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RTOERO response to Ontario poverty reduction consultation
RTOERO response to Ontario poverty reduction consultation

RTOERO responds to Ontario poverty reduction strategy consultation As the Ontario government updates its poverty reduction strategy, RTOERO urges the government to consider how its […]

Meet the researchers on Dr. Rochon’s team
Meet the researchers on Dr. Rochon’s team

Did you know that Dr. Paula Rochon, our RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine, works with researchers to support and develop their work? Meet some of […]

Canada’s aging population is on the rise, but do we have the resources to match?
Canada’s aging population is on the rise, but do we have the resources to match?

By 2026, more than 20 per cent of our population will be 65 years and older, the majority of whom will be women. Our aging population is expanding, […]

Webinar: Improving prescription strategies for older adults

Presented by Dr. Paula Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine in June 2019   The webinar provides information about some of the issues with prescription […]

Webinar: From isolation to inclusion
Webinar: From isolation to inclusion

Presented by Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan in October 2018 The webinar covers key findings for the social isolation impact project that the Foundation was […]

Your donation at work: The power of connection
Your donation at work: The power of connection

“I never write someone else’s story,” says Melissa Wysocki, a community connector with the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan. “I sit down and have conversations […]

How our granting cycle works
How our granting cycle works

While on the surface, it may appear that awarding money to fund research is a simple process, it is far from the reality of a […]

The caregiver crisis: New research exposes gaps in our care system
The caregiver crisis: New research exposes gaps in our care system

This article was originally published in the fall 2019 issue of Renaissance Magazine. When we talk about aging, we don’t always talk about the people […]

Breaking down barriers to active, engaged aging
Breaking down barriers to active, engaged aging

How the RTOERO Foundation is helping combat social isolation in seniors Social isolation can be twice as deadly as obesity; it’s as big a killer […]