Latest Village Voice (Pinehaven Nursing Home)

Team members from three Villages, as well as a resident, took part in three volunteer build days in support  of Habitat for Humanity, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph.
February 18, 2020
- Village Voice
When Bryce McBain announced that Schlegel Villages was seeking teams of volunteers to support Habitat for Humanity in its large, multi-family complex in Guelph’s east end, the response was immediate. Team members from three Villages, as well as a resident, took part in three volunteer build days in... Read more
Louise alongside Pinehaven's Jill McQueen upon the #ElderWisdom bench in Waterloo. Louise says the friends she made while staying at Pinehaven helped in her recovery.
December 18, 2019
- Village Voice
Louise Schultz’s connection to Waterloo’s Pinehaven Nursing Home goes back some 25 years to when she began working there as a personal support worker; upon reflection today it’s a connection that very well may have saved her life. Louise alongside Pinehaven's Jill MacQueen upon the #ElderWisdom... Read more
George and Barry both speak highly of the community they call home, Pinehaven Nursing Home. 
November 29, 2019
- Village Voice
Barry and George are sitting across from each other in the bright lounge of Pinehaven Nursing Home in Waterloo. They’re waiting patiently for the morning’s service to begin. Though they are from different corners of the world, the opportunity to worship was always important to both of them... Read more
Team member Alecia Shearer and resident Lloyd Teeple.
October 31, 2019
- Village Voice
Across Schlegel Villages, the final week of October has been a celebration of Halloween, with residents and team members soaking in the spirit and inviting young people for trick-or-treating warm-ups ahead of what is expected to be a soggy All Hallow’s Eve across the province on Oct. 31. Riverside... Read more
Schlegel Villages Team Members and Residents enjoyed taking part in the annual Oktoberfest Parade.
October 15, 2019
- Village Voice
Thanksgiving is all about tradition and for people from the Kitchener-Waterloo region, tradition often centres around the annual Oktoberfest parade on Thanksgiving Monday. Schlegel Villages was once again proud to be part of the event with team members and residents wrapped up together on the #... Read more
Residents at Pinehaven cheered when Will, a beloved PSW, kissed his bride 
September 10, 2019
- Village Voice
There’s nothing quite like a wedding celebration to bring family together, so when William Montgomery said his vows and married the love of his life, he wanted his family from Pinehaven Nursing Home in Waterloo to be part of it. Logistics and space, however, meant he couldn’t invite the residents... Read more
May 28, 2019
- Village Voice
Earlier this year, two team members at Waterloo’s Pinehaven Nursing Home took it upon themselves to organize a palliative care committee. In recent years, older views on long-term care support have given way to a much more person-centred approach in the home, and the enrichment of end-of life care... Read more
For nearly 30 years, Ruthie has offered her selfless kindness to the residents of Pinehaven Nursing Home.
April 9, 2019
- Village Voice
When Michelle Schultz began working in recreation at Waterloo's Pinehaven Nursing Home 12 years ago, volunteer Ruthie Thoman was already a fixture in the home. Twice a week and sometimes more often than that, Ruthie has been coming to Pinehaven for nearly 30 years, always with her kind heart open... Read more
KW Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day parade
October 10, 2018
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages couldn’t resist taking part in the 50th anniversary celebrations of North America’s largest Bavarian festival with a parade float in the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day parade Oct. 8. Residents, families and team members were happy to be part of the 50th KW... Read more
February 23, 2018
- Village Voice
In the early 1990s, well before Brad Schlegel joined his brothers at the head of RBJ Schlegel Holdings Inc., the overseeing company that owns and operates Schlegel Villages, he was an Olympic Athlete. He twice won silver in hockey, first in Albertville, France in 1992 before Lillehammer, Norway in... Read more

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