Tips & Advice

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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March 1, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, collaborator at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal and presenter at Ère Libre, MAtv   Are you afraid of falling? Do frozen sidewalks, snow-covered stairs and poorly lit places make you afraid of slipping and fracturing a limb? Well, you’re not alone. Even if everyone falls sometimes – children, adults and... Read More
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February 21, 2019
By Michèle Sirois, collaborator at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (geriatric institute) and host of the Ère Libre show on MAtv   In Quebec, approximately 25% of people age 60 and older suffer from varying degrees of anxiety.   Good or bad stress? What do cholesterol and stress have in common? Like cholesterol,... Read More
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February 13, 2019
By Anne-Marie Gagné Dt.P dietician/nutritionist for our partner, Service Alimentaire Gordon   Legumes and sweets: these are two words that don’t seem to belong together. However, this is a real culinary trend to enhance the nutritional value of some desserts while maintaining the concepts of pleasure and good taste. Also known as “pulses,” the legumes,... Read More
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