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Primary health care teams

April 30, 2009

The Health Council of Canada recently released a report to update Canadians on the status of primary health care teams ...

Ninety-one Percent of Caregivers financially and emotionally stressed, have other health problems or have taken time off work to provide care

April 13, 2009

CARP recently polled its members on the issue of caregiving. 90% of survey respondents have provided care for an older ...

CARP to Governments: Caregivers Already Overburdened

March 13, 2009

CARP has been pressing governments to recognize the tough challenges faced by informal caregivers. We were asked to ...

Women & Caregiving: Women Hold Up Half the Sky

March 13, 2009

According to Faye Porter, National Coordinator for the Care Renewal Project, “caregiving can place women at a ...

Strategy Critical to Address Issues of Caregivers for People with Dementia

March 12, 2009

With approximately 500,000 Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, or one in every 11 ...

Steps to Helping Care for a Parent

March 12, 2009

Helping one’s parents is a daunting task. And sometimes, it helps to be clear about your expectations. Some ...

Budget 2009: CARP’s Full Analysis

January 27, 2009

Limited Tax Relief CARP members will welcome the broad based tax relief available to all lower and middle income ...

Budget 2009: Caregivers

January 27, 2009

There are increases to the National Child Benefit Supplement and the Canada Child Tax Benefit that will benefit low and ...

It’s not if….it’s when you will be a family caregiver; now is the time to speak out for family caregivers

December 12, 2008

Caring for family is not new. Our society assumes, and in fact expects, that families and/or friends will provide the ...

It’s not if….it’s when you will be a family caregiver; now is the time to speak out for family caregivers

December 12, 2008

Caring for family is not new. Our society assumes, and in fact expects, that families and/or friends will provide the ...