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Free high-dose flu shots keep seniors independent

February 6, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 02.05.2018 Back in my business school days, I was asked to solve a problem encountered ...

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Long-Term Care Needs to Change with the Times

January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018 – We have a crisis in long-term care in Canada. “We are still using a model for ...

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Your Views On Organ Donation

October 18, 2017

When polled, the vast majority of Canadians are in favour of organ donation. But only a small percentage of them ...

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CARP’s 2018 Federal Budget Submission

August 28, 2017

CARP’s recommendations for Federal budget 2018 fall under three broad categories: protecting retail investors, ...

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CARP Survey Reveals How to Avoid Loneliness as We Age

June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017 - It would be easy to think that the best way to avoid loneliness later in life is to have a big family ...

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CARP calls for public inquiry into elder abuse

June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017 - Last week, CARP called for a public inquiry into how long-term care deals with abuse and untimely deaths ...

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Grey Matters: It’s wrong to see older Canadians as a drain on the system

May 31, 2017

Wanda Morris, Postmedia News | May 31, 2017 6:30 PM ET According to recently released Statistics Canada census data, ...

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CARP Nova Scotia: Healthcare Reform Begins with Timely Essential Healthcare

May 25, 2017

“Timely essential healthcare is a right of every Nova Scotian including seniors,” says Ian MacDonald, Chair CARP ...

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Ways to Reduce Dementia

May 23, 2017

Wanda Morris, VP of Advocacy sits down with Krista Frazee of the Alzheimer's Society of BC to talk about Ways to Reduce ...

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CARP Nova Scotia Calls on Party Leaders to Create Non-Partisan Strategy to Promote their Right to Timely, Essential Health Care

May 11, 2017

“Our hope in raising this solution is based on the belief that all political parties in Nova Scotia would agree that ...

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