FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2014 Toronto, ON: The vast majority of CARP members polled have been touched by...
Malcolm Young, AC/DC’s guitarist, is suffering from a form of dementia?  That news was shocking this week,...
CARP and the Centre for Elder Research at Sheridan College, with the support of AMGEN are investigating the...
Profit sharing: I'll cast my vote for that!
OTTAWA — Opposition parties leaped to the defence Tuesday of seniors and students who are worried the passage of the...

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mental health labels
I’m a Boomer and I had my mid life crisis at 45, around the time Bill Clinton was being impeached for having his. As these things go, it wasn’t that drastic, I got fed up, pissed off my clients, quit drinking and quit my job. OK, it... read more »
  SPECIAL VIA RAIL OFFER FOR CARP MEMBERS! OFFER: 15% off the best available fare in all service classes, except for the Escape fare and the minimum fare*. Valid on all routes throughout the VIA Rail network. *VIA... read more »
Dementia expert Karen Tyrell offers answers to visitors for their situation-specific questions.  Karen is Dementia Consultant offering to point you in the right direction, giving you quick insight and personalized answers. Do... read more »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2014 Toronto, ON: The vast majority of CARP members polled have been touched by dementia in their lives – either living with dementia, caring for someone with dementia or being personally... read more »
Bob Hogarth was a big, gregarious man with a playful twinkle in his blue eyes. But when he was told at the age of 83 that he could no longer drive, he became angry and bitter. “He was mad at everyone for [him] not being able to drive:... read more »
Interest Rates
CARP Mississauga Chapter director Peter M. Wong was interviewed by the CBC on low interest rates on April 16th, 2014. You can listen to this interview by clicking here and clicking on the "Listen" box link : Low interest rates come with... read more »
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Thank you to everyone who liked, shared and/or commented on our Facebook page in order to win a copy of Deryn Collier's book, Open Secret. Please see below for list of winners! Rose Pollock Sandy Rooke Mary Wilson Valerie Ann... read more »
Documents needed to prove all the dates they entered and exited the country Branko Sucic has been waiting a long time for his Old Age Security pension. His daughter says the 78-year-old has been faced with a barrage of government... read more »
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Susan Eng, the VP of CARP Advocacy, attended a expert panel discussion of the Fair Elections Act, B C-23, that was featured on CTV's Question Period with Bob Fife on April 13th, 2014. You can watch this clip by clicking here: CARP... read more »
With too many Canadians heading into retirement without enough savings, the debate now centres on what needs to be done to fix this looming problem. The warning bells have been clear, but they are growing increasingly louder: Canadians are... read more »
About 2,500 Nova Scotians — far fewer than expected — have ap­plied to have their ambulance bills waived since an assistance pro­gram for low-income residents was rolled out about 19 months ago. The number shows more must be done... read more »
Nova Scotia recently introduced tougher regulations for door-to-door sales to help protect older Canadians from potential fraud or financial abuse.  CARP Halifax Chapter Chair, Bill VanGorder, recently talked to CBC on these new... read more »