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Village members attend the final Partners for Innovation meeting.
March 11, 2020
- Village Voice
Caring for and supporting an aging population with complex health needs will require dynamic and adaptable community efforts, and there is no shortage of challenges when seeking the best new ideas. A wide variety of Villagers are part of the Partners for Innovation advisory board. Schlegel Villages... Read more
Mr. Mansaram stands beside one of his many great pieces of art.
March 5, 2020
- Village Voice
One of the greatest aspects of life within a Schlegel Village is the diversity of each community; the sheer number of people who come from countless backgrounds collectively offer hundreds of years of vastly different experiences to their Village, and it’s worthwhile to try and learn as much as... Read more
Ruth sits alongside the sweatshirt from Humber Heights school she gave her son more than 40 years ago.
March 3, 2020
- Village Voice
Darren Crisp grew up off Scarlett Road in Etobicoke not far from the Humber Heights School where all the kids in the neighbourhood converged, Darren and his brother and sister included. The school was a community focal point, and Darren was proud when his mother gave him a sweatshirt adorned with... Read more
Marcel and Hannah are ready for the tip-off at the game.
February 28, 2020
- Village Voice
Among many different roles Charlotte Bautista took on throughout her career educating teenagers, she coached basketball. She’s nearly 90 now and those days are well in the past, but her love of the game still shone clearly when she joined fellow residents from her home in the Village at St. Clair... Read more
Team Members and residents at Winston Park enjoy a fund-raising, Australian-themed Barbecue. 
February 27, 2020
- Village Voice
As images of fiery inferno spread from Australia to every corner of the planet in late 2019 into early 2020, Linda Wilson was among many in The Village of Winston Park whose heart wept at the sight of weary firefighters, fearful families and hundreds of thousands of animals fighting to survive the... Read more
Residents in the Village at University Gates doing their floor exercises.
February 20, 2020
- Village Voice
Karen Poveda admits she encountered a fair bit of skepticism when she first proposed the idea of a “floor class” exercise program for the residents she supports in The Village at University Gates. A lot of time and effort goes into preventing long-term care residents from ending up on the floor,... 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
Jean and warren sit together in their suite at Riverside Glen.
February 13, 2020
- Village Voice
This past December when their extended family gathered at Christmas, Jean Parkinson recalls her husband Warren looking around the large room from happy family to happy family. They have five children, 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, and almost all remain close to their family roots in... Read more
Physiotherapy assistants Jake and Steve work with Mr. Tran during his regular exercise efforts in The Village at St. Clair. 
February 10, 2020
- Village Voice
When Nghiep Tran moved to The Village at St. Clair in 2017, he was learning to live with the results of a stroke that left his mobility completely compromised, so much so that he required a mechanical lift to help him in and out of bed every day. Physiotherapy assistants Jake and Steve work with Mr... Read more
February 7, 2020
- Village Voice
Her name means ‘Woman of Honour,’ and as I sit alongside Honoria (Nora) Groves, I quickly discover that, by all appearances, she has lived up to the title through nearly a century upon this Earth. It was her honour, or more appropriately, her sense of gratitude that brough me here this Wednesday... Read more

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