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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 ...

"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 ...


Alberta’s Redford warns ‘difficult’ budget choices coming

January 25, 2013

Editor's Note: On Thursday January 24th, 2013 - Alberta Premier Allison Redford made a speech about the impact the ...


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 ...


Canada’s hospitals strained caring for elderly patients with no where to go

January 11, 2013

On Thursday, January 10th, 2013 - CBC's "The Current", with Anna Maria Tremonti, aired a detailed segment exploring the ...

Doctor Speaking with Patient

N.S. per capita leader in MD numbers

December 7, 2012

There are more doctors per capita in Nova Scotia than anywhere else in Canada, says the latest national report on ...

gavel & stethescope

Ask a Lawyer: Obtaining Compensation for Weak Government Supervision in California

July 27, 2012

Abuse and Neglect in California Nursing Homes: Compensating for Weak Government Supervision by Jaime Levine, Elder Law ...

Doctor Wait Times

“Shedding Light on Canadians’ Total Wait for Care” – Wait Time Alliance

July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012 – Wait times for critical medical procedures has not improved since last year, according to the Wait ...


CARP Aging At Home Report

July 3, 2012

Key Findings July 3, 2012: One quarter of members use home care, or have someone in their family or who they know who ...