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The health coverage gap: How Canadian retirees can protect themselves against the inevitable
The health coverage gap: How Canadian retirees can protect themselves against the inevitable

Health and wealth. People want to preserve both. But health care can be a drain on personal budgets, especially in retirement. At RTOERO, we want […]

Webinar: The Women’s Age Lab and gendered ageism with focus on older women
Webinar: The Women’s Age Lab and gendered ageism with focus on older women

Presented by the RTOERO Foundation and featuring Dr. Paula Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Dr. Rachel Savage, epidemiologist and a Research Scientist at […]

Webinar: Paths to wellness for older persons: body, mind, spirit
Webinar: Paths to wellness for older persons: body, mind, spirit

Presented by Isobel Mackenzie, Seniors Advocate for Province of British Columbia and Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy, Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry at Dalhousie University and Founder of […]

Webinar: Saving the forest … saving us
Webinar: Saving the forest … saving us

Presented for RTOERO members by Diana Beresford-Kroeger, World-recognized author, medical biochemist and botanist in October 2021 The natural world is under siege. That includes human […]

Webinar: Practical ways to address the growing epidemic of loneliness and isolation in older adults
Webinar: Practical ways to address the growing epidemic of loneliness and isolation in older adults

Presented by the RTOERO Foundation and featuring Dr. Samir K. Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto […]

Webinar: Building an eldercare system that actually cares
Webinar: Building an eldercare system that actually cares

Presented by André Picard, Globe and Mail health reporter and columnist in September 2021 Health care systems have dismally failed older Canadians for decades. During […]

Social isolation grant triggers cascade of positive outcomes in Prince Edward County
Social isolation grant triggers cascade of positive outcomes in Prince Edward County

In 2017, the RTOERO Foundation provided a $25,000 grant to The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association, a non-profit organization in Prince Edward […]

Webinar: Self-care throughout the retirement journey
Webinar: Self-care throughout the retirement journey

Presented by Alka Chopra, registered dietician and diabetes educator and self-care advocate and Shindujan Yogaratnam, registered kinesiologist in September 2021 This webinar presents self-care as […]

Webinar: Ageism and intersectionality
Webinar: Ageism and intersectionality

Regional Diversity Roundtable Executive Director Varsha Naik and Coordinator Taranum Khan share what intersectionality is and how it relates to ageism as it intersects with […]