contributed the top prize featured in the event auction, and Keisha Burgess-Davis was the... Read more of this article

Age Concern Extend Condolences: Swan Family

Age Concern Extend Condolences: Swan Family

The Board of Directors of Age Concern extended their sympathies to Sir John and the Swan family on the passing of Lady Jacqueline Swan.“Lady Swan was named the patron of Age Concern Bermuda in the year 2004. She was one of the founding members of Age Concern in 1978, when the organization was solely a voluntary society,” the group said. “During... Read more of this article

“Reinvent Yourself After 50″ Seminar To Be Held

“Reinvent Yourself After 50″ Seminar To Be Held

Age Concern will be holding a seminar on Thursday, January 21 entitled “Reinvent Yourself After 50,” which promises to “help people over the age of 50 with their career and life decisions.” The seminar, taking place at 10.00am at the Bermuda College, will include Bermuda Executive Services [BES] offering a presentation regarding changes... Read more of this article

Age Concern: No Mention Of Health Insurance

Age Concern: No Mention Of Health Insurance

[Written by Don Burgess] Age Concern gives Government a ‘pass’ for the initiatives outlined in the Throne Speech but it’s “biggest regret” was there was no mention of dealing with the rising cost of health insurance. Claudette Flemming, executive director for Age Concern, said there were was obviously some thought given to the programmes outlined. “Overall,... Read more of this article

Seniors Discuss Healthcare Costs With Minister

Seniors Discuss Healthcare Costs With Minister

[Updated] Age Concern Bermuda hosted a follow-up session of its Annual General Meeting yesterday [Oct 29] to provide its members an opportunity to speak with the Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden about the state of ageing and healthcare in Bermuda. The meeting took place at the Evangelical Church Hall in Paget. Mr. Erwin Adderley,... Read more of this article

Age Concern: “The State Of Ageing In Bermuda”

Age Concern: “The State Of Ageing In Bermuda”

Age Concern Bermuda is hosting a follow-up session of its Annual General Meeting so that seniors have an opportunity to question the Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden about the state of ageing and healthcare in Bermuda. The meeting will take place at the Evangelical Church Hall in Paget on Thursday, October 29, 2015, commencing... Read more of this article

Hunts: 10% Discount For Age Concern Members

Hunts: 10% Discount For Age Concern Members

In partnership with Age Concern Bermuda, local wholesaler, Hunts Food and Supplies is offering a 10% discount, seven days a week to registered Age Concern members. Mrs. Claudette Fleming, Executive Director of Age Concern Bermuda explained, “Last year we paid out over $30,000 of hardship support for seniors in need of help with food, electricity and... Read more of this article

“Understanding Your Insurance Coverage”

“Understanding Your Insurance Coverage”

In partnership with the Health Insurance Department and MoonGate Insurance, Age Concern Bermuda is hosting “Understanding Your Insurance Coverage”, an information session for Age Concern members on Tuesday, September 1, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Charities House, 25 Point Finger Road, Paget. “The session will include information on... Read more of this article