Life In Residence

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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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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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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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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Accommodation types for seniors

When it comes to choose a residence for a retiree or a senior, it is easy to get lost. Indeed, the types of senior housing offered are numerous and each of them has its particularities. Finding the right place for your needs can quickly become a real headache. To help you in your search, Bonjour Résidences has prepared this article. It will allow you to demystify with simplicity the different types of accommodation for seniors. We present each one of them and the important points to consider that will allow you to better understand the differences !

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Couple calculating the cost of home support

In Quebec, the majority of seniors live in their homes. Indeed, statistics reveal that 96% of seniors stay at home . Most seniors who are losing their independence may stay with the help of a caregiver.

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L'Artisan retirement home located in Saint-Eustache

Outdoor gardens, pet therapy, indoor courtyard, walking program, socializing games, 24-hour care staff, 7 days a week ... these are just some of the services offered at the retirement home L'Artisan. A recreation manager offers all-day and varied activities. You will enjoy living at L'Artisan! Discover in this article, this seniors’ residence located in Saint-Eustache.

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The Group Katasa private retirement homes for seniors

Katasa Groupe + Développement is a well-known company in the Outaouais region that has been active for more than 30 years. The group manages more than 7 seniors' residences in Quebec, many of which are still expanding. Its owner, Sam Chowieri, founded the company in the 1980s. His springboard was the opening of the Résidence de l'Île in 1987, one of the first residences in the Outaouais region.

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activity ideas in senior home

To fully enjoy retirement, many private seniors' residences offer fun activities that can suit everyone's tastes and abilities; movie nights, billiards, choir, social dancing, painting, aqua fitness, yoga, just to name a few. Some residences have on-site recreation managers, facilitators or staff who can assist you in your hobbies. Here are the top 10 hobbies to occupy your free time in residence, or at home for some of them.

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