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CARP makes Ontario budget submission

January 24, 2020

CARP's submission for the 2020 Ontario Budget focused on the following four priorities: Improve safety and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Worried senior woman

CARP asks members to weigh in on medically assisted dying

January 16, 2020

The laws around medical assistance in dying (MAID) are changing. CARP is making sure its members' voices are ...

Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte

Minister of Seniors receives mandate letter

December 18, 2019

The new Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte, has received her Mandate Letter from the Prime Minister. CARP is happy to ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Parliament buildings, Ottawa

Throne Speech makes mention of key issues affecting seniors

December 18, 2019

On Dec 5, 2019, the Liberal minority government’s speech from the throne touched upon a few of the critical issues ...

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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 ...