February 2009 Archive Archives - CARP

February 2009 Archive Posts

CARP Succeeds in Convincing Alberta Health Premier to Reconsider Controversial Bill

February 27, 2009

On December 9th CARP called for the Alberta Health Minister Ron Liepert to reconsider the increases to drug costs for ...

Point/Counterpoint: CARP Members Don’t Subscribe to Rudyard Griffiths’ Theory

February 27, 2009

A Rudyard Griffiths editorial entitled “A Greying Nation” was published a few weeks ago in The National ...

Unsustainable Healthcare System Needs Better Value for Money

February 27, 2009

Last year Canadians spent $172 billion a year on health care, up from $79 billion in 1997. What accounts for these ...

Investing in our Future: The Government of Ontairo E-Health Initiative

February 27, 2009

An electronic database comprising health education material, patient’s medical records and breaking public ...

Waiting on the ER: Ontario Government targets for shorter ER times puts pressure on ALC patients

February 27, 2009

A recent initiative taken by the Ontario government aimed at shortening wait times and improve patient satisfaction in ...

Health minister takes second look at seniors drug plan

February 27, 2009

EDMONTON — Health Minister Ron Liepert says he’s taking a second look at proposed changes to the seniors ...

CARP presents CARP Action TV

February 27, 2009

CARP Action on TV! Well, almost… Beginning next Thursday March 5th at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, Susan ...

Eldercare a Concern for all of us – ELDERCARE SEMINARS

February 27, 2009

Attend a Eldercare Seminar at one of the following locations: TOPICS: Government Programs & Support, Aging At ...

CARP Commercial – Casting Call

February 25, 2009

CARP is producing a television special to create greater awareness of the leading issues facing Zoomers today. We are ...

Do You Know About The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)?

February 23, 2009

A few quick facts about Registered Disability Savings Plans: Registered Disability Savings Plans These are savings ...