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7 ambassadors appointed for Older Persons Month

Seven people have been picked this year to be Older Persons Month ambassadors.

Biography of Trevor Eyston Watler

Trevor Eyston Watler was born on 2 Sept. 1936 in Gun Bay, close to the home he built and still lives in to this...

Older Persons Month is reimagined

The Department of Children and Family Services is hosting a socially-distanced Older Persons Month this October. The theme of this year’s observation is 'Life...

Students show appreciation for seniors

Some 30 seniors from the George Town community received much love and appreciation from students at George Town Primary School this week.

Fun on the cards for seniors’ bingo event

Cayman’s seniors took part the annual bingo extravaganza at the Lions Centre on Saturday. The event is part of the Department of Children and Family Services Older Persons Month celebrations and was held in partnership with CDFS, the Lions Club of Grand Cayman and CUC.

Older Persons Month

Church service opens Older Persons Month

West Bay’s Wesleyan Holiness Church hosted this year’s Older Persons Month opening church service, which was broadcast live by Radio Cayman. Attending the ceremony to...

Seniors celebrate Older Persons Month

Cayman has been celebrating Older Persons Month, following the launch of four weeks of activities with a ceremony at the Family Life Centre.

Boatswain Bay church celebrates seniors

The congregation of Boatswain Bay Presbyterian Church in West Bay held a special church service with the theme “Love” in honor of Older Persons Month on Sunday.

Seniors enjoy a day at the Pines

Seniors were treated to an afternoon of tasty treats and entertainment in the Olive Miller Garden at the Pines Retirement Home on Thursday.

Older Persons Month kicks off in Cayman

The event followed Sunday’s church service at Agape Family Centre to mark the start of the month during which Cayman’s senior citizens are celebrated. Social events for Cayman’s elderly residents will be held throughout October.

Older Persons Month ambassadors chosen

Lurlie Scott and Lindburg Eden are this year’s ambassadors for Older Persons Month in October. The Department of Children and Family Services selected the two people in recognition of their “continuing contributions to local life,” according to a press release.

Church service celebrates older persons

Boatswain Bay Presbyterian Church recently marked Older Persons’ Month with a special morning worship service. The service on Sunday, Oct. 30, featured the Power of Praise group, who performed many songs.

Seniors feted at Adventist banquet

Seniors were recently treated to a night of good food, musical entertainment and inspiration thanks to Cayman’s Seventh-day Adventist Church community. Adventist churches organized a number of events honoring seniors throughout October, designated Older Persons’ Month, and the celebrations culminated in a party at the George Town Church Hall.

Sister Islands seniors enjoy special events

During October, designated Older Persons’ Month across the Cayman Islands, Brac seniors had a lot of activities to take in to mark the occasion, including a tea party, island tours and a social.

George Town seniors crowned king and queen at gala

Seniors hailing from all across the Cayman Islands got together recently for a rollicking night of fun and music.

Minister urges public to fight ‘ageism’

A draft government policy to address the needs of the elderly will be finalized by the end of October, Minister for Community Affairs Osbourne Bodden said in a message to mark the International Day of Older Persons, Oct. 1.

Older Persons’ Month urges a ‘stand against ageism’

The month of October is designated “Older Persons’ Month” in the Cayman Islands, during which a wide range of activities are planned for the islands’ senior citizens, including, for the first time, an “Older Persons’ Expo.”

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