Latest Village Voice (The Village of Riverside Glen)

December 6, 2016
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Surprise reunion for Gord and Mae Smith at Riverside Glen By Kristian Partington Though the world is, in many ways, a drastically different place today compared to 1953, it’s amazing how little some things have changed over the course of six decades. Gord Smith’s face, for one, seems to have... Read more
November 3, 2016
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Riverside Glen kinesiologist on what residents should know By Kristian Partington There’s no denying the fact that when an older adult falls, the ramifications can be terribly difficult to manage. The natural aging process renders many older adults vulnerable to serious fractures, even in cases of... Read more
August 9, 2016
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‘I feel a little younger now,’ says Riverside Glen resident after serving in dining room By Kristian Partington “Hard work feels good,” Sheila Lindsay was overheard telling a fellow resident from her home in the Egerton neighbourhood in the Village of Riverside Glen after she’d finished her first... Read more
August 5, 2016
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The loss of her wedding ring was devastating to no end By Kristian Partington One of the most tragic ramifications of a catastrophic fall Ilse Snaith suffered in her home nearly two years ago was the loss of her wedding ring – the greatest reminder she possessed of the man she spent her life with... Read more
January 18, 2016
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Riverside Glen celebrates the love of Jim and Vera Robertson By Kristian Partington The love of Jim Robertson’s life walked into a theatre in Aberdeen, Scotland in the summer of 1950. He was an electrical technician working behind the scenes and Vera, a dancer from Liverpool of striking beauty and... Read more
December 15, 2015
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By Kristian Partington Mary Haggarty has several different roles at Riverside Glen but if you asked her about her favourite, she’d likely point to her companion time with the residents in the retirement neighbourhoods. One gentleman in particular, Jim Grasley, has had a deep affect on Mary’s life... Read more
October 14, 2015
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Out of the ashes of difficulty springs a lovely connection By Kristian Partington In a time when gratitude is high on the minds of many Canadians, Ilse Snaith and Lyn Ortt give thanks for the bonds of friendship. Ilse and Lyn have grown close together in recent mopths at Riverside Glen, bonded by... Read more
July 21, 2015
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By Kristian Partington Hung upon the wall inside the entrance to the Village of Riverside Glen hangs a photograph that, in its simplicity and beauty, captures the purest form of love between a mother and son. It was donated by Doug England as a gesture of gratitude for the care his mother, Grace,... Read more
March 31, 2015
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Workshop brings students and seniors together to address community needs By Kristian Partington It’s been more than 20 years since Marlene Lehman stood before a group of young people as an educator, but once a teacher, always a teacher, she says. St. James Catholic High School students and... Read more
February 24, 2015
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Practical Nursing students graduate at the village that nurtured them By Kristian Partington Last fall, as the time drew near for a small class of Conestoga College practical nursing students to consider graduation, The Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph was the only logical place that sprang to... Read more

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