CARPe Diem

Mondays & Fridays | 5pm PT/8pm ET

Seizing the day for Canadians as we age.

Host Carmen Ruiz y Laza and frequent guest Wanda Morris, CARP VP Advocacy, want you to seize each day, live well and have fun!

CARPe Diem - Wanda Morris, VP Advocacy CARPJoin them for weekly discussions on topic and issues that connect with all Canadians as we age. CARPe Diem will motivate you to ‘stand up straight and move your buns’ to the beat of new perspectives and useful tips on everything from technology and travel, to fitness and finance, to love and longevity and featuring the best experts in their fields.

CARPe Diem’s weekly panel will also deep dive into priority issues including healthcare reform, retirement income protection, and support for caregivers.

Plus, watch for our weekly “Zippy Zoomer” shining the spotlight on a local BC resident who exemplifies active living and aging and shares CARP President Moses Znaimer’s motto, “The best way to keep going is to keep going!”.

Watch CARPe Diem on Joytv on Shaw 10 in the Lower Mainland, Shaw 7 in Victoria and area, Rogers 173 in Ontario and New Brunswick, Telus 123 in BC and Alberta, nationwide on Bell TV 656 or use our handy Channel Finder to discover where you can watch in your area.

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You deserve better health care and financial security. Discover more about CARP, Canada’s leading advocacy association for older Canadians.




Long Term Care
Monday & Friday, Feb. 4 & 8, 2019, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Over 4% of BC seniors are currently in long term care. Where would you rather be – in a private or publicly funded facility? Carmen and her guests discuss long term care on this edition of CARPe diem.

Monday & Friday, Feb. 11 & 15, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Explore how the over half a million Canadians who suffer from various types of arthritis can learn to manage this chronic condition.

Monday & Friday, Feb. 18 & 22, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Find out about CARP’s recommendation for a national pharmacare program, the key to saving the lives of the more than 3 million Canadians under the age of 65 who can’t afford prescription drugs.

The ABCs of CARP
Monday & Friday, Feb. 25 & Mar. 1, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

It’s a fact that many of us will live to 100 and beyond! Learn how CARP works for all Canadians as we age, how CARP can support your interests and needs, and how you can support CARP.

Zoomer Dating
Monday & Friday, Mar. 4 & 8, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Tinder, Lavalife, Eharmony, … what’s the difference and hey, what happened to old-fashioned in-person romance? Learn how to navigate the dating waters at any age.


Age-Friendly Cities
Premiered Monday & Friday, Sept. 10 & 14, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Can you cross the street in time before the light turns red? Find out how CARP is calling on major urban centres to create model age-friendly cities that meet the daily needs of an aging population.

Stand Up Straight
Premiered Monday & Friday, Sept. 17 & 21, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

CARP President and ZoomerMedia Founder Moses Znaimer guests to discuss CARP’s new initiative to encourage Zoomers to be more active, get walking and be healthier, Stand Up Straight.

Premiered Monday & Friday, Sept. 24 & 28, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed? Or were you awake the whole time? Our guest experts have your sleep solutions besides counting sheep.

Right to Die
Premiered Monday & Friday, Oct. 1 & 5, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Learn from the experience of a doctor who administers physician-assisted dying, and a lawyer who’s spouse chose her right to die.

Tech Savvy Zoomers
Premiered Monday & Friday, Oct. 8 & 12, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Baby boomers purchase and use more technology than you may think. Watch how they’re using today’s latest gadgets to stay fit and organized.

Frauds and Scams
Premiered Monday & Friday, Oct. 15 & 19, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Predators craft a number of scams for people of all ages. Learn about the most despicable scams and how you can protect yourself.

Affordable Housing
Premiered Monday & Friday, Oct. 22 & 26, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Some major Canadian centres like Vancouver are in the midst of a housing affordability crisis. For those on a pension, the cost of living might kick them out of retirement

Premiered Monday & Friday, Oct. 29 & Nov. 2, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Canadians take many medications. But what if you could replace some of your pills with some new habits?

Meals that Heal
Premiered Monday & Friday, Nov. 5 & 9, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

You know what they say: you are what you eat. Hear from our food experts on eating your way towards a better life.

Aging in Place
Premiered Monday & Friday, Nov. 12 & 16, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

80% of Boomers plan to stay living in their own homes for at least another 5 years. How can we make ‘aging in place’ a safer goal? Carmen and her guests explore the latest options.

Elder Abuse
Premiered Monday & Friday, Nov. 19 & 23, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

From verbal bullying to physical harm, an estimated 10% of older Canadians will experience elder abuse. Carmen, Wanda and their expert guests explore the current state of this troubling issue and the solutions and resources that can help.

Working Zoomers
Premiered Monday & Friday, Nov. 26 & 30, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

1 in 5 Canadians will still be working past the age of 65. In this episode, Carmen Ruiz y Laza, CARP’s Wanda Morris and their guests explore the current state of Working Zoomers.

Premiered Monday & Friday, Dec. 3 & 7, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

91% of British Columbians have taken a “staycation” in their home province. On this edition of CARPe Diem, we talk travel in our own backyard.

First Nations and Métis Elders
Premiered Monday & Friday, Dec. 10 & 14, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

The indigenous peoples of Canada have a long and rich history. In this episode, we’ll explore the lives and cultures of First Nations and Métis elders.

Aging Eyes
Premiered Monday & Friday, Dec. 17 & 21, 2018 at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Over 800,000 of us over the age of 75 are currently living with vision loss. In this episode, Carmen and her guests discuss aging eyes.

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