Blog: Tips for helping your parents


Simple, enlightening advice to help you fulfill your role as a caregiver.
La perte de l’autonomie chez l’aîné

Loss of independence of the senior: what are the options?


Loss of autonomy of the senior: what are the options available? Time passes so quickly; this is something we all have to face one day. As we age, it is all the more common to lose some of our independence compared to our younger years! Fortunately, there are solutions to help us continue to enjoy…

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Les meilleures résidences par les conseillères de Visavie

The best residences for seniors: the opinion of our advisors


The best residences for seniors according to our advisors at Visavie Looking for the best seniors’ residence in Quebec? Yes of course, we all want the best for ourselves or our elderly loved ones. However, we must admit that the perfect living environment is not necessarily the same from one senior to another. The ideal…

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Nos services d'aide à domicile pour aînés

Our home care services for seniors


At Visavie, our mission is to offer you home care services for seniors that meet your needs. In this sense, we try to always give you the best advice for quality home care. Our trained staff will ensure that every senior who wishes can stay in the comfort of their own home. With home help,…

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Le coût de la vie en maison de retraite

The cost of living in a retirement home: what about it?


The cost of living in a retirement home: what about it? Have you made the decision to live in a residence but the cost of living in a retirement home makes you hesitate? This question can be asked for yourself or for a close elder like one of your parents for example. It is first…

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Choisir une résidence

Choosing a residence with your family


Choosing a residence with your family At the time of choice, who decides? Monique and Henri have decided to sell the house to live in a retirement home and think that choosing a a residence with their family is the best solution. Indeed, Henri, too busy caring for his wife Monique, who has Alzheimer’s disease,…

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Le crédit d’impôt pour maintien à domicile des aînés

The tax credit for home support services for seniors


The tax credit for home support services for seniors: what you need to know! Staying home for a long time after retirement is the goal of many. The tax credit for home support services for seniors exists especially for this specific purpose: to allow seniors to remain in the comfort of their current living environment…

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Concilier le travail et le rôle de proche aidant

Balancing work and the role of caregiver: our advices


Balancing work and the role of caregiver: our advices Being a caregiver means playing a supportive role that is often essential for the well-being and health of the loved one who needs it. This support, both appreciated and so necessary, can sometimes be demanding for the caregiver. Balancing work and the role of caregiver is…

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La communication avec une personne atteinte de la maladie d'Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease – Episode 4: Communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s disease


Communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s disease Disorders like Alzheimer’s disease gradually lead to cognitive and physical decline in older adults. Communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s disease therefore becomes difficult. The exchanges and the way we deal in these situations are no longer the same with our elderly loved one. So we find that the situation…

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Helping the caregiver

Alzheimer’s disease – Episode 3: Helping the caregiver with Luc Armand


Helping the caregiver Caregivers – often the children, spouses or family of the senior, offer their support voluntarily, despite their own circumstances. This support can be emotional, or meet the needs related to the health situation of the elderly person (chores at home, shopping, meals, transportation, cleaning, etc.). Although convenient for the senior, this situation…

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