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Canadian Summit on Aging and Preventive Health

September 20, 2018

CARP Presents the Canadian Summit on Aging and Preventive Health   On February 27 & 28, 2019, CARP will be ...

CARP Connects Fall 2018: The Health-Care Issue

August 17, 2018

August 2018   In the newest edition of CARP Connects, we take a deep dive into health-care. From adult ...

Prohibiting assisted dying does more harm than good

July 4, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 07.03.2018   As a society, our views and opinions change over time, but sometimes ...

When it comes to medication, less is more

June 29, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 06.28.2018   Unless we’ve been incredibly healthy, we’re all familiar with ...

British Columbia Expanding Caregiver Supports

June 20, 2018

CARP is very pleased to see that the government of British Columbia has announced a $75 million investment into respite ...

Should you still be taking a PPI?

June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 - Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are sometimes prescribed to treat heartburn and acid refux. But what you ...

Dr. Iris Gorfinkel, Medical Advisor for “Stand Up Straight” Campaign

June 19, 2018

Iris Gorfinkel – M.D. and Principal Investigator   Dr. Gorfinkel graduated from McGill University and ...

Shielding ourselves from the realities of death

June 19, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 06.19.2018   Many of us have been taught to avoid talking about religion or ...

An overwhelming 99 per cent of CARP respondents say long-term care is a key issue in upcoming election

June 1, 2018

June 1, 2018 – TORONTO, ON: According to CARP’s latest poll, an overwhelming 99 per cent of its member respondents ...

Older Ontarians Refuse to Choose Between Dental and Pharmacare

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 - TORONTO, ON: Ontarians believe that dental coverage is as important as pharma coverage. In a recent ...

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