Latest Village Voice (The Village of Humber Heights)

May 23, 2017
- Village Voice
When Joan Bailey first moved into Emma’s neighbourhood in the Village of Humber Heights in early 2014, she kept to herself. It’s not uncommon for a new resident to feel this way, says personal support worker Vanessa Estrera; she’s seen it many times since she began welcoming new residents to the... Read more
November 24, 2016
- Village Voice
University Students play a big role in raising awareness at Humber Heights By Kristian Partington When she was in Grade 10, Margaret Lasota took a summer job at a retirement home in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood of Toronto’s west end and she felt instantly at home working with the older adults who... Read more
October 20, 2016
- Village Voice
A powerful experience as people living with dementia share their experiences By Kristian Partington When the To Whom I May Concern sharing group from the Village of Humber Heights in Etobicoke took centre stage at the Schlegel Villages Operational Planning retreat, 300 people held their breath... Read more
July 14, 2016
- Village Voice
2nd Annual Innovation Summit inspires Ron Smith of Humber Heights Ron Smith has always known that the people who work at his home in The Village of Humber Heights go far beyond what many typical jobs call for in terms of personal commitment. When he joined his village representatives at the 2nd... Read more
May 13, 2016
- Village Voice
Residents take in their first live pro basketball game, thanks to Albert Sese By Kristian Partington Maybe, just maybe, there’s a little bit of Jean Berry’s influence at work in the fantastic showing the Toronto Raptors have had in their playoff run this spring. It’s nice to think so anyways... Read more
March 17, 2016
- Village Voice
The legacy of Georgina Jackson’s life at Humber Heights in Etobicoke can be seen in some of the flowers that bloom throughout her neighbourhood. Georgina took pride in them for she’d always loved gardening and they added to the beauty of her apartment when she lived independently in the village... Read more
September 17, 2015
- Village Voice
Eastern villages celebrate favourite recipes and the stories behind them By Kristian Partington “When there’s food, there’s always pleasure,” said Sandalwood Park’s Jennifer Gould as she glanced around the Town Square in the Village of Humber Heights during the peak of the Festival of Flavours... Read more
May 5, 2015
- Village Voice
Two brothers look back on the care their parents received By Kristian Partington Emotion is heavy in Dan Dengate’s voice as he recalls the choice his parents made a few years ago to leave their home for a new one at The Village of Humber Heights, where the challenges of age and frailty could be met... Read more
April 23, 2015
- Village Voice
Commitment and dedication defines a decade of care By Kristian Partington On April 10, The Village of Humber Heights celebrated 10 years of service in Etobicoke with an anniversary celebration. The town square was filled with residents, team members, guests and dignitaries who all reflected on a... Read more
March 17, 2015
- Village Voice
Tool helps residents assess the benefits of regular exercise By Kristian Partington Bill Munns grew up as a farmer in Western Canada in a time when the human body was still one of the most important machines on the farm. Exercise and fitness wasn’t something you had to plan for; it was simply a... Read more

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