Bermuda, regularly updated as a Gazetteer, focusing on this internally self-governing British Overseas Territory 900 miles north of the Caribbean, 600 miles east of North Carolina, USA. For Bermuda residents, the Ministry of Health and Family Services is The Bermuda Government ministry with responsibility for health and welfare for all including seniors and disabled. Its mission is to promote and maintain the physical, mental means cognitive development of children of senior preschool age social well-being of the 64,300 permanent residents of Bermuda in its 21 square miles of land area.
Bermuda may be only 21 square miles in total land area, an extremely small part of the world in geographic measurement. Despite Bermuda’s affluence, Bermuda’s seniors get merely a small fraction of the social security pensions and other benefits and services of the the lesser-affluent other countries listed below. They all spend heavily on their senior citizens to give them an adequate comfort zone in later life. For Bermudian senior citizen owners of real estate who apply for it, with no means testing. For those who own their own cars, with no means testing. A far better system than in the UK where only those who qualify through severe disability or as war pensioners get this. Government said there had been abuse of the system, further worsening the issue.
Government had considered re-instituting licence fees for only for larger vehicles, but there were concerns that the results could be viewed as discriminatory. As a result, they decided to re-institute fees for all groups of vehicles, but at a discounted rate. Discount from some Bermuda College costs. Not nearly as generous as the equivalent in Canada or USA. No free hospitalization, major medical or prescriptions. UK, most of Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand. To obtain these, they have pay significantly more than citizens and residents of the USA.
What they don’t get from the Bermuda Government. Continental Building, on the corner of Church Street and Cedar Avenue, Hamilton. Box HM 1195, Hamilton HM EX, Bermuda. Open 8:45 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday. Bermuda, such as the UK’s Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 as amended.
For many local seniors, fresh meats, fruits and vegetables are completely unaffordable. After the age of 75, the licence has to be renewed every 2 years. Have a medical examination by a locally registered medical practitioner. The medical form is found in Section C of the Drivers Licence Application. Once completed and signed, the medical form is only valid for 3 months. You may come in any morning by 8:30 AM with your completed medical form to be tested for licence renewal. Note: Senior testing at 8:30 AM is available without appointment.