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We welcomed Anita Plunkett, R.P.N. Cert. Ad.Ed and  Grace Welch, Volunteer Champlain Region Family Council (CRFCN, Member Ottawa Council on Aging (COA) to discuss the […]

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Webinar:  Rights of older persons
Webinar: Rights of older persons

We welcomed Margaret Gillis, president of the International Longevity Centre Canada and Dr. Tamara Daly, director of the York University Centre for Aging Research and […]

RTOERO responds to 2021 budget consultations
RTOERO responds to 2021 budget consultations

As part of our advocacy efforts, we respond to provincial and federal consultation opportunities. We recently submitted responses to budget consultations for the federal government […]

5 services provided by Best Doctors
5 services provided by Best Doctors

Do you tend to accept your doctor’s treatment plan without a second look? If you’re more likely to consult with “Dr. Google” for a second […]

Five unexpected winter superfoods
Five unexpected winter superfoods

By Fran Berkoff, registered dietitian This article originally appeared in the winter 2021 issue of Renaissance Magazine As Old Man Winter settles in, chances are […]

RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible
RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible

Students interacting with dementia patients received training on interpersonal communication strategies through an education program called the Gentle Persuasive Approach. The education program, made possible […]

Remember the basics for winter well-being
Remember the basics for winter well-being

Winter weather can be both beautiful and challenging at the same time. Keeping your well-being top of mind during the colder months can keep you […]

Webinar : Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on older Canadians
Webinar : Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on older Canadians

Presented November 2020 Dr. Rachel Savage from Women’s College Research Institute presents findings from a survey that was administered to RTOERO members in early May […]

Two new grants awarded in 2020
Two new grants awarded in 2020

The RTOERO Foundation’s most recent call for proposals focused on ways to better understand and address the issue of social isolation among friend and family […]

Do I need health insurance for prescriptions when I retire?
Do I need health insurance for prescriptions when I retire?

If you’re shopping around for insurance options for retirement, one of the items you may have looked into is coverage for prescription drugs. Here are […]