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About Margot

Margot McWhirter
Founder & Principal

As a registered Occupational Therapist and Founder of Inclusive Aging, Margot McWhirter is passionate about age-inclusive spaces, products and services that promote aging in the right place.


After almost 30 years in clinical practice and training roles, Margot now works with individuals, couples and families to guide them in their aging journey. In addition to a Master’s Degree in Gerontology, Margot holds the Executive Certificate in Home Modifications (ECHM), and certificates in Universal Design and Patient Navigation.


Margot is Co-Chair of the CAOT’s Home Modifications & Inclusive Design Practice Network, and member of an interprofessional Design & Dementia Community of Practice. In 2023, she joined York University’s Health Leadership & Learning Network (HLLN) as a part-time instructor with the Patient Navigation program.

Margot is certified to administer and score the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) screening tool for mild cognitive impairment.

Margot is a Member in Good Standing of the:

  • College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO)

  • Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT)

  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

  • World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)

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