Health & Wellness

Alzheimer’s Symposium focuses on awareness

ALZHEIMER’S SYMPOSIUM – The first Alzheimer’s Symposium hosted by Ocean View Retirement Village President, Agatha Thompson, was packed to capacity and dubbed a success, as speakers shared valuable information about the disease with those in attendance. (PHOTOS: TFN)

‘Winning against Alzheimer’s’ was the theme for Ocean View Retirement Village’s first Alzheimer’s Symposium, where a number of local professionals shared pertinent views on the disease and what caregivers and loved one should know, if someone they have charge of is diagnosed with the progressive disease. Retired physician Dr. Pamela Etuk, who assisted with organizing…
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Health officials put Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in perspective

MINISTER OF HEALTH Dr. Duane Sands and Dr. Cherita Moxey, Senior House Officer, Ministry of Health attended the COVID-19 Information Session at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Thursday, February 13.

Held at the Grand Lucayan Resort, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) Grand Bahama health Services (GBHS) hosted an information sharing session on Thursday, February 13, on the Novel Coronavirus, now commonly referred to as COVID-19. The session primary focus was to update stakeholders within the community on the virus and its impact in the country. …
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First Alzheimer’s Symposium focuses on bringing awareness

SYMPOSIUM PLANS – For the first time in Grand Bahama, Ocean View Retirement Village is hosting an Alzheimer’s Symposium in an effort to bring awareness to the prevalent disorder affecting many on the island. Pictured from left to right are committee members Dr. Pamela Etuk; Ocean View Retirement Village President, Agatha Thompson and Ocean View Retirement Village Vice President, Destiny Thompson-Pinder. (PHOTO: JUELANDA THOMPSON)

For the first time in Grand Bahama, Ocean View Retirement Village is hosting an Alzheimer’s Symposium in an effort to bring awareness to the prevalent disorder affecting many on the island.  During a press conference on Saturday, February 1, Alzheimer’s Symposium committee members shared details of the upcoming event and expressed residents need to become…
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US Too Grand Bahama prepares for free Prostate screening in early 2020

DON MITCHELL US Too Prostate Cancer Screening, Chairman

US Too Grand Bahama’s free Prostate Cancer screening is being planned for early 2020, said Don Mitchell, Prostate Cancer Screening Chairman.  The organization’s annual screening initiative usually takes place in September; however, the well-attended procedure was postponed, this year, due to the passing of Hurricane Dorian.  “As Chairperson of US Too Grand Bahama’s Prostate Cancer…
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