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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 ...

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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 ...

CARP Calls for a Seniors Banking Voluntary Code of Conduct

February 5, 2019

Today CARP asked the Federal Consumer Agency of Canada to make banking secure and safer for older adults. As part of ...

89 per cent say government must address elder abuse, yet it has hardly registered this election

May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (Toronto) – An overwhelming eighty-nine per cent of CARP members believe the government ...

Watch for red flags from fraudsters and scammers

March 23, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 03.20.2018 It began innocently enough. “That printer driver is not recognized,” ...

Grey matters: Make paying pensioners a super-priority

August 1, 2017

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA|  August 1st, 2017 Federal legislation to protect security of workers’ employment funds ...

Grey matters: Stepping up efforts to help seniors with mobility issues

July 25, 2017

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA|  JULY 25th, 2017 Back in the days before cellphones and Airbnb were commonplace, my ...

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Grey Matters: It’s wrong to see older Canadians as a drain on the system

May 31, 2017

Wanda Morris, Postmedia News | May 31, 2017 6:30 PM ET According to recently released Statistics Canada census data, ...

Seniors and transit

February 3, 2017

February 2017 - There have been many headlines in the news recently looking at the future of public transit in ...