CARP wants provinces to look at what lies beyond COVID-19
April 27, 2020 18:32 ET | CARP
TORONTO, April 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Association for Retired Persons (CARP) implores all provincial governments to ensure that the high-dose flu vaccine is publicly funded for as...
Survey results: CARP members speak out on government inaction in long-term care
April 22, 2020 13:54 ET | CARP
TORONTO, April 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a light on serious inadequacies in the long-term care system—a critical issue that CARP has been lobbying for government...
On National Seniors Day, CARP Renews Call for National Seniors Strategy
October 01, 2019 07:16 ET | CARP
TORONTO, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARP, Canada’s largest advocacy organization for older adults is marking National Seniors Day 2019 with a call to action for Canada’s political leaders on...
CARP Calls on Federal Parties to Support Caregivers with Refundable Tax Credit Launches #credit4caregivers Campaign and Video
September 16, 2019 06:45 ET | CARP
TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARP is asking Canadians to make caregiving an election issue in October. Today, it launched a national campaign #credit4caregivers, with a...
CARP Calls on Ontario to Implement Wettlaufer Inquiry Recommendations
July 31, 2019 14:02 ET | CARP
WOODSTOCK, Ontario, July 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARP welcomes the recommendations included in The Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Report, and is calling on the Ontario government to...
National Dementia Strategy a First for Canada
June 17, 2019 13:37 ET | CARP
TORONTO, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARP applauds the government’s release of Canada's first national dementia strategy, and additional funding for Phase II of the Canadian Consortium of...
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CARP Urges Federal Government to Implement National Pharmacare Recommendations
June 12, 2019 13:47 ET | CARP
TORONTO, June 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARP, Canada’s largest advocacy organization for older adults, applauds Dr. Eric Hoskins and the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National...
CARP to host National Preventive Health and Aging Education Event
May 28, 2019 14:48 ET | CARP
TORONTO, May 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Wednesday, May 29 CARP will host the third stop in its National Preventive Health and Aging Education Series in Toronto at the Liberty Grand.  Keynote...
Long-Term Care Beds and Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors Good First Steps, But Ontario Budget Misses Mark on Preventive Health
April 11, 2019 19:44 ET | CARP
TORONTO, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario government’s budget commitment to fund dental care for low-income seniors, accelerate the introduction of new long-term care beds and...
Federal Budget a Win for Canada’s Seniors
March 19, 2019 18:46 ET | CARP
OTTAWA, Ontario, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CARP, Canada’s largest advocacy organization for older adults, is applauding the federal government for investing in the financial security of our...