Participants aged 65 or older with a medical diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes are needed for a University of West Indies (Cave Hill) study conducted by Student Researcher Jamie Hinds. The study will look at the perceived role of social support in self-management of Type 2 diabetes among Barbadians 65 yrs and older before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BARP branded Masks available at the BARP office Mervue House, Hastings in a variety of colours - only $15 each.
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We are excited to announce that BARP will reopen on Monday, June 22, 2020.
The Health and Safety of our members and partners is paramount and against this background we have ensured that alternative online payment options are available to ensure that our members STAY INDOORS.
Today I want to use this space to impress upon the children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and godchildren that this is YOUR TIME TO SHOW HOW MUCH YOU CARE
Technology is second nature for you – assist your loved ones by making their online payments – let them STAY INDOORS.
INCREASE IN LIFE BENEFIT
The premium for our Life Benefit has been increased to $58.00 per year an increase of $18.00. The Board of Directors confirmed the increase following talks with our Broker Gallagher Insurance.
Our options were as follows; de-link and pay the annual premium of ( approx. $186 ) .
Here is what you can expect from BARP during the first few weeks of reopening:
April 14th, 2020
President Marilyn Rice-Bowen discusses the new shopping schedule for seniors during the COVID-19 curfew with hosts Admiral and Kimberley.
BARP President Marilyn Rice-Bowen pleads with pensioners who are collecting cheques from post offices to practice social distancing to fight COVID-19. After recent videos and images circulating revealed some pensioners in crowded lines, the president made an impassioned plea to the high risk group while complimenting those who kept a safe distance.
Is your BARP membership expiring soon? NO NEED TO WORRY! BARP members will be covered until June 30th, and expired cards will remain valid until this date. We're also asking all concessionaires to honour all expired cards presented during this time period.