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Three powerful ways to support your favourite charity
Three powerful ways to support your favourite charity

This article first appeared in the spring 2021 issue of Renaissance Magazine Planned giving, monthly giving and tribute donations are significant ways you can contribute […]

Rebuilding long-term care from the ground up
Rebuilding long-term care from the ground up

By Dr. Paula Rochon, Dr. Nathan Stall and Barbara Miszkiel This article originally appeared in the fall 2020 issue of the RTOERO Foundation newsletter. Long-term […]

A Tribute to Valerie Mah
A Tribute to Valerie Mah

Sometimes in life there is a person whose very essence is kindness and goodness. That is an apt description of Valerie Mah. If the late […]

RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible
RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible

Students interacting with dementia patients received training on interpersonal communication strategies through an education program called the Gentle Persuasive Approach. The education program, made possible […]

Webinar : Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on older Canadians
Webinar : Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on older Canadians

Presented November 2020 Dr. Rachel Savage from Women’s College Research Institute presents findings from a survey that was administered to RTOERO members in early May […]

Two new grants awarded in 2020
Two new grants awarded in 2020

The RTOERO Foundation’s most recent call for proposals focused on ways to better understand and address the issue of social isolation among friend and family […]

Webinar: Ageing in isolation: What do we know and where do we go from here?
Webinar: Ageing in isolation: What do we know and where do we go from here?

Michael Nicin from the National Institute on Ageing presents on how technological advancements create a perception of interconnectedness, but mounting research shows that being alone […]

Over 500 challenge participants in third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month
Over 500 challenge participants in third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month

The RTOERO Foundation’s third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month campaign wrapped up at the end of October. The campaign’s focus was to shine a light […]

Sign up to help prevent social isolation and loneliness
Sign up to help prevent social isolation and loneliness

October 1, 2020 More than 500 RTOERO members and friends of the RTOERO foundation have signed up for the RTOERO Foundation’s annual Social Isolation Awareness […]