Latest Village Voice (The Village of Wentworth Heights)

January 26, 2017
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
Creativity and expertise with the kinesiologists and the Program for Active Living By Kristian Partington When she decided to move home to Canada after a period of time working with the Australian Institute of Sport, Laura Domenicucci decided she wanted a different kind of job working closely with... Read more
January 24, 2017
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
“Everything begins with our residents’ stories,” says Heather Luth as she considers the future of support for people in long-term care and retirement settings, especially those living with dementia. As the director of recreation at The Village of Wentworth Heights in Hamilton, Heather spent much of... Read more
January 9, 2017
- Village Voice
Gordon and Edith Bull and their new home at The Village of Wentworth Heights By Kristian Partington Just before Christmas, Gordon and Edith Bull welcomed me into their new home on the 10th Floor of the newly expanded Village of Wentworth Heights in Hamilton. Months before, they welcomed me into the... Read more
December 20, 2016
- Village Voice
New residents thriving at expanded Village of Wentworth Heights By Kristian Partington To walk through the Village of Wentworth Heights on a Thursday morning with the sun shining outside and the frigid mid-December temperatures keeping everyone inside, it would be easy to forget that the new... Read more
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

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