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      For Immediate Release Ottawa, Toronto (Aug. 25, 2014) – The Canadian Medical Association (CMA)...
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Inadequate retirement savings, precarious late-career employment, and poor investor protection combine to make it...
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Former University Health Network President and CEO, Dr. Bob Bell is Ontario’s new Deputy Minister of Health CARP...

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ADVOCACY
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      For Immediate Release Ottawa, Toronto (Aug. 25, 2014) – The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) will co-host a seniors care roundtable on Aug. 28... read more »
BENEFITS
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It's been called "a must visit for TV fans and history buffs", "a techno-temple for the ages",  and "a heavenly shrine to the art of TV technology." And CARP Members Get in Free! Collecting televisions has been a lifelong passion... read more »
COMMUNITY
DEMENTIA
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... read more »

Our Top News

Canada’s doctors say they’re grappling with the challenges of meeting the needs of patients at end of life.  The quality of end of life care was the focus of a conversation this morning as the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical... read more »
Editor's Note: The following article was published in The Hill Times on August 18th, 2014. The article outlines some of the major asks that are being made on behalf of interested parties and groups of citizens but speculates that the... read more »
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With the growing popularity of cruise vacations, more and more Canadians want to ensure a problem-free voyage. While cruise ships are among the safest forms of transportation, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada advises Canadians... read more »
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Canadians love to travel, but they often forget to take measures to protect their health while abroad. The Government of Canada assists thousands of Canadian travellers because of illness, injury and other medical emergencies. Most of these... read more »
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Many Canadians live with multiple chronic illnesses and their medicine cabinets may be filling up as a result. In fact, almost two thirds of those aged 65 and over take five or more prescription drugs from different drug classes. Managing... read more »
On July 31st, 2014, CARP Surrey-White Rock Chapter Chair Ramona Kaptyn was interviewed by Surrey Now for a story on seniors, their standard of living and the services available to those living below the poverty line. We will present an... read more »
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CARP VP of Advocacy Susan Eng was interviewed for a Globe and Mail story that was published July 24th, 2014. The story examines the benefits of a trend that is sharply increasing; working part-time after retirement/going back to work.... read more »
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July 14th, 2014: CARP was interviewed for the July 14th, 2014 edition of the Globe and Mail.  The article says that even though the wealth of seniors has increased, many still need and want to work well into what would traditionally... read more »
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You may be rich—if only you could find those long-lost investments According to the Canadian Press, there could be anywhere from $4 billion to $7 billion in unclaimed assets sitting in accounts right now. The Bank of Canada alone... read more »
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One of the great worries for parents is how to balance their needs for retirement with a desire to take care of their kids and give them a financial helping hand One of the great worries for parents is how to balance their needs for... read more »