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Celebrate Seniors Day with your local CARP Chapter!!! Zoomin’ Along!

Celebrate Seniors Day with your local CARP Chapter!!!  Zoomin’ Along!

Celebrate Seniors Day with your local CARP Chapter!!! CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter #39 invites all members and non-members to this informative event….  We will be raising our CARP Chapter’s #39 flag at 9:30 am at the Bay of Quinte Golf & Country Club And then ……………. “ZOOMIN‘ Along“ Wednesday, Oct.1, 2014 from 9:30am-2:00pm at the Bay of Quinte … Read more

Posted in Community, Greater Bay of Quinte Area, Your Finances, Your Health

Dementia Solutions – Caregiving Advice, August Update

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Dementia expert, Karen Tyrell, offers answers to www.carp.ca visitors for their situation-specific questions.  Karen is a dementia consultant who can point you in the right direction, giving quick insight and personalized answers to help you with dementia care challenges. Do you have a specific question relating to dementia that you need answered? Please submit your questions by email to: DearDementiaSolutions@gmail.com August, … Read more

Posted in Community, Dementia Solutions - Caregiving Advice, National

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Star Gazer

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Star Gazer

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

Posted in Your Rights

CARP LGBT/RRIF Poll Report

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Key Findings – LGBT Seniors July 14, 2014: CARP members identify as LGBT at the same rate as the general populace 65 years and older, and are just as likely to know someone who is gay, but they are about half as likely to have a gay family member. On the other hand, they are more likely than the general … Read more

Posted in 2013 CARP Poll Reports, Your Finances, Your Health, Your Rights

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Plain Folk

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Plain Folk

Editor’s Note: “A. Boomer” is the alias of a CARP member who shares his experiences about growing up and growing old every two weeks in the CARP ActionOnline newsletter.  He is back by popular demand from our readers after publishing his first series, the “The Caregiver’s Diary”.  For newer readers who might be unfamiliar to the Caregiver’s Diary columns, they … Read more

Posted in Your Finances

Dementia Solutions – Caregiving Advice, July Update

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Dementia expert, Karen Tyrell, offers answers to www.carp.ca visitors for their situation-specific questions.  Karen is a dementia consultant who can point you in the right direction, giving quick insight and personalized answers to help you with dementia care challenges. Do you have a specific question relating to dementia that you need answered? Please submit your questions by email to: DearDementiaSolutions@gmail.com July, … Read more

Posted in Community, Dementia Solutions - Caregiving Advice, National

First Annual Golf Tournament

CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter 39 invites you to join us for our first annual golf tournament Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Roundel Glen Golf Course, 50 Golf Club Road, CFB Trenton. 7:30 am continental breakfast 8:30 am shot-gun start for 18 holes of golf 1:00 pm (approx.) BBQ lunch with burgers, salads &refreshments Cost: $80 per golfer, … Read more

Posted in Community, Greater Bay of Quinte Area

Target Benefit Pension Plans -CARP Submission to Finance Canada

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On June 23, 2014 CARP submitted its recommendations to the Department of Finance on the proposed introduction of Target Benefit Pension Plans for federally regulated industries and public sector employers. CARP raised concerns that Target Benefit plans might be used by federal industries and government agencies to erode current Defined Benefit pension plans. Target Benefit plans can be designed to … Read more

Posted in Advocacy, CPP: Time to Act, FAQ & Useful Links, News, Your Finances

Dementia Solutions – Caregiving Advice, June Update

dementia

Dementia expert Karen Tyrell offers answers to www.carp.ca visitors for their situation-specific questions.  Karen is Dementia Consultant offering to point you in the right direction, giving you quick insight and personalized answers. Do you have a specific question relating to dementia that you need answered? Please submit your questions by email to: DearDementiaSolutions@gmail.com June 2014 1.  Is Violence Common? Dear Dementia … Read more

Posted in Community, National

Susan Eng Meets With Premier Kathleen Wynne

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Watch the video! CARP has called for a Universal Pension Plan – modeled on the CPP but not necessarily part of the CPP – for the last several years. … Read more

Posted in Advocacy, Campaigns, CARP Action TV, CARP in the News, CPP: Time to Act, News, Resources