CARP, Author at CARP

All Posts

Health

Senior man in hospital bed

Ontario government failing to provide adequate home care supports, says study

January 17, 2020

A recent study published in a prestigious international medical journal drives home just how broken the experience of ...

Health

Senior couple embracing

NDP MPP introduces bill in Ontario to keep couples together in long-term care

January 17, 2020

Waterloo New Democrat MPP Catherine Fife introduced a private member’s bill, called ‘Til Death do us Part’, which ...

Health

Seniors travelling

Ontario ends out-of-province health care, increasing travel insurance premiums for Ontarians

January 17, 2020

Our Ontario members were faced with a less-than happy New Year announcement from the provincial government—they no ...

In The News

Worried senior woman

CARP asks members to weigh in on medically assisted dying

January 16, 2020

The laws around medical assistance in dying (MAID) are changing. CARP is making sure its members' voices are ...

Not In News Feed

Zagreb

The Christmas Markets of Zagreb, Croatia

December 19, 2019

If someone asked you where the best Christmas market in Europe was, how would you answer? You might think of ...

Government Accountability

Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte

Minister of Seniors receives mandate letter

December 18, 2019

The new Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte, has received her Mandate Letter from the Prime Minister. CARP is happy to ...

Ageism

Lonely senior man in hospital looking out of window

Story of ignored 86 year old Winnipeg man highlights broken health care system

December 18, 2019

Earlier this month, we learned of an 86 year old man in Winnipeg caught in a never-ending loop of hospital visits and ...

Health

Caregiver with resident

Burnt out caregivers need support to work well

December 18, 2019

New research out of Alberta found a clear link between emotional burnout of care workers and job dissatisfaction. This ...

Health

Empty long-term care bed

Seniors without doctors evicted from Nova Scotia long-term care homes

December 18, 2019

The critical shortage of doctors in Nova Scotia is causing seniors living in long-term care facilities owned by one of ...

Finance

CARP is fighting for pension protection

CARP collaborates with key players on pension protection advocacy

December 18, 2019

CARP is collaborating with the National Pensioners Federation and Canadian Federation of Pensioners, calling for MP’s ...