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CARP flags raised across Canada on National Seniors Day

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 CARP chapters from coast to coast will be joined by local politicians and dignitaries on October 1st to celebrate National Seniors Day by raising CARP flags at city halls and in their local communities. CARP flags will be raised not only to celebrate the contributions of seniors to better their communities, families, and workplaces, but … Read more

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CARP Flag Raising in honour of National Seniors Day

CARP Flag Higgins

On October 1st, 2014 Moses Znaimer will be joined by Hon. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance and Hon. Mario Sergio, Minister Responsible for Seniors to raise the CARP flag at Toronto City Hall in honour of National Seniors Day. Over 30 CARP chapters from coast to coast will also raise flags to celebrate the contributions of seniors in Canada as … Read more

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Act on dementia: Open Letter to Health Ministers, Paradigm Shift needed: CARP Policy Paper released

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 29, 2014 Toronto, ON: As the federal and provincial Health Ministers meet in Banff this week, CARP released an open letter calling on Ministers of Health to take action on dementia to help Canadians live a good quality of life with dementia. CARP also released its policy position paper that calls for a paradigm shift in … Read more

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Community Based Solutions for Dementia Care

Community Based Solutions for Dementia Care

Dementia is a growing health concern that impacts those diagnosed and the family and friends providing the necessary support and care. There were 750,000 Canadians living with dementia in 2011 and millions of caregivers, family members and friends who were directly affected. In fewer than 20 years, the number of people diagnosed with dementia is expected to double to 1.4 … Read more

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The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Filling The Bucket

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Filling The Bucket

By A. Boomer A. Boomer is a CARP member who shares his experiences growing up middle aged, every two weeks in the CARP ActionOnline newsletter. He is back by popular demand with his new blog, The Middle Aged Guide to Growing Up, after completing his previous blog, the Caregiver’s Diary, which concluded upon the death of the parents for whom … Read more

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An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying, September 26

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    Media Advisory Toronto, ON: September 16, 2014   Join us: DATE: September 26, 2014 TIME: 10am – 12noon. Media Arrival time is 9:45 am PLACE: The ZoomerPlex, 70 Jefferson Avenue in Liberty Village Open to the public: RSVP by Sept 23 to rsvp@zoomermedia.ca – space is limited Media availability following Forum Hear from those at the front lines … Read more

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CARP and the CMA Host Roundtable During Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown, PEI

Susan with PEI’s Premier Robert Ghiz, host of 2014 Council of the Federation meetings, and Frank Swedlove, President of Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

CARP recently visited Charlottetown, PEI to raise seniors health care as a priority in parallel to the Premiers’ Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown. CARP co-hosted with the Canadian Medial Association (CMA) a seniors roundtable, which brought together various experts, politicians, and members of the public to discuss the importance a national senior’s strategy. Many important elements of a … 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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The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Everyday Hero

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By A. Boomer A. Boomer is a CARP member who shares his experiences growing up middle aged, every two weeks in the CARP ActionOnline newsletter. He is back by popular demand with his new blog, The Middle Aged Guide to Growing Up, after completing his previous blog, the Caregiver’s Diary, which concluded upon the death of the parents for whom … Read more

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Canadian Healthcare Needs to Tackle Dementia

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Editor’s Note: Susan Eng’s latest column for the Huffington Post was published on September 8th, 2014.  You may read it as well as Susan’s past columns via the Huffington Post website. News that Spirit of the West vocalist, John Mann, has early onset Alzheimer’s is the latest in a series of wake up calls that Canada needs to get ready … Read more

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