Latest Village Voice (The Village of Wentworth Heights)

The expanding LTC sector in Ontario requires quality care partners to meet the growing need. Schlegel Villages is  proud to help train them in Living Classrooms at Riverside Glen, University Gates and Wentworth Heights. 
December 16, 2019
- Village Voice
Thousands of new long-term care beds are being added in the province and Schlegel Villages is honoured to be among the providers chosen to care for and support many of these new residents in the near future. The expanding LTC sector in Ontario requires quality care partners to meet the growing need... Read more
Ruth and Anne both say living at Wentworth Heights  feels like living at home.
November 5, 2019
- Village Voice
Anne Whittle and Ruth Chasty sit together in the lounge off Main Street in The Village Wentworth Heights. Other tables are filled with fellow residents, some sipping pints of beer or steaming mugs of coffee while others clink glasses of white wine. As the two friends chat, another resident sits... 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
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
The spirit of hospitality within Emma and Wilfred Schlegel is embodied in The Ruby restaurants. 
July 18, 2019
- Village Voice
When Schlegel Villages founder Ron Schlegel recalls his home growing up in the countryside of Southwestern Ontario, he often recalls two key points; there were always lots of guests and conversation and always plenty of good food. In his capacity as a pastor, Ron’s father Wilfred would often... Read more
Four Chefs representing The Ruby from their respective  Village squared off in an Iron Chef Challenge.
June 27, 2019
- Village Voice
In early June as people from across Schlegel Villages came together for the Pursuit of Passions event centred around a love of food and drink, an elite group of chefs awaited their moment to shine. While residents, team members, families and guests toured Bingeman’s Marshall Hall in Kitchener... Read more
The Wentworth Heights team is proud to mentor PSW students in the new Mohawk College Living Classroom.
February 1, 2019
- Village Voice
The Personal Support Workers who care for and assist the vulnerable people of any community are a special group of people; their selfless dedication to others comes from the deepest roots of compassion, and their kindness can lift the darkest of spirits. On Jan. 31, The Village of Wentworth Heights... Read more
February 26, 2018
- Village Voice
Coming from a family of sports fans, Lori MacKay recalls watching the Olympic games from Montreal in 1976 on the family’s first colour television. Even after she moved away from home she would still call her mother when a big Olympic event was televised so they could watch it together. Lori and... Read more
February 21, 2018
- Village Voice
Hamilton, Ont. – When Sandy Hatch finishes the final position of her “figure skating” routine to the close out competition at the Eastern Schlegel Villages Olympics in Wentworth Heights, a tremendous eruption of cheers and applause drowns out the mellow notes of REM’s Everybody Hurts . Sandy Hatch... Read more
February 8, 2018
- Village Voice
Kathe Kleinau has always been passionate about the written word. She’s been an avid reader her entire life, she loves to sit and write letters and while studying at university she was at her best sharing her knowledge and insights through essays. Kathe Kleinau seeks the richness of people, one... Read more

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