Latest Village Voice (The Village of Wentworth Heights)

November 29, 2016
- Village Voice
Village team built upon support and respect In her heart, Vanda Koukounakis has always known that the culture within The Village of Wentworth Heights creates a unique space for residents and team members to find meaning in life through their relationships. It’s a culture that goes far beyond any... Read more
October 27, 2016
- Village Voice
Wentworth Heights GM describes the impact of signature program By Kristian Partington As the general manager at Hamilton’s Village of Wentworth Heights, Vanda Koukounakis supports all team members in all aspects of village life. In doing so, she oversees all education programs for team members and... Read more
May 26, 2016
- Village Voice
New residents eager to make move this fall By Kristian Partington It’s hard to pin down exactly what makes the people of Hamilton who are choosing to make their new home in the retirement neighbourhoods in the Village of Wentworth Heights so special. There’s an authenticity about them, a genuine... Read more
March 24, 2016
- Village Voice
Lenore and Delores share their insights from Wentworth Heights By Kristian Partington Delores Prendergast and Lenore Rowe live in different neighbourhoods in the Village of Wentworth Heights, but they’ve recently come together as friends thanks to the Java Mentorship Program. Delores Prendergast... Read more
March 15, 2016
- Village Voice
‘I love to see the smiles on their faces,’ says Michelle Roukema By Kristian Partington In early 2012, a six-minute video clip from the movie Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory was posted to YouTube. It features a man named Henry who, though living in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease... Read more
March 8, 2016
- Village Voice
It’s not so much volunteering for Wentworth Heights resident, just living well By Kristian Partington Polly Brown is a modest, humble sort of soul, more likely to shrug off praise and send it elsewhere than she is to accept it. Yet for the residents and team members at the Village of Wentworth... Read more
November 26, 2015
- Village Voice
Couple looks forward to the opening of their new home in 2016 By Kristian Partington There’s a story floating through cyberspace about an older woman who, rather than choosing to move into a retirement home, opts to spend her time constantly living on cruise ships where her meals are all prepared,... Read more
October 27, 2015
- Village Voice
How LIVING in My Today Helps Mother and Daughter Connect By Kristian Partington Karen Young remembers how afraid her mother Sigrid was back in September as they left her home at The Village of Wentworth Heights for a trip to a dentist’s office. It wasn’t the dentist that caused the immediate fear,... Read more
October 22, 2015
- Village Voice
Would-be Wentworth Heights residents get a taste of village life By Kristian Partington Making the move into a retirement community is a decision that few would take lightly and with a growing number of choices available for older adults, a thorough exploration of options is critical. That’s why... Read more
June 11, 2015
- Village Voice
The impact of an iPad training program at Wentworth Heights By Kristian Partington The weeks and months after Anna Lavery moved into The Village of Wentworth Heights weren’t easy for her or her husband, Harold. His daily visits often ended in sadness or frustration because, like many people living... Read more

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