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October 19, 2020 When British Columbians go to the polls on Oct. 24, RTOERO is urging them to elect age-friendly candidates. Through a digital campaign, […]

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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 […]

6 ways to create a happy retirement
6 ways to create a happy retirement

Planning for retirement is a big step. From our experience talking to pre-retirees, here are six ways RTOERO can help you create your successful retirement […]

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 […]

 
What does the Ontario Drug Benefit program cover when you turn 65? Jim Grieve shares the scoop

RTOERO Executive Director Jim Grieve explains what’s covered (and what’s not covered) by the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program when you turn 65. Hint: it’s […]

 
5 easy ways to get ready for retirement

Retirement planning can be stressful. To help, Jim Grieve shares 5 easy ways to get ready for retirement. Sign up for a retirement planning workshop

 
Enjoy worry-free travel insurance coverage: Jim Grieve explains RTOERO’s supplemental travel plan

Top up your travel insurance coverage with RTOERO’s supplemental travel plan. As you’re making your travel plans, it’s important for you to think about your […]

Can you afford to retire? How to get your finances retirement-ready
Can you afford to retire? How to get your finances retirement-ready

It’s never too late to make smart financial decisions for retirement. That’s true even – sometimes especially – in the last five years before leaving […]