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November 15, 2016
- Village Voice
One additional highlight during Fall Prevention Month At the Village of Taunton Mills throughout the month of November, the Program for Active Living (PAL) team, led by kinesiologists Victoria Raimundo in long-term care (LTC) and Jodie Walker in retirement, has been highlighting the importance of... Read more
November 11, 2016
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington Tears well easily in the eyes of Victor Bayliss this morning. Emotion is heavy, for it’s Remembrance Day and the veterans he counts as neighbours at The Village of Taunton Mills have taken their seats at the front of the Town Hall. They prepare to lay their wreaths and... Read more
November 10, 2016
- Village Voice
Analyzing data offers opportunities for continued improvement By Kristian Partington One of the most important factors contributing to a high quality of life among the people who choose to call a Schlegel Village home is the level of engagement among the team members who serve them. When a team... Read more
November 8, 2016
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington During a panel discussion at Schlegel Villages annual operational planning retreat in October, five panelists representing residents, families and team members were asked to describe a day in the village that stands out in their memories a special. St. Clair general manager... Read more
November 3, 2016
- Village Voice
Riverside Glen kinesiologist on what residents should know By Kristian Partington There’s no denying the fact that when an older adult falls, the ramifications can be terribly difficult to manage. The natural aging process renders many older adults vulnerable to serious fractures, even in cases of... Read more
October 27, 2016
- Village Voice
Wentworth Heights GM describes the impact of signature program By Kristian Partington As the general manager at Hamilton’s Village of Wentworth Heights, Vanda Koukounakis supports all team members in all aspects of village life. In doing so, she oversees all education programs for team members and... Read more
October 25, 2016
- Village Voice
Schlegel family offering seniors outdoor adventure with purchase of campground By Kristian Partington In the rolling meadows and forests north of Ailsa Craig, Ont., there lies a hidden oasis where families have etched memories of outdoor adventure together for more than 40 years. When Wilfred... Read more
October 20, 2016
- Village Voice
A powerful experience as people living with dementia share their experiences By Kristian Partington When the To Whom I May Concern sharing group from the Village of Humber Heights in Etobicoke took centre stage at the Schlegel Villages Operational Planning retreat, 300 people held their breath... Read more
October 18, 2016
- Village Voice
Dr. Allen Power inspires at the annual Schlegel Villages Operational Planning Retreat By Kristian Partington It was five years ago when Dr. Allen Power, a respected thought leader in the world of elder care, first connected with Schlegel Villages as a guest speaker at the organization’s annual... Read more
October 13, 2016
- Village Voice
Nearly 300 leaders gather to create the path to the future. Kristian Partington The sheer amount of information on offer as team members from across all 16 Schlegel Villages, the Support Office and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging gathered at The Blue Mountain Inn outside of Collingwood... Read more

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