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We’re a registered Canadian charity that invests in research and initiatives promoting healthy, active aging.

Our story

Our foundation’s work is inspired by RTOERO’s long history of giving back. We engage RTOERO members and our community of generous donors and work with researchers and community partners to create a more age-friendly future for all of us.

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Our team

We have a small, dedicated staff team and board of directors who work together with our grantees, expert advisors and RTOERO leadership to advance our mission and vision.

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Meet the researchers on Dr. Rochon’s team
Meet the researchers on Dr. Rochon’s team

Did you know that Dr. Paula Rochon, our RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine, works with researchers to support and develop their work? Meet some of […]

The caregiver crisis: New research exposes gaps in our care system
The caregiver crisis: New research exposes gaps in our care system

This article was originally published in the fall 2019 issue of Renaissance Magazine. When we talk about aging, we don’t always talk about the people […]

Breaking down barriers to active, engaged aging
Breaking down barriers to active, engaged aging

How the RTOERO Foundation is helping combat social isolation in seniors Social isolation can be twice as deadly as obesity; it’s as big a killer […]