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April 28, 2016
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Preparing for the needs of the future at the annual leadership retreat By Kristian Partington The largest group of leaders ever from within Schlegel Villages gathered once again at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton April 26-27 for the organization’s annual leadership retreat. The growth of... Read more
April 22, 2016
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Dot Works is the first resident to turn 100 in the new village By Kristian Partington A 100th birthday is always cause for great celebration but for the team at The Village at University Gates, the centennial milestone Dorothy Works marks on April 22 is all the more memorable because she is the... Read more
April 21, 2016
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Generous donations fuel positive change in the organization and the sector By Kristian Partington Before he stepped into his new role as the overseeing physician at the Village of Winston Park in Kitchener in the late 1990s, Dr. George Miller thought that a 25-year career as a physician working in... Read more
April 19, 2016
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Resident journalist featuring personal profiles of team members By Kristian Partington “Dynamic” is a word Bruce Jackson uses to describe Renee Ganley, a resident at The Village of Aspen Lake he has grown to know quite well during his time there as the village pastor. She’s active in many aspects... Read more
April 15, 2016
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Schlegel Village Team members ‘proud’ to be part of the conversation By Kristian Partington Over the course of two days at the end of March, team members from Schlegel Villages support office, The Village at St. Clair and the Village at University Gates were part of an Oral Health Think Tank hosted... Read more
April 12, 2016
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Walk with Me conference hits on challenges of the Culture Change Journey By Kristian Partington Registered practical nurse Jen McKay has considered the concept of culture change in aging from a few different perspectives over the years and the fact is, change can be a difficult thing. Having worked... Read more
April 7, 2016
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Erin Mills Lodge’s Liza Timoon offers reflection on Edmonton conference By Kristian Partington During any educational conference, it’s hoped that those in attendance will experience at least one moment of revelation that will inspire them upon their return to their respective careers and lives... Read more
April 6, 2016
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By Kristian Partington Jake Corrent likes his shoes, and not just in the ‘Dang, these are some comfortable shoes’ kind of way. He really likes his shoes, to the point that some of the limited edition Air Jordan sneakers in his collection would easily sell to other collectors for more than $1,000 US... Read more
March 31, 2016
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The importance of relationships highlighted for nursing and PSW students By Kristian Partington When the idea was first conceived of building a new, 192-bed long-term care village in Waterloo that would tie together research, education and practice related to aging, partnership and shared learning... Read more
March 29, 2016
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88-year-old A Morris Russell and the story of a life of love, faith and service By Kristian Partington With a blizzard picking up steam outside the Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington on a late afternoon in early March, I find myself in the comfortable apartment of A. Morris Russell, discussing... Read more

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