(246) 538-2277      info@barpbb.com       Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church, Barbados
A new day has finally dawned for for former CLICO policyholders whose policies have now been succesfully transferred to to Resolution Life, a specially formed, 100% Bajan, fully compliant, insurance company. Read and Download the two following PDF documents with…
Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:22

Congratulations to Dame Sandra Mason

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP), congratulates Dame Sandra Mason on her appointment as Barbados' 8th Governor General. We are pleased that her servce as a distinguished jurist has been…
Effective January 1st, 2018, there is an additional $40.00 per year subscription which will be put towards insurance coverage for each BARP member for final expenses (payable upon death) in the amount of BDS $5,000.00. The implementation of this Life…
Thursday, 14 December 2017 12:43

Group Health Plan

 FORM MUST BE PRINTED ON 8 ½ by 14 (LEGAL) PAPER The new Medical plan is specially designed to provide…
Friday, 08 December 2017 20:46

October Winner

New member for the month of October Winner Ms. Sonia Murrell receives her prize from BARP Office Manager Cecilia Thompson of a manicure compliments of Bio-Beauty. Bio-Beauty is located in Coconut Walk, Hastings, Christ Church. They offer a wide range…
Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:54

Christmas Food Drive

Please help us by donating non-perishable food items to benefit the HIV/AIDS Food Bank this Holiday Season. Items can be placed in the barrel located at the BARP Office, Mervue House, Hastings Ch. Ch.
New BARP members as well as those renewing their membership in the month of December have a chance to win a security system valued at $1500 compliments of G4S, a gift basket compliments of Consolidated Finance and 1 smoke detector…
Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:28

BARP Member Wins Prize

BARP office manager Cecilia Thompson (on left) presents prize of a weekend for 2 at Sunbay Hotel to Winner Octavia Beckles along with Executive Manager Elsa Webster at our Mervue House office. Every Month BARP will be raffling the names…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:45

Member Appreciation Day

BARP will be hosting a Member Appreciation Day on Friday October 27, 2017, from 9:00am to 7:00pm, at our new headquarters, Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. The event will welcome approximately 500 BARP Members to our new home…
Thursday, 28 September 2017 14:49

The National Green Knowledge Fair

A free public event is happening at Queens Park on Friday and Saturday 3-4 November this year, called The National Green Knowledge Fair. The event is hosted by the Future Centre Trust on behalf of the UNDP Global Environment Facility,…
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 13:02

Massy & BCCI Dominica Relief

BARP is supporting the BCCI and Massy Diaster Relief Drive for Dominica, and is therefore inviting BARP members to participate in the donation of items listed below or monetary donations. Donations should be received by October 9th, 2017 {phocadownload view=file|id=35|text=View…
BARP is supporting the BCCI Diaster Relief Drive and is therefore inviting BARP members to participate in the donation of items as noted in the below correspondence.
Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:33

New Issue of Fifty Plus Magazine

The 2016/2017 issue of Fifty Plus Magazine is now availble to BARP members. Copies can be picked up from the following locations: · BARP Office, Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings· AONE supermarkets, Emerald City· Carlton Supermarket, Black Rock· Massy Supermarkets·…
Friday, 11 August 2017 11:17

See Me a Poem by Michael Oxley

See me By Michael Oxley Although sometimes I feel likeI am hiding from my foesLike a soldier in a mask of camouflageJust moving around in this cloak of tatteredThreadsBut, look into my eyes and see me Sometimes too, I feel…
Thursday, 03 August 2017 11:00

Don't Miss Golden Soca Saturday, August 12th

GOLDEN SOCA - This Saturday August 12th at the Sea Rocks Dome, Maxwell Christ Church; the show starts at 6:00 PM. Tickets $50 and $60 from CS Pharmacy and all Ticket Pal locations. Catering to BARP members and anyone who…
Monday, 24 July 2017 11:18

Stansfeld Scott Job Opportunity

At Stansfeld Scott, there is a job opportunity within the Human Resources team in the area of Recruitment. BARP members who were former Human Resources Practitioners might be interested in working on a flexible part-time basis. See the below details:…
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 01:16

We've Moved

The BARP Office has moved from Collymore Rock; we are now located at Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. Please also note our new telephone numbers: Telephone: (246) 538-BARP(2277) Fax: (246) 538-2284. Our business hours are Monday to Friday,…
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 19:51

