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Travel insurance for Canadians: Questions and answers 
Travel insurance for Canadians: Questions and answers 

Insurance can be a mystifying topic, and travel insurance is no exception. We’ve developed this Q&A on travel insurance for Canadians based on the questions […]

Convenient Care at Home Act, 2023 (Bill 135) consultation: RTOERO response
Convenient Care at Home Act, 2023 (Bill 135) consultation: RTOERO response

RTOERO is pleased to submit this feedback to help inform the proposed amendments to the Connecting Care Act, 2019. We respond to public consultation opportunities […]

RTOERO awards $85,000 in grants to boost community projects
RTOERO awards $85,000 in grants to boost community projects

Grassroots projects make communities better. Now, 22 of them in Ontario and B.C. have received funding thanks to RTOERO’s annual community grants campaign. Since 1968, […]

RTOERO’s Future of Aging Summit brings together thought leaders, changemakers
RTOERO’s Future of Aging Summit brings together thought leaders, changemakers

RTOERO will host its first Future of Aging Summit from May 15 to 17, 2024, in Toronto, Canada. The international conference will bring together experts […]

RTOERO calls on Ontario’s legislative members for sustainable, innovative and accountable policies for seniors and the environment
RTOERO calls on Ontario’s legislative members for sustainable, innovative and accountable policies for seniors and the environment

RTOERO representatives met with Ontario MPPs and government officials yesterday for the organization’s seventh annual Vibrant Voices Advocacy event to discuss issues concerning seniors, geriatric […]

RTOERO calls for action for the rights of older adults in ongoing effort
RTOERO calls for action for the rights of older adults in ongoing effort

October 1 is National Seniors Day, and it marks the week RTOERO’s board of directors, political advocacy committee and senior staff will meet with Ontario’s […]

How to be a changemaker: advice from a career activist
How to be a changemaker: advice from a career activist

Many of us want to create change in our communities and beyond, but we get stuck on the how. The issues seem too big. Systems […]

Design your menu for mentally healthy living in the later years
Design your menu for mentally healthy living in the later years

The COVID-19 pandemic, which greatly affected older people, created a prime opportunity to learn from them about their mentally healthy living strategies—including tips on the […]

Living with dementia: understanding the condition and advocating for supports
Living with dementia: understanding the condition and advocating for supports

Almost one million Canadians are projected to be living with dementia by 2030. In Canada, 50 per cent of people living with dementia are cared […]