Latest Village Voice

March 15, 2018
- Village Voice
For nearly eight years, Schlegel Villages has made a concerted effort to reimagine its approach to service and support for the residents who call the villages home. Beyond the villages, however, this shift in thinking is taking root as more organizations and agencies supporting older adults come to... Read more
March 13, 2018
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Late in the evening on March 6 after arriving home from two full days in Niagara Falls at Canada’s only conference focused on Changing the Culture of Aging in our communities, I sent a question via e-mail to Paul Brown of Schlegel Villages. Schlegel Villages delegates at Walk With Me 2018. As the... Read more
March 9, 2018
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In the history of humankind, there has never been a time of more abundance, says bestselling author Neil Pasricha, yet far too many people throughout the world are hopelessly struggling to find happiness in their lives. Bestselling author Neil Pasricha engaging with audience members during his... Read more
February 26, 2018
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Coming from a family of sports fans, Lori MacKay recalls watching the Olympic games from Montreal in 1976 on the family’s first colour television. Even after she moved away from home she would still call her mother when a big Olympic event was televised so they could watch it together. Lori and... Read more
February 23, 2018
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In the early 1990s, well before Brad Schlegel joined his brothers at the head of RBJ Schlegel Holdings Inc., the overseeing company that owns and operates Schlegel Villages, he was an Olympic Athlete. He twice won silver in hockey, first in Albertville, France in 1992 before Lillehammer, Norway in... Read more
February 21, 2018
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When Schlegel Villages first began raising money to support the people of Haiti, it was a direct response to the devastation beamed around the world in the months following the catastrophic earthquake that destroyed much of the struggling Caribbean nation in early 2010. The 2018 Schlegel... Read more
February 21, 2018
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Hamilton, Ont. – When Sandy Hatch finishes the final position of her “figure skating” routine to the close out competition at the Eastern Schlegel Villages Olympics in Wentworth Heights, a tremendous eruption of cheers and applause drowns out the mellow notes of REM’s Everybody Hurts . Sandy Hatch... Read more
February 15, 2018
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When the final votes were tallied and the judges offered their insights, the chefs from Schlegel Villages won the title of ‘Most Creative Dish’ at the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Healthy Hearts Chef Challenge on Feb. 7 in Toronto. Chefs Caitlin Boucher,George Madalena, Kevin Hughes &... Read more
February 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Some of the finest leaders in any team setting have risen into their roles from within the ranks they serve. They were leaders before any title made it official, showing others what it takes to be strong through the example of their character. Lina's caring nature, for people of all ages, is just... Read more
February 8, 2018
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Kathe Kleinau has always been passionate about the written word. She’s been an avid reader her entire life, she loves to sit and write letters and while studying at university she was at her best sharing her knowledge and insights through essays. Kathe Kleinau seeks the richness of people, one... Read more

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