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Cost of living in a retirement home: what you need to know


As you approach retirement, perhaps you are considering the option of moving into a private retirement home that offers all the services you need? Or maybe an elderly parent is requiring special care, and you are looking for a perfect living environment, well adapted to his or her needs. In all cases, a very legitimate…

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Seniors’ Home Support Tax Credit in Ontario


Home safety tax credit for seniors over Ontario  ⇒ Living in Quebec? Then, you may be interested in our previous article which relates some useful information about the seniors’ tax credit for home support, specially adapted to the reality of Quebec. Staying in the comfort of one’s own home for as long as possible, rather…

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Assurance vie pour aînés

Life insurance for seniors


Although many insurance companies set a limit for their life insurance policies, there are always exceptions. Precisely because reality does not always conform to this circumstance and there are those who, at age 65 and over, have never thought about this issue before.

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Subventions gouvernementales accessibles pour les personnes âgées vivant en résidence pour aînés

Government Grants for Seniors: Everything you Need to Know


Last updated: August 17, 2023 At Visavie, we strongly believe that all seniors deserve to enjoy retirement with dignity. With this aim in mind, we are pleased to present to you this short guide highlighting the main available government grants for seniors, hoping that these financial assistance measures will give you a helping hand in…

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Selling your house

Selling your house


Moving into a retirement home for an elderly person often goes hand in hand with selling their property. Selling your house is a very long and meticulous process where the slightest mistake can have serious consequences. To help you see things more clearly, Louis Sirois, Chief Executive Officer of Visavie and Sophie Gerin-Lajoie, Real Estate…

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The Will

Notary for seniors – episode 3: The Will


If you are concerned about how your assets will be distributed, or what will happen to them when something happens to us, making a Will is an important step. A Will ensures that our loved ones will be taken care of in case something happens to them and that the assets we have left behind…

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Protection Mandate

Notary for seniors – episode 2: Protection Mandate


The Protection Mandate is a contract that organizes the future protection of a person in the event that he or she is vulnerable and unable to take care of his or her own personal affairs. Indeed, when an elderly person is no longer capable of making decisions for himself, the Protection Mandate allows him to…

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Power of Attorney

Notary for seniors – episode 1: The power of attorney


In this first episode dedicated to the notary for seniors, we discuss the subject of power of attorney with Louis Sirois, CEO of Visavie, and Stéphanie Roy of ETTIC Société Notariale. Episode 1 of this new series of training capsules focuses on the power of attorney. It allows us to authorize a person to act…

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