Latest Village Voice (The Village of Erin Meadows)

February 16, 2017
- Village Voice
Erin Meadows residents discover talent they never knew existed By Kristian Partington When a fellow resident at the Village of Erin Meadows in Mississauga suggested she join the Young @ Art group, Donna Lee Traetto was skeptical. Art wasn’t in her blood, Donna thought, she wouldn’t be any good... Read more
February 2, 2017
- Village Voice
Heirloom tomatoes and memories of gardens past sprout to life in the village By Kristian Partington Decades ago on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh (East Pakistan as it was then known) Mohammed Kashani would often be found tending his quarter-acre garden. Teaming with fruit trees and vegetables,... Read more
December 13, 2016
- Village Voice
Among many initiatives, David Kent seeks to bridge the generation gap By Kristian Partington David Kent was shocked to learn that he would be among the people honoured by the Ontario Long-Term Care Association with a lifetime achievement award. It’s not that he hasn’t had an impact on the world... Read more
October 4, 2016
- Village Voice
The support of family member volunteers can go a long way By Kristian Partington When Ernie Ilson’s wife Norma moved into the Village of Erin Meadows just over a year ago, he became a permanent fixture in Derry Neighbourhood. He’s there nearly every day, choosing to not only give time to his wife... Read more
June 23, 2016
- Village Voice
Erin Meadows and John Fraser S.S. leading education in health and wellness By Kristian Partington The relationships built in early 2015 when a dozen high school students came together with residents of the Village of Erin Meadows in Mississauga in a quest to combat ageism has inspired a new path of... Read more
January 15, 2016
- Village Voice
Resident Margaret Santos and family member Alan Athanasopoulos join forces By Kristian Partington The first year his mother lived at The Village of Erin Meadows in Mississauga, Alan Athanasopoulos remembers contributing modestly to the annual November/December food drive, spearheaded by a young... Read more
December 24, 2015
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A gesture of kindness and gratitude offered to Dundas residents By Kristian Partington The spirit of the season filled the hearts of residents and team members from Erin Meadows on Christmas Eve when Rahila Ramzan shared her love for those she serves with a gift to match the blessings she receives... Read more
November 19, 2015
- Village Voice
‘I know I’m here for a reason,’ says Desmond Granger By Kristian Partington A couple of months ago, the Village of Erin Meadows dedicated a week to conversations about the concerted efforts being made there and within every Schlegel Village to change the culture of aging. During the past five years... Read more
September 22, 2015
- Village Voice
David Kent’s new passion for Changing the Culture of Aging By Kristian Partington Sept. 21, 2015 marks the first anniversary of the day David Kent rediscovered his place in the world, setting the stage for a year-long transformation he never could have imagined while embedding in his heart, mind... Read more
August 4, 2015
- Village Voice
Erin Meadows resident David Kent presents at the Pioneer Network Conference By Kristian Partington “It’s a surreal experience,” said David Kent as he prepared to leave for Chicago to attend the 15th annual Pioneer Network Conference. David is among 18 Schlegel Villages ambassadors attending this... Read more

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