Latest Village Voice (The Village of Taunton Mills)

July 24, 2020
- Village Voice
A family member’ brush with COVID-19 Those who work alongside our most vulnerable community citizens understand implicitly how devastating COVID-19 can be, but for those outside of the sector, until one is faced with the threat in their own lives, it can still seem somewhat abstract. A family... Read more
One might not see the smiles behind Doug or Stephen's mask, but their eyes revealed their delight at reconnecting. 
June 19, 2020
- Village Voice
Under the shade of a tent on the patio outside of the retirement neighbourhoods of The Village of Taunton Mills, Doug Price and his son Stephen sit across a table from each other sharing stories and catching up. The masks upon their faces hide their smiles, but their eyes show their delight as they... Read more
Beyond basic, sensible approaches to infection control, our team members are going above and beyond to support residents in The Villages.
March 17, 2020
- Village Voice
The world is changing before our eyes as communities in every corner of the globe manage the COVID-19 crisis and work to protect those at the greatest of risk. This situation is unprecedented and in every Schlegel Village, teams are working tirelessly to support residents in every way they can. It... Read more
Sara is one of the team members supporting residents  like Valerie in the new Emma's neighbourhood at Taunton  Mills. LIVING In My Today teaches that taking the time to truly know each resident is the key to successful support. 
January 21, 2020
- Village Voice
It’s just after lunch on a Wednesday afternoon in the new Emma’s neighbourhood of The Village of Taunton Mills, and a resident named Valerie sits quietly at a table sipping a cup of tea. Team members and other residents buzz around the large open space, which is only about half-filled a few weeks... Read more
A random morning as Doris helps her father with laundry is the perfect time for stories of adventure.
January 9, 2020
- Village Voice
Palmer MacLeod is sitting in the country kitchen in the new Emma’s neighbourhood in The village of Taunton Mills, the smell of fresh laundry in the air as his daughter Doris runs a load through for her father. A random morning as Doris helps her father with laundry is the perfect time for stories... Read more
Etta has always been a natural caregiver, and she's proud to help her fellow residents in The Village of Taunton Mills.
November 20, 2019
- Village Voice
Etta Gore is from northern Ontario where Black Spruce and Tamarack trees cover the ancient rock formations of the Canadian Shield. It’s the type of place where one must he somewhat hardened to handle the elements and the distances, while at the same time compassionate and kind, for people look out... Read more
Resident veterans of Taunton Mills, like so many across the  organization, were proud to mark Remembrance Day Nov. 11.
November 12, 2019
- Village Voice
Town Halls and Squares and gathering spaces on every neighbourhood of The Villages were transformed into sacred sites of Remembrance on Nov. 11, just as cities and towns across Canada stood silent to honour the selfless service of hundreds of thousands of Canadians over the decades. Resident... Read more
"I was proud to be from Canada and even prouder to be from Schlegel Villages," says Steph Hamilton about her time at the 2019 Pioneer Network Conference.
September 17, 2019
- Village Voice
In 2011, a small group of people connected to Schlegel Villages travelled south from their home in Ontario to St. Charles, Missouri on the banks of the great Missouri River. They were explorers, in a way, eager to learn about a group of people that since the mid 1990s had been influencing change in... Read more
Events such as the Festival of Flavours in 2015 offer an example of bigger culture changes efforts, but there are countless other small moments that define the movement.
August 15, 2019
- Village Voice
In the first days of October as team members and leaders from across Schlegel Villages gather in Niagara Falls for the organization’s annual Operational Planning Retreat, they’ll be celebrating and reflecting upon a special milestone. Events such as the Festival of Flavours in 2015 offer an example... Read more
Staci has learned so much through her friendship with Isobel. 
July 30, 2019
- Village Voice
At 102, Isobel Heighway may be a slight woman, but her personality and the way she cares for others is larger than life. It shines through in many ways throughout her home in The Village of Taunton Mills, but many notice it most clearly in the relationship she’s built with Staci Wale, the Village’s... Read more

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