Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector committed to helping older adults live life to the fullest. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 500 properties across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, offering seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care
and long term care
Revera’s vision is to celebrate the ageless spirit of people. Through a strategic focus on growth, innovation and leadership, the company strives to improve the aging experience of people in its communities.
Age is More
Revera is committed to giving back through its community involvement program, Revera Giving
. A key component of the program is Age is More
, Revera’s initiative to challenge ageism—the negative attitudes, stereotypes and misconceptions that can prevent older people from living their lives to the fullest. Revera is also celebrating the lives of older adults through The Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project
Revera partnered with the International Federation on Aging to release the Revera Report on Ageism
in 2012, which encompasses reports related to ageism and gender, tech-savvy seniors, love and romance, and happiness. In 2016, Revera teamed up with the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research on a follow up report, the Revera Report on Ageism: Independence and Choice As We Age
, which highlights the impact ageism has on older adults and what we can all do to combat it.
Chief Elder Officer
Former Mayor of Mississauga Hazel McCallion joined Revera as the company’s first Chief Elder Officer in 2015. As “CEO,” Ms. McCallion challenges ageism through her work with seniors across the country– listening to and sharing the perspectives of older adults, advising on innovation in senior living and sharing her wisdom and life experience.
Revera is proud to partner with the following organizations and individuals in their admirable work and advocacy for seniors across Canada:
Habitat for Humanity Canada
– In 2018, Revera formed a new partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada to help families across Canada achieve affordable homeownership. We do this through various fundraising and community events across Revera’s more than 175 Retirement residences and Long Term Care homes.
Alzheimer Society of Canada -
The Alzheimer Society of Canada is the leading nationwide health charity for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Through the annual Revera Giving Community in Action initiative “Celebrating Memories” Revera raised more than $1 million between 2012 and 2017 for Alzheimer’s disease education, research and community support.
Royal Canadian Legion -
The Legion is the largest Veterans Service organization in Canada with nearly 300,000 members. Revera is proud to be a Royal Canadian Legion Member Benefits Package partner and to support the Legion through an annual fundraising initiative.
International Federation on Ageing –
The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is a global non-governmental organization that acts as a voice for older adults in more than 70 countries. Revera and the IFA have partnered on various research initiatives to raise awareness of ageism, including the 2012 Revera Report on Ageism
Reel Youth - Reel Youth is a charitable project that encourages youth to create compelling films about important social issues. Revera has partnered with Reel Youth in the fight to challenge ageism by bringing youth and older adults together through The Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project.
Sheridan Centre for Elder Research – The Sheridan Centre for Elder Research (SERC) conducts applied research into areas of practical concern and immediate relevance to older adults and their families to enhance the lives of older Canadians. The Centre conducted research and worked with Revera to develop the 2016 Revera Report on Ageism: Independence and Choice As We Age.
Revera is focused on innovation to improve the aging experience, engage and empower our employees and enhance the company’s care and services. The Revera Innovators in Aging
program allows entrepreneurs to test new products, services and technologies through pilots at Revera communities. Revera intends to invest up to $20 million to help bring the most promising developments to the seniors who need them most.
Revera partners with a number of organizations to bring innovation to older adults, including Aging2.0, AGE-WELL, University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and MaRS. Revera and these partners evaluate promising solutions aimed at improving the lives of seniors and support the growth of innovative companies that will make a positive and lasting impact on the health and well-being of older adults.
Sunrise Senior Living
– Revera’s foothold in the growing seniors’ housing markets in the U.S. and the U.K. is through a 65 per cent interest in the Sunrise Senior Living Management Company, with Welltower owning the remainder. Sunrise manages approximately 300 communities in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., including 18 properties operating under the Gracewell brand in the U.K.
– Revera’s presence in Quebec is through a partnership with Réseau Sélection to jointly own 31 retirement communities.
- Revera has invested with Welltower as a key strategic capital partner with a focus on opportunities to serve an aging demographic. Revera and Welltower jointly own 99 retirement communities across Canada.
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