November 21, 2019

Cayman: Gala closes out busy Older Persons Month

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Seniors across the Cayman Islands attended the Older Persons Month Gala, the annual observance’s close out event on Saturday, 26 October 2019. Held at Margaritaville Beach Resort, the gala had a packed programme, compered by Dr. Kenrick Webster and Ms Patricia Hanlan. Formalities began with the Opening Prayer by Older Persons Month Ambassador […]

Opening Church Service for Older Persons Month

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Wesleyan Holiness Church in West Bay hosted this year’s Older Persons Month Opening Church Service, broadcast live by Radio Cayman. Attending the ceremony to honour the lives and contributions of seniors were the H.E. Governor, Martyn Roper and his wife Mrs. Roper; Speaker of the House Hon. McKeeva Bush; Deputy Governor and […]

Cayman: The countdown to an eventful Older Persons Month begins

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) under the Ministry of Community Affairs is gearing up for a busy October with the advent of its observance of Older Persons Month (OPM). The theme of this year’s appreciation of those aged 65 plus is “Positive Ageing.” With 29 activities planned across the […]

Cayman Islands Older Persons Month – Ambassadors named

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The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has chosen Mrs. Lurlie Scott and Mr. Lindburg Eden as this October’s Older Persons Month ambassadors. The seniors, who hail from Cayman Brac and Savannah respectively, were recently selected for the honour in recognition of their continuing contributions to local life. As the faces of the annual […]

Circle of Love brunch

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Circle of Love Prayer Brunch More than 150 seniors attended the Circle of Love Prayer Brunch on Saturday, 8 October 2016 as part of local Older Persons’ Month events. Organised by Circle of Love Women’s Ministry in partnership with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the well-attended brunch was held in the Triple […]

The Editor Speaks: Old people

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I am one of the “Old People”. Do I like being old? An emphatic NO!!! October has been designated “Older Person’ Month” Not “Old People’s Month”. Perhaps the powers that be that came up with the name “Older Person’ Month” were not old people! We used to be called “mature” but that somehow didn’t make […]

Cayman Islands: Older Persons’ Month – Ambassadors named

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The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has chosen Mrs. Janilee Clifford and Mr. James Powell as ambassadors for Older Persons’ Month 2016 this October. The seniors, who hail from George Town and West Bay respectively, were recently selected for the honour in recognition of their outstanding and continuing contributions to local life. As […]