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The Villages as Conduits of Research and Innovation

Each Schlegel Village is much more than simply a place where people live and work. They are central community hubs that connect older adults living in the wider community; they are mentoring grounds that invite school children to learn about older generations; they host concerts and community...
Two youth join Bob at the #ElderWisdom bench in Toronto's Trinity Bellwoods Park
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#ElderWisdom to Make the World a Better Place

The #ElderWisdom campaign that Schlegel Villages brought to the world through the month of June has proven to be so much more than seniors representatives of 19 villages sitting upon a green bench in their community, chatting with passersby. Indeed, that is a key aspect and the starting point of...
Connectedness is one of seven domains of well-being that helps create a life of meaing for all people, regardless of age
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Filling the Glasses of Well-being to Address Personal...

One of the great challenges facing caregivers who support people living with dementia is the complex behavioural changes and mood shifts that can seemingly occur out of nowhere among those living with the changing nature of the disease. The province of Ontario, for example, invests heavily in...
Aspen Lake's Jake Corrent plays "Simon Scream" during an Innovation Summit session on theatre and improv as a tool the enhance life quality and improve mental health.
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Improv and Theatre Boosting Resident Creativity and...

Gabrielle Uger fell in love with theatre long ago and that love never faded from her system. Through a life path that carried her from Texas to Northern Ontario and eventually Guelph, where she discovered a new love working alongside residents in The Village of Arbour Trails, the artistic and...
Innovators of all ages and description, from team members, to researchers to residents, gathered for the 4th annual Innovation Summit in Kitchener June 13-14
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The Leading Innovators at the Front of Health Care...

The health-care system as we know it today “is ripe for disruption,” says Dr. Josephine McMurray during her keynote address on the first morning of the 4th annual Innovation Summit hosted by Schlegel Villages and the Research Institute for Aging. She wastes little time discussing the demographic...

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