Articles written by the author Maude Brosseau
Editor and coordinator of Bonjour Résidences

Zootherapy

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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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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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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Lease in private residence for seniors and help with search Bonjour Résidences

Have you just signed a lease in a private residences for seniors or are you thinking of doing so? Would you like to know your rights as an occupant ?


This essential guide based on information from the Régie du logement is here to help you. It has been specially written to provide you with information on private residences for seniors, as well as the different conditions of the lease in Quebec. Keep reading to know everything about it ...

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Calculate benefits and tax credits for seniors

In order to support their needs, seniors can have access to financial allowance to pay for the health care expenses that they require in residence or at home. Several factors can influence the costs of rent in residence, such as the types of care required depending on the senior's level of autonomy (independent, semi-autonomous or loss of autonomy).

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Repartition of waiting demands for CHSLD

The waiting list for a place in a CHSLD is growing in Quebec. It is no longer a secret, there is not enough public accommodation to meet the needs of the aging Quebec population. In this regard, how to get a place in a CHSLD? What are the other alternatives?

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waiting chsld

The situation of the public health network is not improving in Estrie... waiting lists to obtain a place in public CHSLDs have increased from 140 to 188 requests between 2018 and 2019.

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Retired searching for a retirement home

Looking for a residence or a family member must leave the family home to go to a retirement home? Whether it is to make sure you live in a safer environment, free yourself from daily tasks that have become too heavy, or access multiple services under one roof, this process requires some planning.

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