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About Baycrest Academy for Research and Education


Integrating research and education excellence, Baycrest Academy is home to Baycrest’s Centre for Education & Knowledge Exchange in Aging and the Rotman Research Institute (RRI), one of the world’s leading research centres for the study of aging and brain health.

For more information, find the latest RRI annual report here and the Centre for Education annual report here.

Support Critical Research at Baycrest

Click here to donate to research and/or education today (select option from drop-down).

Get Reliable Brain Health Information

Baycrest’s Health Information Portal provides reliable online health education resources related to aging and brain health. Click here to access the portal.

Participate in Research

Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute is currently seeking participants to help advance research on aging and the brain. If you are interested in participating, please click here to complete our form and a member of our team will contact you.


Opening Soon! Baycrest’s Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness 

The first of its kind in the world, the Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness at Baycrest is the only community center focused on dementia prevention.

Membership is opening soon to older adults in the community! Members will get to participate in Baycrest’s critical research and have access to:

• Stan’s Gym
• A warm water pool
• A soft-floored exercise room
• Classrooms
• A creative arts studio
• State-of-the-art health equipment

Members will also be given personalized brain health prescriptions to reduce their dementia risk, including diet, exercise, cognitive training, stress reduction and more.

To be put on the list to receive more information and updates, please click here to complete the form and a member of our team will contact you.