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This year’s 2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) theme, “Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue.”, focuses on the prominent issue of financial abuse, as older persons often depend on others to “look after”…
Thursday, 08 June 2017 13:33

2017 BARP Annual General Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the Twenty-second Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC (“the Company”) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at…
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:15

NOTICE - Martinique Visitors

A group from Martinique between the ages of 50-70 years old will be visiting Barbados from May 21st – 26th, 2017 and are interested in meeting with BARP Members to have a friendly exchange in English and French, as well…
Thursday, 04 May 2017 10:57

The Story Club

The Story Club is an exciting and stimulating programme to assist young children in developing a love and a passion for reading. The programme currently targets primary school aged children. • Are you fond of children, are you fond of…
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 19:24

The Importance of Reading Labels

Download this seminar PDF presented by Mrs.Margaret Campbell-Leslie Deputy Director (Ag), Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Download this seminar PDF presented by Shirley-Ann Brathwaite RN/RM/CHN - Advisory and Inspection Coordinator for Nursing Homes, Senior Citizens and Maternity Homes
Thursday, 13 April 2017 00:01

NOTICE - Nominations/Motions

The President, Treasurer and two Directors of Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP) will retire at the Annual General Meeting to be held later this year and are eligible for reelection.…
Friday, 03 March 2017 20:15

Gardening Manual for Sale

Friday, 03 March 2017 19:32

BLGP Workshop Presentation

View the presentation for the recently completed Better Life Gardening Project workshops held on February 21 and March 1, 2017 at Skymall, Haggatt Hall.
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:11

BIDC Mentorship Programme

‘Holding Hands’ The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) is seeking mentors for its “Holding Hands” mentorship programme. This forms an integral part of the overall structure of the Corporation’s Small Business Development Centre which now assumes much greater importance…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:23

Massy Card Loyalty Points for BARP Members

BARP members get more rewards with the Massy Card. BARP Members earn triple points at locations accepting both the Massy Credit and Loyalty Cards.
Responsibilities Attend meetings as a member of the PAF Committee when required; Review and assess the PAF application forms submitted to the BARP Office; Conduct private interviews with members and designated families to assess and review the particular situation in…
Saturday, 11 February 2017 09:30

Learn About our Consumer Corner

GENERAL SCOPE AND PURPOSE Consumer Corner is a medium through which BARP members can be advised of their rights as a consumer. It will provide guidance and also it will inform the membership of advocacy initiatives on their…
Friday, 10 February 2017 09:43

Director Spotlight - Jean Springer

THE virtue of nurturing pulses through Jean Springer’s veins. Whether through her more than four decades in nursing, tending to her garden or volunteering with BARP and other organisations, the 79 year old brings loads of attentive care to the…
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:38

2017 Health Calendar of Events

Please note this year's health events published by the Ministry of Health.
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 22:03

One People One Barbados Human Chain

In celebration of Barbados' 50th Anniversary of Indepence, on Monday, 28th November at 9:30 am to 11:00 am 92,000 persons are needed to join the human chain link. BARP members are encouraged to participate. To join the human link effort:…
Monday, 18 July 2016 04:07

AGM 2016 Results

The 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons took place on July 16th, 2016 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex. Re elected unopposed to the Board was Dame Billie Miller as Vice President and Sandra Osbourne…
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:50


NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE is hereby given that the Twenty-first Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC (“the Company”) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on…
Friday, 18 March 2016 02:36

Better Life Gardening Project

Download the Participant Registration Form » Bridgetown, 4 th March 2016 – With the growing concern over the prevalence of non- communicable diseases in Barbados, the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) hasdeveloped a strategy to promote healthy living, improve…
Monday, 18 January 2016 22:21

2015 National Independence Honourees

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc offers heartiest congratulations to the 2015 National Independence Honourees, in particular to our twelve (12) BARP Members who were recognised for their invaluable contribution to Barbados and the Caribbean. We salute you! COMPANION…
Friday, 04 December 2015 16:44

BARP launches Consumer Forum

BARP launched its Consumers Forum on Friday, December 4, 2015 at The Radisson Aquatica Resort. The non-profit organisation with a membership in excess of 40,000 seniors is concerned about the low level of consumer awareness in Barbados. BARP reported that…
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 There is no doubt that the economic situation has affected every Barbadian household. More so it has substantially decreased the spending power of BARP members, especially pensioners who already live on a limited budget. As the…
Saturday, 19 September 2015 10:19

