Residents of the Province of Québec may qualify for benefits from both provincial and federal governments at the time of their retirement from the workforce or upon reaching 60 or 65 years of age. Following is a brief overview intended to help Québec seniors understand the benefits they may be eligible to receive.
A pulled muscle, a sudden impact, or an injury from twisting while playing golf can cause back pain. Many seniors write it off as a normal part of aging, but aging in itself is usually not the reason for back pain. Fortunately many strains and sprains heal within a week or two, but if back pain of any kind persists, consult with your doctor.
Three generations under one roof -- it’s nothing new in many countries and was once the norm in Canada and the US as well. But during post WW2 years, the popular advice to parents was, ‘cut the cord’ and children were encouraged to attend college, find their independence and leave the nest. That was the start of a low point in our history of multigenerational households and also in society’s attitude about them.