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Alberta Groups Call for Seniors Advocate

June 20, 2022

June 15 was World Elders Abuse Awareness Day.  Advocacy groups in Alberta used the day to highlight the need for an ...

End to Covid Mandates Not Good News for All

May 12, 2022

For some, Canada’s loosening of COVID restrictions means greater isolation instead of participation. This spring, ...

Older Workers Productive and Agile

May 4, 2022

One of CARP’s pillars of advocacy is freedom from ageism.  Assumptions are often made of older people, and ...

Mitigating Risk without Isolation

April 19, 2022

Mikelenas-Mcloughlin, former president of the Etobicoke chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired People (CARP) is ...

Avoiding Scams

April 6, 2022

Last month was Fraud Prevention Month in Canada.  It’s important to be alert, especially with scams on the rise. ...

Saskatchewan LTC face lockdowns

March 30, 2022

While residents in long-term institutional care (LTIC) facilities in Saskatchewan are safe from COVID-19 during ...

Is Retirement What You Expected It To Be?

December 6, 2021

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard the words “I can’t wait to retire.” Some tell me the exact ...

Fighting ageism during COVID-19 is more important than ever

December 23, 2020

Why fighting ageism during COVID-19 is more important than ever Ellie Berger, PhD Guest Column We are living ...

Upset older woman drying tears

COVID-19 brings unprecedented urgency to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15, 2020

1 in 6 older Canadians are victimized by elder abuse, with 1 in 3 CARP Members saying they know someone who has fallen ...

How to protect yourself against COVID-19 scams

April 2, 2020

While Canadians try their best to self-isolate and follow physical distancing protocols amid the COVID-19 crisis, a new ...