Senior Citizens Recognized In Observance Of The Month Of The Elderly

PR – Senior citizens from different parts of Carriacou were entertained with steel pan music and May Pole dancing in observance of the Month of the Elderly.

Activities during the month, put on by the Division of Social Development within the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs and Local Government, commenced with a bus tour around the island and culminated with a luncheon at the Botanical Gardens in Hillsborough.

As usual, some of the residents at the Top Hill Seniors Home were part of the activity, where the elderly interacted with Hon. Tevin Andrews, Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs and Local Government.

Social Worker Susan Peters, who was responsible for organizing the events, says it is a means of showing appreciation to the senior citizens for their role in the development of the nation.

Minister Andrews, who is passionate about the wellbeing of the elderly, constantly calls on Grenadians in the Diaspora, as well as nationals at home, to continue to support efforts to ensure the elderly are well looked after.

Meanwhile, in continued observance of the Month of the Elderly, the general public is invited to an open forum on aging on Thursday, October 26th, at the Hillsborough Government School, commencing at 6 p.m.