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Keith is one of the residents Analyn is honoured to support in The Village of Taunton Mills. 
September 4, 2018
- Village Voice
It was a cold day in early March when Analyn Jabal saved a dying man’s life. She remembers it vividly nearly seven months later as she sits in the quiet library of the Taunton Mills neighbourhood where she works as a Personal Support Worker. It wasn’t in The Village, however, where her CPR training... Read more
Celebrating at The Village of Taunton Mills in Whitby
August 30, 2018
- Village Voice
“En tres años, I have 100 years,” says Raúl Fernandez Angulo. He’s sitting quietly in the community centre after the party he helped launch on Main Street in The Village of Taunton Mills has ended. Raúl is 97 years old, he’s saying through a blend of Spanish and broken English, old enough to know... Read more
Taste of Erin Meadows
August 28, 2018
- Village Voice
When Schlegel Villages decided to make a concerted effort to change its approach to care and create a more “social model of living” for every resident, the leaders and team members from all villages created a series of “aspiration statements” to guide them through this culture change. These... Read more
The ‘Grandest’ Influence of all in the Heart of a Grandparent
August 23, 2018
- Village Voice
In early August, Edith Hickey, a resident of The Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph, sat proudly at the front of the Village chapel as her grandson Nick married the love of his life. The bond between grandson and Nanny, as she’s known, is strong. A few months ago, the Research Institute for Aging... Read more
A renewal of vows for Harry and Margaret McMahon on Aug. 16 to mark their 65th Wedding Anniversary
August 21, 2018
- Village Voice
When I step into the Community Centre at The Village of Erin Meadows on Aug. 20, recreation director Sami Kermani greets me as she always does, with a wide smile and outstretched arms for a hug. I’ve come for a meeting of The Village Advisory Team, which gathers regularly to help guide The Village... Read more
hand washing to prefect the spread of infection
August 16, 2018
- Village Voice
By 2050 estimates suggest that deaths caused by common infection could outnumber those caused by cancer, and it’s well known that seniors are among those at greatest risk. Infection is the most common cause of transfer to hospital and readmission, and the fact is, hospitals themselves are breeding... Read more
August 14, 2018
- Village Voice
Sue-Hee Kim and her boyfriend, Nick Doyle, had considered the idea of getting married at some point this year, but they’re subtle people and the thought of a big, flashy wedding didn’t really suit them. When they realized a quaint chapel sits along Main Street in the Village of Riverside Glen where... Read more
A song presented by John and Sylverne was "just another example of the things that the team members do that nobody ever hears about and never makes the press,” says Ernie Ilson (centre), “but they happen 10,000 times a day.”
August 9, 2018
- Village Voice
Simone had lived at The Village of Erin Meadows for but two short months when the team and her family realized she had little time left. It is remarkable, however, to see how deep a connection can be built in such a short time, and that depth showed the day before Simone passed away when a song... Read more
RIA, UW Engineers and Taunton Mills Tackling Falls Prevention through Technology
August 8, 2018
- Village Voice
The relationship between Schlegel Villages and the researchers, students and partners with the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging carries many benefits for all involved. During two days in June when both organizations hosted the annual Innovation Summit, drawing representatives of all... Read more
August 1, 2018
- Village Voice
Sometime in mid-2017, teams in the long-term care neighbourhoods in The Village of Riverside Glen realized the restorative care program had sort of slipped from view; they weren’t taking advantage of the program to support residents who might benefit, so they decided to refocus. A year later, a... Read more