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May 2, 2017
- Village Voice
Succession planning is critical to meet expanding needs “We don’t serve people by letting them be less than they can be,” keynote speaker Nancy Fox told a group of nearly 250 people gathered at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton for the annual Schlegel Villages Leadership Retreat. Indeed, a... Read more
April 27, 2017
- Village Voice
Day 1 of the annual Schlegel Villages leadership retreat The annual Schlegel Villages Leadership retreat begins on the morning of April 27 with nearly 250 people from across the organization calmed into a meditative state. The topic, if it can distilled, is balance, as keynote speakers Nancy Fox... Read more
April 25, 2017
- Village Voice
Residents, team members and friends roll up sleeves for spring cleanup Arnold George was raised on a farm in the sprawling countryside north of London, Ont., near the village of Lucan. He was brought up to know the value of hard work, never shying away when someone needed a hand because in the... Read more
April 21, 2017
- Village Voice
Each village offering gratitude during Volunteer Week April 23-29 The team members who support the physical and emotional needs of residents may be the backbone of every village, but the people who give freely of their time in a volunteer capacity give the Villages spark, enhancing the lives of... Read more
April 18, 2017
- Village Voice
New Centre will enhance innovative education and research knowledge translation Schlegel Villages and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) have always enjoyed a strong partnership with Conestoga College. The school is viewed as an essential element in the development of a... Read more
April 13, 2017
- Village Voice
Aspen Lake and the volunteer pairing of Kenya and Gary Williams The day Gary Williams retired after nearly two decades of service in auto manufacturing, Kenya came into his life. A friend of a friend suddenly had to move, and they couldn’t take their gentle three-year-old South African Bull Mastiff... Read more
April 11, 2017
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages partners with CAMH to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness “Sometimes, people just need a good cry.” This was the simple statement a cashier made when she noticed the forgotten Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) nametag Lynda Gerard wore as she waited to pay for her... Read more
April 6, 2017
- Village Voice
Riverside Glen sees greater integration with the Mapleton barriers removed When the Mapleton team at The Village of Riverside Glen first approached Ann Perets to discuss the possibility of removing the keyed-access locks on the neighbourhood’s doors, she admits to feeling a little anxious. Harry is... Read more
April 4, 2017
- Village Voice
Winston Park resident’s work on display with Sheridan College’s Creative Campus Gallery The original landscape paintings created by Ken Cox are of the highest quality, while the art he creates today from his home at the Village of Winston Park take on a more modern use of colour and are almost... Read more
March 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Celebrating the Students who bring vibrancy to Village Life Within minutes of beginning to interview Karen Poveda for a potential co-op placement at the Village of Glendale Crossing, Amy Harbin knew the kinesiology student was destined to work with seniors. Kinesiology co-op student Karen Poveda (... Read more

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