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December 13, 2022
- Signature Programs, In the News
LATEST: Episode #50 - Harold Quinn, a resident at The Village of Arbour Trails in Guelph, joins Erin Davis & Doug Robinson to share his story from the Green Bench. As a person who loves to bring people together, we chat about the importance of community, wisdom, and sharing of stories. ( Links... Read more
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation - Orange with a heart
September 30, 2022
- In the News
The knowledge, experience and wisdom of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of the land we now call Canada guided the first settlers when they arrived from overseas centuries ago. Without this early sharing of knowledge, the early arrivals to a new and bountiful land would have been... Read more
Mr. Robinson, a resident of The Village of Sandalwood Park in Brampton, says he’s most looking forward to the opportunity to meet more people through the interview and recording process, and he’s excited by the natural chemistry he’s already discovered with his cohost, Erin Davis.
December 20, 2021
- In the News
#ElderWisdom: Stories from the Green Bench marks 50,000 Downloads As we plan to end season one and prepare season two, we welcome a new co-host and share our gratitude for the stories offered Kitchener, ON – December 20, 2021 – Since its launch in the summer of 2020, more than 50,000 downloads of... Read more
December 9, 2021
- In the News
Innovative design includes 84 beds from Pinehaven Nursing Home along with 12 newly-awarded beds for a total of 288 new LTC beds for Kitchener-Waterloo Kitchener-Waterloo, ON – December 9, 2021 – Schlegel Villages received approval from the Ontario government to expand its Campus of Care at the... Read more
December 9, 2021
- Village Voice, In the News
It wasn’t so long ago that Maria would dread the prospect of a call from the hospital where her husband Imre had been forced to stay, for she’d had several that broke her heart. Restrained by several security guards, her husband, confused due to medication and dementia, would be pinned to the floor... Read more
Schlegel Villages has received approval from the Ontario government to begin development of a new Campus of Care in Oakville that will initially provide innovative LTC care and living arrangements to 640 persons.
October 13, 2021
- In the News
Schlegel Villages to Develop a New Campus of Care in Oakville to Provide a High-Quality of Life and Person-centred Service delivery model to its 640 Village Neighbours Innovative design includes a Health Centre, Living Classroom, and a central Main Street and Town Square to help residents maintain... Read more
August 19, 2021
- In the News
With deep concern and sorrow, the Schlegel Villages community has been watching closely as our friends and neighbours in Haiti face the aftermath of another devastating earthquake that has shattered the fragile nation. The Schlegel connection to Haiti goes back decades; Wilfred Schlegel and his... Read more
Pride at Schlegel Villages
June 1, 2021
- In the News
As our Villages and our organization celebrates Pride Month, it is amazing to think how far the world has come since the days when my grandfather opened our family’s first care home for seniors nearly 70 years ago. People and communities change thanks to the lessons and teachings of each generation... Read more
April 29, 2021
- In the News
Dear Team Members, Residents, Loved Ones and Neighbours; One of the most cherished aspects of life in our 19 Villages is the diversity we so often celebrate. Each location is a microcosm of our global community. A great number of our team members are new Canadians from every corner of the globe and... Read more
#ElderWisdom Podcast - image of Guest Douglas Robinson
December 19, 2020
- In the News
The long-established Wisdom of the Elder Signature Program within Schlegel Villages has led to the launch of a new podcast as part of an over-arching #ElderWidsom campaign to help combat ageism in our society. The podcast series debuted on Oct. 13 and takes the idea of the Green Bench campaign,... Read more