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Agape sees light at the end of the tunnel, after a challenging year

Chomedey social services provider plans expansion to Duvernay-Laval “It’s been a tough year or two, to say the least,” Agape executive-director Kevin McLeod said at...

Sainte-Rose MNA Skeete announces $2.7 million in funding for Senior Wellness Centres

Chomedey’s Agape Senior Wellness Centre to receive up to $160,000 over three years The Chomedey-based Agape Senior Wellness Centre is one of several dozen existing...

CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée was unprepared for COVID-19, witnesses tell inquiry

Long-term care facility had the highest death toll, with 100 fatalities during first wave CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée, the Quebec long-term care home most impacted by COVID-19...

Laval woman jailed after embezzling at least $127,000 from mom with Alzheimer’s

A 64-year-old woman from Laval found guilty of misappropriating at least $127,000 from her mother who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease was sentenced to...

New coalition asks Quebec for estates-general on senior citizens

‘Now is the time to act,’ says Coalition for the Dignity of Seniors Six major associations representing 150,000 senior citizens in Quebec have joined together...

Shaar Shalom online event focuses on risks to seniors from COVID-19

Mortality risk high for those 70 or older, said experts from CISSS de Laval “If you develop symptoms of a respiratory tract infection and if...

Early plasma biomarkers for Alzheimer’s discovered with help from Laval-based INRS

A Quebec research team supported by the Laval-based Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS) has discovered two early plasma markers to detect Alzheimer's disease...

New seniors’ residence to be built on des Prairies Blvd. in L-D-R

New design concept to improve comfort while housing 96 seniors Minister for Seniors and Caregivers Marguerite Blais and Sainte-Rose MNA Christopher Skeete announced on Monday...

End of life and bereavement are everyone’s business, say experts

Compassionate Ottawa’s online gathering drew hundreds of followers Is end of life care everyone’s responsibility? Are some people, seniors perhaps, more uncomfortable when dealing with...

Table régionale de concertation des aînés marked International Day of Older Persons

Most events had to be held ‘virtually,’ because of resurgence of COVID-19 Despite certain limitations caused by mandatory safety measures against the spread of COVID-19,...