CARP in the News

Municipal election candidates taking note of seniors’ issues, advocate says

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Sudbury senior Joan Xilon has a list of matters she’d like to see candidates take on. (Olivia Stefanovich/CBC) Seniors issues are coming to the forefront in Sudbury’s municipal election race. And today, on National Seniors Day, advocates like John Lindsay say there’s plenty the candidates can do for older people. Lindsay, who is with Sudbury’s Canadian Association of Retired Persons, … Read more

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Susan Eng blogs on HuffPost Living, Top 10 Reasons Not to Start a War With Seniors

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For no good purpose, some people want to start a war on seniors. At the risk of giving them more air time than they deserve, one media organ calls seniors already too wealthy for any more government attention and another calls for public largesse to be lavished on his group instead. Before taking up the pitchforks, here are ten things to consider: 10. Seniors … Read more

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Canada doesn’t have your back: Free health care only goes so far, especially for some seniors

Patty Randall began caring for her 80-something parents in the 1990s. For the next decade, she learned the limits of the Canada Health Act and the merits of advanced care planning. Flying from her home in Vancouver to her parents’ place in Kelowna, B.C., for a week each month, she was both the long-distance care manager and hands-on caregiver. “We … Read more

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Susan Eng and CTV News host Dan Matheson discuss age as a contributor to income gap

Susan Eng and CTV News host Dan Matheson discuss age as a contributor to income gap

CARP’s Susan Eng and CTV News host Dan Matheson discuss the release of Conference Board of Canada report on age becoming a growing contributor to Canada’s income gap. Susan speaks about various issues pertaining to the wage gap and how they relate to both demographic groups.

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Susan Eng interview with Jerry Agar on ‘Straight Talk with Jerry Agar’

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Jerry Agar, host of ‘Straight Talk with Jerry Agar’ interviews CARP’s Susan Eng, discussing how Canada’s aging population is becoming more diverse and concentrating in four Western provinces. Susan provides reasons for why such trends are taking place and speaks about dominant issues such as access to healthcare, pharmacare, workforce participation and saving for one’s pension.      

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Dr. Michael Gordon and Susan Eng speak about Decision Makers, Decision-Making and Dementia

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Radio show, Family Caregivers Unite hosted by Dr. Gordon Atherley featured a discussion with Susan Eng and Dr. Michael Gordon about roles and responsibilities of specialist physicians, the mental healthcare and criminal justice systems, families and family caregivers as decision-makers involved with dementia, and the challenges that confront these decision-makers in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities. They say what more they … Read more

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Jane Brown and Susan Eng discuss how to save lives and healthcare dollars

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Shows Hosts Schedule What Was That Song? Videos Blogs Contests Podcasts A Money for Life Conversation Chris Robinson Travel Show Dave’s Corner Garage From a Woman’s Perspective Goldhawk Fights Back The Conspiracy Show The Garden Show The Natural Health Show Zoomer Week in Review MEDICATION REVIEWS BY PHARMACISTS WOULD SAVE LIVES AND HEALTHCARE DOLLARS: CARP Posted on August 26, 2014 … Read more

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Pharmacists Can Help Control Chronic Diseases That Account for 70 Per Cent Of Deaths In Canada

Pharmacists Can Help Control Chronic Diseases That Account for 70 Per Cent Of Deaths In Canada

New report outlines how pharmacists can save up to $1.9 billion, managing these conditions is a government priority Toronto, Ontario – September 4, 2013 – The increasing prevalence of complex chronic diseases is one of the most important health issues facing Canadians, making prevention and management a key priority for Canadian governments. According to a new report, expanding the role … Read more

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Report builds case for expanding med reviews

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 This article published by the Canadian Health Care Network on August 26th, 2014, offers a good coverage of the Shopper’s Drugmart/CARP report issued in late august.  The report received rather extensive media coverage – this piece offers one of the best reviews of the report itself.  Document from Shoppers Drug Mart and CARP calls for comprehensive, universal approach to service. … Read more

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Canada doesn’t have your back: Free health care only goes so far, especially for some seniors

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Patty Randall began caring for her 80-something parents in the 1990s. For the next decade, she learned the limits of the Canada Health Act and the merits of advanced care planning. Flying from her home in Vancouver to her parents’ place in Kelowna, B.C., for a week each month, she was both the long-distance care manager and hands-on caregiver. “We … Read more

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