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Bob Hogarth was a big, gregarious man with a playful twinkle in his blue eyes. But when he was told at the age of 83...
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Malcolm Young, AC/DC’s guitarist, is suffering from a form of dementia?  That news was shocking this week,...
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With too many Canadians heading into retirement without enough savings, the debate now centres on what needs to be done...
Profit sharing: I'll cast my vote for that!
OTTAWA — Opposition parties leaped to the defence Tuesday of seniors and students who are worried the passage of the...

In the Spotlight

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Key Findings April 7, 2014: The vast majority of CARP members disapprove of the provisions of the Fair Elections Act when they are described to them (80%), and fully two thirds disapprove “strongly” (63%). Furthermore, a... read more »
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All Work and No Play: Ontario’s Retirement Crisis ONTARIO — No one ever said growing old in Ontario would be easy. Take for instance, the increased health concerns, intensified wrinkles and the whole notion that there’s less time... read more »
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According to Intuit's Canadian Tax Index, since early March the number of seniors filing their taxes with TurboTax Online has increased a remarkable sevenfold. This is striking growth clearly indicates that a significant number of aging... read more »
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All Work and No Play: Ontario’s Retirement Crisis ONTARIO — Ontarians spend approximately $1,700 a month for a basic room in a long-term care (LTC) home. An Ontario retirement home residence room costs nearly double that... read more »
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2014 Toronto, ON: The vast majority of CARP members polled have been touched by dementia in their lives – either living with dementia, caring for someone with dementia or being personally... read more »
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Bob Hogarth was a big, gregarious man with a playful twinkle in his blue eyes. But when he was told at the age of 83 that he could no longer drive, he became angry and bitter. “He was mad at everyone for [him] not being able to drive:... read more »
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Ontario government is engaging the public to help prioritize the release data, as part of Ontario’s Open Government initiative to become a more transparent and accessible government. By putting data online, the government aims to... read more »
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Malcolm Young, AC/DC’s guitarist, is suffering from a form of dementia?  That news was shocking this week, especially given that Young is only 61. Boomers who have been caring for suffering parents have been bracing themselves for a... read more »
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I’m a Boomer and I had my mid life crisis at 45, around the time Bill Clinton was being impeached for having his. As these things go, it wasn’t that drastic, I got fed up, pissed off my clients, quit drinking and quit my job. OK, it... read more »
Interest Rates
CARP Mississauga Chapter director Peter M. Wong was interviewed by the CBC on low interest rates on April 16th, 2014. You can listen to this interview by clicking here and clicking on the "Listen" box link : Low interest rates come with... read more »
There are no cars or buses to worry about ... Margaretha Bos and her brother take a tour of Hogewey How is society to look after the ever-growing number of people with dementia? A curiously uplifting care home near Amsterdam may have the... read more »
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