New BARP Photo ID Membership Card

Dear BARP Member, The New BARP Photo ID Membership Card was introduced on December 2, 2013 with new security features to benefit you as well as our valued concessionaires. To date, approximately 27,000 new memberships and renewals have been issued…
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 11:06

New BARP Photo ID Membership Card

The New BARP Photo ID Membership Card was introduced on December 2, 2013 with new security features to benefit you as well as our valued concessionaires. To date, approximately 27,000 new memberships and renewals have been issued with new cards.…
Monday, 07 September 2015 13:04

BARP Food & Supplies Drive for Dominica

The BARP Office will have a Food & Supplies Drive to assist our neighbours in Dominica in their recovery effort after the passage of Storm Erika. One or more of the following items may be donated: · Non-perishables (canned food…
Saturday, 27 June 2015 05:51

2015 AGM Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Twenty-first Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC ("the Company") will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at…
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:01

Walk the Talk Results

BARP recently participated in the Walk theTalk challenge and placed in the to 10 companies. View the final standings below. (Click image for larger view)
Thursday, 04 June 2015 06:07

Download the BARP Annual Report

The BARP 2014 - 2015 Annual Report is availble for download by BARP Members in PDF format. A PDF reader is required to view the document and should be already installed on your computer. If it isn't, download the free…
 (Click image for larger view) Winners in the 2015 BARP Easter Hat Competition held at the Barbados Hilton on Easter Sunday April 5th are; Best Easter Bunny hat for Children; Matthew and Jenna Blenman Theme Hat Winners; Dame Maizie Barker…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:52

BARP Business Hours Change

The BARP Office Business Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. BARP Members are asked to arrange their business accordingly. The Drop Box can be used after 3:00 pm.
BARP is proud to celebrate International Women's Day. International Women's Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen…
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados is focusing on “Heart Health” for the month of March. Seven Seas’ Omega-3 will be donating 50 cents for every Cod Liver Oil Once-A-Day bottle of 60s and 120s sold. The 50 cents will…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 10:50

World Salt Awareness Week March 16-22

World Salt Awareness Week will be recognized March 16-22, 2015. The theme focuses on The Importance of a Healthy Start for Children. Like adults, children consume more salt than the maximum recommendation. Simple measures need to be taken to help…
The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and Heart & Stroke Foundation on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean. BARP President, Edward Bushell…
Thursday, 15 January 2015 11:02

Sir Harcourt Lewis 1932 - 2015

The Directors, Staff and Members of BARP are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sir Harcourt Lewis on January 13, 2015 at the age of 83. Sir Harcourt was a true son of the soil in every respect.…
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:42

The Story Club is Seeking Volunteers

THE STORY CLUB The Story Club is an exciting and stimulating programme to assist young children in developing a love and a passion for reading. The programme currently targets primary school aged children. Are you fond of children, are you…
Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:00

New Year's Message 2015

As is customary, the prospect of a New Year leads to reflection on what has occurred during the preceding one. For us at the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP), 2014 was truly an eventful year and could be succinctly…
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 07:28

HIV/AIDS Food Bank Donation

Food donations collected at the BARP Volunteers Xmas party were presented to the HIV/AIDS Food Bank. Present (from left) Mrs. Hazel Norville, Chairperson of the Social Activities Committee, Ms. Stacia Whittaker, HIV/AIDS Food Bank Manager, Ms Karen Barker BARP Business…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:00

50 Plus Magazine Available!

The new issue of 50 Plus Magazine is now available for pickup at the BARP office. Additional distribution points will be announced later.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

National Task Force on Crime Prevention

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) is partnering with the National Task Force on Crime Prevention and the Maria Holder Memorial Trust to offer a special workshop to our members titled “Know the Signs: Together We Can Prevent Cyber…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Recording Secretary BARP is seeking to find two suitable candidates to volunteer as a Recording Secretary to serve on the various Committees of BARP.The Recording Secretary will be responsible for taking minutes on behalf of the Committee to which…
Monday, 20 October 2014 23:08

