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Garrie and David in their Austin-Healey, with Tansley Woods General Manager Jo-Anna Gurd standing aside. 
November 25, 2021
- Village Voice
There were many summer days that Garrie and David Simpson and their children would be gathered with other car enthusiasts around the track at Mosport Speedway just north of Bowmanville, listening to the sound of engines roaring and feeling the pace of the cars. Garrie and David in their Austin-... Read more
Douglas found he could connect to his beloved Toronto Blue  Jays and also family and friends in England as he accessed new technology at Sandalwood Park. 
November 23, 2021
- Village Voice
As a recreation director at The Village of Sandalwood Park in Brampton, Jennifer Gould and her team are always on the lookout for tools and ideas to help support and engage with residents. When lockdowns and closed doors forced a new sense of isolation upon the Long-Term Care sector with the onset... Read more
#ElderWisdom | Stories from the Green Bench Podcast with guest Felix Rommens from The Village of Winston Park in Kitchener
November 23, 2021
- Signature Programs, In the News
LATEST EPISODE: Felix Rommens, The Village of Winston Park Erin Davis along with co-host Lloyd Hetherington explore friendship, tragedy, love, life, learning and so much more on our Stories from the Green Bench podcast. The Green Bench is a symbol of elder wisdom. Physically or virtually, the bench... Read more
Ken, Bob and Donna shared much in common when they spoke following the Taunton Mills Remembrance Day service.
November 11, 2021
- Village Voice
Moments before Dr. Ken Helson was set to address a small group of fellow Taunton Mills residents gathered in The Ruby for a special Veteran’s Brunch on Remembrance Day, two Royal Canadian Air Force planes flew past overhead. From the 8th Floor view looking south to Lake Ontario, the two CC-130J... Read more
When Heather answered the call to work in long-term care, she found a new sense of satisfaction through the relationships she has built with residents. 
November 10, 2021
- Village Voice
One of the great challenges faced by those who provide care and support for Ontario’s aging population is ensuring there are enough high quality, dedicated team members available. In the past 20 months, the urgent staffing needs in long-term care and retirement settings were exacerbated as COVID-19... Read more
Though all 19 Villages couldn't be together for Operational  Planning this year, everyone was still able to safely gather to reflect on our past, restore our commitment and reset our path forward into the future. 
November 5, 2021
- Village Voice
Some 30 years ago after The Village of Winston Park first opened in Kitchener, a small group of The Village’s leaders gathered around the dining room table in the home of Ron Schlegel to envision the year ahead. This first incarnation of the Schlegel Villages Operational Planning Retreat was the... Read more
Celebrating 20 Years of Dedication at Wentworth Heights
November 3, 2021
- Village Voice
As the late October rains hammer down from the sky outside The Village of Wentworth Heights in Hamilton, a celebration is underway in The Ruby, the Village’s restaurant-style dining room upon the 10th Floor. On this night, Schlegel Villages marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of the long-term... Read more
Elizabeth discusses the process of researching her designs  for traditional outfits from around the world. 
October 21, 2021
- Village Voice
When one walks into Elizabeth Pusztai’s suite in the Village of Wentworth Heights, the eye and mind are instantly drawn to the artistry of the space. Landscape paintings are tastefully spread out along the walls and in two glass cabinets, some two dozen Barbie dolls are displayed, each adorned in... Read more
Stuart Beattie is a man of the world.
October 20, 2021
- Village Voice
Stuart Beattie is a man of the world. He holds citizenship in three countries; he has lived in or visited several corners of the planet; the first people he ever lived with in Australia decades ago are still like family today. Now he calls The Village at University Gates home and from his suite on... Read more
Rita's kind nature and optimism shine at Erin Meadows. 
October 18, 2021
- Village Voice
“I know at the end of every tunnel there is some light,” says Rita Vollick as she reflects on the first half of 2021 after moving into her new home in The Village of Erin Meadows. Rita has an inherently optimistic nature that comes across as she talks in her quiet voice. Rita's kind nature and... Read more

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