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March 7, 2017
- Village Voice
'When I came back home, I said I feel like I’m in heaven.’ Aurele Thomas has brushed alongside death several times over the decades, staring it down from the side of dirt roads in the forests of Northern Ontario and in hospital beds in the province’s larger cities to the south. He admits that in... Read more
March 2, 2017
- Village Voice
3rd Annual Tansley Woods Dance brings generations together By Kristian Partington The young women came with dresses flowing, the young men in suits and ties. Their dancing style, if not their fashion choices, hearkened back generations, inspiring reminiscence in the hearts of many a Tansley Woods... Read more
February 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Tansley Woods and Wentworth Heights find new potential along Main Street By Kristian Partington The local general store in any small town is a central place where neighbours bump into each other and share quick updates on life while picking up a few supplies they might need for the pantry, a... Read more
February 23, 2017
- Village Voice
Each village enhances life for residents in different ways By Kristian Partington As Schlegel Villages continues its journey to reshape the way care and support is offered for the residents who make their home in the villages, team members are constantly drawn back to eight “aspirations statements... Read more
February 21, 2017
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages pushing for more high school education in health and wellness By Kristian Partington The most dedicated team members and caregivers in a long-term care or retirement setting can sometimes step into the role having never officially worked with seniors before. They may never have... Read more
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 14, 2017
- Village Voice
Organizers to put out call for submissions to present at June event By Kristian Partingon An important strategic priority for Schlegel Villages is to "drive measurably better quality outcomes through programs, research and education.” The annual Innovation Summit, presented in partnership with The... Read more
February 7, 2017
- Village Voice
Five top SV chefs showcase their skills at gala event for heart health By Kristian Partington During a gala evening on Feb. 2 at Toronto’s Bank of Montreal Institute for Learning, guests were treated to a world-class culinary experience led by some of the region’s top chefs. Their collective... 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
January 31, 2017
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
Throughout the villages, people gather for final events of a month of awareness By Kristian Partington There are few people in modern society who are not connected to the realities of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in some way. It’s almost certain that in everyone’s life, a family... Read more

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