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March 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Celebrating the Students who bring vibrancy to Village Life Within minutes of beginning to interview Karen Poveda for a potential co-op placement at the Village of Glendale Crossing, Amy Harbin knew the kinesiology student was destined to work with seniors. Kinesiology co-op student Karen Poveda (... Read more
March 23, 2017
- Village Voice
Construction of new Retirement Suites now underway in Waterloo When the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, officially marked the opening of The Village at University Gates and the Schlegel Centre of Excellence for Research and Innovation in the fall of 2015, he called it “... Read more
March 21, 2017
- Village Voice
At Emma’s in Arbour Trails, residents and team are inspired to bake a little more Few could argue that in terms of comfort, not much beats walking into a room filled with the sweet smells of fresh baked goods wafting from the kitchen. The scents attract people, enticing them to make their way... Read more
March 16, 2017
- Village Voice
Family members say goodbye to one Schlegel Team before meeting another The instant Cathy moved into the Village at St. Clair in Windsor, her sisters knew she was in the right place. Her sister Denise says the perfect mix of compassion, enthusiasm and professionalism infused the initial meeting they... Read more
March 14, 2017
- Village Voice
ETAG Online has great impact on the well being of older adults When the recreation team at the Village of Erin Meadows suggested the village take a break from offering its ETAG Online computer education program through the winter months, residents voiced their displeasure. The program, the team... Read more
March 8, 2017
- Village Voice
New initiative helps team members connect with residents who are living with dementia With a short glance upon the wall in Faith Brender’s room in Emma’s neighbourhood in the Village of Arbour Trails, one learns so much about her. She was a social worker and a nurse who travelled the globe... Read more
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

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