CARP: Latest News and Campaigns

Please visit CARP.ca where you will find the most up to date news and initiatives, please make sure to check it out. Here are links to a few of the top issues:

  1. COVID: What you need to know

  – Protect yourself against COVID-19 Scams

  1. COVID: Financial help for seniors

 – Expert discuss financial impact of COVID

 –  Suspend mandatory RRIF withdrawals

 – Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Applications

  – How to set-up direct deposits  

  1. It’s time to change long-term care

– Long term care Poll – Survey Results

– Lack of Preparation in long term care homes

  1. Relief on prescription co-pays

– Pharmacy fees update

– Letters sent by Chapters in NS, NL and combo of National Office and BC chapters 

 – Letter to Ontario from CARP and Ontario Pharmacists Association.

Marissa Lennox, CARP’s Chief Policy Officer, has been taking many interviews on Covid-19 in relations to issues for older Canadians.You may have seen or heard her in local and national radio and television. She also wrote an opinion column for Sun Media: Please click HERE to read her article.

Also CARP member Maria Mikelenas McLoughlin shares accounts of her experience during COVID. Please click HERE to read her story.