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Music & Memory provides a personalized playlist for seniors living with dementia
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Countless Points of Inspiration through the Pioneer...

Six years ago after more than 20 ambassadors returned from the Pioneer Network Conference held in Jacksonville, Florida, team members were struck by countless new points of inspiration. The Music and Memory program, centred on the idea that personalized music for people living with dementia can...
Jim Dubie, Riverside Glen Long-Term Care takes flight again
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The Flight of the Paratrooper: Jim Dubie Flies Again

When iFLY instructor Ryan Desjardins walks up to shake the hand of his new student, 87-year-old Jim Dubie from the Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph, he makes and receives a strong first impression. “Are you ready to fly?” Ryan asks. Paratrooper Jim Dubie in Korea. “My boy,” comes Jim’s reply, “I...
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The Villages as Conduits of Research and Innovation

Each Schlegel Village is much more than simply a place where people live and work. They are central community hubs that connect older adults living in the wider community; they are mentoring grounds that invite school children to learn about older generations; they host concerts and community...
Two youth join Bob at the #ElderWisdom bench in Toronto's Trinity Bellwoods Park
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#ElderWisdom to Make the World a Better Place

The #ElderWisdom campaign that Schlegel Villages brought to the world through the month of June has proven to be so much more than seniors representatives of 19 villages sitting upon a green bench in their community, chatting with passersby. Indeed, that is a key aspect and the starting point of...
Connectedness is one of seven domains of well-being that helps create a life of meaing for all people, regardless of age
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Filling the Glasses of Well-being to Address Personal...

One of the great challenges facing caregivers who support people living with dementia is the complex behavioural changes and mood shifts that can seemingly occur out of nowhere among those living with the changing nature of the disease. The province of Ontario, for example, invests heavily in...

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