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February 6, 2018
- Village Voice
With the temperature in Southern Ontario pushing 10-15 degrees below zero in the early part of February with snow piling up and more in the forecast, the Tansley Trippers are thinking back fondly to the October trip they took to Aruba. Some of the Tansley Trippers in the waters of Aruba. Team... Read more
February 1, 2018
- Village Voice
Updated ERCC Program puts PSWs in Residents’ Shoes Tanya Aspden couldn’t picture working in any other setting than where she is right now, in the Byron neighbourhood of The Village of Glendale Crossing supporting residents who are living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. To put the residents... Read more
January 30, 2018
- Village Voice
Lesley Moran grew up on a male-dominated house, she says with a laugh, recalling memories of her brothers wrapped up in sports while she, like so many other girls, was relegated to the sidelines and ballet classes of a different era. Mike and Shirley on the Riverside Glen rink. But she was always... Read more
January 25, 2018
- Village Voice
For someone living independently, mealtimes are points in the day where personal choice and preference are paramount, yet often taken for granted. They know what they like to eat and when they want to do so and for the most part those decisions guide their approach to meals. Most rarely give it a... Read more
January 18, 2018
- Village Voice
Stan Belza vividly recalls the tension he felt when the time came for his mother Wanda to move from her Toronto home to The Village at Humber Heights. He’ll also never forget the day she left – the bitter-sweetness of the dignity walk that carried her through the front door seven years after she’d... Read more
January 16, 2018
- Village Voice
Like many people, Ron Droulliard had never given much thought to the idea that the language people use in their day-to-day conversations can have a major part to play in the perpetuation of stigmas and stereotypes. When he returned home after a meeting in Toronto focused on the subject of non-... Read more
January 12, 2018
- Village Voice
Harry McMahon sits in the country kitchen of the Sheridan neighbourhood of The Village of Erin Meadows, not far from his wife Margaret’s room. Outside the kitchen, a young recreation team member plays familiar songs upon a guitar; inside he and Margaret hold hands as they share the story of their... Read more
January 9, 2018
- Village Voice
The value of the Java Music Club is proven week over week as small groups of residents in neighbourhoods throughout Schlegel Villages gather together to share stories of the past and their hopes or fears for the future. And yet, for those residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of... Read more
January 4, 2018
- Village Voice
One of the greatest risks people face as they age is the damage that can occur after suffering a serious fall. Fractures among older adults are much more common and the period of recovery that much longer; for some, their life quality may never return after a fall. Erin Mills Lodge is proud to have... Read more
January 2, 2018
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
One of the most effective resources employed by Schlegel Villages to reduce stigma and challenge the stereotypes that accompany the word dementia is a six-module education program known as LIVING the Dementia Journey . LIVING The Dementia Journey is one more tool to help team members and residents... Read more