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Majority of Seniors Living at Home, StatsCan Study Reveals

February 27, 2014

New figures from Statistics Canada show that 92 percent of all seniors aged 65 and older are living at home, while ...

Sudden shutdown of N.S. nursing home raises questions about seniors' safety

February 21, 2014

The shutdown of a private nursing home is raising questions about the safety of Nova Scotia seniors. Fire officials ...

Stop the nonsense. Require sprinklers in all nursing homes

January 27, 2014

By Susan Eng, VP of CARP Advocacy The town of LIsle-Verte grieved together at a mass Sunday, and some politicians ...

Quebec Seniors' Residence Fire: A Compilation of CARP's recommendations and concerns

January 24, 2014

In response to the tragic fire that claimed lives within a seniors residence in LIsle-Verte, Quebec, CARP was ...

Quebec fire has seniors advocates calling for stricter safety rules

January 24, 2014

A fire that swept through a seniors’ residence in Quebec is raising questions about whether more stringent ...

How an Ontario seniors’-home fire changed the rules on sprinkler safety

January 24, 2014

The fire at Muskoka Heights Retirement Residence broke out shortly after 6 a.m. The lone worker on duty rushed into the ...

Dying to be heard: Plight of seniors in care begs better followup, families say

January 22, 2014

More are being attacked in long-term facilities One day last June, staff at a Kamloops, B.C., nursing home found ...

Elderly patient Tadeusz Czubak discharged to empty house not a ‘one-off' case

December 20, 2013

Hospital system too uncoordinated to deal with influx of seniors, patient advocates say The case of an elderly ...

CARP at Key Events on Healthy Aging

December 6, 2013

CARP attended several events recently, mainly on the topics of health and aging. Below are summaries are CARP’s ...

Don’t Refer to Elderly Patients as ‘bed-blockers,’ Group Says

November 22, 2013

MONTREAL — Canada’s largest advocacy group for retirees has a message for hospitals: Treat your ailing elderly ...