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Op-Ed: Is our health care system up to the challenge of an aging population?

August 22, 2013

By Dr. Anna Reid President, Canadian Medical Association Governments are loath to be far ahead of the public. They ...

Intervention program reduces difficult behaviours in seniors with dementia

August 9, 2013

  This article concludes with a few resources for people living in the Waterloo/Tri-Cities area.  If you live ...

More than 2,400 Nova Scotia seniors await home spots

June 28, 2013

This article was published by The Chronicle Herald on June 21st,  2013.  To see this article and other related ...

Ontario to beef up inspections at long-term care homes

June 14, 2013

The Ontario government is more than doubling the number of inspectors to scrutinize the quality of life inside the ...

Seniors’ homes opt for strategies that cut anti-psychotic drug use: report

June 6, 2013

Music at bath time, aromatherapy and walking programs are among practices that have helped reduce the use of ...

New Brunswick Ombudsman is Given Power to Investigate Nursing Homes

May 17, 2013

Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the New Brunswick Department of Health explaining that the ...

CARP Sudbury will take Part in new Seniors’ All-Inclusive Care Program

February 8, 2013

“My Home, not a Nursing Home” were demands made by many families in California back in the 1980s who were lobbying ...

Among Doctors, Fierce Reluctance to Let Go

January 8, 2013

The conversation took place two years ago, but Dr. Daniel Matlock still recalls it quite vividly. You tend to remember ...

CARP Proposes “One Patient” – a New Outlook on Healthcare

September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 - Another new front opened in 2012 – national health care reform. The federal government’s ...

CARP Home Care Poll Report

August 10, 2012

KEY FINDINGS August 10, 2012: One quarter of members are, or know someone, in home care or long term care, and, among ...