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RTOERO Foundation issues call for grant proposals
RTOERO Foundation issues call for grant proposals

The RTOERO Foundation is now accepting letters of intent for grants of $10,000 to $50,000 to support projects that aim to improve seniors’ health and […]

Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 3
Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 3

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 […]

Social isolation and loneliness: what’s the difference, and what can we do?
Social isolation and loneliness: what’s the difference, and what can we do?

Social isolation and loneliness are often used interchangeably, but are they the same thing? Not exactly. Their difference, implications and possible solutions are broken down […]

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 […]