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Terence Hilts (l to r) Dr. Indira Grimes, Director of Geriatric Services, Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre; Alana Major; Assistant Director, Public Hospital Authority; Dr. Keva Thompson, Deputy Managing Director, Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre; Cynthia “Mother” Pratt, Deputy Governor General; Maxine V. Seymour, Director, Corporate Communications, Colina; Leonardo Ferguson, Chief Group Internal Auditor, Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited; Dr. Sasha Dorsett, Chairperson, Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre Geriatric Push-a-thon; Sandra Mortimer-Russell, Acting Hospital Administrator, Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre

Colina is a Platinum Sponsor of Geriatric Push-a-thon

Nassau, The Bahamas, April 20, 2023 – Colina is a Platinum Sponsor of the 12th Annual Geriatric Push/Walkathon.

The event focuses on ‘pushing’ the importance of the seniors in our community and celebrating healthy aging as seniors are still able to lead healthy, productive lives with proper care. Support of the Push/Walkathon is directly aligned with Colina’s commitment to health and wellness.

“We were excited to support the seniors in our community,” said Maxine V. Seymour, Director, Corporate Communications, Colina. “The Geriatric Hospital at Sandilands plays a critical role in the care and well-being of seniors.”

“We would like to wish organizers every success with the event,” said Seymour. “My husband and I will personally be in attendance on June 3 pushing the seniors wherever they want to go, helping to give them a sense of independence and freedom!”

Deputy to the Governor General and Former Deputy Prime Minister Cynthia “Mother” Pratt is the event’s Patron. “Senior citizens ought to be remembered regularly, not on special occasions,” said Pratt.

“These are the people whose shoulders we are standing on, many of them can still give you wisdom and speak to you about life, and this nation,” said Pratt. “These are people who were once doctors, nurses, professionals. Many of them contributed to the building of this country.”

The event is for all individuals, particularly, those over 60 years old. Participants have the option to walk, push a wheelchair or be pushed, if wheelchair bound. The event will take place on Saturday, June 3, at 6:00 a.m. at the hospital grounds.
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About Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre

Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre is The Bahamas’ national resource for psychiatric, geriatric and substance abuse services. The Centre is located in the eastern district of New Providence on Fox Hill Road, has a staff complement of 791 and consists primarily of two (2) Hospitals: Geriatric Hospital which cares for the elderly with medical, social and psychiatric problems; and the Sandilands Hospital that cares for the mentally and physically challenged children, adolescent and adult clients.

About Colina Insurance Limited (Colina)

Colina is a diversified financial services company, offering comprehensive life and health insurance solutions. Colina is wholly-owned by Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited (CHBL). CHBL is a Bahamian Company, built on a firm foundation of trust, integrity and responsibility. Colina has evolved over the past 155 years to become The Bahamas’ largest life and health insurer, with a solid reputation for providing insurance and related financial services products that help clients prepare for life’s unexpected events.

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