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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2014 Toronto, ON: The vast majority of CARP members polled have been touched by...
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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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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 »
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  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 »
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dementia
Dementia expert Karen Tyrell offers answers to www.carp.ca 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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All Work and No Play: Ontario’s Retirement Crisis ONTARIO — No one ever said growing old in Ontario would be easy. Take for instance, the increased health concerns, intensified wrinkles and the whole notion that there’s less time... read more »
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According to Intuit's Canadian Tax Index, since early March the number of seniors filing their taxes with TurboTax Online has increased a remarkable sevenfold. This is striking growth clearly indicates that a significant number of aging... read more »
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All Work and No Play: Ontario’s Retirement Crisis ONTARIO — Ontarians spend approximately $1,700 a month for a basic room in a long-term care (LTC) home. An Ontario retirement home residence room costs nearly double that... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »