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May 16, 2017
- Village Voice
Work of art is an ‘opportunity to bless the life that has lived’ Death is a part of life but until recent times in most corners of the long-term care and seniors living sectors, death was a topic to be spoken of only of in quiet tones, hidden from view, presumably in the hopes of avoiding any shift... Read more
May 11, 2017
- Village Voice
Carol Gloster brings a unique perspective to the recruitment process The long-term care sector is competitive in terms of recruitment and retention of strong caregivers, so attracting and hiring the right people who embody the right values is a constant, ongoing process. Carol Gloster hadn’t lived... Read more
May 9, 2017
- Village Voice
Expanding the Village Model a key priority for Schlegel Villages In late 2015/early 2016, Schlegel Villages formalized its five-year strategic plan targeting seven key priorities that will help the organization achieve four main goals: Enhance the Village Model as a thriving social environment for... Read more
May 4, 2017
- Village Voice
For the sake of both team members and residents, the conversation must take place Sitting in the Glendale Crossing library before a warm fireplace as heavy spring rains beat down on the city of London, Marion Hird shares a few stories from her past, along with some current perspective on life. A... Read more
May 2, 2017
- Village Voice
Succession planning is critical to meet expanding needs “We don’t serve people by letting them be less than they can be,” keynote speaker Nancy Fox told a group of nearly 250 people gathered at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton for the annual Schlegel Villages Leadership Retreat. Indeed, a... Read more
April 27, 2017
- Village Voice
Day 1 of the annual Schlegel Villages leadership retreat The annual Schlegel Villages Leadership retreat begins on the morning of April 27 with nearly 250 people from across the organization calmed into a meditative state. The topic, if it can distilled, is balance, as keynote speakers Nancy Fox... Read more
April 25, 2017
- Village Voice
Residents, team members and friends roll up sleeves for spring cleanup Arnold George was raised on a farm in the sprawling countryside north of London, Ont., near the village of Lucan. He was brought up to know the value of hard work, never shying away when someone needed a hand because in the... Read more
April 21, 2017
- Village Voice
Each village offering gratitude during Volunteer Week April 23-29 The team members who support the physical and emotional needs of residents may be the backbone of every village, but the people who give freely of their time in a volunteer capacity give the Villages spark, enhancing the lives of... Read more
April 18, 2017
- Village Voice
New Centre will enhance innovative education and research knowledge translation Schlegel Villages and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) have always enjoyed a strong partnership with Conestoga College. The school is viewed as an essential element in the development of a... Read more
April 13, 2017
- Village Voice
Aspen Lake and the volunteer pairing of Kenya and Gary Williams The day Gary Williams retired after nearly two decades of service in auto manufacturing, Kenya came into his life. A friend of a friend suddenly had to move, and they couldn’t take their gentle three-year-old South African Bull Mastiff... Read more

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