News and Updates

May 17, 2017 – Toronto

The Retired Teachers of Ontario Foundation (RTO/ERO Foundation) announced today the funding of four new projects, valued at $100,000, to address social isolation of older adults across the province.

“Social isolation is a major contributor to poor health of... Read More

How the RTO/ERO Foundation is Helping Combat Social Isolation in Seniors 

Social isolation can be twice as deadly as obesity; it’s as big a killer as diabetes; and it hikes the risk of dementia by 64 percent, concludes André Picard in All the Lonely People, UC... Read More

Partners of the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan (HSIIP) are pleased to announce they have received a $50,000 grant from the Retired Teachers of Ontario Foundation. The grant will help HSIIP partners to reduceseniors’ isolation through the creation of a Social Participation Fund.

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