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CARP wants provinces to look at what lies beyond COVID-19

April 28, 2020

The Canadian Association for Retired Persons (CARP) implores all provincial governments to ensure that the high-dose ...

CARP Member shares advice on coping during pandemic

April 28, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 28, 2020 Maria Mikelenas-Mcloughlin, former President of the CARP Etobicoke ...

New online portal helps ON seniors get help during COVID-19

April 28, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 28, 2020 The Ontario Caregiver Organization has created CaregivingCommunities; a ...

BC announces additional support for family caregivers

April 28, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 28, 2020 As part of British Columbia’s emergency COVID-19 response plan, the ...

Ontario increases wages for long-term care workers

April 27, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 27, 2020 The Ontario government recently announced a $4/hr wage increase for ...

Survey results: CARP members speak out on government inaction in long-term care

April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a light on serious inadequacies in the long-term care system—a critical issue that ...

CARP and Ontario Pharmacists Association urge relief on prescription co-pays during outbreak

April 23, 2020

In a letter sent to the Ontario Premier, Deputy Premier and Minister of Seniors and Accessibility, CARP and the Ontario ...

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CARP condemns lack of preparation ahead of pandemic’s arrival in long-term care

April 15, 2020

We have a crisis in long-term care in Canada. CARP has long advocated for government action to safeguard our ...

Application opens for Federal COVID-19 benefits

April 6, 2020

Starting today, Canadians who have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic can apply for the Canadian Emergency ...

Ontario emergency order could put seniors in long-term care at risk

March 30, 2020

CARP is deeply concerned that a recent emergency order by the Government of Ontario in response to COVID-19 could place ...