Random Act Of Kindness

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 7:03pm

Random Act of Kindness Day

The University of Waterloo participated in Random Act of Kind


Outstandng Philathropist: Dr. Ron Schlegel

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:54am

National Philanthropy Day® is a special day set aside each year on the 15th of November to uphold the great contributions of philanthropy — and to recognize those who are active in the philanthropic community.

Recipients of the awards for philanthropy are nominated for demonstrating outstanding commitment and leadership in all aspects of philanthropy.

AFP recognizes these outstanding nominees that embody the true meaning of philanthropy — the love of humankind.


Elderly mother’s return from antipsychotic drugs ~ Toronto Star

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:06pm

The Toronto Star

By: Jesse McLean nvestigative News reporter, David Bruser News Reporter, Published on Wed May 20 2015


Blue and brilliant, Mary Bishop’s eyes glistened with a liveliness that prompted one of her daughter’s to call her “my beauty queen.”


Work started on Centre for Excellence for Innovation in Aging

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 1:20pm

Work started on Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging, CNW, November 13, 2013 12:57 PM

Ground was broken for a pioneering innovation institute for aging on the north campus of the University of Waterloo more


Ron Schlegel Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 3:52pm

OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced today the eligibility criteria for the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal will commemorate the 60th anniversary of accession to the throne of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada, and pay homage to her six decades of service and commitment to our country.


Research Update

Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 1:31pm

Click on photo for an update on Research.


Partners to build research centre for seniors at the University of Waterloo

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 4:25pm

WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Aug. 29, 2011) - An ambitious partnership involving the Ontario government, postsecondary sector and Schlegel Villages will develop a centre of excellence for research, training and innovation in senior health care and wellness at the University of Waterloo. The goal is to help Canada better prepare for an aging population.



Monday, May 9, 2011 - 9:56am

 August 19, 2011

Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging Achieves International Citation of Honour


Guelph Seniors Take the Walking Cure

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 3:09pm

(Quoted from the Guelph Mercury)


Schlegel Villages Win Awards

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 3:07pm

Specialty  Care and Schlegel Villages (formerly known as Oakwood Retirement Communities) win OLTCA Quality Improvement Awards Convalescent Care Team and PSW Training Initiative.

Josie d'Avernas recieves award on behalf of Schlegel Villages from Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) CEO Ben Chan.

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