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Time to Implement Universal Pharmacare

February 27, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 02.27.2018 Long before kids did battle on video screens, my generation was facing down ...

Free High-Dose Flu Shots Keep Seniors Independent

February 5, 2018

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

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 ...

In The News: The Importance of Physical Activity

January 16, 2018

The science is in and the media is reporting it... Staying physically active as we age can have a dramatically positive ...

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 ...

CARP’s 2018 Federal Budget Submission

August 28, 2017

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

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 ...

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 ...

Older Couple Sitting on Bench

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, ...

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 ...