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IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 29, 2014 Toronto, ON: As the federal and provincial Health Ministers meet in Banff...
Dementia is a growing health concern that impacts those diagnosed and the family and friends providing the necessary...
By A. Boomer A. Boomer is a CARP member who shares his experiences growing up middle aged, every two weeks in the CARP...
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    Media Advisory Toronto, ON: September 16, 2014   Join us: DATE: September 26, 2014 TIME: 10am –...

In the Spotlight

ADVOCACY
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  Key Findings for September 19, 2014: The vast majority of members have drug plans, mostly private sector, and the vast majority of plans have co-pays, usually 20%. Most agree Canada should not sign CETA if it imposes higher... read more »
BENEFITS
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Take Two Separate Trips. Earn One Night FREE! As a CARP member, we'd like to share with you that this fall, travellers can earn unlimited free nights with our "Take Two Separate Trips. Earn One Free... read more »
COMMUNITY
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Dementia expert, Karen Tyrell, offers answers to www.carp.ca visitors for their situation-specific questions. Karen is a dementia consultant who can point you in the right direction, giving quick insight and personalized answers to help you... read more »

Our Top News

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For no good purpose, some people want to start a war on seniors. At the risk of giving them more air time than they deserve, one media organ calls seniors already too wealthy for any more government attention and another calls for... read more »
Patty Randall began caring for her 80-something parents in the 1990s. For the next decade, she learned the limits of the Canada Health Act and the merits of advanced care planning. Flying from her home in Vancouver to her parents’... read more »
CARP’s Susan Eng and CTV News host Dan Matheson discuss the release of Conference Board of Canada report on age becoming a growing contributor to Canada’s income gap. Susan speaks about various issues pertaining to the wage gap and how... read more »
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Jerry Agar, host of ‘Straight Talk with Jerry Agar’ interviews CARP's Susan Eng, discussing how Canada’s aging population is becoming more diverse and concentrating in four Western provinces. Susan provides reasons for why such... read more »
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Join Us in celebrating Seniors Day with a CARP Flag raising! On Wednesday October 1st at 10:00 am at City Hall at 1100 Patricia Blvd in Prince George, BC we will be raising our flag in honor of National Seniors Day. Major Green... read more »
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Radio show, Family Caregivers Unite hosted by Dr. Gordon Atherley featured a discussion with Susan Eng and Dr. Michael Gordon about roles and responsibilities of specialist physicians, the mental healthcare and criminal justice systems,... read more »
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Homecoming Heartbreak Gisella was thrilled about bringing her 16-year-old granddaughter Jessica to her homeland, Venezuela, for the very first time. She herself hadn’t been back in 30 years. They’d been invited to Gisella’s... read more »
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Shows Hosts Schedule What Was That Song? Videos Blogs Contests Podcasts A Money for Life Conversation Chris Robinson Travel Show Dave’s Corner Garage From a Woman’s Perspective Goldhawk... read more »
New report outlines how pharmacists can save up to $1.9 billion, managing these conditions is a government priority Toronto, Ontario – September 4, 2013 – The increasing prevalence of complex chronic diseases is one of the most... read more »
Shoppers Pharmacist
 This article published by the Canadian Health Care Network on August 26th, 2014, offers a good coverage of the Shopper's Drugmart/CARP report issued in late august.  The report received rather extensive media coverage - this piece offers... read more »