Latest Village Voice (The Village of Arbour Trails)

November 7, 2017
- Village Voice
On a clear September morning, George Madalena steps out from the kitchen at The Village of Arbour Trails where he spends the bulk of his time. As the Director of Food and Hospitality in the Village, George is one of the key people residents want to know, for he oversees what for many consider to be... Read more
October 17, 2017
- Village Voice
The love and devotion Margaret and Ivan Stinson have for Canada is as vast as the country itself, and nearly as deep as the love they’ve held for each other over the decades, growing ever deeper by the day. Margaret and Ivan Stinson never miss an opportunity to connect to Village life. Honouring... Read more
March 21, 2017
- Village Voice
At Emma’s in Arbour Trails, residents and team are inspired to bake a little more Few could argue that in terms of comfort, not much beats walking into a room filled with the sweet smells of fresh baked goods wafting from the kitchen. The scents attract people, enticing them to make their way... Read more
March 8, 2017
- Village Voice
New initiative helps team members connect with residents who are living with dementia With a short glance upon the wall in Faith Brender’s room in Emma’s neighbourhood in the Village of Arbour Trails, one learns so much about her. She was a social worker and a nurse who travelled the globe... Read more
February 21, 2017
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages pushing for more high school education in health and wellness By Kristian Partington The most dedicated team members and caregivers in a long-term care or retirement setting can sometimes step into the role having never officially worked with seniors before. They may never have... Read more
February 7, 2017
- Village Voice
Five top SV chefs showcase their skills at gala event for heart health By Kristian Partington During a gala evening on Feb. 2 at Toronto’s Bank of Montreal Institute for Learning, guests were treated to a world-class culinary experience led by some of the region’s top chefs. Their collective... Read more
January 12, 2017
- Village Voice
PERT Team enhances their understanding of the well-being of those they support By Kristian Partington A comprehensive dementia support program isn’t created overnight; there isn’t a one-stop binder a caregiver can download or a long-term care organization can purchase to help them better understand... Read more
December 15, 2016
- Village Voice
New Arbour Trails initiative brings the restaurant to the residents By Kristian Partington A true chef is a combination of artist, magician and explorer seeking to create new excitement in the culinary experience based upon the knowledge they’ve gained and the theories they have yet to test. They’... Read more
August 4, 2016
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington Jim Bates can often be found outside the hobby room at the Village of Arbour Trails in Guelph while the Royal City Ukulele Ensemble is practicing. He quietly works on a puzzle while this collective of players from the community outside the village practices under the guidance... Read more
December 18, 2015
- Village Voice
Mobile Studio connects residents to their community By Kristian Partington For more than 30 years Peter Robertson could be found in the studios of CBC radio as a key engineer, eventually retiring about 25 years ago as the director of engineering overseeing the entire organization. It’s safe to say... Read more

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