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Residents embrace sensational virtual world
of an African safari

Residents of Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville recently got to visit with giraffes and elephants, wallow in a rhino mud bath, and get licked by lions. All it took for them to get immersed in a sensational virtual experience was a headset, a gaming console, and a Virtual Reality (VR) program. 


Feb 21st, 2018

Trio of Valour Quilts presented to
PWL Wainwright veterans

Points West Living Wainwright

John Pelkey, Lova Johnson, and Joan Hofmann (pictured above) received warm honours recently for their military service to Canada. The Points West Living Wainwright veterans each received a beautiful handmade quilt, for comfort and thanks from the Quilts of Valour Canada organization. 


Feb 19th, 2018

Alberta’s Dementia Strategy: Brain Health
for Every Age

Points West Living All

What would you do today to lessen the chances of developing dementia in the future? Educating Albertans of every age about dementia and brain health is one of the pillars of Alberta Health’s Dementia Strategy. Read more here, in Part 2 of our series. 


Feb 19th, 2018

Friends gather in the library for Valentine’s
tea party

Points West Living Peace River

The Library at Points West Living Peace River is a perfect place for small gatherings, and one resident put it to good use on February 13, for a family and friends afternoon valentine’s tea party. Resident Mary Biggs and her daughter Lynn Hanusz decorated and prepared the room. 


Feb 19th, 2018

Valentine’s Day party a winner at PWL
Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake

Hearts were in the air, on the table, and tied to the general manager when Points West Living Slave Lake celebrated St. Valentine’s Day on February 14. Residents enjoyed platters of food, music, and the excitement of prize draws through the afternoon. 


Feb 8th, 2018

New General Manager prepares for summer
opening of PWL Wetaskiwin

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

Lots of people are getting excited about this summer’s opening of Points West Living Wetaskiwin, but none more keenly than Tamara Thomas. Back in September, Tamara was hired as the general manager for the new supportive living home, and while she’s been active elsewhere in Points West, she can’t wait to get started in Wetaskiwin. 


Feb 7th, 2018

Great food, company and game make for a
perfect Super Bowl Sunday

Points West Living Red Deer

Super Bowl Sunday at Points West Living Red Deer was a perfect combination of fantastic food, good company, and a great game. Residents gathered in the main dining room to watch the game together and were treated to some amazing game day snacks. 


Feb 6th, 2018

‘Best before’ flowers a beautiful reminder
of a caring community

Points West Living Slave Lake

For the past nine months, Points West Living Slave Lake has been on the receiving end of armloads of beautiful flowers. Every couple of weeks, a local flower shop comes by with perfectly beautiful unsold floral arrangements that are approaching their ‘best before date’. The result is a stunning ever-changing collection of fresh flowers.


Feb 5th, 2018

Pampering perms welcomed by
the ladies of Lloyd

Points West Living Lloydminster

Seven beautiful residents of Points West Living Lloydminster were recently treated to complimentary perms under the pampering touch of students in the Hairstyling Certificate program at Lakeland College. The resulting hairstyles were a real testament to the students’ growing skills.