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Nova Scotia Chapter: Nova Scotia seniors’ advisory group will meet to discuss pharmacare changes

February 3, 2016

Click here to read 'Nova Scotia seniors' advisory group will meet to discuss pharmacare changes' by Marieke Walsh - ...

Observations – Canadian Medical Association’s Annual General Council Meeting, Halifax, August 2015

September 14, 2015

CARP is pleased to learn that the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is committed to making seniors’ care a major ...

Budget announcements were not kind to seniors in Nova Scotia

April 25, 2015

Although the 50+ population in Nova Scotia is growing faster than any other demographic, the Provincial Government ...

CARP Halifax on door-to-door sales regulations

April 9, 2014

Nova Scotia recently introduced tougher regulations for door-to-door sales to help protect older Canadians from ...

CARP in the News: CPP Enhancement Saturation Coverage Media Roundup!

December 19, 2013

December 18th, 2013: Continuing last week’s coverage on CARP’s position on CPP enhancement, this week’s Finance ...

CARP's Open Letter to Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments: Enhance CPP

December 12, 2013

December 11th, 2013: On the occasion of a meeting between CARP's head of  Advocacy, CARP Chapter Chairs, Ontario ...

‘Silver tsunami’ requires shift in thinking

November 15, 2013

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says his government will be assessing the supports for seniors to stay in their ...

Alzheimer's patient dies after fall from hospital window

October 18, 2013

Family of Gerald Serroul says he died at the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney Cape Breton Regional Police ...

Advocate pushes for standards of care for dementia patients

October 18, 2013

Two fatalities involving dementia patients underscore Nova Scotia’s need to develop standards of care for such ...

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Dementia home death has group calling for more oversight

October 18, 2013

A tragic incident at a private home for seniors with dementia has some calling for more oversight. Police were ...