Land Tax Notice

We have received numerous calls from some of the pensioners amongst our membership expressing concern after not seeing the pensioners’ rebate reflected on their land tax notices. We encourage you to visit the Department of Inland Revenue, Treasury Building, Bridge…
The BARP First Choice MCTV package has improved from 34 to 37 channels.(Click image to view channels)
Friday, 10 October 2014 18:56


We congratulate Dame Billie Miller and Dame Maizie Barker-Welch on the award of Honorary Doctor of Laws conferred by the UWI Cave Hill Campus in honour of their immeasurable contributions to Caribbean development. We commend them on their outstanding achievements.
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 00:00

District Hospitals Outreach

BARP management, staff, volunteers and partners visited the St Lucy, Gordon Cummins, St Philip and St Michael District Hospitals on Friday, October 3. The outreach activity was a suggestion by BARP staff to celebrate International Day of Older Persons (October…
Friday, 01 August 2014 12:02

BARP Credit Card

Globe Finance Inc. has forged a partnership with BARP to give you more:Features & Benefits• Minimum credit limit of Bds$3000 is assigned on approval.• Repayments at very competitive interest rates.• 24/7 Customer Service Assistance.• Secured with the CHIP technology.• Reward…
BARP welcomes the news recently appearing in a section of the press indicating that the cabinet of Barbados has made adjustments to the solid waste tax. We appreciate this first step in alleviating the burden placed on pensioners and look…
Sunday, 13 July 2014 18:29

Credit card services for BARP

Members of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) will have access to a special credit card service from next month. “We are announcing the launch of the credit card today,” said Managing Director of Globe Finance Ronald Davis in…
Friday, 30 May 2014 19:19

QEH Greeters

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 00:00

SilverSoca Xplosion 2014

July 26th, 3:00pm-9:00 pm. Details coming soon.
Saturday, 17 May 2014 11:29

Save the Dates

July 12: Annual General Meeting, 2:00 pm, LESC July 26: SilverSoca Xplosion 3:00pm-9:00 pm. Details coming soon.
Friday, 09 May 2014 11:09

Emails to BARP Members

Dear BARP Member, In an effort to communicate more efficiently and effectively with our members, The Barbados Association of Retired Persons has been sending emails to those members with valid email addresses. BARP will be communicating with its members more…
Friday, 09 May 2014 07:17

BARP on the Move - Agrofest 2014

Sunday, 04 May 2014 03:41

NOTICE - AGM & Nomination Form

The Twentieth  Annual General Meeting of Members of Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc (BARP) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on Saturday July 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Nominate your candidates for…
Saturday, 26 April 2014 20:18

Keys to a Healthy Heart

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons will be hosting a seminar entitled Keys to a Healthy Heart in association with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Seven Seas at the Clock Tower, Garrison, St Michael on Thursday, May 15, 2014…
Thursday, 10 April 2014 22:28

NISE 100 Improvements Extravaganza

Join the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) for the NISE 100 Improvements Extravaganza, a fun-filled day of exercise, healthy eating and an all Bajan marketplace on Monday April 28, 2014 at the LIME Sports Club, Wildey, St. Michael from…
Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:59

Electronic Communication to BARP Members

Dear Members At the 2013 AGM the high cost of printing and postage of our annual reports were discussed and agreed to be onerous. In an effort to reduce these significant costs it was agreed that members would be asked…
Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:29

Exercise in the City

On World Health Day, April 7th, 2014, the National Taskforce on Physical Activity and Exercise presents Exercise in the City at Independence Square from 5 -7 pm.
Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:50


TERMINATION OF GOLDEN HEALTH POLICY If your premium remains unpaid for more than 30 days, your policy will be terminated. Remember that in order to maintain your Golden Health Policy, your BARP membership must be fully paid up.
Friday, 21 March 2014 09:45

BARP Cadres Survey

BARP is conducting a survey to determine the needs and requirements of its members in order to better plan for the future. The sample survey has been selected at random and some members can expect a call from the Caribbean…
Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:06

BARP on the Move at Supermarkets

This Saturday, March 15th, BARP will be at Carlton and A1 Supermarkets, Black Rock and Emerald City continuing in our public education and awareness campaign.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 03:20

A Sincere Thank You!

