Latest Village Voice (The Village at St. Clair)

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
Marcel and Hannah are ready for the tip-off at the game.
February 28, 2020
- Village Voice
Among many different roles Charlotte Bautista took on throughout her career educating teenagers, she coached basketball. She’s nearly 90 now and those days are well in the past, but her love of the game still shone clearly when she joined fellow residents from her home in the Village at St. Clair... Read more
Physiotherapy assistants Jake and Steve work with Mr. Tran during his regular exercise efforts in The Village at St. Clair. 
February 10, 2020
- Village Voice
When Nghiep Tran moved to The Village at St. Clair in 2017, he was learning to live with the results of a stroke that left his mobility completely compromised, so much so that he required a mechanical lift to help him in and out of bed every day. Physiotherapy assistants Jake and Steve work with Mr... Read more
As a dietary aide, Chantal was able to develop more  meaningful connections with residents when a dishwasher in the neighbourhood created efficiencies. Albertina is just one of  many residents Chantal enjoys connecting with at St. Clair. 
December 3, 2019
- Village Voice
Chantal Hurst values efficiency in her work. “I’m a Zoomer,” she says with a laugh. In the past two years as a dietary team member with The Village at St. Clair, she’s figured out how to maximize her time in the meal set-up and clean-up in all the village neighbourhoods, and she is always on the... Read more
St. Clair neighbour Leona shares a dance with Jim, the  volunteer who brings a musical dance party to Main Street  every Wednesday. These are the moments The Village  celebrates on its 5th anniversary.
November 22, 2019
- Village Voice
Main Street in The Village at St. Clair smells of popcorn on a random Wednesday at the end of November and music belts out as a small core of residents sing and dance along. People float in and out and the familiar tones seem to spark interest in them all. Some are neighbours (residents) who can’t... Read more
Randy and his mother Kathryn (front) are joined by an aunt and cousin from The Netherlands. They were so pleased  Kathryn could be part of her Grandson's wedding.
September 19, 2019
- Village Voice
On the day Brandon Klyn wed his new bride, Laura, the sight of his grandmother Kathryn smiling in the front row of pews was enough to bring a tear to several eyes. Randy and his mother Kathryn (front) are joined by an aunt and cousin from The Netherlands. They were so pleased Kathryn could be part... Read more
LaSalle Mayor Marc Bondy joins Kaye on the #ElderWisdom bench.
August 13, 2019
- Village Voice
There’s an image of long-term care most people tend to carry in their minds that Kaye Brown would like to change. One of the best ways to do that is to venture out into the community and share her insights and wisdom with as many people as possible, which is how she came to find herself at the... Read more
Kristin, Janelle and Jake are a big part of the reason the  Universtiy of Windsor recognized Schlegel Villages with a 2018 Co-op & Internship Employer Recognition Award . 
April 3, 2019
- Village Voice
The University of Windsor was honoured to present Schlegel Villages with a 2018 Co-op & Internship Employer Recognition Award this spring as part of National Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning Week. Kristin, Janelle and Jake are a big part of the reason the Universtiy of Windsor recognized... Read more
Tammy Roberts (left) is proud of the path that led her from a position as a housekeeper at Aspen Lake to the general manager of the Village at St. Clair. 
March 8, 2019
- Village Voice
About a year after Tammy Roberts began working as a housekeeper in the newly opened Village of Aspen Lake in Windsor, one of the neighbourhood coordinators (NCs) there announced she was having a baby. Peter Brouwers, director of environmental services at the time, thought Tammy was the perfect... Read more
Doc Wright (second from right) is considered by many to be a legend in the Windsor music scene. 
January 22, 2019
- Village Voice
Doc Wright lies back on his bed with a well-worn Fender electric guitar cradled in his arms. The unmistakable riff that opens Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode pours out and Doc grins a little as he explains that this was the song that first made him want to play the guitar. Doc Wright (second from... Read more

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