It takes a village… you help brighten the lives of so many.

Life expectancy is rising. This is a cause for celebration – except when longer lifespans include diseases like Alzheimer’s that ravage the memory and destroy the person. At Baycrest we are responding in a personalized and holistic way through research, innovation, education, and by providing excellent care.

We can't do it alone. It takes a village to care for people who require around-the-clock assistance because of frailty, multiple health issues and dementia.

  • Most of our programs that engage and stimulate our clients do not receive government support.
  • Research is funded entirely by donations and competitive grants.
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How We Help

The community has been at the heart of Baycrest since 1918, helping build a place of pride, dignity and compassionate care through its dedication and support. Our donors make a profound impact on the lives of countless individuals.

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Our Stories

Baycrest would not exist without the generosity of our community, and we are ever grateful. Donors make it possible for Baycrest to improve the well-being of people here on our campus, in our community and around the world.

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Areas of Need

Canada’s population is aging. The leading edge of the post-war baby boom has turned 71, and our healthcare system is under extreme pressure. Through research, education, care and innovation, Baycrest is working on solutions that will help people live longer and live better – in the setting of their choice.

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