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Should we take a family vacation with my dad who has dementia?

January 10, 2017

DEAR DEMENTIA SOLUTIONS: January 2017 - “Getting out of town every once in a while by taking a trip together as a ...


Ballot Box Issues: Supporting Caregivers

October 13, 2015

Eight million Canadians are caregivers, providing critical care to loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, ...

Carol in Your Corner: A Caregiver’s Story

June 18, 2015

Wendy’s grandparents – he was a professor at McGill University – always had students living with them. One of ...

CARP and over 50 groups form Seniors Vote campaign to promote interests of Older Canadians ahead of upcoming federal election

April 25, 2015

In anticipation of the spring federal budget and upcoming election, CARP in collaboration with over 50 ...

360 Degrees of Care Around the #HealthCareCitizen

January 15, 2015

Healthcare is a social contract between citizens and their government that puts the healthcare citizen at the focus of ...


Navigating caregiving, chronic conditions a strain on Canadians, according to new survey

October 23, 2014

81 per cent of Canadians find the health care system too complicated, and 78 per cent agree that navigating the system ...

Newfoundland and Labrador Paid Family Caregiving Program

October 17, 2014

Access to home care support is a national issue with different provincial solutions seeking to allow more people in ...

FOCUS ON SENIORS: Seniors vote for reasonable candidates

October 7, 2014

Former councillor, CARP president cites taxes, services as key municipal issues Most seniors just want a reasonable ...

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

September 29, 2014

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 29, 2014 Toronto, ON: As the federal and provincial Health Ministers meet in Banff ...

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Canada doesn’t have your back: Free health care only goes so far, especially for some seniors

September 24, 2014

Patty Randall began caring for her 80-something parents in the 1990s. For the next decade, she learned the limits of ...