Latest Village Voice (The Village of Sandalwood Park)

Tribute to a man who lived his life to the fullest, despite an early diagnosis of the disease as we mark World Alzheimer's Day
September 20, 2018
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In honour of World Alzheimer’s Day, marked globally on Sept. 21, The Village Voice pays tribute to a man who lived his life to the fullest, despite an early diagnosis of the disease. To sit in Ross Knee’s room in The Village of Sandalwood Park was to sit in a small museum dedicated to aeronautics... Read more
July 25, 2018
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A small restorative care team at The Village of Sandalwood Park takes time on a regular basis to review stats on each resident’s health, eager to highlight those who have the potential to benefit from the restorative care program. In the fall of 2017, a fairly new resident named Frank Porter came... Read more
October 31, 2017
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Moises and Maria Oliveira sit together on Main Street in the Village of Sandalwood Park, holding hands as they talk, laughing the whole time it seems. She always made him laugh, Moises says: “She says so many things to make everybody laugh.” Maria and Moises Oliveira say the love from the team at... Read more
October 18, 2017
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The unmistakable sounds of South Asia flood over Main Street in the Village of Sandalwood Park as it’s transformed into Diwali Mela, a festival to honour one of the world’s most celebrated Hindu traditions. Team members, families and residents were all in festive spirit for Diwali Mela at... Read more
June 13, 2017
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New intergenerational approach deepens connections through music Some of the most impactful programs offered in many seniors living environments offer an intergenerational component – high school students volunteering their time to help long-term care residents discover technology, for example, or... Read more
June 1, 2017
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Young woman decides village she volunteered at will become her new home Brampton’s Village of Sandalwood Park had a big impact on Sephra Peters’s life during the time she spent there in her later high school years, where she helped with various tasks and enjoyed the social interaction of Village... Read more
June 14, 2016
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New team members taken under the wings of neighbourhood mentors By Kristian Partington Within every neighbourhood in every village you’ll find team members of wide and varied backgrounds whose individual strengths contribute to the overall betterment of village life. In some, their understanding of... Read more
May 24, 2016
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Carrie and her two sons are happy to be together once again When a family that has supported each other through decades of life’s ups and downs and sorrows and triumphs is separated because health challenges require it, it’s imperative that they are reunited as soon as possible. Carrie Sutton and... Read more
May 10, 2016
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Young volunteer proves that great challenges can be overcome By Kristian Partington Over time, Evalina DeOliveira’s eyesight has deteriorated. She can see well enough out of one her eyes but the other has started to fade. Reading isn’t as easy as it once was but of late, she’s been able to enjoy... Read more
February 23, 2016
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Better use of resources, education and teamwork point to success By Kristian Partington Imagine you live in a long-term care home, surrounded by people and things that have become familiar, despite the fact that for some time now the effects of dementia have altered your perception of time and... Read more

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