Research Institute for Aging
Research Institute for Aging

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You can help connect research to the real world.

At the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, world-class researchers tackle the biggest issues facing an aging population, including falls, dementia, nutrition, cardiovascular health, mental health and more.

Community donors make this happen. You can help people live well at every stage of the aging journey, and the RIA is grateful for gifts of any size.

If you prefer to donate by mail or phone

Make your cheque out to: Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging Foundation and mail it to: The Research Institute for Aging 250 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, N2J 0E2.

Or you can donate by phone with your credit card at: 519-904-0660.

Donate monthly

Monthly gifts of any size let researchers grapple with the most difficult challenges of aging, knowing the resources they need will be there.

Donate Monthly Online

Give a gift of publicly traded securities

A donation of publicly traded shares is a tax- effective way to give charitably. You not be taxed on any capital gains, and you receive a charitable receipt for your gift.

Download our Gift of Securities Donation Form.

Charitable bequest

The RIA gratefully accepts charitable bequests. When you include a gift in your Will (a bequest) to the RIA, you ensure a better future for older adults. It’s truly a wonderful legacy.

Legal name: Schlegel-UW Research Institute for the Aging Foundation
Charitable Number: 841471212RR0001

For further information on charitable bequests, please contact Tina Mah, Executive Director, at 519-904-0660 or

Give through your donor-advised fund

Donor-Advised fund holders are welcome to give to the RIA through their community, financial, faith-based or independent foundation.

If you require further details, please contact Shira Ginsler, Fundraising and Development Manager at or by calling 519-904-0660 ext. 4134.


Shira Ginsler, Fundraising and Development Manager, is here to help. Please call 519-904-0660, ext. 4134 or email

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