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January 6, 2020
In this new year which begins, I am pleased to share with you the message that I sent to the employees of Groupe Maurice.   Hello to all of you! If someone would have told me this time last year how much we’d accomplish in 12 short months, I would never have believed them. And... 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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December 20, 2019
In Quebec, Le Groupe Maurice is often mentioned as an important company in the seniors' residences industry. And since the agreement with our partner Ventas, Le Groupe Maurice’s name has been circulating more and more in neighboring provinces, and even in the United States. Today, I would like to share with you an article published... Read More
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December 18, 2019
Fruit Ketchup   INGREDIENTS    12 tomatoes 4 peaches 4 pears 4 apples 2 onions 3 celery stalks 2 cups brown sugar 2 tbsp pickling spices 1½ cup apple cider vinegar 2 tsp salt   DIRECTIONS   Blanch the peaches and pears.   Peel and dice the apples, peaches, pears, onions and tomatoes.   Add the finely... Read More
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December 18, 2019
The theme of the senior power inspired the team behind The Innovator to find a resident who would like to share one of his or her favorite recipes. Bruno Le Foll, chef at Les Jardins Millen, assisted by Rosalie Lebel, recreationist at the residence, asked Léopold Lavergne, a 90-year-old resident who bakes regularly, to give... Read More
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December 17, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, animator at Ère Libre, MAtv and collaborator at the University Institute of Geriatrics of Montreal. Imagine what would happen if every single caregiver in Quebec stopped offering their support. To replace them, we’d need to hire 1.2 million full-time professionals, increase the capacity of care facilities by 34% and expand home support by... Read More
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December 12, 2019
The holidays are fast approaching. Short on Christmas gift ideas? Here are some original ideas that won’t break the bank and are guaranteed to please even the pickiest persons on your Christmas list.   1) Hot chocolate mix or cookie kit in a Mason jar Here’s an easy and low-cost idea you can create yourself.... Read More
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December 3, 2019
Nowadays, our retirement years — or golden years, as some prefer to call them — are more than just a short period making up the final chapter of our lives. Thanks to gains in life expectancy, retirement is playing an increasingly important role in social terms. This fact was reconfirmed for me not long ago... Read More
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December 2, 2019
Butternut squash soup with maple bacon and a hint of Parmesan cheese   Ingredients (serves approximately 12) ½ lb (225 g) bacon 4 lb (1.8 kg) butternut squash, peeled 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup (125 ml) maple syrup 1 tbsp (15 ml) curry powder ½ tsp (2.5 ml) nutmeg 1 onion ¼ cup (65 ml) butter 4 cups (1 L) chicken broth 35%... Read More
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December 2, 2019
Nearly 320 people attended the Pink Ball organized by Le Groupe Maurice’s La Croisée de l’Est residence in celebration of its 10th anniversary.   A team committed to community action First opened in December 2009, La Croisée de l’Est has become a vital part of the Granby community. It has been actively involved in the local... Read More
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November 21, 2019
So far in 2019, the Luc Maurice Foundation has donated over $1.7 million to around 60 different organizations. While the overall value of the donations is similar to last year’s figure, the number of organizations supported has been reduced from nearly 100 to about 64. Narrowing down the number of recipients was a challenge, but it... Read More
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