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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Coronavirus prevention in residences for seniors

Faced with the coronavirus outbreak, private residences in Quebec have implemented a protocol of procedures to manage the situation. Preventive measures, virtual visits, suspension of open doors and specific hygiene rules, here are just a few of several ways to reduce the risks. Read on to find out more about what the private sector is doing.

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Retirement home Le Charnycois - exclusive article of Bonjour Résidences

Close to all amenities, Le Charnycois is a private residence for seniors which stands out for the quality of its services provided by competent staff, as well as its  activities: sugar shack days, BBQ during beautiful summer days, bingo 3x / week, mass 1x / month, singer, and more. Keep reading to find out more about this beautiful residence in Lévis.

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FAQ retirement homes

When it comes to choose a retirement home for yourself or a loved one, several questions arise. To help you see clearly, we have listed the main questions related to the selection of a senior living.

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Credit for seniors in senior living

Did you know that people aged 70 and over living in Quebec can benefit from a refundable tax credit, in order to reduce their expenses related to home support services?

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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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Average cost of rent in retirement home

When the time comes to plan for retirement or to find a private residence for a loved one better suited to the needs, an important question often comes up to our customers: what is the price of rent in a residence for seniors? We will see that the price is largely influenced by the services, health care, geographic location, living environment and type of unit (room, studio, 2½, 3½, 4½ and 5½). In this article, we will provide you with the average prices (from the recent 2019 report on seniors' residences by CMHC) for reference according to the different regions of Quebec.

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Average price of rent in retirement home in Laval

The average cost of renting an apartment in a seniors' residence depends on many factors including the city in which the residence is located, the type of unit, and the health care provided. In Laval, the average price of rent in senior's residence is $ 1,778, according to the CMHC 2019 report.

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Price of rent in residence for seniors in Saguenay

The average cost of renting an apartment in a seniors' residence depends on many factors including the city in which the residence is located, the type of unit and the health care provided. In Saguenay, the average amount to be paid for an apartment rent is $ 1,599, according to the CMHC 2019 report. The Saguenay includes the following cities: Jonquière, Chicoutimi and La Baie.

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Average price of rent in retirement home in Laurentides

In the Laurentians, the average cost of an apartment rent for seniors is $ 1,683, according to CMHC's 2019 report. The Laurentians include: Mont-Laurier, Sainte-Sophie and Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts.

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