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August 1, 2019
- In the News
Golf Fore Haiti - September 5th! WHAT? Hand up for Haiti Golf Tournament WHY? To raise funds for Fonkoze | An organization that helps lift women and their families out of ultra-poverty ( www.fonkoze.com ) WHO? YOU! WHEN? Thursday September 5th, 2018 WHERE? Mount Elgin Golf Course, Mount Elgin, ONT... Read more
Staci has learned so much through her friendship with Isobel. 
July 30, 2019
- Village Voice
At 102, Isobel Heighway may be a slight woman, but her personality and the way she cares for others is larger than life. It shines through in many ways throughout her home in The Village of Taunton Mills, but many notice it most clearly in the relationship she’s built with Staci Wale, the Village’s... Read more
July 26, 2019
- Village Voice
Harold St. Pierre had only one thing upon his mind anytime he heard the concept of a wish program arise within The Village of Glendale Crossing where he lived with his wife Nellie. After 59 years of marriage, he simply wanted to marry his wife all over again. Harold and Nellie were joined by loved... Read more
Patricia Bailey shares her love of poetry with  The Village of Taunton Mills
July 24, 2019
- Village Voice
Before a dormant fireplace in the Taunton Mills library, four literature connoisseurs discuss the art of poetry. The group is smaller today than it typically is – summer can be like that as the plans of people change – but this small group is enveloped in conversation and discussion as they always... Read more
The spirit of hospitality within Emma and Wilfred Schlegel is embodied in The Ruby restaurants. 
July 18, 2019
- Village Voice
When Schlegel Villages founder Ron Schlegel recalls his home growing up in the countryside of Southwestern Ontario, he often recalls two key points; there were always lots of guests and conversation and always plenty of good food. In his capacity as a pastor, Ron’s father Wilfred would often... Read more
Sometimes a few moments are all that are needed for two people to bridge the gaps of generations. 
July 12, 2019
- Village Voice
A young lady named Ashley walks through Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park during her lunch break on a random day in June. A green bench comes into view with an older gentleman sitting upon it and another beside the bench in a wheelchair. The word #Elderwisdom adorns the back of the bench while... Read more
The Riverside Glen team should be proud of its efforts to  help raise $25,000 in support of the Wilfred Schlegel Hope Fund
July 9, 2019
- Village Voice
With the Toronto skyline sweeping along the north shore of Lake Ontario under the perfect twilight of a hot summer’s eve, Schlegel Villages team members were honoured in a unique and fitting manner. Upon the a 118-foot yacht, Yankee Lady IV, a collection of team members, families and residents from... Read more
The annual Innovation Summit draws villagers of all stripes together to share ideas and look to the future of healthy aging. 
July 4, 2019
- Village Voice
A culture of innovation thrives within Schlegel Villages and its many valued partnerships – a culture that was once again showcased when villagers, RIA researchers and community partners gathered for the 5th annual Innovation Summit in mid-June. Hosted by The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for... Read more
John and Patricia's friendship took on new meaning when they discovered their shared Slovakian heritiage. 
July 2, 2019
- Village Voice
In the heat of midsummer as people deck themselves in red and white to celebrate the true north strong and free, it’s worth reflecting on the things that make Canada great. Among so many traits, diversity is often cited as an attribute worthy of admiration within the broad Canadian diaspora, as it... Read more
Four Chefs representing The Ruby from their respective  Village squared off in an Iron Chef Challenge.
June 27, 2019
- Village Voice
In early June as people from across Schlegel Villages came together for the Pursuit of Passions event centred around a love of food and drink, an elite group of chefs awaited their moment to shine. While residents, team members, families and guests toured Bingeman’s Marshall Hall in Kitchener... Read more

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