Canada’s social support structures haven’t kept up with the changing demographics. By funding critical research and innovative programs, we’re helping to change that.
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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.Learn about our grants
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 […]
The RTOERO Foundation’s most recent call for proposals focused on ways to better understand and address the issue of social isolation among friend and family […]
“I never write someone else’s story,” says Melissa Wysocki, a community connector with the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan. “I sit down and have conversations […]