Mixed results in CCRP survey of users of care homes

Retirement homes play a vital role in providing care for seniors who are no longer able to live independently.

An 85-year Harvard study on happiness found the No. 1 retirement challenge that ‘no one talks about’

In 1938, Harvard researchers embarked on a study that continues to this day to find out: What makes us happy in life?

The researchers gathered health records from 724 people from all over the world, asking detailed questions about their lives at two-year intervals.

CCRP Members to get Expert Advice on ‘Successful Ageing’

Members of CCRP (Caribbean Community of Retired Persons) will get expert advice on ‘Successful Ageing’ at a virtual discussion to be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023. The speaker will be Dr Fredrick T. Sherman MD, MSc who has been practicing, teaching, and writing about the care of middle-aged and older adults for over four decades in the United States and internationally. 

CCRP welcomes NHF subsidy increases, addition of prostate cancer test

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CCRP Christmas Concert 2021 - Sharing the Christmas Spirit through talent

CCRP continued its virtual concert series with an evening of song, verse and instrumental harmonies dedicated to the holiday spirit, signified by Mariah Carey’s version of “Oh Holy Night” which got the proceedings underway.

Tribute to Michael Fraser

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is deeply saddened at the passing of our colleague Mr. Michael Fraser, OD, JP, CLU, on January 8, 2022, at the age of 79. He will be greatly missed.

Celebrating Jamaica in Good Spirits

Outside, there was driving rain and the press of COVID curfew, but for the members of CCRP, there was warm fellowship, virtually shared, as well as peaceful reflection and mirth, as the organization presented a member-driven Talent Showcase, under the theme "Let's Celebrate Jamaica" on Wednesday evening (Aug. 25).

CCRP AGM 2021-2023

TAKE NOTICE that on the 26th day of August, 2021 at 10 a.m., the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica will hear Claim No.

CCRP's Response To PSOJ’S Tax Reform Proposal

Kingston, Jamaica, March 9, 2012: The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons is concerned that several aspects of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica’s (PSOJ’s) Tax Reform Proposal would have a detrimental effect on the poor, the elderly and those who are retired.

CCRP Concerned Over WINDALCO'S Suspension Of Pensioners' Health Insurance Benefits

The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is deeply concerned about the suspension of WINDALCO's pensioners' health insurance benefits by the current owner of WINDALCO, UC RUSAL.