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December 8, 2016
- Village Voice
‘It meant the world’ for Elaine to be able to sing in her beloved choir again By Kristian Partington Among many of the great characteristics that defined the man she loved, Elaine Charette remembers the spirit of perseverance and determination her husband Webb held tightly throughout his life. “He... Read more
December 6, 2016
- Village Voice
Surprise reunion for Gord and Mae Smith at Riverside Glen By Kristian Partington Though the world is, in many ways, a drastically different place today compared to 1953, it’s amazing how little some things have changed over the course of six decades. Gord Smith’s face, for one, seems to have... Read more
December 1, 2016
- Village Voice
Residents’ council president shares insights on changes in her home By Kristian Partington In the post-recovery aftermath of a car accident, Sylvia Udale-Clough found herself in a new home – one she says she never expected. Though she’s still only in her 60s, Fairview Nursing Home in downtown... Read more
November 29, 2016
- Village Voice
Village team built upon support and respect In her heart, Vanda Koukounakis has always known that the culture within The Village of Wentworth Heights creates a unique space for residents and team members to find meaning in life through their relationships. It’s a culture that goes far beyond any... Read more
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