Latest Village Voice (The Village at University Gates)

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
March 31, 2016
- Village Voice
The importance of relationships highlighted for nursing and PSW students By Kristian Partington When the idea was first conceived of building a new, 192-bed long-term care village in Waterloo that would tie together research, education and practice related to aging, partnership and shared learning... Read more
January 21, 2016
- Village Voice
Open servery a welcome gathering place at University Gates By Kristian Partington “I really like your kitchen,” I tell Joan, a vibrant bundle of energy that lives in the Hagey neighbourhood of The Village at University Gates. “It’s really quite beautiful, isn’t it?” she replies. “It’s got... Read more
October 31, 2015
- Village Voice
Governor General officially opens University Gates and Centre of Excellence By Kristian Partington It’s fitting that as The Village at University Gates and the Schlegel Centre of Excellence for Research and Innovation marked their official grand opening in Waterloo on Oct. 30, the village’s general... Read more
September 10, 2015
- Village Voice
Each day new residents make their way into the village they’ll call home By Kristian Partington Though The Village at University Gates only began welcoming new residents in the late days of August and its immediate neighbours in the adjoining Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) were not... Read more

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