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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 […]

Webinar: Ageing in isolation: What do we know and where do we go from here?
Webinar: Ageing in isolation: What do we know and where do we go from here?

Michael Nicin from the National Institute on Ageing presents on how technological advancements create a perception of interconnectedness, but mounting research shows that being alone […]

Visit our booth!
Visit our booth!

Please visit our booth – virtual booth, that is. Each year, our team attends dozens of conferences and seminars. We connect directly with future members […]

RTOERO offers practical help for retiring education workers with ‘one-stop’ checklist
RTOERO offers practical help for retiring education workers with ‘one-stop’ checklist

Dec. 28, 2020 There is a lot to consider when planning to retire from education and now more than ever. RTOERO has put together a […]

RTOERO provides tips for planning to retire during the pandemic
RTOERO provides tips for planning to retire during the pandemic

Dec. 22, 2020 Education staff across Canada who are eligible for retirement may be considering whether 2021 is the year they will retire. There are […]