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Ron Schlegel speaks to team members at the Operational Planning retreat
October 12, 2018
- Village Voice
Perhaps one of the greatest attributes residents, families, team members and leaders value within Schlegel Villages is the family culture that permeates all corners of the organization. It’s something sensed when one steps inside a village for the first time, and it’s certainly something the... Read more
KW Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day parade
October 10, 2018
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages couldn’t resist taking part in the 50th anniversary celebrations of North America’s largest Bavarian festival with a parade float in the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day parade Oct. 8. Residents, families and team members were happy to be part of the 50th KW... Read more
Happiness by Design
October 4, 2018
- Village Voice
The human brain has the ability to interact with the world in a way that can create happiness, says Jim Moss. People can nudge their brains in tiny fractions to change the way they perceive their own happiness and in doing so, they can affect the people they live and work with in positive ways. Jim... Read more
Happiness by Design at Operational Planning - #SVOP18
October 2, 2018
- Village Voice
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – When the last of some 360 personalized gifts were handed out to attendees at the end of the three-day 2018 Schlegel Villages Operational Planning Retreat, the final act of kindness closed what was by all accounts one of the most impactful conferences of its kind within the... Read more
Alzheimer Peel Golf Tournament
September 20, 2018
- In the News
In the last two years before he died in 2009, Ken Davis didn’t really know who his family was. He could recognize a friendly face, his son Brad recalls, and he knew he was comfortable in some way with the people who came to visit him, but to recognize his wife, sons, daughter or grandchildren was... Read more
Tribute to a man who lived his life to the fullest, despite an early diagnosis of the disease as we mark World Alzheimer's Day
September 20, 2018
- Village Voice
In honour of World Alzheimer’s Day, marked globally on Sept. 21, The Village Voice pays tribute to a man who lived his life to the fullest, despite an early diagnosis of the disease. To sit in Ross Knee’s room in The Village of Sandalwood Park was to sit in a small museum dedicated to aeronautics... Read more
Helen and Helen were two of the models who helped make a Coleman Care Centre Fashion show special.
September 18, 2018
- Village Voice
Helen M., a resident at Coleman Care Centre in Barrie, was thrilled to be part of a late summer/early fall Fashion Show, organized by the team members and hosted by the residents. “At my age of 92 I have never been in a fashion show and I can’t believe I made it into one,” Helen says, her... Read more
Jim Sharrard got hold of his at 100 miles an hour on a bright Saturday in early September. 
September 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Since 2015, The Village of Glendale Crossing in London has quietly worked on a variety of fundraising efforts to help residents realize some of the desires in life they’ve never had an opportunity to grasp. Jim Sharrard got hold of his at 100 miles an hour on a bright Saturday in early September... Read more
Grandparents Day celebrated across Schlegel Villages
September 11, 2018
- Village Voice
My Grandfather once drove practically non-stop from Southern Ontario to a little town south of Red Deer, Alberta because he wanted to surprise my sister during her hockey tournament. He was wearing the blue sweater we sent him for Christmas that year and when she looked up into the stands to see... Read more
Hand Up for Haiti Golf Tournament
September 7, 2018
- Village Voice
The fairways at Mount Elgin Golfer’s Club echoed with laughter, shouts of joy and yes, even the odd curse of frustration (for that is golf), as Schlegel Villages welcomed team members, residents and trusted community partners to the 2nd annual Hand Up Fore Haiti golf tournament Sept. 5. The day was... Read more

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