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March 29, 2018
- Village Voice
In early March, nearly 400 people from across Canada, the United States and as far away as Japan converged on the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre in Niagara Falls for Walk With Me: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada , hosted by the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) and... Read more
March 27, 2018
- Village Voice
Leroy Johnson has written books in the past, but they never tapped into the creative portion of his personality. They were textbooks, written in structured format as teaching tools computer programming language. There is pride in accomplishment, and Ayman (right) was proud to help Leroy in the... Read more
March 22, 2018
- Village Voice
A few years ago, The Village of Erin Meadows shifted its approach to the loss of a resident. For the longest time in the long-term care sector, death was a subject to be hidden from view, supposedly in the hopes of protecting other residents from the reality of their own mortality. But as the shift... Read more
March 20, 2018
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
On a random Thursday in mid-November while wandering through The Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington, the sounds of singing in the community centre off the long-term care Main Street catch my attention. I recognize the music as part of the Java Music Club, and venture in to ask if I might sit in... Read more
March 15, 2018
- Village Voice
For nearly eight years, Schlegel Villages has made a concerted effort to reimagine its approach to service and support for the residents who call the villages home. Beyond the villages, however, this shift in thinking is taking root as more organizations and agencies supporting older adults come to... Read more
March 13, 2018
- Village Voice
Late in the evening on March 6 after arriving home from two full days in Niagara Falls at Canada’s only conference focused on Changing the Culture of Aging in our communities, I sent a question via e-mail to Paul Brown of Schlegel Villages. Schlegel Villages delegates at Walk With Me 2018. As the... Read more
March 9, 2018
- Village Voice
In the history of humankind, there has never been a time of more abundance, says bestselling author Neil Pasricha, yet far too many people throughout the world are hopelessly struggling to find happiness in their lives. Bestselling author Neil Pasricha engaging with audience members during his... Read more
February 26, 2018
- Village Voice
Coming from a family of sports fans, Lori MacKay recalls watching the Olympic games from Montreal in 1976 on the family’s first colour television. Even after she moved away from home she would still call her mother when a big Olympic event was televised so they could watch it together. Lori and... Read more
February 23, 2018
- Village Voice
In the early 1990s, well before Brad Schlegel joined his brothers at the head of RBJ Schlegel Holdings Inc., the overseeing company that owns and operates Schlegel Villages, he was an Olympic Athlete. He twice won silver in hockey, first in Albertville, France in 1992 before Lillehammer, Norway in... Read more
February 21, 2018
- Village Voice
When Schlegel Villages first began raising money to support the people of Haiti, it was a direct response to the devastation beamed around the world in the months following the catastrophic earthquake that destroyed much of the struggling Caribbean nation in early 2010. The 2018 Schlegel... Read more