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C.A.R.P. Appears before Ontario Long Term Care Commission

December 8, 2020

Members of C.A.R.P. Ottawa’s Advocacy Working Group on Long-Term Care presented to the Independent Long-Term Care ...

Senior man walking in hospital hallway

Innovative Ottawa pilot program aims to curtail hallway health care

January 29, 2020

A pilot project in Ottawa is helping to ease the burden of hallway healthcare. SAFE (Sub-Acute care for Frail Elderly), ...

Stethoscope and medical records

Coverage for Some Biologic Treatments Ends in BC

October 24, 2019

The deadline for BC patients to transition from certain biologic to biosimilar drugs is in 30 days (November 25th, ...

Healthcare system needs to prepare for wave of seniors with cancer

September 30, 2019

CARP Expert Panel looks at ways to ensure Canadians – especially older Canadians who are most affected – get access ...

CARP Calls on Ontario to Implement Wettlaufer Inquiry Recommendations

July 31, 2019

WOODSTOCK, Ontario, July 31, 2019  -- CARP welcomes the recommendations included in The Long-Term Care Homes Public ...

CARP Connects Fall 2018: The Health-Care Issue

August 17, 2018

August 2018 In the newest edition of CARP Connects, we take a deep dive into health-care. From adult vaccinations to ...

Prohibiting assisted dying does more harm than good

July 4, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 07.03.2018   As a society, our views and opinions change over time, but sometimes ...

When it comes to medication, less is more

June 29, 2018

WANDA MORRIS | POSTMEDIA | 06.28.2018   Unless we’ve been incredibly healthy, we’re all familiar with ...

Should you still be taking a PPI?

June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 - Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are sometimes prescribed to treat heartburn and acid refux. But what you ...

Older Ontarians Refuse to Choose Between Dental and Pharmacare

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 - TORONTO, ON: Ontarians believe that dental coverage is as important as pharma coverage. In a recent ...