May 13, 2021

Orange You Glad Sunset Gala

Cayman: 8th Annual Orange You Glad Sunset Gala It’s time to grab your best orange attire, that little black dress, orange bowtie or orange accessories for the 8th Annual Meals on Wheels Orange You Glad (OYG) Sunset Gala, to be held on May 22, 2021 at the historic Grand Old House, South Church Street. The […]

Hearing loss tied to less physical activity in older adults

From Newsmax Hearing loss is associated with a worse physical activity profile and contributes to accelerated aging, according to a study published April 19 in JAMA Network Open. Pei-Lun Kuo, M.D., Ph.D., from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health in Baltimore, and colleagues used National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data […]

Diminished hearing, vision together could be risk factor for dementia

From Newsmax A combination of hearing and vision loss is tied to an increased risk of mental decline and dementia, but having just one of those impairments isn’t connected with a higher risk, a new South Korean study finds. It’s not clear why a diminishing of both senses, but not just one, would raise dementia […]

Cayman: Government-run Elderly Resource, Activity Centre to Open

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Approximately 275 persons attended the Ministry of Community Affairs (MoCA) Open House for the Older Persons Active Ageing Centre (OPAAC) on Wednesday, 31 March 2021.  The centre’s soft launch was exclusively open to seniors 60 and older and to caregivers to allow for a comfortable experience. A tour of the facility, by the […]

Cayman: Older Persons Active Ageing Centre: Open House for Seniors Wed Mar 31

The Ministry of Community Affairs cordially invites seniors, aged 60 and over, to the Open House for the Older Persons Active Ageing Centre (OPAAC) on Wednesday, 31 March from 12 noon to 3pm*. The event will feature tours of the centre and light refreshments. Located at 131 MacLendon Drive, behind Priced Right in George Town, OPAAC will […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Friday 19-Feb-2021

Rapid Test Center of New YorkDr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP By Dr. Stuart Weiss, Intelligent Crowd Solutions – Rapid Test Center of NY February 17, 2021 CoViD-19 News and Information you can trust.Welcome new readers from the Rapid Test Center. Topics: Pfizer vaccine update New Testing Centers Open!We have opened our testing center in […]

How to build a relationship with lifestyle differences

Lifestyle difference has remained a very complicated factor for many relationships. For many, it’s the spice of their journey together, while others have seen these differences ruin a potentially unique relationship. Whatever the case, no two individuals are the same. Hence, people in whatever kind of relationship have learned to deal with the difference in […]

WHO lists 2 additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and COVAX roll-out

AstraZeneca/Oxford-developed vaccines to reach countries in the coming weeks Geneva, 15 February 2021 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for these vaccines to be rolled out globally through COVAX. The vaccines are produced by AstraZeneca-SKBio (Republic of Korea) and […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 10 February 2021 – NO new positives, 15,314 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 165 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 9 February 2021. All were negative. The number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes, as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 798. The […]

Cayman: Older persons eligible for discounts requesting birth certificates

As part of a legislative package to ease the financial burden on senior citizens, the Cayman Islands Government has reduced the fee for older persons requesting birth certificates by 50 percent. Cabinet approved the discount, which also applies to applicants requesting the certificate on behalf of senior citizens. A fee reduction of 50% is in […]