Our History

More than a name: A vision

Angélina Berthiaume-Du Tremblay, a committed woman and visionary

The Foundation, created in 1961, bears the name of its founder, Angélina Berthiaume-Du Tremblay, and has been working tirelessly for seniors since 1967.

Pursuing her mission

A history of deep values

Angélina Berthiaume was born in Montréal in 1886, daughter of Trefflé Berthiaume, owner of La Presse newspaper. She became president of the paper in 1955.

Angélina Berthiaume-Du Tremblay created the Foundation in 1961, wich began activities in 1967. Her first achievements were aimed at finding innovative solutions for seniors’ needs of the time.

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Chapitre 1

Les débuts, 1961-1975

Chapitre 2

Développement et restructuration, 1976-1991

Chapitre 3

Tour d’horizon des secteurs d’activités, 1991-2006

Notes biographiques

Figures marquantes de l’histoire de la Fondation

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