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April 9, 2018
- Village Voice
Wilfred Schlegel was a farmer, a businessman and a pastor, all wrapped up in one “very interesting package,” as his grandson Jamie says. The sense of compassion and generosity Emma and Wilfred Schlegel instilled in their family and community continues to inspire people today. “Throughout his life,... Read more
April 5, 2018
- Village Voice
In early April, Jack York, the president and co-founder of It’s Never 2 Late (IN2L), and regional sales manger Debbie Ciesielczyk visited Schlegel Villages to learn a little more about the company’s “preeminent Canadian Customer.” They toured the Research Institute for Aging and the Villages of... Read more
March 29, 2018
- Village Voice
In early March, nearly 400 people from across Canada, the United States and as far away as Japan converged on the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre in Niagara Falls for Walk With Me: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada , hosted by the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) and... Read more
March 27, 2018
- Village Voice
Leroy Johnson has written books in the past, but they never tapped into the creative portion of his personality. They were textbooks, written in structured format as teaching tools computer programming language. There is pride in accomplishment, and Ayman (right) was proud to help Leroy in the... Read more
March 22, 2018
- Village Voice
A few years ago, The Village of Erin Meadows shifted its approach to the loss of a resident. For the longest time in the long-term care sector, death was a subject to be hidden from view, supposedly in the hopes of protecting other residents from the reality of their own mortality. But as the shift... Read more
March 20, 2018
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
On a random Thursday in mid-November while wandering through The Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington, the sounds of singing in the community centre off the long-term care Main Street catch my attention. I recognize the music as part of the Java Music Club, and venture in to ask if I might sit in... Read more
March 15, 2018
- Village Voice
For nearly eight years, Schlegel Villages has made a concerted effort to reimagine its approach to service and support for the residents who call the villages home. Beyond the villages, however, this shift in thinking is taking root as more organizations and agencies supporting older adults come to... Read more
March 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Late in the evening on March 6 after arriving home from two full days in Niagara Falls at Canada’s only conference focused on Changing the Culture of Aging in our communities, I sent a question via e-mail to Paul Brown of Schlegel Villages. Schlegel Villages delegates at Walk With Me 2018. As the... Read more
March 12, 2018
- Articles & Education
Schlegel Villages/RIA Innovation Summit 2018: Innovator’s Den Call for Participation On June 13 & 14 2018, Schlegel Villages and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA), are excited to be hosting their fourth annual Innovation Summit. Part of that event will be our third Innovator’s... Read more
March 9, 2018
- Village Voice
In the history of humankind, there has never been a time of more abundance, says bestselling author Neil Pasricha, yet far too many people throughout the world are hopelessly struggling to find happiness in their lives. Bestselling author Neil Pasricha engaging with audience members during his... Read more

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