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A Tribute to Valerie Mah
A Tribute to Valerie Mah

Sometimes in life there is a person whose very essence is kindness and goodness. That is an apt description of Valerie Mah. If the late […]

Over 500 challenge participants in third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month
Over 500 challenge participants in third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month

The RTOERO Foundation’s third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month campaign wrapped up at the end of October. The campaign’s focus was to shine a light […]

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 […]

5 things you might not know about the RTOERO Foundation
5 things you might not know about the RTOERO Foundation

Wondering about our Foundation? Here are five facts you might not know about us. 1) We receive no government funding – we rely on voluntary […]

Meet Lynn Zhu, post-doctoral fellow and part of the next generation of geriatric researchers
Meet Lynn Zhu, post-doctoral fellow and part of the next generation of geriatric researchers

What got you interested in the field of aging?  My grandparents have played a huge role in my life. Observing them and their friends made […]

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 […]