Latest Village Voice (The Village of Riverside Glen)

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
June 20, 2017
- Village Voice
Facing adversity with stoicism and humility: Peter Doyle I first met Peter Doyle earlier this year when a crew of volunteers from several Schlegel Villages converged on the Shady Pines campground, which the organization had recently bought with intentions of creating an accessible camping space for... Read more
April 6, 2017
- Village Voice
Riverside Glen sees greater integration with the Mapleton barriers removed When the Mapleton team at The Village of Riverside Glen first approached Ann Perets to discuss the possibility of removing the keyed-access locks on the neighbourhood’s doors, she admits to feeling a little anxious. Harry is... Read more
March 7, 2017
- Village Voice
'When I came back home, I said I feel like I’m in heaven.’ Aurele Thomas has brushed alongside death several times over the decades, staring it down from the side of dirt roads in the forests of Northern Ontario and in hospital beds in the province’s larger cities to the south. He admits that in... Read more
January 17, 2017
- Village Voice
‘She was like the sunshine in a resident's day’ By Kristian Partington Among the people who choose to spend their lives supporting others in a caregiver role rests a generous spirit and a deeply compassionate heart. For some, the instinct is so genuine that it seems no other role would suit –... Read more
December 8, 2016
- Village Voice
‘It meant the world’ for Elaine to be able to sing in her beloved choir again By Kristian Partington Among many of the great characteristics that defined the man she loved, Elaine Charette remembers the spirit of perseverance and determination her husband Webb held tightly throughout his life. “He... Read more
December 6, 2016
- Village Voice
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
- Village Voice
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
- Village Voice
‘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
- Village Voice
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

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