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Our aging population affects all of us

By 2036, nearly one in four Canadians will be over 65. It’s a growing and diverse segment of the population with complex needs.

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Better is possible

Our grants are designed with advice from experts to address the top priorities to improve quality of life as we age. From maintaining social engagement to improving geriatric education and research—our approach is designed to help tackle urgent needs today while also creating a more age-friendly future for us all.

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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 […]

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 […]

Pride at every age: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ aging in Canada
Pride at every age: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ aging in Canada

Our health and social service systems continue to be imperfect. Within healthcare and in the community older adults with intersectional identities face ageism plus other […]