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November 7, 2017
- Village Voice
On a clear September morning, George Madalena steps out from the kitchen at The Village of Arbour Trails where he spends the bulk of his time. As the Director of Food and Hospitality in the Village, George is one of the key people residents want to know, for he oversees what for many consider to be... Read more
November 3, 2017
- Village Voice
Audrey Andersen sits in the country kitchen with some of her fellow residents in Nichol neighbourhood at Riverside Glen, still in the circle they’d gathered in when their young guests joined them for a new intergenerational music program. This is the fourth week the 45-minute sessions have been... Read more
October 31, 2017
- Village Voice
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 26, 2017
- Village Voice
A story of perseverance and transformation from Riverside Glen On a clear Thursday morning in Guelph, personal support workers Mandi McEwan and Jen Thompsen arrive in Mapleton neighbourhood at The Village of Riverside Glen with coffees in hand and bright smiles upon their faces. Even though it’s... Read more
October 24, 2017
- Village Voice
When Anjali Thatte began volunteering alongside horticultural therapist Nancy McPhee in the greenhouse at The Village of Erin Meadows in early 2014, she saw it as a pleasant duty she had to complete. She had no experience with long-term care and no idea what to expect. It wasn’t long, however,... Read more
October 18, 2017
- Village Voice
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
October 17, 2017
- Village Voice
The love and devotion Margaret and Ivan Stinson have for Canada is as vast as the country itself, and nearly as deep as the love they’ve held for each other over the decades, growing ever deeper by the day. Margaret and Ivan Stinson never miss an opportunity to connect to Village life. Honouring... Read more
October 13, 2017
- Village Voice
Riverside Glen challenge Encourages residents to Move More As in every community across the country, each Schlegel Village has found different ways to celebrate the beauty of Canada to mark 150 years of confederation. At Riverside Glen, residents in competing neighbourhoods in both long-term care... Read more
October 11, 2017
- Village Voice
When I first met Phil Fiess, he’d just finished a riveting musical performance at the Schlegel Villages Pursuit of Passions event in Kitchener June 22. A tear came to my eye watching him sing a duet with Tiffany VanSomeren, a recreation team member from his home, The Village at University Gates... Read more
October 5, 2017
- Village Voice
Mary Beth Wighton sits upon a black leather chair on the stage in the Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Niagara Falls, comfortable and relaxed before a crowd of more than 300 people connected to Schlegel Villages. Large screens to her left and right carry the streamed images of her fellow... Read more

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