Donors will help us find the way through.

Your donations make a difference to help us in the following key areas:

  • Research. We’re unlocking mysteries of the aging brain to help defeat dementia.
  • Innovation. We use technology and innovation to help older adults discover a new world full of possibilities, free of fear.
  • Care. Our team nurtures every older adult’s abilities and possibilities.
  • Education. We are educating the next generation of healthcare providers for older adults, locally and globally.

Help us. Fund fearlessness.

Putting funds to work

Here are just a few ways that funds are put to use:

  • New beds for hospital patients

  • Fitness equipment

  • Special bathtubs for the long-term care home

  • Research to map the brain, identify helpful therapies and interventions

  • Support groups for family caregivers

  • Training courses for nurses

  • Treatment for people with MS and Parkinson’s disease

  • Therapy for mental health patients

  • Concerts to improve quality of life for residents

  • Development of memory aids

  • Telemedicine for homebound patients

  • Specialized lifts to provide dental care for frail clients in wheelchairs

A Spectrum of Care

At Baycrest, care intersects with research, education and innovation, creating an organization that is greater than the sum of its parts. Our synergies help to make Baycrest extraordinary for patients, residents, their families, our community and the wider world. We move forward with a deeply shared commitment to improving the lives of older adults and transforming the aging experience.


Baycrest provides an exemplary care experience that encompasses a hospital, clinics, residential care homes and community-based programs. We address each individual’s unique needs, ambitions, priorities and values.

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The Rotman Research Institute is a premier international centre for the study of aging and human brain function, making Baycrest one of the most research-intensive hospitals in Canada.

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The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), powered by Baycrest, is accelerating the development, testing and dissemination of innovative solutions to the challenges of aging. Our Baycrest Innovation Office (BIO) is the “front door” for innovation, identifying internal ideas and liaising with external groups to introduce their exciting innovations.

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Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, our education programs are shaping the future of geriatric healthcare. We collaborate with more than 50 healthcare and educational institutions worldwide.

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