This year KootenayCARP is joining CARP National at Canada’s largest-ever virtual meeting of seniors on Thursday, October 1st. Event time is set to start at 11:00 AM MDT. The regional discussion will put a lens on both rural and urban perspectives to aging in British Columbia. A Kootenay CARP representative will present thoughts on rural issues, while members from lower mainland CARP Chapters offer urban perspectives. Our regional portion features BC's Seniors Advocate, Isobel MacKenzie.
Honouring older people in our communities and the over 7,500 long-term care residents whose lives were cut short by COVID-19.
This free online event, including both national and regional portions, explores critical topics affecting older people across the country, and close to home.
A very special panel of guests offer information, inspiration and empowering messages of hope. Click here to RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY.
CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons) is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Today CARP has more than 320,000 members. As a non-partisan association, CARP is committed to working with all parties in government to advocate for older Canadians. Its mission is to advocate for better healthcare, financial security, and freedom from ageism. CARP members engage in polls and petitions, email their elected representatives, connect with local chapters and share stories and opinions on urgent issues.