Baycrest is changing the future of brain health

In Canada, more than 564,000 Canadians are currently living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia.


Baycrest is paving the way for the best possible aging journey

Baycrest is a global leader in aging and brain health with a vision of a world where every older adult experiences a life of purpose, inspiration and fulfilment. Through our extensive programs and services, we are working to defeat dementia and pave the way for the best possible aging journey.

Baycrest has earned an international reputation as a leader in geriatric residential living, healthcare, research, innovation and education, with a special focus on brain health and aging. Baycrest is home to a robust research and innovation network, including one of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, the Rotman Research Institute; the scientific headquarters of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, Canada’s largest national dementia research initiative; and the Baycrest-powered Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, a solution accelerator focused on driving innovation in the aging and brain health sector.

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.

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. For more information, please visit