Latest Village Voice (The Village of Arbour Trails)

February 7, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
October 20, 2015
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Nurturing body, mind and spirit with regular yoga classes By Kristian Partington Barb Anderson’s mother used to wake early every morning to her regular yoga practice, beginning her day in quiet, focused stretching. It was a way of life for her and something Barb always remembered. About 10 years... Read more
October 16, 2015
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A shining example in one Arbour Trails couple By Kristian Partington When Schlegel Villages president and CEO Jamie Schlegel addressed nearly 300 people who’d gathered at the Blue Mountain Resort on the first morning of this year’s Operational Planning retreat, he spoke of a collective vision. “I... Read more
September 28, 2015
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Kim and Jean and a beautiful friendship at Arbour Trails By Kristian Partington Ever since moving into The Village of Arbour Trails in January, things have been going extremely well for Jean Wiley. She can’t say enough positive about the people who live and work in the village but there was always... Read more
September 25, 2015
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Arbour Trails hosts final celebration of residents’ favourite recipes By Kristian Partington If the Festival of Flavours held throughout Schlegel Villages this summer was a cake, then the icing was spread on thick at the Village of Arbour Trails in Guelph on Sept. 24. (One might imagine something... Read more
August 20, 2015
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Melanie Chandler at The Village of Arbour Trails By Kristian Partington For some people the idea of person-centred care is a natural concept – the only way to approach the support of someone who lives within a long-term care or assisted living setting. When these people are given the freedom to... Read more

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