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March 30, 2020
Updated March 30, 2020 at 2:42 PM - These requirements will be updated to reflect the evolving situation and any new official measures. As announced by Premiere François Legault, Quebec is on "pause" and it is of the utmost importance that you are too. New directives regarding the necessary measures in these circumstances have been issued. We... Read More
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March 25, 2020
Dear Friends of the Luc Maurice Foundation: The exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 virus are having major impacts on our personal and professional lives. The Luc Maurice Foundation and Le Groupe Maurice are particularly concerned by this virus because it poses a high risk to seniors’ health. Accordingly, our Foundation has taken a number... Read More
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February 28, 2020
Isabelle Nantais, Groupe Maurice’s vice-president of legal affairs, was re-elected last fall to the board of the Regroupement québécois des résidences pour aînés (RQRA) [provincial association of seniors’ residences], this time as vice-chair. Following on from her previous role as secretary-treasurer, her new mandate reflects Groupe Maurice’s significant presence on the board of the RQRA,... Read More
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February 28, 2020
Several weeks ago, the vice-presidents of Le Groupe Maurice and I met outside company offices for a strategic retreat. This is something we’ve been doing annually for a few years now, and I always look forward to it with enthusiasm. This moment of retreat and exchange allows us to discuss the projects and priorities for... Read More
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February 25, 2020
  INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 1 kg yellow beets 400 g goat cheese 300 g cream cheese 100 ml 15% cooking cream 1 tsp garlic powder Salt and pepper to taste   DIRECTIONS Boil the beets in a pot of salted water, then let cool completely.   Peel the beets and thinly slice with a knife or mandoline slicer.   Blend the goat... Read More
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February 25, 2020
Article by Isabelle Marcil, taken from the specialized site Vie de Grands-Parents. We find that most people lose muscle mass as they age (this phenomenon is known as sarcopenia). Up until recently, the scientific community was in agreement that sarcopenia is primarily caused by aging.   But what if we told you that one of... Read More
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February 25, 2020
By Michèle Sirois, animator at Ère Libre, MAtv and collaborator at the University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal. Although scientists are working harder than ever, they have yet to find a drug to cure Alzheimer’s disease. But there is still hope! We now have a better understanding of the mechanisms of this neurocognitive disorder—but what... Read More
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February 13, 2020
A plot of land bordering Westmount on the corner of Claremont Street and De Maisonneuve Boulevard West is the site that Le Groupe Maurice chose for the construction of LIZ, its new residential complex for seniors. The complex, which is expected to open its doors in fall 2022, has already sparked keen interest among Montreal’s... Read More
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February 12, 2020
On February 6, more than 250 people attended a nautical-themed soirée to celebrate the first anniversary of Le Groupe Maurice residence L’Initial. For the festivities, the residence was transformed into a charming cruise ship.   On February 1, 2019, L’Initial first opened its doors, offering local seniors a flexible and inspiring retirement lifestyle firmly anchored... Read More
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February 4, 2020
What’s the best way to help vulnerable members of the community when you run a food service operation? How do you help those in need, not just by feeding them but by giving them the tools to get back on their feet? Can our Fresh Traditions program have an impact beyond the walls of our... Read More
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January 21, 2020
Queen Elizabeth cake   INGREDIENTS  1 cup water 1 cup pitted dates, chopped ½ tsp baking soda 1¾ cups flour 1½ tsp baking powder ½ cup butter ¾ cup brown sugar 2 eggs   Icing ½ cup 35% cream ½ cup softened butter 1½ cups brown sugar 1½ cups shredded coconut     DIRECTIONS Line... Read More
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