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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
#ElderWisdom | Stories from the Green Bench Podcast with Sheri Noecker from The Village at University Gates in Waterloo
October 12, 2021
- Signature Programs, In the News
LATEST EPISODE: Sheri Noecker from The Village at University Gates 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,... Read more
September 30, 2021
- 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
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
April 6, 2021
- In the News
Exciting Opportunity for Nurses! To attract Registered Nurses (RNs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) to work in long-term care (LTC) homes with the greatest need across Ontario, the Community Commitment Program for Nurses (CCPN) provides a $10,000 incentive to eligible nurses in exchange for... 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
#ElderWisdom brought to the communities to celebrate Seniors Month
June 1, 2020
- In the News
Honour the wisdom of the elder, end ageism June 2020 – Stories from the Green Bench The Schlegel Villages #ElderWisdom campaign is running it’s 5th year of highlighting the collective wisdom held by our elders across our 19 Schlegel Village locations. Our residents will continue to offer their... Read more
Covid precautions and daily updates from Schlegel Villages
March 31, 2020
- In the News
At Schlegel Villages, we have the honour of caring for and supporting more than 4,000 residents in 19 long-term care and retirement Villages across Ontario. Their safety – along with that of their loved ones and the team members who work in our neighbourhoods – is our top priority. Active screening... Read more

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