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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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New project examines mentally healthy living after social distancing
New project examines mentally healthy living after social distancing

How has the pandemic impacted the mental health of older adults in Canada? Which evidence-informed strategies are most effective in helping older adults reduce anxiety […]

Social isolation grant triggers cascade of positive outcomes in Prince Edward County
Social isolation grant triggers cascade of positive outcomes in Prince Edward County

In 2017, the RTOERO Foundation provided a $25,000 grant to The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association, a non-profit organization in Prince Edward […]

RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible
RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible

Students interacting with dementia patients received training on interpersonal communication strategies through an education program called the Gentle Persuasive Approach. The education program, made possible […]