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District Spring Meeting
District Spring Meeting

Some highlights from our District Meeting at the Dante Club on Wednesday    

Travel Program Lake Temiskaming
Travel Program Lake Temiskaming

Dear RTOERO Members, Due to the lack of registrations the trip around Lake Temiskaming has been cancelled.  Teachers have indicated that they have family plans […]

Read Spring 2022-issue of District 5 Newsletter
Read Spring 2022-issue of District 5 Newsletter

Our Spring 2022-issue   of District 5 Newsletter includes the following stories: Welcome to new members who joined District 5 recently Congratulations to members celebrating […]

Attention recent and upcoming ETFO retirees
Attention recent and upcoming ETFO retirees

Attention recent and upcoming ETFO retirees           Until the Covid-19 Pandemic arrived, a Christmas Luncheon was held each year, where retired […]

Welcome from the Webmaster
Welcome from the Webmaster

Welcome to All. Webmaster Don Polesky welcomes you to the new District5 webpage. We are the Retired Teachers of Ontario in Temiskaming-Cochrane. We are about […]

Read spring 2021 issue of District 5 newsletter
Read spring 2021 issue of District 5 newsletter

Our spring 2021 newsletter includes the following stories: Welcome to new members who joined District 5 recently Congratulations to members celebrating 25 years of RTOERO […]

District 5 grant supports activity boards for long-term care residents in 2020
District 5 grant supports activity boards for long-term care residents in 2020

For seniors, meaningful activities support physical, emotional and mental well-being. That’s even more important for those with Alzheimer’s disease or cognitive impairments. Residents at Villa […]

District 5 supports garden beds at Iroquois Falls LTC home in 2021
District 5 supports garden beds at Iroquois Falls LTC home in 2021

Residents living with dementia and Alzheimer’s will now be able to engage in more meaningful activities outdoors, thanks to a $2,500 grant from District 5 […]

RTOERO Spring Meeting Registration
RTOERO Spring Meeting Registration

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Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 3
Dr. Rochon leads the future of geriatric medicine: Part 3

Dr. Paula Rochon holds a number of impressive positions with several prestigious organizations and institutions. We know her best as the RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine at […]

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 […]

Self-care for retiring education workers: How to do it and why
Self-care for retiring education workers: How to do it and why

Retirement is an ideal time to design and implement or update your self-care system—it’s a time in life when your ultimate goal can be to […]