Blog: Living in residence

Be on the lookout for a variety of educational articles, news and retiree resources by visiting the Bonjour Residences blog!

Residences are our expertise. Thanks to our free support service, you are quickly directed to the appropriate residences.

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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Old Age Security check payment

Did you know that there are several benefits for seniors to which you may be eligible in Quebec? Here are the details you should know about the largest pension program in Canada for seniors, the Old Age Security Pension. You will also find a complete calendar of important deposit dates.

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Find the right residence for free. It's simple with Bonjour Ré

Choosing a residence for seniors is an important step! Seniors and their loved ones often find themselves short of resources and have several questions: how much does it cost? What type of residence to choose? How to make the right choice? Etc.

Fortunately, Bonjour Résidences' business is made up of experts in the field! We can help you free of charge at all times with your residence searches, in addition to answering all your questions. The purpose of this article is to explain in detail how our service works and why thousands of Quebec families trust us in the search of a senior home.

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Laws that protect seniors

In Quebec, there are different laws to protect seniors. Know your rights by reading the following article.

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Seniors' Home concept CAQ

Now that the CAQ took up the reins of power, the party intends to start its project this year and plans to build 30 seniors’ homes in its first 4-year mandate, at a total cost of $1 billion. This proposition also aims to address the need of an additional 2,600 long-term beds for seniors still awaiting a new home.

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When animals improve the well-being of seniors, fight against loneliness, help develop residual abilities such as walking, and more ... Find out in this article, how animals can awaken for a moment, the joy and the comfort in the elders !

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Questions to ask while visiting seniors living

Is it time to visit residences? Do not forget to ask these essential questions to make sure you choose your new environment. You will be able to make an informed choice by comparing the different residences available to you. You can then choose the one that will offer the best value.

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Family and senior

Moving in a retirement home is always an important moment in a person's life. This decision brings with it, a period of questioning whether for the senior or the family. However, family and friends can make the transition happen in a more positive way.

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Yoga for seniors

Why is yoga the ideal exercise for seniors? Why is this discipline dating back more than 5000 years now counting millions of followers in the world? How is a course held? What are the benefits? We answer your questions in the following article.

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Average price of rent in retirement home in Montérégie and Rive-Sud Montreal

In Montérégie and on the South Shore of Montreal, the average price of a rent in retirement homes, according to CMHC's 2019 report, is $ 1,732 and $ 1,848 respectively.

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