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What is ageism?
What is ageism?

Ageism is stereotypes (thoughts), prejudice (feelings) or discrimination (actions) on the grounds of a person’s age. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Report […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 things you might not know about the RTOERO Foundation
5 things you might not know about the RTOERO Foundation

Wondering about our Foundation? Here are five facts you might not know about us. 1) We receive no government funding – we rely on voluntary […]

Meet Lynn Zhu, post-doctoral fellow and part of the next generation of geriatric researchers
Meet Lynn Zhu, post-doctoral fellow and part of the next generation of geriatric researchers

What got you interested in the field of aging?  My grandparents have played a huge role in my life. Observing them and their friends made […]

Dr. Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine, speaks to RTOERO Spring 2016 Senate
Dr. Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine, speaks to RTOERO Spring 2016 Senate

Dr. Rochon spoke to the Fall Senate about the changing nature of our aging population, particularly those 85 years and older, and those in the […]