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Webinar: Mentally healthy living after social distancing – A study of older Canadians 
Webinar: Mentally healthy living after social distancing – A study of older Canadians 

This webinar was presented in May 2022 by the RTOERO Foundation featuring Dr. Gail Low Associate Professor, University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing and Dr. […]

Shifting the problem does not solve the problem: RTOERO signs joint letter expressing concern over Bill 7 in Ontario
Shifting the problem does not solve the problem: RTOERO signs joint letter expressing concern over Bill 7 in Ontario

RTOERO signed a joint letter to the Ontario Government to express grave concerns over Bill 7, More Beds, Better Care Act, 2022. Other signatories include: […]

RTOERO Foundation issues call for grant proposals
RTOERO Foundation issues call for grant proposals

The RTOERO Foundation is now accepting letters of intent for grants of $10,000 to $50,000 to support projects that aim to improve seniors’ health and […]

3 Canadian retirement planning spreadsheets you need
3 Canadian retirement planning spreadsheets you need

With all the information and advice out there about financial planning for retirement, it’s unsurprising if it feels a bit stressful. How do you know […]

How you can be involved in preventative public health efforts
How you can be involved in preventative public health efforts

There’s growing recognition that members of the public need to be involved in preventative public health projects. Many societal health problems are avoidable and designing […]

Retirement income: sustaining your finances in retirement
Retirement income: sustaining your finances in retirement

Retirement income – if you’re 60+ in Canada, this topic is probably top-of-mind. And we hope it’s on your radar if you’re younger. It’s never […]

Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 3
Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 3

Dr. Paula Rochon holds a number of impressive positions with several prestigious organizations and institutions. We know her best as the RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine at […]

Social isolation and loneliness: what’s the difference, and what can we do?
Social isolation and loneliness: what’s the difference, and what can we do?

Social isolation and loneliness are often used interchangeably, but are they the same thing? Not exactly. Their difference, implications and possible solutions are broken down […]

Self-care for retiring education workers: How to do it and why
Self-care for retiring education workers: How to do it and why

Retirement is an ideal time to design and implement or update your self-care system—it’s a time in life when your ultimate goal can be to […]