Latest Village Voice (The Village of Wentworth Heights)

February 26, 2018
- Village Voice
Coming from a family of sports fans, Lori MacKay recalls watching the Olympic games from Montreal in 1976 on the family’s first colour television. Even after she moved away from home she would still call her mother when a big Olympic event was televised so they could watch it together. Lori and... Read more
February 21, 2018
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Hamilton, Ont. – When Sandy Hatch finishes the final position of her “figure skating” routine to the close out competition at the Eastern Schlegel Villages Olympics in Wentworth Heights, a tremendous eruption of cheers and applause drowns out the mellow notes of REM’s Everybody Hurts . Sandy Hatch... Read more
February 8, 2018
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Kathe Kleinau has always been passionate about the written word. She’s been an avid reader her entire life, she loves to sit and write letters and while studying at university she was at her best sharing her knowledge and insights through essays. Kathe Kleinau seeks the richness of people, one... Read more
January 25, 2018
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For someone living independently, mealtimes are points in the day where personal choice and preference are paramount, yet often taken for granted. They know what they like to eat and when they want to do so and for the most part those decisions guide their approach to meals. Most rarely give it a... Read more
January 9, 2018
- Village Voice
The value of the Java Music Club is proven week over week as small groups of residents in neighbourhoods throughout Schlegel Villages gather together to share stories of the past and their hopes or fears for the future. And yet, for those residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of... Read more
December 14, 2017
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One by one, Rev. Sharon Pearce helps residents from the long-term care neighbourhoods of The Village of Wentworth Heights into the chapel off Main Street. It’s the weekly hymn-sing in the village, a time when people gather to enjoy the familiar comfort of song and pay homage to the blessings of... Read more
November 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Main Street in the Village of Wentworth Heights buzzes with activity. It’s Nov. 22 – the day after the exact one-year anniversary of the Retirement neighbourhoods opening and the day before the team and residents will officially celebrate the occasion. It was time for celebration as Wentworth... Read more
August 14, 2017
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Twenty years ago, a group of American professionals from within the long-term care sector came together under the mutual understanding that the aged and aging souls who’d helped to build their society were being failed by the system designed to support them in their final years. David Kent during... 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
February 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Tansley Woods and Wentworth Heights find new potential along Main Street By Kristian Partington The local general store in any small town is a central place where neighbours bump into each other and share quick updates on life while picking up a few supplies they might need for the pantry, a... Read more

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