Latest Village Voice (The Village of Glendale Crossing)

It may seem like small things, but the lovely food and drink spread throughout the Bingeman’s Conference Hall in Kitchener this day represent the wealth of knowledge and wisdom held in the minds and hearts of the elders of our communities. Residents, loved ones, team members and volunteers from 18 villages gather together in the collective love of food and fellowship to share their memories and stories with friends old and new.
June 6, 2019
- Village Voice
The sign at the table says “Piccoli’s Pizza;” tucked behind it is Aldo Piccoli, his wife Anna and their daughter Franca, while spread out across the dark tablecloth are two versions of the gift they’ve created for today’s Pursuit of Passions event. “We make a lotta’ pizza,” Aldo says, his Italian... Read more
Susan Wilson and Betty Findlay soaking up a bit of sun  during a visit to Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines.
May 22, 2019
- Village Voice
Kathy says the best parts of her trip to Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines in the early fall of 2018 were the trails that wound through the campground and the roaring bonfire, complete with camp songs led by the camp’s manager, Bernie Burnett. Susan Wilson and Betty Findlay soaking up a bit of sun... Read more
Grace composed an original song to say thank you to The Village she volunteered at all through school.
October 25, 2018
- Village Voice
To meet the requirements of the Grade 12 music course in her final year of high school, Grace Chretien had to compose and perform a unique piece of music. Inspiration, however, as so often happens when a deadline looms over creativity, was difficult to come by, and Grace had trouble getting started... Read more
Java Music Club - A peer support group
October 16, 2018
- Village Voice
It’s a typical Thursday morning in early September at the Village of Glendale Crossing in London. Main Street is buzzing with activity as team members and residents hum back and forth. Conversations and laughter float in and out, while a small clothing sale is set up in the library attracting... Read more
Jim Sharrard got hold of his at 100 miles an hour on a bright Saturday in early September. 
September 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Since 2015, The Village of Glendale Crossing in London has quietly worked on a variety of fundraising efforts to help residents realize some of the desires in life they’ve never had an opportunity to grasp. Jim Sharrard got hold of his at 100 miles an hour on a bright Saturday in early September... Read more
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

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