Latest Village Voice (The Village of Glendale Crossing)

Marisol's submssion about her Grumpa was randomly chosen as the 'Grandest'. "If I were to tell him I won at a class race," she says,  "he would remember and always make sure I knew that he was proud."
September 12, 2019
- Village Voice
“Oma was always so generous, loving and caring,” writes Jack Pompili about his grandmother, Johanna of Taunton Mills. “She used to comfort me when I felt bad or was upset, now I hold her hand and comfort her if she is upset when I visit.” Marisol's submssion about her Grumpa was randomly chosen as... 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
July 26, 2019
- Village Voice
Harold St. Pierre had only one thing upon his mind anytime he heard the concept of a wish program arise within The Village of Glendale Crossing where he lived with his wife Nellie. After 59 years of marriage, he simply wanted to marry his wife all over again. Harold and Nellie were joined by loved... Read more
It may seem like small things, but the lovely food and drink spread throughout the Bingeman’s Conference Hall in Kitchener this day represent the wealth of knowledge and wisdom held in the minds and hearts of the elders of our communities. Residents, loved ones, team members and volunteers from 18 villages gather together in the collective love of food and fellowship to share their memories and stories with friends old and new.
June 6, 2019
- Village Voice
The sign at the table says “Piccoli’s Pizza;” tucked behind it is Aldo Piccoli, his wife Anna and their daughter Franca, while spread out across the dark tablecloth are two versions of the gift they’ve created for today’s Pursuit of Passions event. “We make a lotta’ pizza,” Aldo says, his Italian... Read more
Susan Wilson and Betty Findlay soaking up a bit of sun  during a visit to Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines.
May 22, 2019
- Village Voice
Kathy says the best parts of her trip to Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines in the early fall of 2018 were the trails that wound through the campground and the roaring bonfire, complete with camp songs led by the camp’s manager, Bernie Burnett. Susan Wilson and Betty Findlay soaking up a bit of sun... Read more
Grace composed an original song to say thank you to The Village she volunteered at all through school.
October 25, 2018
- Village Voice
To meet the requirements of the Grade 12 music course in her final year of high school, Grace Chretien had to compose and perform a unique piece of music. Inspiration, however, as so often happens when a deadline looms over creativity, was difficult to come by, and Grace had trouble getting started... Read more
Java Music Club - A peer support group
October 16, 2018
- Village Voice
It’s a typical Thursday morning in early September at the Village of Glendale Crossing in London. Main Street is buzzing with activity as team members and residents hum back and forth. Conversations and laughter float in and out, while a small clothing sale is set up in the library attracting... Read more
Jim Sharrard got hold of his at 100 miles an hour on a bright Saturday in early September. 
September 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Since 2015, The Village of Glendale Crossing in London has quietly worked on a variety of fundraising efforts to help residents realize some of the desires in life they’ve never had an opportunity to grasp. Jim Sharrard got hold of his at 100 miles an hour on a bright Saturday in early September... Read more
April 20, 2018
- Village Voice
Countless volunteers offer their time and talents to the residents and team members of Schlegel Villages, and without them the neighbourhoods would be sorely lacking in spirit. In Canada, April 15-21 marks National Volunteer Week as an occasion to make special note of just how invaluable the... Read more
February 1, 2018
- Village Voice
Updated ERCC Program puts PSWs in Residents’ Shoes Tanya Aspden couldn’t picture working in any other setting than where she is right now, in the Byron neighbourhood of The Village of Glendale Crossing supporting residents who are living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. To put the residents... Read more

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