News Stories

  • Guidelines from Ministry of Health & Wellness: Keeping Seniors Healthy during the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease at higher risk of contracting COVID 19 and having poorer outcomes. This is likely because as people age, their immune systems change, making it harder for their body to fight off diseases and infection and because many older adults are also more likely to have underlying health conditions that make it harder to cope with and recover from infections.

  • Former Governor General The Most Honourable Professor Sir Kenneth Hall Lauds New CCRP Health Insurance Plan

    “Expensive healthcare and medical treatment are the biggest threats to the well-being and welfare of retirees in Jamaica,” noted Professor Sir Kenneth Hall at the launch of a unique new health plan for members of the CCRP (Caribbean Community of Retired Persons). Noting the attendance of hundreds at the Police Officers’ Club on Wednesday, August 14, he commented that was “without a doubt a watershed moment... I am proud, delighted and honoured to launch this plan."

  • CGM Gallagher Insurance Brokers Successfully Launches Comprehensive Health Plan for CCRP Members

    Hundreds of seniors turned out to the Police Officer’s Club for the launch of a unique new health plan designed by CGM Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited and underwritten by Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited. The plan is being offered to members of the CCRP (Caribbean Community of Retired Persons), a non-governmental seniors-advocacy organisation. 

  • CCRP 2019 Living Legacy Awards

    The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) has announced the names of the outstanding Jamaicans who will receive their 2019 Living Legacy Awards. They are:

  • CCRP 2018 Living Legacy Awards

    CCRP, a non-governmental organisation for persons 50 years and over, last week held their annual Living Legacy Awards.  The four honorees were Nurse Joy Crooks, Founder of CUMI (Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill), Dr Jean Small, educator and dramatist, Dr Glen Christian, Entrepreneur and philanthropist and Dr Owen James, physician, educator and occupational health & safety specialist.

  • CCRP Living Legacy Award for Business named for J. Lester Spaulding

    Nominations are now open for the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) Living Legacy Awards and this year will see the inauguration of the J. Lester Spaulding Award for Business in honour of the late media magnate and founding Board Member of CCRP.

  • CCRP honours 62 ‘Living Legends’ in Celebration of Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee

    February 9, 2012: Sixty-two Jamaicans who have given outstanding service to nation-building were yesterday recognized and awarded as ‘Living Legends’ by the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP), at its Jamaica 50 Living Legacy Awards held in commemoration of Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee. The event took place at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.

  • Musicians to unite across age barrier for ‘Living Legends’ awards function

    vergreen Keith Lyn to serenade, youthful Alpha Band to provide sounds

  • 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.

  • 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.