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons launched the BARP On The Move: Just A Pinch campaign at Agrofest on February 28, March 1-2. From all reports the event was a resounding success and we express a sincere thank you to…
Monday, 10 March 2014 12:46

Power to Prevent

Diabetes Association Barbados presents "Power To Prevent" (Diabetes and its complications) Saturday, April 12th, 2014
BARP ON THE MOVE: JUST A PINCH CAMPAIGN The Barbados Association of RetiredPersons (BARP) has announced a partnership with the National NCD Commission,Ministry of Health, the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and Knights Health Advantage Club in combating non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 10:42

World Salt Awareness Week

Eat less salt How much salt do we eat? Most people eat too much salt without even realising it. You could be eating too much because about 75% of the salt we eat is already in the food we buy;…
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 08:15

Easter Hat Parade & Tea Party

The Easter Hat Parade and Tea Party will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Sunbury Plantation House. Tickets $50 are on sale at the BARP office and Travel House.
Monday, 03 March 2014 08:06

Don't write off your older workforce

Focus on retaining your older veterans with these tips... More and more workers are delaying retirement. Their desire to stay on the job longer doesn’t mean they’ll put up with patronizing treatment from their managers, though. Focus on retaining your…
Thursday, 27 February 2014 18:46

Get on the Move with BARP at Agrofest

BARP ON THE MOVE: JUST A PINCH CAMPAIGN AGROFEST 2014: February 28, March 1-2, 2014 BARP ON THE MOVE CAMPAIGN & AGROFEST The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) has announced a partnership with the National NCD Commission, Ministry of…
Thursday, 27 February 2014 14:31

Checklist for Income Tax Preparation

BARP Individual Income Tax – Checklist of items for Income Tax filing (Some of these items maybe already online and the list is not exhaustive) Total employment income pay slip Total pension income slips Summary of payments received under covenant…
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 12:50

Register for Classes

Register now for Art Classes. The Drama and Tai Chi classes have been cancelled.
Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:29

Remembering Africa

REMEMBERING AFRICA, a free presentation, by Mr Orlando Marville and Dr. Nancy Jacobs at The Clock Tower, Main Guard, the Garrison, St Michael on Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00am -12 noon. All are welcomed! As there is no admission for the lecture, we are requesting that attendees make a…
Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:45

BARP on the Move

BARP will be emphasizing Health and Wellness throughout 2014, and are in the process of formulating an overall plan entitled, “BARP on the Move”, to be implemented in short, medium and long term phases.
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 10:25

The Earl Warner Memorial Lecture

Venue: The Walcott Warner Theatre UWI  Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2014   Time: 7:30   Admission: Free   
Monday, 13 January 2014 08:01

BARP Directory Insertions

BARP is now accepting insertions for the new BARP Discount and Benefits Directory. The  Discount Directory is the official directory for all companies which give  BARP members a discount. Companies wishing to be included  (printed and online) should call 425-0002, 435-2726 or send…
Friday, 10 January 2014 10:32

Dame Commander

We at BARP would like to congratulate our distinguished member Maizie Barker-Welch on recently being named in the Queen's New Year Honours list as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Dame Maizie has worked tirelessly not only…
Wednesday, 25 December 2013 09:31

BARP Christmas Message

As we celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we at BARP extend to our many members and friends in Barbados and the Diaspora and to our regional colleagues, the wish for a most blessed Christmas and a prosperous and…
Monday, 09 December 2013 08:42

Christmas Closing Notice

We wish to advise our valued members, that in order to facilitate a staff function, we will be closing on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 11:00 am. The BARP Office will also close on December 24, 25, 26 & 27,…
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:53

New Membership Cards

PROCESSING OF NEW MEMBERSHIP CARDS WITH PHOTO ID All Membership cards will be processed from Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm. In order to facilitate the capture of photos and the printing of new cards, no payments will be accepted…
Monday, 02 December 2013 13:08

3 BARP Members Honoured Nationally

 Left to right: Professor Sir Trevor Hassell, Dr. Sir Trevor Carmichael, and Dr. Shirley Jhagroo BARP acknowledges Dr. Sir Trevor Carmichael, Professor Sir Trevor Hassell and Dr. Shirley Jhagroo who received honours in the National Independence Awards. Dr. Sir…
Saturday, 30 November 2013 07:49

Happy Independence

Today we celebrate 47 years of Nationhood. Let us continue to strive for excellence as a Nation through hard work, self respect, service and determination. As you go through your day, remember the words of the National Pledge. Have a…
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 08:03

