Latest Village Voice (The Village of Riverside Glen)

August 14, 2018
- Village Voice
Sue-Hee Kim and her boyfriend, Nick Doyle, had considered the idea of getting married at some point this year, but they’re subtle people and the thought of a big, flashy wedding didn’t really suit them. When they realized a quaint chapel sits along Main Street in the Village of Riverside Glen where... Read more
August 1, 2018
- Village Voice
Sometime in mid-2017, teams in the long-term care neighbourhoods in The Village of Riverside Glen realized the restorative care program had sort of slipped from view; they weren’t taking advantage of the program to support residents who might benefit, so they decided to refocus. A year later, a... Read more
Jim Dubie, Riverside Glen Long-Term Care takes flight again
July 16, 2018
- Village Voice
When iFLY instructor Ryan Desjardins walks up to shake the hand of his new student, 87-year-old Jim Dubie from the Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph, he makes and receives a strong first impression. “Are you ready to fly?” Ryan asks. Paratrooper Jim Dubie in Korea. “My boy,” comes Jim’s reply, “I... Read more
January 30, 2018
- Village Voice
Lesley Moran grew up on a male-dominated house, she says with a laugh, recalling memories of her brothers wrapped up in sports while she, like so many other girls, was relegated to the sidelines and ballet classes of a different era. Mike and Shirley on the Riverside Glen rink. But she was always... Read more
January 2, 2018
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
One of the most effective resources employed by Schlegel Villages to reduce stigma and challenge the stereotypes that accompany the word dementia is a six-module education program known as LIVING the Dementia Journey . LIVING The Dementia Journey is one more tool to help team members and residents... Read more
November 3, 2017
- Village Voice
Audrey Andersen sits in the country kitchen with some of her fellow residents in Nichol neighbourhood at Riverside Glen, still in the circle they’d gathered in when their young guests joined them for a new intergenerational music program. This is the fourth week the 45-minute sessions have been... Read more
October 26, 2017
- Village Voice
A story of perseverance and transformation from Riverside Glen On a clear Thursday morning in Guelph, personal support workers Mandi McEwan and Jen Thompsen arrive in Mapleton neighbourhood at The Village of Riverside Glen with coffees in hand and bright smiles upon their faces. Even though it’s... Read more
October 13, 2017
- Village Voice
Riverside Glen challenge Encourages residents to Move More As in every community across the country, each Schlegel Village has found different ways to celebrate the beauty of Canada to mark 150 years of confederation. At Riverside Glen, residents in competing neighbourhoods in both long-term care... Read more
August 31, 2017
- Village Voice
Hilda Melbourne is filled with gratitude by the provisions made so she could attend In the two years that Hilda Melbourne has worked at The Village of Riverside Glen, she’s demonstrated an innate understanding of the importance of relationships in the support of those living in a long-term care or... Read more
August 1, 2017
- Village Voice
The bull sits quietly in the middle of the ring. It’s not so much taunting those who’ll attempt to ride it to the eight-second mark, but certainly tempting them to try and find the necessary fortitude and courage to carry them towards a few seconds of fame. David Rideout had no concerns about... Read more

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