Latest Village Voice (The Village of Taunton Mills)

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January 13, 2021
- Signature Programs, Village Voice, In the News
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After much consideration, Kylie and Staci were proud to get their vaccination to protect those they serve, as well as for their own well-being. 
January 7, 2021
- Village Voice
Staci Wale is only half-joking when she says she’s the type of person who won’t buy shampoo without spending hours researching the ingredients to make an informed decision. “If I’m putting something in my body, I want to know exactly what I’m doing,” she says. After much consideration, Kylie and... Read more
Ashlee is one of many team members recognized with a Success Award for her ability to connect with those she serves.
October 29, 2020
- Village Voice
When Ashlee Bannister was called to the stage outside The Village of Taunton Mills to accept her Success Award, she was overcome with emotion. Tears flowed down her cheeks, though her smile was wide, and it was clear this moment was much more than team member recognition; this was a moment to... Read more
#IGiveHope is a reminder of the legacy behind the Fund; Wilfred Schlegel was a humble community builder, always there to lend a hand, and Schlegel Villages team members embody that spirit every day.
October 5, 2020
- Village Voice
When Ron Schlegel speaks about his father, Wilfred, there is reverence in his voice. When his sons speak of their grandfather, admiration shines through, as does their commitment to follow his example as a generous community builder always looking for opportunities to help a neighbour. When the... Read more
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

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