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Many Canadians live with multiple chronic illnesses and their medicine cabinets may be filling up as a result. In fact,...
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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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The Hundred-Foot Journey is the August CARP Book Club pick! Email bookclub@carp.ca for a chance to win 1 of 5 signed...

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ADVOCACY
By A. Boomer A. Boomer is a CARP member who shares his experiences growing up middle aged, every two weeks in the CARP ActionOnline newsletter. He is back by popular demand with his new blog, The Middle Aged Guide to Growing Up,... read more »
BENEFITS
mztv museum
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

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 »
Metal Piggy Bank
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 »
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CMA, CARP challenge candidates to adopt National Seniors Care Strategy Open letter to federal by-election candidates   Ottawa, Toronto (June 27, 2014) — A majority of the candidates but only two of... read more »
The e-mail was just one of thousands that have arrived in Steven Fletcher’s inbox since the Winnipeg MP embarked three months ago on a bid to reopen the debate around physician-assisted death. The writer said she suffered... read more »
April and Advocate
CARP's British Columbia representative, April Lewis, took the opportunity to "pin" BC Seniors Advocate at a recent event hosted by the United Way Semiahmoo Seniors Planning Table. April welcomed Ms. Mackenzie as an honorary member.... read more »
napping
What age were you when you realized the beauty of a nap? 30? 40? 50? Can’t remember because you were tired? I don’t know when I first felt the warm embrace of an afternoon nap. I’m not a great sleeper at night, by noon I’m... read more »
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The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and retiree advocates CARP are teaming up to force seniors’ care onto the agenda of four federal byelections this month, using them as a trial run for the 2015 federal election. The two... read more »