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DEMENTIA
Editor’s Note: Following a tragic hit and run accident that took place Wednesday August 6th in the evening, CBC news...
CMA-and-CARP
Leading up to the June 30, 2014 by-elections, CARP and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) partnered together on a...
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Former University Health Network President and CEO, Dr. Bob Bell is Ontario’s new Deputy Minister of Health CARP...
Wynne
CARP members will no doubt recall that the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) was first proposed in the minority...

In the Spotlight

Celebrate Seniors Day with your local CARP Chapter!!! CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter #39 invites all members and non-members to this informative event....  We will be raising our CARP Chapter's #39 flag at 9:30 am at the Bay of... read more »
Golden-Forest
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, after... read more »
Teepa Snow
Editor’s Note: We would like to introduce a wonderful website for caregivers, especially carers whose loved one might be suffering from cognitive difficulties such as Alzheimer’s. The article below is one of many useful and... read more »
pharmaceuticals
Canadians pay among the highest costs per capita among OECD countries for prescription drugs, with one Canadian out of 10 unable to fill their prescriptions because of financial reasons. Marc-Andre Gagnon, Expert Advisor for the... read more »
piggy bank
A new report released by the Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights, or FAIR, outlined a series of recommendations to remedy the current issues with the Canadian system put in place to prevent investor fraud. To read the... read more »
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 »
RONA AMBROSE - CARP
CMA General Council – Physicians’ Changing Views on End-of-Life Care CARP attended the Canadian Medical Association’s annual General Council meeting in Ottawa that gathered physicians from across the country on August... read more »
wheelchair lady
Amidst the growing chorus of complaints asserting that Canada Post's elimination of door-to-door service leaves Canadians with mobility hindrances in an untenable position, the postal service recently announced that it has created a... read more »
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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 »
  Key Findings August 12, 2014:  CARP members think the most useful outcome of the upcoming First Ministers conference in PEI would be the kind of national standards for health care previously imposed by the national Health Care... read more »
IT'S ALL ABOUT COMMUNITY Over the three years of our Chapter’s existence, we have had increasing community focus on health advocacy, primarily for two reasons: To educate our members on what health services are currently... read more »
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