Elderly Care Programme A Priority

As the percentage of elderly persons in the Barbadian population continues to rise, the Ministry of Health has identified the Care of the Elderly Programme as one of its priorities.

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Keys To Successful Ageing

Barbados’ population is ageing at an accelerated pace. In fact, this country is home to the highest percentage of persons aged 65 and over in the English-speaking Caribbean.

The island...

Centenarians Of Barbados Stamp Issue

Recognising that Barbados has the second highest percentage of centenarians per capita in the world, the Barbados Postal Service (BPS) has released a new commemorative issue highlighting those who have...

Active Ageing Starts From Early

When you hear the term "Active Ageing", you tend to conjure up images of the elderly taking brisk walks, jogging, dancing or getting involved in some type of physical activity....