Latest Village Voice

October 18, 2017
- Village Voice
The unmistakable sounds of South Asia flood over Main Street in the Village of Sandalwood Park as it’s transformed into Diwali Mela, a festival to honour of one of the world’s most celebrated Hindu traditions. Team members, families and residents were all in festive spirit for Diwali Mela at... Read more
October 17, 2017
- Village Voice
The love and devotion Margaret and Ivan Stinson have for Canada is as vast as the country itself, and nearly as deep as the love they’ve held for each other over the decades, growing ever deeper by the day. Margaret and Ivan Stinson never miss an opportunity to connect to Village life. Honouring... Read more
October 13, 2017
- Village Voice
Riverside Glen challenge Encourages residents to Move More As in every community across the country, each Schlegel Village has found different ways to celebrate the beauty of Canada to mark 150 years of confederation. At Riverside Glen, residents in competing neighbourhoods in both long-term care... Read more
October 11, 2017
- Village Voice
When I first met Phil Fiess, he’d just finished a riveting musical performance at the Schlegel Villages Pursuit of Passions event in Kitchener June 22. A tear came to my eye watching him sing a duet with Tiffany VanSomeren, a recreation team member from his home, The Village at University Gates... Read more
October 5, 2017
- Village Voice
Mary Beth Wighton sits upon a black leather chair on the stage in the Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Niagara Falls, comfortable and relaxed before a crowd of more than 300 people connected to Schlegel Villages. Large screens to her left and right carry the streamed images of her fellow... Read more
October 2, 2017
- Village Voice
Through the course of three days at the Schlegel Villages Operational Planning Retreat, leaders, team members, residents and family members focused on the critical importance of relationships in quality of life for every resident who chooses to call a village their home. Family member Al Surminsky... Read more
September 26, 2017
- Village Voice
“People want love, they really do,” said Daniella Greenwood midway through her opening keynote address on Sept. 26 at the 2017 Schlegel Villages operational planning retreat. Daniella Greenwood speaks to the power of relationships in the changing culture of aging. In the realm of culture change in... Read more
September 21, 2017
- Village Voice
Hand up for Haiti success is a collaborative effort The unwavering commitment and support of a number of community partners is one of the major reasons the Schlegel Villages Hand up for Haiti fundraising campaign has been so successful in the past six years. That commitment continued in mid-... Read more
September 19, 2017
- Village Voice
It was the end of the evening when Jamie Schlegel shared his gratitude for all the many sponsors and golfers who made the inaugural Tee Up for Haiti golf tournament on Sept. 14 a fundraising success. He spoke of the pride he felt to be connected to community partners who over the past six years... Read more
September 12, 2017
- Village Voice
The weather was calm and clear over Windsor as residents, team members and families gathered at the Village of Aspen Lake for the annual Hand up for Haiti Walk/Run event hosted there. With neighbours arriving from The Village at St. Clair, it was the largest turnout yet for the event, which raises... Read more

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