Latest Village Voice (The Village of Taunton Mills)

June 7, 2017
- Village Voice
Social Media Campaign helps push notions of ageism aside Lou Watson, or Lila Mae if you were to look at the birth certificate issued when she was born in 1933, got her male-sounding nickname when she was still a teenager in high school, the same age as the students at Donald A. Wilson Secondary... Read more
May 25, 2017
- Village Voice
‘We cannot afford for leaders that are aligned with our culture to leave’ Schlegel Villages is undergoing a rapid period of growth and one of the key priorities in the growth development plan is to preserve the unique, family culture that defines the organization in the eyes of many. In order to do... Read more
January 19, 2017
- Village Voice
Dementia education program facilitator reflects on positive changes she’s witnessed By Kristian Partington Reshaping the way people view Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia to challenge stereotypes embedded in so much of our society doesn’t happen overnight. Change is often subtle – as... Read more
November 17, 2016
- Village Voice
After a year without standing, Clarence Prior walks again at Taunton Mills By Kristian Partington Clarence Prior was told he’d likely never walk again by the team of caregivers who supported him at the long-term care home in Whitby where he lived for more than three years. His mobility had steadily... Read more
November 15, 2016
- Village Voice
One additional highlight during Fall Prevention Month At the Village of Taunton Mills throughout the month of November, the Program for Active Living (PAL) team, led by kinesiologists Victoria Raimundo in long-term care (LTC) and Jodie Walker in retirement, has been highlighting the importance of... Read more
November 11, 2016
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington Tears well easily in the eyes of Victor Bayliss this morning. Emotion is heavy, for it’s Remembrance Day and the veterans he counts as neighbours at The Village of Taunton Mills have taken their seats at the front of the Town Hall. They prepare to lay their wreaths and... Read more
September 1, 2016
- Village Voice
Danielle Arnburg overwhelmed by gift from Taunton Mills By Kristian Partington One Sunday, as Danielle Arnburg was in the early stages of planning her July wedding, she was called into work at the Village of Taunton Mills unexpectedly. She was dressed a little more casually than she would have been... Read more
June 9, 2016
- Village Voice
The ‘prom-posal’ surprise for student Emma Andrews By Kristian Partington The day of the ‘prom-posal’, Grade 12 student Emma Andrews arrived as she does most every afternoon for her co-op placement alongside kinesiologist Victoria Raimundo at the Village of Taunton Mills in Whitby. Instead of... Read more
December 17, 2015
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington Irene Grybas’s Lithuanian accent is thick as she looks at me smiling and says, “You know what, I’ll tell you something, I love everything about this place.” She’s just finished her workout with the team in the Program for Active Living, which is helping her regain her... Read more
December 8, 2015
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington It’s Monday morning at the Village of Taunton Mills, still early in the day for some residents. For a regular group from the retirement neighbourhoods, however, it’s time for dancing. Led by instructor Nicole Cote, this group spends an hour every week practicing line dancing... Read more

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