end-of-life issues Archives - CARP

End-of-life issues Posts

Getting Your Ducks In A Row

January 29, 2016

CARP Richmond/Delta - South Arm United Church at No. 3 Rd & Steveston Hwy. February 4th, 2016, from 1 to 3 PM ...

CMA, CARP challenge candidates to adopt National Seniors Strategy

June 15, 2014

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Open letter to federal by-election candidates Ottawa, Toronto (June ...

MP promotes debate on physician-assisted death

June 9, 2014

The e-mail was just one of thousands that have arrived in Steven Fletcher’s inbox since the Winnipeg MP embarked ...

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Hurry Sundown

October 18, 2013

I’m a Boomer, and my grade 4 class was cancelled and sent home when we learned JFK had been shot. I saw Lee Harvey ...

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Making the Most of Life: when it's all said and done, what do we regret the most?

July 12, 2013

A nurse has recorded the most common regrets of the dying, and among the top ones is 'I wish I hadn't worked so ...

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8 Phrases You Should Know to Get the End-of-Life Care you Want

April 5, 2013

National Advance Care Planning Day (April 16, 2013) is fast approaching again – and again we’ll hear many voices ...


The CARP Poll: Advanced Directives Report

February 8, 2013

 February 8, 2013: For the most part members have not discussed end-of-life issues with their doctors but have ...

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Ask the Doctor # 57: Pain Management in End-of-Life Care and the role of pain medications

February 8, 2013

In this article, I will specifically address the issue of how pain is managed with medications. As discussed in the ...


The Three Main Arguments in British Columbia’s Right to Die Case

January 25, 2013

The following analysis simplifies existing laws and the BC claim. The full claim filed by BC Civil Liberties, as well ...

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Stroke victim’s wife fights physicians to keep him on artificial life support

January 25, 2013

As Dennis Daye lay unconscious in Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Tuesday, his wife and physician sat in a hospital ...