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September 6, 2017
- Village Voice
Glendale Crossing team members and residents soak in the peace of nature “It’s like a switch goes off,” says Glendale Crossing recreation team member Erin Seldon when she describes what it’s like to arrive at Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines outside of Ailsa Craig. “You just see everybody relax – you... Read more
August 31, 2017
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Hilda Melbourne is filled with gratitude by the provisions made so she could attend In the two years that Hilda Melbourne has worked at The Village of Riverside Glen, she’s demonstrated an innate understanding of the importance of relationships in the support of those living in a long-term care or... Read more
August 29, 2017
- Village Voice
Mary Savard offers St. Clair Neighbours the Gift of Music from the Heart Mary Savard often gets lost inside the complex tones and notes of the harp when emotion takes control of her fingers and she plays music directly from her heart and soul. The soothing combination of vibration and melody from... Read more
August 24, 2017
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Erin Meadows shows neighbours what is possible in long-term care The annual Walk for Memories fundraiser in the name of the Alzheimer’s Society is an event that for many reasons connects closely to Schlegel Villages team members and residents. The Village of Erin Meadows had to pass on this year’s... Read more
August 22, 2017
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Within the antique walls of Maynard Nursing Home in the heart of Toronto’s Little Portugal lies a virtual United Nations. The bulk of the residents and many of the team members banter back and forth in Portuguese, but you’re as likely to hear Spanish, Eastern European, Ukrainian or Quebecois French... Read more
August 17, 2017
- Village Voice
Fellowship draws the community a little closer together When the group of men from the Village of Tansley Woods who make up “The Old Boys Club” met Ron Schlegel during a visit to the Research Institute for Aging (RIA) Headquarters in Waterloo, he made a point of telling them he liked the club name... Read more
August 14, 2017
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Twenty years ago, a group of American professionals from within the long-term care sector came together under the mutual understanding that the aged and aging souls who’d helped to build their society were being failed by the system designed to support them in their final years. David Kent during... Read more
August 10, 2017
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Schlegel Villages sends more than 20 ambassadors to annual conference During the course of any serious effort towards improvement, it’s important to stop once in a while to assess progress and pay homage to the successes and failures of the past while considering the present and hopes for the... Read more
August 9, 2017
- Village Voice
Meeting the newest addition to the Schlegel Family in Toronto’s Little Portugal To walk into Maynard Nursing Home off the intersection of Ossington and Dundas in downtown Toronto’s west end is to walk back in time. The wide green space of Trinity Bellwoods Park is practically right across the... Read more
August 3, 2017
- Village Voice
Education drive seeks to enhance the dining experience for residents As the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging’s Agri-food for Healthy Aging (A-HA) team was preparing to release the results of a major study into the factors that influence healthy nutritional intake among long-term care... Read more

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