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The High Cost of Cheap

June 25, 2021

Commentary by David J. Stewart, MD, FRCP and John-Peter Bradford, Ph.D., FCMC   Like father, like son. ...

Shelf of drugs in a pharmacy

Alberta makes cuts to Seniors Benefit Drug Program

January 29, 2020

The Alberta government is set to limit the Seniors Benefit Drug Program to people over the age of 65.  Consequently, ...

Raymond Cho and Moses Znaimer at the 2019 Zoomer Show

CARP offers high-dose flu shot at 2019 Zoomer Show

October 28, 2019

On Oct 26, 2019 CARP hosted a pop-up immunization clinic for the thousands of 45+ adults who attended this year’s ...

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, ...

Celebrate National Seniors Day with Photo Exhibit & Fundraiser

September 3, 2019

October 1, 2019 is National Seniors Day Sanofi Pasteur, CARP’s partner on influenza-education for the 65-plus, is ...

CARP Calls for a Truly Universal National Pharmacare Program

September 25, 2018

TORONTO, ON - September 25, 2018 – CARP, Canada’s strongest voice for older Canadians, has joined with over 70 ...

The Case for National Pharmacare

July 23, 2018

Participate in the National Pharmacare Online Consultation   July 23, 2018 - The Canadian government is looking ...

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 ...

Ontario Expands OHIP+, Now Includes 65+

March 28, 2018

More than 4,400 prescription drugs will be made available free of charge for everyone 65 and older with the expansion ...