Articles written by the author Maude Brosseau
Marketing/ web project manager

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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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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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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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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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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Sara Girard president Bonjour Résidences

Graduated from BAA in Marketing at HEC Montréal in 2009 and from a family of entrepreneurs, Sara Girard founded Bonjour Résidences.com in 2016, following her grandmother's transition to a more advanced stage of Alzheimer's. She and her brothers had to find him a place in a private residence, and the process was not easy. The free Bonjour Résidences.com platform was therefore the solution to help people in their search for a retirement home.

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Short term stay in senior home

Whether it's to receive convalescent short term care, try life in a residence or a respite, there are many reasons to choose temporary accommodation.

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

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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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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