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5 Ws of RTOERO Membership
5 Ws of RTOERO Membership

What is RTOERO known for? RTOERO is known as a bilingual trusted voice on healthy, active living in the retirement journey for the broader education […]

Ready. Set. Retire
Ready. Set. Retire

Looking forward to a rewarding retirement? Here are some ways to get started. 1. Stay social. When people leave the workplace, they lose a built-in […]

Are you ready for retirement?
Are you ready for retirement?

When people think about retirement, money is top of mind. A survey from Nielsen found that 70% of Canadians worry they’re not saving enough. Finances […]

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 […]

New funding announced for 2020 grant program
New funding announced for 2020 grant program

The RTOERO Foundation is pleased to announce $100,000 in new funding for projects that advance our collective knowledge about the impact of social isolation and […]

$75,000 in grants awarded for social isolation research and prevention
$75,000 in grants awarded for social isolation research and prevention

The RTOERO Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual grant program. The announcement was made by Board Chair Joanne Murphy at the RTOERO annual […]

5 Rs of RETIREMENT
5 Rs of RETIREMENT

Members of the education community understand the three Rs. But for retirees, it comes down to the five Rs – five pillars for a happy […]

How volunteering keeps you sharp in retirement
How volunteering keeps you sharp in retirement

More than 70% of RTOERO members are active volunteers. That’s double the average rate for Canadian retirees. 6 Monumental Benefits of Volunteering: Healthy body Volunteering […]