Latest Village Voice (The Village of Arbour Trails)

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
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
January 23, 2020
- Village Voice
In 2018, Sandra Bradley was travelling through the small island nation of Malta when she met a fellow traveller on the same tour. When she asked where he came from, he mentioned a small, adult community near the University of Guelph called The Village by the Arboretum (VBA). She knew of it because... Read more
Richard and Sharon together in their home at Arbour Trails with Wendy, Luis, Marisol and Gabriel.
October 8, 2019
- Village Voice
Richard Carruthers and his wife Sharon are sitting at the large table in the Council Chambers off Main Street in The Village of Arbour Trails for lunch. They are surrounded by the love of their daughter Wendy, her husband Luis and two of their beautiful grandchildren, six-year-old Gabriel and 12-... Read more
Interaction and engagement was instant with the new custom wall collections in the Emma's neighbourhood at Arbour Trails
February 21, 2019
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
In the Village of Arbour Trails where the two main streets in Emma’s neighbourhood converge, Heather Luth sits upon a chair holding a large flash card with a simple, clear drawing of a milk bottle upon it. Several residents and a couple of team members are gathered around telling stories from the... Read more
Aspen Lake's Jake Corrent plays "Simon Scream" during an Innovation Summit session on theatre and improv as a tool the enhance life quality and improve mental health.
June 21, 2018
- Village Voice
Gabrielle Uger fell in love with theatre long ago and that love never faded from her system. Through a life path that carried her from Texas to Northern Ontario and eventually Guelph, where she discovered a new love working alongside residents in The Village of Arbour Trails, the artistic and... Read more
The Right Honourable David Johnston says #ElderWidsom is a way to cherish our teachers.
June 7, 2018
- Village Voice
Shortly after it was announced that the Right Honourable David Johnston, the 28th Governor General of Canada, had joined the board of Schlegel Health Care overseeing Homewood Health and Schlegel Villages, he spoke about the current #ElderWisdom campaign spearheaded by Schlegel Villages. The Right... Read more
April 17, 2018
- Village Voice
Marianne Gaettens recalls an Open House at her home in The Village of Arbour Trails encouraging residents to get a feeling for what life is like in each of the neighbourhoods throughout the continuum of care. Marianne is among those who live independently with very little need of support, but the... Read more
February 15, 2018
- Village Voice
When the final votes were tallied and the judges offered their insights, the chefs from Schlegel Villages won the title of ‘Most Creative Dish’ at the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada Healthy Hearts Chef Challenge on Feb. 7 in Toronto. Chefs Caitlin Boucher,George Madalena, Kevin Hughes &... Read more
November 30, 2017
- Village Voice
Margaret Stinson with Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Dipika Damerla, Minister of Seniors Affairs. Two Schlegel Villages residents stood before The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, at Queen’s Park on Nov. 29 to receive honours for their dedicated service to others... Read more

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