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Saturday, November 17

Age Concern pleased with survey call

A call for volunteers to carry out on ambitious study of Bermuda’s seniors has met with an enthusiastic response, according to Age Concern.

Thursday, November 01

First survey of seniors to start this month

A thousand seniors are to share details about their lives with researchers over the next three months in what was yesterday dubbed the first such study

Wednesday, September 12

‘Neglected for far too long’

When Claudette Fleming first started work at Age Concern seven years ago, it was, she says, “me and the telephone”.

Tuesday, September 11

‘We must end elder abuse taboo’

The taboo surrounding elder abuse in Bermuda must be eradicated if the issue is to be properly tackled, according to the executive director of Age Concern.

Wednesday, July 25

‘Hats were the talk of the Senior’s Tea’

Hats of all shapes, styles and colours lined the runway at Friday’s annual Senior’s Tea.

Friday, July 20

‘Massive study of senior population to be undertaken’

A comprehensive survey of the senior population will be undertaken by the Department of Statistics.

Monday, July 09

‘Insurance for long-term care of seniors hailed as ‘excellent idea’’

Long-term care insurance could be available to the Island’s seniors in a few years.

Sunday, May 20

Survey to probe the needs of seniors

Up to 1,000 seniors will be part of a government endorsed survey in October and November of this year.

Wednesday, May 09

Ageing population straining the economy

Bermuda’s businesses could face a manpower crunch as the island’s senior population reaches record figures over the next 20 years, studies suggest.