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The Division of Ageing, T&T

The Division of Ageing was established in August 2003, and serves as an umbrella agency within the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services to focus on ageing initiatives in Trinidad and Tobago.


Its mission is to educate and sensitise key stakeholders and the general public on ageing issues, and to enhance the quality of life of older persons throughout Trinidad and Tobago, by providing an enabling environment for their continued development.

Books for Caregivers

Here's a list of caregiving-related books, including stories from caregivers, encouraging news on the latest breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease treatment and practical how-to guides for anyone caring for an elderly person.

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The United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) is a global collaboration, aligned with the last ten years of the Sustainable Development Goals, that brings together governments, civil society, international agencies, professionals, academia, the media, and the private sector to improve the lives of older people, their families, and the communities in which they live.

Older People and COVID-19

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World Health Organization, together with partners, is providing guidance and advice during the COVID-19 pandemic for older people and their households, health- and social care workers and local authorities and community groups.

Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults with Disabilities

Adults with disabilities are three times more likely to have heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer than adults without disabilities. Aerobic physical activity can help reduce the impact of these chronic diseases.


5 Situations where Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager is Worth It

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Caring for an older adult can be overwhelming, confusing, and incredibly stressful.

To get some help and relief, consider hiring an ageing care expert. 

Their experience and knowledge about senior care issues and local resources can be especially helpful when you’ve run into a difficult or complex situation.

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