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Cataracts 101: How to identify, prevent and treat cataracts
Cataracts 101: How to identify, prevent and treat cataracts

Prepared by IRIS for RTOERO Foundation Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in Canada and most commonly affect adults aged 60 and older. […]

Pride at every age: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ aging in Canada
Pride at every age: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ aging in Canada

Our health and social service systems continue to be imperfect. Within healthcare and in the community older adults with intersectional identities face ageism plus other […]

Webinar: Optimizing medication safety
Webinar: Optimizing medication safety

This webinar was presented by Dr. Paula Rochon, founding director of Women’s Age Lab, geriatrician, senior scientist, Women’s College Research Institute, professor, Department of Medicine, […]

Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 2
Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 2

Dr. Paula Rochon holds a number of impressive positions with several prestigious organizations and institutions. We know her best as the RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine at […]

Women’s Age Lab: Follow up questions with Dr. Rochon
Women’s Age Lab: Follow up questions with Dr. Rochon

Dr. Paula Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Dr. Rachel Savage, epidemiologist and a research scientist, based at Women’s Age Lab at Women’s College Hospital presented […]

Webinar: Initiating a Dialogue on Dementia & Elder Abuse (IDDEA)
Webinar: Initiating a Dialogue on Dementia & Elder Abuse (IDDEA)

This webinar was presented by Joanne Murphy, BA, MEd, chair of the RTOERO Foundation Board of Directors and Tara Seney, B.A. (Hon) public education manager […]

Monthly giving: A simple way to make your donations go further
Monthly giving: A simple way to make your donations go further

There’s a reason donations flood into charities in December—it’s the tax cut-off. And while a gift any time of the year is helpful for the […]

Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: A four-part series
Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: A four-part series

Dr. Paula Rochon holds a number of impressive positions with several prestigious organizations and institutions. We know her best as the RTOERO Chair in Geriatric […]

New project examines mentally healthy living after social distancing
New project examines mentally healthy living after social distancing

How has the pandemic impacted the mental health of older adults in Canada? Which evidence-informed strategies are most effective in helping older adults reduce anxiety […]