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Seniors want to stay home, but can’t

Growing old isn’t fun. How often have you heard that? In Quebec, add insult to injury, literally, because we call it ‘l’age d’or’. The...

FILIA Association for Seniors holds second annual Walk A Thon in Laval

A dual-election year brought out candidates running for federal and municipal office The 15th anniversary of FILIA’s annual Walk A Thon last Saturday marked the...

Laval Regional Seniors Table to mark International Day of Older Persons

Mayor Marc Demers to serve as honorary chair for TRCAL event on Oct. 1 The Laval Regional Senior Citizens Table plans to celebrate the International...

City council creates a new committee for senior citizens

Laval’s seniors will finally be getting a voice of their own During the August 10 city council meeting, the council members adopted a resolution officially...

Agape sees light at the end of the tunnel, after a challenging year

Chomedey social services provider plans expansion to Duvernay-Laval “It’s been a tough year or two, to say the least,” Agape executive-director Kevin McLeod said at...

Sainte-Rose MNA Skeete announces $2.7 million in funding for Senior Wellness Centres

Chomedey’s Agape Senior Wellness Centre to receive up to $160,000 over three years The Chomedey-based Agape Senior Wellness Centre is one of several dozen existing...

CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée was unprepared for COVID-19, witnesses tell inquiry

Long-term care facility had the highest death toll, with 100 fatalities during first wave CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée, the Quebec long-term care home most impacted by COVID-19...

Laval woman jailed after embezzling at least $127,000 from mom with Alzheimer’s

A 64-year-old woman from Laval found guilty of misappropriating at least $127,000 from her mother who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease was sentenced to...

New coalition asks Quebec for estates-general on senior citizens

‘Now is the time to act,’ says Coalition for the Dignity of Seniors Six major associations representing 150,000 senior citizens in Quebec have joined together...

Shaar Shalom online event focuses on risks to seniors from COVID-19

Mortality risk high for those 70 or older, said experts from CISSS de Laval “If you develop symptoms of a respiratory tract infection and if...