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CARP Nursing Home Safety Poll Report

January 28, 2015

Key Findings   January 15, 2015:  Close to one half of members agree nursing homes in Canada are no safer now than ...

Jan 8 – Opportunity to Advocate to VC Health Authority

January 3, 2015

To start the year our featured guest speaker will be Ms. Belinda Boyd from the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) ...

600,000 seniors in Canada live in poverty, including more than 1 in 4 single seniors according to new Statistics Canada report.

December 11, 2014

New measure of poverty reveals that twice as many seniors are struggling financially than previously thought. Income ...

Understaffing at nursing homes leading to poor care: study

December 11, 2014

This article was published in Hamilton Spectator on December 10th, 2014. Click here to read the article and more ...

Navigating caregiving, chronic conditions a strain on Canadians, according to new survey

October 23, 2014

81 per cent of Canadians find the health care system too complicated, and 78 per cent agree that navigating the system ...

Newfoundland and Labrador Paid Family Caregiving Program

October 17, 2014

Access to home care support is a national issue with different provincial solutions seeking to allow more people in ...

FOCUS ON SENIORS: Seniors vote for reasonable candidates

October 7, 2014

Former councillor, CARP president cites taxes, services as key municipal issues Most seniors just want a reasonable ...

The Feds Are Failing Canada’s Seniors

October 7, 2014

  At the 2014 Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown, PEI, provincial and territorial ...

Act on dementia: Open Letter to Health Ministers, Paradigm Shift needed: CARP Policy Paper released

September 29, 2014

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 29, 2014 Toronto, ON: As the federal and provincial Health Ministers meet in Banff ...

Dr. Michael Gordon and Susan Eng speak about Decision Makers, Decision-Making and Dementia

September 19, 2014

Radio show, Family Caregivers Unite hosted by Dr. Gordon Atherley featured a discussion with Susan Eng and Dr. ...