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July 5, 2018
June 15 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This United Nations initiative is aimed at raising awareness about the suffering and abuse that seniors sadly face all around the world, including here in Quebec.   I’ve never tolerated abuse in any form whatsoever, whether it’s physical, psychological or financial, whoever the victim, and whatever their... Read More
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July 5, 2018
By Michèle Sirois, contributor to the Fondation Institut de gériatrie de Montréal’s (IUGM) AvantÂge program.   On June 14 of this year, the AvantÂge program presented its final conference of the season at the Amphithéâtre Le Groupe Maurice venue. Catherine Brodeur, internal and geriatric medicine specialist at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, gave an... Read More
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July 5, 2018
For the first edition of The Innovator, the exclusive magazine for residents produced by the Le Groupe Maurice team, we met with Julie Crevier, Director of Communications and the project’s leader. Julie spoke to us about the publication’s purpose, available online, and revealed what residents can expect to find on its pages.   Julie, tell... Read More
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June 21, 2018
On the National Nursing Week, we met with Josée Prévost, Director of Nursing (DON) at L’AVANTAGE in Brossard, to talk a little about her job. Interview with a compassionate woman   Ms. Prévost, tell us a bit about yourself. Was becoming a nurse a definite career decision? Absolutely. When I was five, my mother asked me... Read More
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June 21, 2018
On the National Nursing Week, we met with Michel Dureau, Director of Nursing (DON) at AMBIANCE in Île-des-Sœurs, to talk a little about his job. Interview with a dedicated man.   Mr. Dureau, tell us a bit about yourself. Was becoming a nurse a definite career decision? I started taking care of people in need at... Read More
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June 21, 2018
On the National Nursing Week, we met with Ariane Leroux, Director of Nursing (DON) at FLORÉA in Terrebonne, to talk a little about her job. Interview with a fulfilled woman   Ms. Leroux, tell us a bit about yourself. Was becoming a nurse a definite career decision? I come from a very “medical” family: my dad... Read More
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June 21, 2018
Articles adapted from Gordon Food Service's website, main food supplier of Le Groupe Maurice. Produce continues to nudge protein out of the spotlight. Vegetables—and fruits—are ingredients worth celebrating. The research firm Technomic Inc. reports that in 2016 the incidence of plant-based menu items, menus and restaurant concepts was on the rise in Canada. This is... Read More
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June 21, 2018
Article from Le Groupe Maurice's magazine « L'Innovateur », June 2018 #1   Chantal de Bellefeuille has been designing the interior decor of Le Groupe Maurice’s residences since the foundation of the company in 1998. What’s the creative approach behind each of her creations? Here’s our portrait of a true pioneer in the seniors’ housing community.   For... Read More
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June 21, 2018
By Michèle Sirois, participating contributor to the AvantÂge programme of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal.   On April 12, neurologist Michel Panisset* and physiotherapist Paola Campana** gave a talk about the different options that are available to prevent and slow down Parkinson’s disease. The public lecture was presented free of charge at the... Read More
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June 20, 2018
Le Groupe Maurice and Fondation Luc Maurice care about keeping seniors engaged with others, both in residences and in the community. We are therefore pleased to support the “Un vélo, une ville” public initiative for the second year in a row, helping to improve the quality of life of Quebec’s seniors!   An intergenerational ride... Read More
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June 20, 2018
The year 2018 commemorates the 50th anniversary of Michel Tremblay’s seminal play, Les Belles-Sœurs. To mark the occasion, the famous show hits the road as a musical this summer. Le Groupe Maurice, partner sponsor of this new theatre production, is proud to be associated with this local classic. The iconic Quebec play Les Belles-Sœurs, written by... Read More
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