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Recherche de résidence pour aînés

Searching for a seniors’ residence: 10 questions to ask yourself


Searching for a seniors’ residence: 10 questions to ask yourself Searching for a seniors’ residence is an important step in one’s life. This decision deserves attention in order to make the right choice. It is therefore important to first determine your needs, or those of your elderly loved one, and to gather as much useful…

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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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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 placement d'urgence en résidence pour personne âgée

Emergency placement in a retirement home


Emergency placement in a retirement home As you get older, there are some things you try to plan ahead to avoid unpleasant surprises. When it comes time to retire, there are indeed questions to be asked. All this in order to be able to fully live this important stage of our life which stands before…

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Social Week

Social Work Week in Ontario


Between March 1st and 7th, learn more about Social Work Week in Ontario hosted by OASW  (Ontario Association of social workers). This year’s theme is “You Are Not Alone”. Social workers In March 2021, more than 20,000 registered social workers across Ontario are celebrating Social Work Week. And at Visavie, we have always known that…

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5 critères pour trouver la meilleure résidence pour personnes âgées

5 points to find a retirement home


We tell you here about 5 points to find a retirement home. Are your parents losing their independence and need help every day? Or are you just worried about their safety? Depending on the senior’s stage of dependency, it may be time to consider the option of a retirement home. Sometimes going to residency may…

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How to Choose Between Retirement Home or Home Care?

How to Choose Between Retirement Home or Home Care?


Retirement Home vs. Home Care. What is best? The choice between retirement home or home care can sometimes be difficult. Your relatives or yourself may be faced with this choice. How to make the right decision and what questions should you ask yourself before making your decision? In this post, we will try to give…

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5 Benefits of Choosing a Retirement Home Life for Seniors

5 Benefits of Choosing a Retirement Home Life for Seniors


Retirement home life, a luxury!  Life in a seniors’ residence has many benefits. Thus, the retirement home is a safe place to live that offers many services, activities and, of course, retirement home provides an active social life which in the end helps to break the isolation. When choosing a retirement home for yourself or…

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How to Choose the Best Retirement Residence for Your Parents?

How to Choose the Best Retirement Residence for Your Parents? 


Choosing The Most Appropriate Type Of Retirement Residence  Whether it is for you or a loved one, choosing a retirement residence is a turning point that can be long and complicated if you are not properly informed. Retirement residences for seniors are distinguished by various criteria, such as their geographical location, environment, services offered, safety…

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