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Dr. Fleming To Retire As Executive Director

Dr. Fleming To Retire As Executive Director

Dr. Claudette Fleming will be retiring from her role as the Executive Director of Age Concern in September, and the Board said they want to extend thanks “for her unwavering commitment, service and positive contribution to Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Board and executive of Age Concern wishes to share with the public and interested... Read more of this article

Momentum For Diversity In Eldercare

Momentum For Diversity In Eldercare

Age Concern Bermuda was among those who celebrated in New Orleans at a event held by the American College of Healthcare Administrator’s [ACHCA] to acknowledge the work of the Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Committee [DEI] of the New York, Chapter of the College. A spokesperson said, “ACHCA is a non-profit professional membership association dedicated... Read more of this article

Age Concern Members Concerned About Budget

Age Concern Members Concerned About Budget

“In a recent survey of 389 of our members, comprised of persons aged 50 and older, more than 75% of respondents indicated that they are extremely concerned about Bermuda’s budget this year,” Age Concern said. A spokesperson said, “The Government is worthy of praise for the excellent handling of the Covid- 19 pandemic, these are indeed difficult... Read more of this article

Age Concern: 10% Discount On SOL Fuel

Age Concern: 10% Discount On SOL Fuel

Age Concern Bermuda announced the launch of their annual SOL Fuel campaign, in which Age Concern members receive 10% off all fuel purchases from all SOL Gas Stations across the island. A spokesperson said, “The campaign begins today, Tuesday, November 30th, and will continue every Tuesday over the following 12 weeks, ending on February 22nd, 2022.... Read more of this article

Age Concern Launches Covid-19 Booster Hotline

Age Concern Launches Covid-19 Booster Hotline

Starting on Monday [Nov 22] people aged 50+ will have the option of calling Age Concern’s Covid-19 Booster Hotline to receive information on the Covid-19 vaccine, and register for their booster shot appointment over the phone. A spokesperson said, “Beginning Monday, November 22nd, members of the public, aged 50+ who have been fully vaccinated for... Read more of this article

Age Concern Recruiting New Board Members

Age Concern Recruiting New Board Members

Age Concern Bermuda [ACB] – Registered Charity #137 –  is currently recruiting individuals for the Board of Directors and Board Committees. A spokesperson said, “The mission of ACB is to enhance the quality of life and advance the rights and opportunities of older adults in Bermuda. Age Concern was established in 1978 as a result... Read more of this article

Age Concern Launches Education Program

Age Concern Launches Education Program

Age Concern announced the launch of their Education Program for 2021, which will start on Monday [June 7] through the end of July. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern is proud to announce the launch of their Education Program for 2021. Starting next Monday, June 7th and running through the end of July, Age Concern will be offering a number of education... Read more of this article

Age Concern Launches New Website

Age Concern Launches New Website

Age Concern has announced the launch of its newly designed website at ageconcern.bm. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern, Bermuda’s nonprofit which focuses on the wellbeing and prosperity of the island’s 50+ population, is proud to announce the launch of its newly designed website at ageconcern.bm. “The new site features improved functionality,... Read more of this article

WISTA Bermuda Donates To Age Concern

WISTA Bermuda Donates To Age Concern

WISTA Bermuda donated $2,500 to Age Concern, with the donation set to be used to support the Age Concern Volunteer Program. A spokesperson said, “As an organization, WISTA Bermuda is intentional in their efforts to make a positive impact on the surrounding community. In 2019, WISTA Bermuda started hosting an annual ‘shoebox gift wrap social’.... Read more of this article

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