Tips & Advice

October 23, 2019
Text from Yoga Fitness and viedegrandparents.ca Are you already a yogi? The practice of yoga, which has its origins in ancient India, isn’t just for young flexible types and health fanatics. No matter what your age, physical shape and abilities, anyone can do it. It’s just a matter of adapting the practice to your own body. Here are some... Read More
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September 23, 2019
Text from équipenutrition and viedegrandparents.ca   What do you do with expired milk, an overripe banana or a limp carrot? If you’re like most people, you’re probably used to throwing away food that’s gone bad. According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), a third of the food products we consume is lost or wasted,... Read More
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August 22, 2019
For some people, owning their home is just as—if not more—important than choosing a residence that adapts to their needs (instead of the other way around). Being an owner is a state of a mind, a lifestyle. Purchasing a condo in a retirement residence is the ideal way to retain one’s independence while enjoying many... Read More
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August 16, 2019
Could there be anything better than being a grandparent? You know how enjoyable it is to share memorable moments with your grandchildren, to spoil them and slip them cookies when their parents aren’t looking. To devote all your time and attention to these adorable little ones who just make your heart melt. If you’re looking... Read More
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August 16, 2019
Text inspired by articles on viedegrandsparents.ca   Thinking of doing some gardening? Are you aiming for self-sufficiency or simply want to have fun growing a few varieties of vegetables? If you have a green thumb, have you been grieving the loss of your passion since moving into an apartment? You don’t have to give it... Read More
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August 8, 2019
By Julie Deslauriers The big moment is finally here: you will soon be moving into your new condo! Wondering how to make it look chic and harmonious while making the best use of the space? Here are five tips from a professional.   1 –  Tones of the same colour pull everything together A condo... Read More
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July 8, 2019
What is the number one rule for a hassle-free move? Being organized! Moving is one of the most stressful and anxiety-inducing events for Quebeckers. Arm yourself with lots of patience and follow these helpful tips to get through this important stage of life efficiently, smoothly and with Zen-like calm.   Notify several services of your... Read More
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June 20, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, host of the Ère Libre show on MAtv and collaborator at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (geriatric institute)   The time when doctors would prescribe a treatment, a procedure or medication without a thought to whether the patient agreed or not is on its way to being a thing of... Read More
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May 31, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, host of the Ère Libre show on MAtv and collaborator at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (geriatric institute)   For many years, oral health was not considered part of our overall health. It’s undoubtedly why Quebec’s health insurance plan still doesn’t cover dental care. And yet, it’s so important!  ... Read More
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April 24, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, collaborator at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (geriatric institute) and host of the Ère Libre show on MAtv.   Science confirmed a few years ago that aging brains continue to have strong capabilities. But you have to use it in order not to lose it. Can video games be one... Read More
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April 5, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, collaborator at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (geriatric institute) and host of the Ère Libre show on MAtv   No one likes thinking about the end of their life or being incapacitated due to an illness or accident. While we can’t control what tomorrow will bring, in Quebec, there are... Read More
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