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The role of dental care in overall health
The role of dental care in overall health

Your oral health both impacts and is impacted by overall health. Good oral hygiene is an essential part of maintaining your wellness. Regular dental checkups […]

How do I know if I’m socially isolated or lonely?
How do I know if I’m socially isolated or lonely?

It’s no secret that social isolation and loneliness are bad for our health. After all, research has suggested that prolonged social isolation and loneliness are […]

Webinar: Social inclusion – a practical guide to future-proof your relationships
Webinar: Social inclusion – a practical guide to future-proof your relationships

This webinar was presented in September 2022 by the RTOERO Foundation featuring Laura Tamblyn Watts CEO of CanAge. Loneliness and social exclusion are as bad […]

How you can be involved in preventative public health efforts
How you can be involved in preventative public health efforts

There’s growing recognition that members of the public need to be involved in preventative public health projects. Many societal health problems are avoidable and designing […]

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 […]

Self-care for retiring education workers: How to do it and why
Self-care for retiring education workers: How to do it and why

Retirement is an ideal time to design and implement or update your self-care system—it’s a time in life when your ultimate goal can be to […]

Coping with grief: Resources that can help
Coping with grief: Resources that can help

More than 6.3 million Canadians are grieving a death because of COVID-19—that’s a lot of us. Add to that those of us who have lost […]

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 […]