Latest Village Voice (The Village at University Gates)

November 17, 2017
- Ask the Expert, Village Voice
Schlegel Villages is proud to provide its residents with access to the expertise of Kinesiologists and Exercise Therapists in each village. These specialists are passionate about the physical health and well being of the people they serve, and they can be found every day in the fitness centres... Read more
July 13, 2017
- Village Voice
Sometimes the losses a person must endure in this life come in waves, an endless barrage of challenges and sorrow creating a mountainous obstacle that seems practically insurmountable. Vicki St. Amand (right) found a new means of facing life's greatest challenges after connecting with Melissa... Read more
July 6, 2017
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
The Pursuit of Passions performance that proves every barrier can be overcome The piano is wheeled to the front of the hall at Bingeman’s Conference Centre in Kitchener. Phil Fiess, the pianist, stands unsteadily before more than 150 people; he’s eloquent, confident and poised, though he weaves... Read more
June 27, 2017
- Village Voice
Conestoga College students interview residents to go far beyond pathophysiology When a person is diagnosed with a chronic illness, there are two major factors that affect their well-being: the physical challenges associated with disease management and the psychological pressure the constant worry... Read more
May 9, 2017
- Village Voice
Expanding the Village Model a key priority for Schlegel Villages In late 2015/early 2016, Schlegel Villages formalized its five-year strategic plan targeting seven key priorities that will help the organization achieve four main goals: Enhance the Village Model as a thriving social environment for... Read more
March 23, 2017
- Village Voice
Construction of new Retirement Suites now underway in Waterloo When the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, officially marked the opening of The Village at University Gates and the Schlegel Centre of Excellence for Research and Innovation in the fall of 2015, he called it “... Read more
January 5, 2017
- Village Voice
Laurelwood Public School teams up with the Village at University Gates By Kristian Partington Every Wednesday in the lead-up to the Christmas season, nearly 30 Grade 7/8 students from Waterloo’s Laurelwood Public School made the half-hour trek at the close of the school day to The Village at... Read more
September 15, 2016
- Village Voice
Technology and team support is a blessing for Elaine and Lori By Kristian Partington When Lori Matheson lived in London, Ont., she was able to visit her mother Elaine practically every day in the long-term care home that supported her there. Last year, however, when Lori accepted a position with... Read more
July 26, 2016
- Village Voice
New role at University Gates fits well with Erin Aguiar’s natural instincts By Kristian Partington Erin Aguiar is sitting in the Council Chambers just off Main Street in the Village at University Gates, across the heavy table from the village’s director of nursing care (DNC), Ruth Auber. It’s Erin’... Read more
April 22, 2016
- Village Voice
Dot Works is the first resident to turn 100 in the new village By Kristian Partington A 100th birthday is always cause for great celebration but for the team at The Village at University Gates, the centennial milestone Dorothy Works marks on April 22 is all the more memorable because she is the... Read more

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