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Cayman: Council for Older Persons launches Age Proud Campaign

The Council of Older Persons in collaboration with the Cayman Islands Government will launch Age Proud Cayman, a grassroots public education and awareness campaign, starting this week to help challenge implicit bias and dispel stereotypes around ageing.  Age Proud is…

Cayman: The Council of Older Persons mourns loss of Council Member

Mr Conolly poses for a photo in 2019 when he was one of the Older Persons Month Ambassadors Friday, 21 July 2023 – It is with profound sadness that the Council of Older Persons (the Council) sadly announces the loss of one…

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NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands Police Request Public Assistance in Identifying Stolen Items, The police are requesting public assistance in identifying several items that are believed to have been stolen. …

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2018 UNIDOP celebrates Older Human Rights Champions

On this 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the United Nations International Day for Older Persons (UNIDOP) celebrates the importance of this Declaration, and reaffirms the commitment to promoting the full and equal enjoyment of all…

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More time to fill Cayman Islands Council of Older Persons vacancies

The deadline has been extended to Friday, 11 August 2017 for persons wishing to submit resumes for membership onto the Council of Older Persons. Interested parties must be active, have a proven track record in advocating for older persons locally…

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Trinidad to host Caribbean conference on ageing and rights of older people

By Jamaica Observer From St Lucia Online Trinidad and Tobago will host a two-day Caribbean preparatory meeting for the Fourth Regional Intergovernmental Conference on ‘Ageing and the Rights of Older Persons’. The June 1-2 meeting will precede the Fourth Regional…

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The Editor Speaks: Old persons

I am one of the old people that one of our media houses has dubbed us “old folks”. To whoever came up with dubbing us “folks” probably thinks that makes us feel younger. We are folk not persons. Sorry it…

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Cayman Islands Minister’s older persons policy is approved

Hon. Osbourne Bodden, Minister for Community Affairs, Youth Sports October 2016 Approval of the Cayman Island Older Persons’ Policy  In recognition of the growing concerns impacting older persons throughout the world and here in the Cayman Islands, the Progressive Government…