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May 26, 2016
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New residents eager to make move this fall By Kristian Partington It’s hard to pin down exactly what makes the people of Hamilton who are choosing to make their new home in the retirement neighbourhoods in the Village of Wentworth Heights so special. There’s an authenticity about them, a genuine... 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 19, 2016
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‘The growth of this group has been amazing,’ says Jane McKinnon Wilson By Kristian Partington The latest cohort of leaders from across Schlegel Villages to complete the Leadership Program for Long-Term Care and Retirement Living celebrated their achievement during the organization’s annual... Read more
May 17, 2016
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Schlegel Villages team members share philosophy at Culture Change Exchange By Kristian Partington More than 40 presenters were on hand at Waterloo’s Schlegel Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging on May 11-12 for a knowledge-sharing event hosted by the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for... Read more
May 13, 2016
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Residents take in their first live pro basketball game, thanks to Albert Sese By Kristian Partington Maybe, just maybe, there’s a little bit of Jean Berry’s influence at work in the fantastic showing the Toronto Raptors have had in their playoff run this spring. It’s nice to think so anyways... 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
May 6, 2016
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Developing a highly engaged workforce a key priority for Schlegel Villages By Kristian Partington When a core group of the leadership team members from Schlegel Villages’ support office began developing the organization’s five-year strategic plan, they first looked at the expected realities the... Read more
May 3, 2016
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Winston Park resident receives Ontario Heritage Award By Kristian Partington The passion Craig Campbell feels for the natural landscapes and diverse ecosystems spread across the province of Ontario shines through clearly when I speak with him on a bright spring day at his home at the Village of... Read more
April 28, 2016
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Preparing for the needs of the future at the annual leadership retreat By Kristian Partington The largest group of leaders ever from within Schlegel Villages gathered once again at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton April 26-27 for the organization’s annual leadership retreat. The growth of... Read more
April 22, 2016
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Dot Works is the first resident to turn 100 in the new village By Kristian Partington A 100th birthday is always cause for great celebration but for the team at The Village at University Gates, the centennial milestone Dorothy Works marks on April 22 is all the more memorable because she is the... Read more

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