July 24, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 7 July 2021, NO new positives, 94,205 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 564 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 6 July, 2021. There were no positive results.  To date, 94,205 COVID-19 vaccinations have been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 48,722 (69% of an estimated 71,100) had at […]

Cayman: Operation Quaker targets Sunday Brunches

From RCIPS Operation Quaker continues to target drunk driving and speeding island wide.  This weekend the focus was on Sunday brunch events and saw 54 speeding tickets issued and officers arresting 9 persons for driving under the influence. A further 27 traffic offenses were also prosecuted, the majority of which were for using a vehicle […]

Cayman: Seniors AquaFit set to make a splash in East End

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – A 98-year-old woman is one of the East End seniors who will soon be able to keep fit and mobile by taking AquaFit classes. More formally known Water Exercise for Seniors, 20 persons have already signed up.              Launched on Thursday, 27 May 2021, the free, low-impact water sessions for the over […]

Exercising for 30 minutes daily slashes risk of death by 40% in older men

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax A Norwegian study found that elderly men who exercise for a half an hour daily, six days a week, reduced their risk of dying by 40%. The researchers followed more than 5,000 healthy men for several decades starting when they were an average of 45 years of age, to see how exercise […]

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 […]