How are Your Kidneys?

By JN Life Insurance

Kidney Disease Affects Up to 300,000 Jamaicans An estimated 300,000 Jamaicans, or about 10 to 12 per cent of the population, suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), with many more not knowing that they have the illness. Nephrologist, Dr Keneil A. Chrysostom, wants more Jamaicans to practise a healthy lifestyle to minimise the risk of…

Include Pension Planning In Financial Wellness Conversations

By JN Life Insurance

Members of the real estate community are being advised that having a conversation about financial wellness should also include pension planning because of its importance when it comes to retirement or unforeseen circumstances. At present just under 20 per cent of the labour force is a part of an approved pension scheme which means that…

Monitor Health to Reduce Risk of Non-Communicable Diseases

By Longlife

Healthcare is costly. However, the best way to reduce costs associated with health care is prevention. Hugh Reid, General Manager, JN Life Insurance Company, wants Jamaicans to monitor their health on a regular basis to reduce the risk of developing non-communicable diseases such as diabetes.  “The Ministry of Health and Wellness has done some studies…

Use Healthier Substitutes When Preparing Christmas Meals

By JN Life Insurance

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is encouraging Jamaicans to consider healthier substitutes for food ingredients and reduce caloric intake during this Yuletide Season to minimise the potential of developing lifestyle illnesses in the New Year. The Foundation says that for many Jamaicans, traditional Christmas meals can be enjoyed by using healthier substitutes when preparing various…

Life Insurance Products Available After Retirement

By JN Life Insurance

Mr. Othneil Blagrove, senior manager – sales, JN Life Insurance says there are insurance products available for seniors, contrary to what many persons believe. The insurance executive explained that seniors can purchase insurance products that can provide them with coverage in years after retirement and that they should consider having a product that protects them…

Use Critical Illness Policies To Assist With Financial Planning

By JN Life Insurance

Real estate professionals often spend most of their time assisting others. From helping clients to purchase, rent, or sell properties to advising them about market conditions and conducting walkthroughs. But it’s also important for them to take care of their own needs, especially when it comes to their health and financial future. That’s why Critical…

Earning an Income during Retirement

By JN Life Insurance

Othneil Blagrove, Senior Manager for Sales, JN Life Insurance Company. “Many persons are opting to find creative means, or a side job, to earn an income during retirement; and this is commendable because the extra income can supplement their pension from their retirement scheme, or from the National Insurance Scheme,” says Othneil Blagrove, Senior Manager…