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EASYCare: A Helpful Toolkit to Help you Look After Yourself or Your Loved One

May 1, 2013

CARP has made contact with Professor Ian Philp of the University of Warwick, UK. Professor Philp leads an International ...


The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: What’s Up, Doc?

April 15, 2013

Editor’s Note: You might be familiar with this contributor’s work if you were a fan of  the Caregiver’s Diary ...


Dementia Care Cost Is Projected to Double by 2040

April 5, 2013

The most rigorous study to date of how much it costs to care for Americans with dementia found that the financial ...


Alberta Budget moves towards pharmacare

April 5, 2013

On March 7, 2013, Alberta released its budget announcing a new pharmacare program to be implemented in the last quarter ...

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Bank accounts for seniors: A look at some options

April 4, 2013

Banks are required to offer a low-cost, no frills bank account and until recently, all five major banks in Canada ...

"We were told when we were young our youth was eternal, we would own the world; and we did. We could do that because our parents were so SOLID. They had fought in the war, defeated fascism and come home and not made a big thing out of it. We stood on their shoulders and reached for the sky. Now those shoulders are gone, we have to stand on the ground, and take stock of new realities."

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Coming Of Age

April 3, 2013

Editor's Note: You might be familiar with this contributor's work if you were a fan of  the Caregiver's Diary ...


CARP Advocacy Report

January 25, 2013

KEY FINDINGS: CARP members applaud the organization most for focusing on pensions and home care, as well end-of-life ...


Happenings: CARP’s Upcoming Public Consultation Papers

January 24, 2013

January 25, 2013 - CARP submits consultation papers regularly to ensure that our voice is heard when governments ...

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The Canada Revenue Agency’s move angers seniors’ advocates

January 23, 2013

Canada’s taxman doesn’t do paper anymore — at least not mailed-out packages. Millions of taxpayers are finding ...

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Value of PRPP questioned

November 2, 2012

Touted as a practical solution for those who currently don’t have access to a workplace pension, the pooled ...