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Rising demand for elderly housing


Rising demand for elderly housing
Minister of People Empowerment Cynthia Forde and President of Soroptimist International Ramona Smart (at back) at the Soroptimist Village, Eden Lodge. (Picture by Reco Moore)

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More people are hoping to find housing for their elderly relatives.

However, neither Government nor one private facility can keep up with that demand.

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde made that point yesterday at the Soroptimist International of Barbados’ launch of their Adopt a Unit campaign at the Soroptimist Village, Eden Lodge, St Michael.

“At least every week I get no less than ten persons asking for their relatives to be institutionalised. (TG)


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