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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Empty hospital corridor

Ontario Auditor General’s Report exposes disturbing shortfalls of health and long-term care

December 18, 2019

Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk released the 2019 Annual Auditor General’s Report earlier this ...

Marissa Lennox speaks at CCSN reception

Critical conversations CARP had in Dec

December 18, 2019

Here are some of the advocacy activities CARP has recently undertaken: Meetings Ontario health care ...

Marissa Lennox with Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro

Critical conversations CARP had in Oct/Nov

November 29, 2019

CARP National has been active in Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba meeting with provincial leaders to further CARP’s ...

Full room of attendees of the National Conversation on Preventive Health and Aging

CARP leads national conversation on seniors’ preventive health

November 25, 2019

This year, CARP led the National Conversation on Preventive Health and Aging; a series of educational events across ...