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...
Malcolm Young, AC/DC’s guitarist, is suffering from a form of dementia? That news was shocking this week,...
With too many Canadians heading into retirement without enough savings, the debate now centres on what needs to be done...
OTTAWA — Opposition parties leaped to the defence Tuesday of seniors and students who are worried the passage of the...
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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 »
VAST MAJORITY OF CARP MEMBERS TOUCHED BY DEMENTIA; UNIVERSAL AGREEMENT PROBLEM IS GROWING, NOT ENOUGH BEING DONE – CARP POLL™
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Powerful, potentially lethal drugs are used off-label to control behaviour among dementia patients at alarming rates in some homes Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic... read more »