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Baycrest is an academic health sciences centre providing a continuum of care for older adults, including independent living, assisted living, long-term care and a post-acute hospital specializing in the care of older adults all within one campus.

We are a global leader in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, with a special focus on brain health and aging.

Clinical services at the Baycrest Hospital, Ben and Hilda Katz Building, offer a full spectrum of specialized inpatient care services for the older adult population, from inpatient to ambulatory rehabilitation patient needs.

The Apotex Centre, Jewish Home for the Aged is a long-term care facility which provides a range of residential and specialized programs.

The Terraces of Baycrest retirement residence provides older adults with an assisted living option with the privacy of independent living, along with supportive services.

The Reuben Cipin Healthy Living Community is our independent living residence for active and independent older adults aged 65-plus, owned and operated by Baycrest.

Baycrest is also home to a robust research and innovation network, including:

Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest provides excellent care for older adults combined with an extensive clinical training program for the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Through these initiatives, Baycrest has remained at the forefront of the fight to defeat dementia as our organization works to create a world where every older adult enjoys a life of purpose, inspiration and fulfilment.

Founded in 1918 as the Toronto Jewish Old Folks Home, Baycrest continues to embrace the long-standing tradition of all great Jewish healthcare institutions to improve the well-being of people in their local communities and around the globe.