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Are you/is your care recipient receiving proper nutrition?

November 20, 2009

We have found these ten warning signs that an older person might be receiving poor nutrition to be a helpful resource. ...

Elder Abuse: Failing to Provide the Necessities of Life if a Crime

November 19, 2009

Article courtesy of ACE. This article was originally published in the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly's Fall 2009 ...

Manitoba’s New Primary Caregiver Tax Credit

October 22, 2009

The Primary Caregiver Tax Credit is an annual, refundable tax credit that can be claimed by a caregiver who is ...

Manitoba’s New Primary Caregiver Tax Credit

October 22, 2009

The Primary Caregiver Tax Credit is an annual, refundable tax credit that can be claimed by a caregiver who is ...

Nova Scotia Announces New Caregiver Allowance

October 22, 2009

The Nova Scotia government has just announced that it will give a allowance to low income caregivers. If both she/he ...

Is Your Personal Safety at Risk? CARP Works to Protect You from Unqualified Gas Technicians and Personal Support Workers

September 28, 2009

In mid-September the Toronto Star uncovered some shocking facts about phony credentials that could be putting your ...

CARP urges reform of all four retirement pillars; 88% favor retroactive TFSA contributions

August 17, 2009

August 17th 2009 Further to the previous blog on CARP, vice president advocacy Susan Eng has released CARP's pre-budget ...

CARP Poll Uncovers High Rate of Elder Abuse: Those With Caregivers Most At Risk

June 15, 2009

A CARP poll of members has revealed that almost 1-in-10 older Canadians (as many as 783,000) have suffered from elder ...

POWER(LESS) OF ATTORNEY

June 15, 2009

Somewhere between one’s first grey hair and a major health crisis most of us admit to our own mortality, shrug ...

Ensuring Safe Haven – Long Term Care legislation

May 28, 2009

Elder abuse in long term care settings has been identified as an important social problem. The Long Term Care Homes ...