Troubadours Fete

The Royal Commonwealth Society in celebration of Barbados' 47 years of independence, presents the The Troubadours International in a "Back in Time" Fete. Also featuring: Desmond Weekes, John King, Tony Grazette, Jegna, and DJ Music by Admiral International. DATE: Saturday,…
Thursday, 21 November 2013 12:25

Travel With Grace

Discover the cultural diversity of vibrant dynamic South Africa; visit the largest display of falling water in the entire world at Victoria Falls, Zambia; go on a safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Travel with Grace from February 22nd to…
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 17:52

New Membership Cards

BARP will be launching the new membership card with photo identification on December 1, 2013. New members will receive the new membership card while existing members will receive their new card on renewal of their membership. For those persons who…
Friday, 08 November 2013 12:56

First Regional ARP Meeting

 Sitting (L-R): Lindell Nurse (Treasurer), Elsa Webster (Executive Manager), Edward Bushell (President), Dame Billie Miller (Vice President)Standing (L-R): Frantz Remy (AMDOR, Martinique), Remise Anthony (St. Lucia Association of Retired Persons), Michelle Nunes (Trinidad and Tobago of Responsible Persons), Slyvesta Serieux…
Friday, 25 October 2013 14:03

Variety Concert 2013 Highlights

On October 19th, BARP hosted it's annual variety concert “Something’s Always Happening at BARP” at the Frank Collymore Hall.  The concert featured the talent of participating BARP Members in the performing arts, and it was a resounding success. View the…
Friday, 25 October 2013 10:22

BARP Humour

Tue, October 22, 2013 - 12:05 AM If there was any doubt that members of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons could throw a party, one just had to be at the Frank Collymore Hall last Saturday to witness them…
Thursday, 10 October 2013 14:40

Free Seminar on Wills & Estates

November 1st, 2013, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, Hilton Barbados Come hear all you should know about: The Importance and Legal Framework of a Will Distributing your Assets - Who should be in control?Ensuring your Life's Possessions end up in…
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 08:07

BIPA Members Only Meeting

6:00 PM Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, Anne Johnson Auditorim, St. Gabriel's School For more information or to join BIPA call 230-1026 or visit their Facebook page or their website www.thebipa.net
Thursday, 03 October 2013 12:55

Beginners: The Computer Part 1

Get On-board with BARP Computer Courses Courtesy of the Community Development Department Tutor: Mrs. Cheryl Outram, 264-8450 Beginners: The Computer Part 1 This is for the beginner who knows nothing about the computer.  Persons should have access to a computer…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:56

Internet, Emailing & Social Media Part 1

Get On-board with BARP Computer Courses Courtesy of the Community Development Department Tutor: Mrs. Cheryl Outram, 264-8450 Internet, Emailing & Social Media Part 1 This program introduces you to the world-wide web and Social Media. It equips you with the…
October 1, 2013 (AP) By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press 80-year-old Marianne Blomberg works out at a gym in Stockholm. The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according…
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20170116 BARP Medical Plan Sign Up Ad Revised

Group Health FAQs

  • When does coverage start? +

    Coverage starts on the 1st of April, 2018.
  • What is Open Enrolment? +

    Open Enrolment is enrolment without medicals
  • When do I sign up? +

    You can sign up at any time during the Open Enrolment period from the 1st of January 2018 to 30th March 2018.
  • Where do I sign up? +

    You can sign up at the BARP office in Hastings and at CGM Gallagher’s office in Haggatt Hall
  • Do I have to provide Evidence of Insurability? +

    No, only if you sign up after the 1st of April 2018.
  • What is a Deductible? +

    Your deductible is the initial amount you must pay each year for covered health services before the Insurer will start to pay. You must be mindful of the
  • Is there an annual deductible? +

    There is an annual Medical deductible of $500.00 per member with a maximum of two per family. The Deductible for the Dental Benefit and the Vision Benefit is
  • What is Co-payment? +

    A co-payment is a fixed 20% amount you pay toward each medical service since the plan will pay 80% of eligible charges.
  • What is Co-insurance? +

    Coinsurance is a fixed 80%, rather than a flat amount, that the insurer pays toward medical service.
  • When are premium payments due? +

    Premiums are payable monthly and in advance. Payment must be made to the BARP office.
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