Blog: Retirement home for seniors

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Bonjour Résidences Award Gala Vision

On November 15th, the 2019 Gala Vision organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Les Moulins took place. The Gala Vision pays tribute to the business people who, through their commitment and their actions, have distinguished themselves over the past year, presenting themselves as sources of inspiration for the community of Moulins. More than 250 entrepreneurs were present!

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Domaine Parc des Braves: senior's residence in Quebec, Montcalm

Rich in history and recognized for its excellent reputation, the retirement home Domaine Parc des Braves, opens its doors in order to learn more about its success since 1975. Freshly renovated in 2019, this apartment complex for retirees welcomes us in a modern atmosphere, while offering the warmth that makes it well-known. Read more to find out about the improvements to this most popular seniors' residence in the upper town.

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Residence Joseph-Antoine for autonomous and semi-autonomous seniors in St-Hyacinthe.

The perfect place for a peaceful retreat! Close to large green spaces and in the heart of a family and residential area of Saint-Hyacinthe, Résidence Joseph-Antoine is a residence for seniors that will please you. Discover this warm living environment located in the magnificent district, La Providence, in Montérégie and the variety of services offered to residents.

 

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SPAL toujours

Behind each senior, there are great women and great men who have dedicated their lives to help the new generations. Let's not forget them, let's take care of them and protect them. Since June 4, 2020, the Longueuil Agglomeration Police Service has launched the #SPALtoujours initiative, which aims to meet Quebec seniors. The project aims to promote the elderly, by publishing an inscription of the work they practiced before their retirement or their passion, such as travel, cooking, knitting, etc., while using technology.

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Financial aid for seniors

On May 12, 2020, the Government of Canada announced its long-awaited financial assistance plan for seniors during this period of COVID-19. In his press briefing, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a series of measures to help seniors up to $ 500 for eligible seniors.

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COVID-19: residences for seniors with coronavirus cases

Which residences for seniors are affected by COVID-19 in Quebec? On April 14, 2020 , the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) published for the sake of transparency the list of residences for seniors and CHSLDs with cases of COVID-19. It has since been updated daily.

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Loved one in palliative care

Your parent's health is deteriorating? Treatments for his illness no longer relieving his symptoms and no other treatment is available? It may be time to think about residences offering palliative care. Pain reduction, support and care, these residences have a team of health professionals on site who can provide comfort and relief to patients suffering from chronic diseases, including massage therapy, occupational therapy, etc. Here is an article that will answer your questions about palliative care, in order to better support a loved one at the end of life.

 

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Elder in residence covid

In the context of a pandemic, the MSSS published a document on April 12, 2020 containing instructions and measures to enforce in private residences for seniors. As of May 18, 2020, the MSSS published an update of the instructions to follow. By adding, for example, specifications on visits and outings, as well as on infection prevention and control measures.

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Woman on balcony at end of residence confinement

As of May 4, 2020, the MSSS would have drawn up a gradual deconfinement plan for private seniors 'residences, in order to reduce the effects of prolonged confinement on the physical and mental condition of seniors living in private seniors' residences (RPA). Several conditions are obviously included in this plan.

 

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Women on her balcony in retirement home

Since confinement, many residences for seniors have set up special remote activities, to reduce feelings of loneliness during this period.

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