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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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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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Senior in Retirement Home while COVID-19

In the press briefing of April 21, 2020, the Prime Minister of Quebec, Mr. François Legault explains the distribution and the situation in the 2,600 residences for the elderly in Quebec. Despite the presence of coronavirus disease in some seniors' residences, the last few days have also given way to encouraging news, here is an overview.

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CHSLD Covid-19 - wheelchair man

Are you worried about your relative in a CHSLD? Would you like to take care of him? To help you make an informed choice, here are your options with their implications.

 

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Covid19 in retirement homes - desinfection

Non-stop work for seniors' residences in Quebec for the past few weeks: curbing the spread of the coronavirus. What measures have been taken by private residences for the elderly in Quebec? Here is a portrait of private residences and what they do every day to ensure the protection of their residents.

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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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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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