Tag Archives: senior citizens

  1. CRY MACHO Trailer (2021)

    A one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder takes a job to bring a man’s young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. On their journey, the horseman finds redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.  

    August 14, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Barbados Defence Force Ex-Members’ Association New York, recently donated a set of wheelchairs to the Barbados Legion. The president of the association Mr. David Edwards, mentioned that this donation was timely given the current public health environment and in keeping with their motto, Uplifting Each Other! They also seek to assist veterans and retirees […]

    August 10, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. Urgent Care Medical to be soon housed at The Estates at St George

    Recent research has shown that access to on-site 24-hour medical Care is one of the most desired amenities of modern community living. Residents at The Estates at St. George will enjoy this benefit. Urgent Care (Barbados) Inc. will offer a suite of emergency medical care and specialist clinical services at its Commercial Centre, set to […]

    August 7, 2021HealthNo comments
  4. BARP appoints New Executive Manager

    The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc (BARP) just revealed the appointment of Kim Tudor as their Executive Manager. Miss Tudor with more than two decades of extensive leadership, management and business experience is well known in both the public and private sectors, given her previous roles that focused on the promotion of service excellence. […]

    May 6, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments

    There were 126 new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, February 15. The new cases include results of samples from over a 12-day period, as the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory works to reduce the backlog created by the temporary use of manual extraction in the processing of samples. Three COVID-19 deaths were recorded – a […]

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. 21 fatalities in Barbados from the COVID Pandemic, 79 year old man is latest victim – highlighting necessity of vaccine for Elderly

    Barbados’ death toll from Covid-19 rose to 21 on Thursday with the passing of yet another national. A 79 year old male is the most recent to be felled by the viral illness. The gentleman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on February 7, from where he was sent to Enmore. Two days later, […]

    February 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    As the country observes the 15 day “National Pause“, the Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital wishes to inform the general public that to minimize crowding in our out-patient clinics some out-patient appointments may be postponed. In this event, out-patients whose appointments have been postponed will be contacted by a member of their […]

    February 5, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments

    The number of fatalities from Covid-19 in Barbados rose by one today, taking the total number of deaths to 15. The latest person to fall to COVID was a 62 year-old Barbadian male, who had been a patient at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility for the last nine days. The primary objective of the intervention […]

    February 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Argentina and the UK jointly host a webinar on access to vaccines

    Argentina and the UK host a virtual seminar on access to vaccines in Latin America and the Caribbean addressing the portfolio of emerging vaccines against Covid-19, the challenge of equitable distribution and how best to tackle vaccine disinformation. On 14 December 2020, Argentina’s Health Minister, Ginés González García and the UK’s Minister of State for […]

    December 16, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. A New Auxiliary Nursing Programme Launched with Sagicor

    Barbados will soon have a cadre of trained nursing auxiliaries who will be able to meet the demand for public and private care of the older adult, with a novel focus on hospitality. Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in June 2019, Sagicor and The Barbados Community College have announced the introduction of […]

    August 12, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments

    All 117 staff members at the National Assistance Board (NAB) who were tested for COVID-19 proved negative for the viral illness and tests are expected to resume this morning. Their results were included in the 161 negative results returned by the Best dos-Santos Public Health Laboratory. So far 156 employees of the NAB have been […]

    April 27, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Grocery Shopping & Banking Schedule During COVID-19 Curfew (Sr Citizens and Disabled) April 15, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments

    A 74-year-old man is the second person to have died from the coronavirus, COVID-19 in Barbados. The patient, who tested positive for the viral illness on March 20, died this morning, one day after Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, announced the death of the first victim, an 81-year-old man. The Ministry […]

    April 6, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Local Entrepreneurs Launch Delivery Service to Promote Social Distancing ‘WiFetch’ to help curb spread of COVID-19

    E-Commerce Entrepreneurs and Attorneys, Lily Dash and Sophie Bannister have launched WiFetch – a delivery service to support the call for social distancing in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. “In launching this service, we are especially thinking of our most vulnerable – our senior citizens. Our medical professionals cannot urge enough the […]

    March 25, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. New BARP President and Board Directors elected at AGM

    The 24th Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) took place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex. The new President of BARP is Marilyn Rice-Bowen. The other newly elected members are Monica Hinds as treasurer, and Clorinda Alleyne and Eric Smith as Directors. Other members of the current board are Vice […]

    July 23, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Manhunt for Persons of Interest Concerning ATM Fraud

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying and locating the individuals captured in these images. If seen you are asked to IMMEDIATELY contact the Criminal Investigation Department at 430-7189/9019 or the Hotline of 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800-8477(TIPS) or your nearest police station. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); […]

    July 9, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Barbados Olympic Association donates to the Barbados Huntsman Games Delegation

    The Barbados Association Inc. (BOA) continues to encourage the development of high-performance sport, as well as sports-for-all. This week it demonstrated its commitment in the area of sports-for-all, and “Olympism in action” by coming to the assistance of the Barbados Huntsman Games delegation. Co-ordinator of the National Senior Games Rawle Clarke, who received the $4000 […]

    October 1, 2018AthleticsNo comments
  18. “What They Had” – Blythe Danner, Taissa Farmiga, Josh Lucas and Michael Shannon

    Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together. US Release Date: 12th October 2018

    August 5, 2018Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Geordies tour to compete in Barbados at Caribbean Squash Event

    Squash players from Primrose Squash Club, Hebburn, are travelling to take part in the BCQS International Masters Squash Open in Barbados. Competitors from both the men and women teams will be going to Barbados on May 14th to play against players from the far afield including Canada, Norway, America and Caribbean islands. This is the […]

    May 13, 2018Featured, SportsNo comments

    The Main Opposition Barbados Labour Party pledged pension reforms and civil servant salary reviews among other hot button issues when they launched their candidates over the weekend at the Weymouth Playing field over the weekend. Mia Mottley, political leader of the BLP and Opposition leader spoke to the massive audience as if they were guests […]

    May 7, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Senior Citizen Still Missing: Have you seen Gloria Mayers? March 11, 2018Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Soroptimist International of Barbados breaks ground on new laundry facility

    “The construction of this laundry facility for the residents at our Soroptimist Village is part of Soroptimist International of Barbados’ (SIB) on-going commitment to seniors in our society particularly at a time when appropriate, comfortable and affordable housing is scarce. ” President of Soroptimist International of Barbados (SIB), Ayo Barnard-Rawlins made this point on Wednesday […]

    February 18, 2018EventsNo comments
  23. FirstCaribbean Auto Loan Fair: WIBISCO, Innogen and Autovation among the contributors… November 5, 2017Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Fortress records positive returns in second quarter

    Leading mutual fund manager Fortress Fund Managers has recorded positive returns in its funds for the quarter ending June 30, 2017. This was revealed in its June 2017 Quarterly Report, released to investors recently and which also announced that the “one-year returns to June 30 have also been exceptionally strong especially in our equity investments.“ […]

    August 22, 2017BusinessNo comments
  25. Red Cross thankful for donation of stove by Sol and Rotary West

    The Barbados Red Cross is very grateful in receiving an industrial Stove for their Meals on Wheels Kitchen. Kevin Watson, President of the club Rotary West explained how staff members of the Non Governmental Organisation reported back to senior officers allowing for the donation;- People who benefit from daily meals of the Barbados Red Cross […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments