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November 24, 2016
- Village Voice
University Students play a big role in raising awareness at Humber Heights By Kristian Partington When she was in Grade 10, Margaret Lasota took a summer job at a retirement home in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood of Toronto’s west end and she felt instantly at home working with the older adults who... Read more
November 22, 2016
- Village Voice
Challenging Stereotypes while Raising Funds By Kristian Partington As a photographer, Laura Emptage has been in many different locales focused on a wide range of subjects. Shots of nightclub scenes and concert venues and the musicians and revelers who partied within them eventually paved the way... Read more
November 21, 2016
- In the News
The University of Waterloo participated in Random Act of Kindness Day (RAK Day) to help spread kindness on campus and in our community. Supporting The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, the RAK Day campaign seeks to create a more empathetic and connected community, inviting everyone to... Read more
November 17, 2016
- Village Voice
After a year without standing, Clarence Prior walks again at Taunton Mills By Kristian Partington Clarence Prior was told he’d likely never walk again by the team of caregivers who supported him at the long-term care home in Whitby where he lived for more than three years. His mobility had steadily... Read more
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