Island Realities - Authentic Caribbean Voices
What really is the story about aging and retirement in the Caribbean?
As happy and go lucky as we might seem in the Caribbean, there are some issues which we need to discuss but often shy away from. Two of those are aging and retirement especially in an age of failing economies and pension funds. So in an effort to get this story told, I have resorted to Legendary Caribbean Storyteller Paul Keen Douglas through whose eyes and mind many of the traditional experiences of Caribbean people have been painted in his catchy story telling style. Here's how he sees aging and retirement in the Caribbean.