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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

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