Latest Village Voice (The Village of Glendale Crossing)

April 20, 2018
- Village Voice
Countless volunteers offer their time and talents to the residents and team members of Schlegel Villages, and without them the neighbourhoods would be sorely lacking in spirit. In Canada, April 15-21 marks National Volunteer Week as an occasion to make special note of just how invaluable the... Read more
February 1, 2018
- Village Voice
Updated ERCC Program puts PSWs in Residents’ Shoes Tanya Aspden couldn’t picture working in any other setting than where she is right now, in the Byron neighbourhood of The Village of Glendale Crossing supporting residents who are living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. To put the residents... Read more
December 21, 2017
- Village Voice
One of the most common refrains during the holiday season is that love of family and friends is the most cherished of gifts. This certainly rings true within Schlegel Villages, which in every way is an extension of the family that founded the organization and has welcomed thousands of residents,... Read more
September 6, 2017
- Village Voice
Glendale Crossing team members and residents soak in the peace of nature “It’s like a switch goes off,” says Glendale Crossing recreation team member Erin Seldon when she describes what it’s like to arrive at Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines outside of Ailsa Craig. “You just see everybody relax – you... Read more
July 27, 2017
- Village Voice
When the word innovation comes to mind, many are quick to think of a physical invention, the creation of a tool that can make life a little easier or the enhancement of existing technology to save people time and effort, for example. Jane Kuepfer, Schlegel Specialist in Sprirituality and Aging with... Read more
May 11, 2017
- Village Voice
Carol Gloster brings a unique perspective to the recruitment process The long-term care sector is competitive in terms of recruitment and retention of strong caregivers, so attracting and hiring the right people who embody the right values is a constant, ongoing process. Carol Gloster hadn’t lived... Read more
May 4, 2017
- Village Voice
For the sake of both team members and residents, the conversation must take place Sitting in the Glendale Crossing library before a warm fireplace as heavy spring rains beat down on the city of London, Marion Hird shares a few stories from her past, along with some current perspective on life. A... 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
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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