Doctor-and-Patient
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CMA, CARP challenge candidates to adopt National Seniors Care Strategy Open letter to...
corrigan op-ed may 10 2009
  Canadians are increasingly likely to outlive their retirement savings. And mandatory Registered Retirement...
spam
“Spam” also known as junk email or unsolicited bulk email (UBE), are nearly identical electronic...
CMA and CARP
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Open letter to federal by-election candidates Ottawa, Toronto (June 16,...

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Doctor-and-Patient
  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... 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... read more »

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risky investment
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 »
Piggy Bank with retirement savings message
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 with a desire to take care of their kids and give them a financial helping... read more »
Miniature Model House in Hands
The idea of four older, single women sharing a house together was enough to develop a TV series that ran for years and earned critical acclaim. The Golden Girls was a comedy, but retiring with roommates could be a reality for more and... read more »
Doctor-and-Patient
  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... 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 »
MentalHealth2
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 »
Retirement Savings
It’s been a long time coming. Five years ago, during the midst of the financial crisis, the federal government introduced a new Task Force on Financial Literacy which recommended “urgent action on a national strategy to strengthen... read more »
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OTTAWA - As Canadians anticipate a future of slogging through snow, rain, heat and gloom of night to get their mail, they can take comfort in knowing their community mail boxes will continue to be stuffed with wads of postage-free political... read more »