Latest Village Voice (Erin Mills Lodge)

December 9, 2021
- Village Voice, In the News
It wasn’t so long ago that Maria would dread the prospect of a call from the hospital where her husband Imre had been forced to stay, for she’d had several that broke her heart. Restrained by several security guards, her husband, confused due to medication and dementia, would be pinned to the floor... Read more
When Andy's health began to turn, the team at Erin Mills Lodge was able to offer a measure of comfort in is transition from hospital. 
August 18, 2021
- Village Voice
After three months supported by the team in the Enhanced Supportive Neighbourhood (ESN) at Erin Mills Lodge in Mississauga, Andy Carli is preparing to move to a more permanent Long-Term Care environment able to meet his needs. When Andy's health began to turn, the team at Erin Mills Lodge was able... Read more
“They have been so absolutely lovely,” says one family  member about the team at Erin Mills Lodge and the care the small home offers her father and his fellow residents. 
June 24, 2021
- Village Voice
It has been just over two weeks since Ernie moved into Mississauga’s Erin Mills lodge, and his daughter Marlene has seen a noticeable improvement. The move, she says, is “bringing new life back to Dad.” “They have been so absolutely lovely,” says one family member about the team at Erin Mills Lodge... Read more
"I just wanted to make sure the residents needs were being met; that was my priority." -Emlyn Charles
May 27, 2021
- Village Voice
The moment Emlyn Charles first took over Erin Mills Lodge in Mississauga as a ProResp respiratory therapist, she felt welcome. “Right from the get-go, they were interested in knowing me, knowing what I do and how they can better assist me,” Emlyn says. It wasn’t just the clinical team that made her... Read more
After a year under COVID-19, we reflect on the struggle and the beauty, and we look to the future with hope.
March 10, 2021
- Village Voice
Reflections and hope A year under COVID-19 Main Street in The Village of Wentworth Heights was abuzz with activity on March 12, 2020 as the Village celebrated the artwork of a talented retirement home resident. Guests mingled and viewed the various paintings of landscapes and seascapes; there were... Read more
Relationships in the realm of an RPN Village Voice Story
March 5, 2021
- Village Voice
To be a nurse is to answer a calling. There is an inherent kindness and compassion mixed with a desire to do anything possible to make the life of someone else a little easier. The RPNs who come alongside the residents of Schlegel Villages seem to bring even more of themselves, for they are not... Read more
Team members from across the organization have been able to  support their brothers and sisters during times of great challenge.  Brad Schlegel was able to see this in action during his time over Christmas in The Village at St,.Clair. 
December 30, 2020
- Village Voice
At the close of year measured by sacrifice and loss, it’s worth noting what has lifted the spirit and offered signs of hope. Within the Schlegel Villages community, one such beacon has been the ways in which Villages and team members have supported each other during the times of greatest difficulty... Read more
#IGiveHope is a reminder of the legacy behind the Fund; Wilfred Schlegel was a humble community builder, always there to lend a hand, and Schlegel Villages team members embody that spirit every day.
October 5, 2020
- Village Voice
When Ron Schlegel speaks about his father, Wilfred, there is reverence in his voice. When his sons speak of their grandfather, admiration shines through, as does their commitment to follow his example as a generous community builder always looking for opportunities to help a neighbour. When the... Read more
Arlene from The Village of Winston Park was one of many  who received tribute from a loved one to celebrate Grandparents Day. "She has helped shaped us into the people that we are today," wrote her granddaughter Orisha, "and are forever grateful that she is our Grandma!"
September 14, 2020
- Village Voice
For the third year running, Schlegel Villages sponsored a ‘contest’ in celebration of Grandparents Day, asking people connected to the Villages to share their views on why their grandparent could be considered the grandest. The response in 2020 was tremendous and on Sept. 13, many Villages... Read more
Mickey says he is greatly impressed with the perseverance  of the residents and his fellow team members at Erin Mills Lodge, and he's proud to be part of the small Village. 
August 14, 2020
- Village Voice
There were a couple of factors that prompted Mickey Mai to walk into Mississauga’s Erin Mills Lodge back in April to offer his services in any way they could be used. COVID-19 had affected the income he and his parents were able to earn, for one, but more importantly, he had seen how much of an... Read more