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Here's the Dirt on that 'other' Winter Illness

Two distinct illnesses show up just about every winter, particularly in community living settings. While Seasonal Influenza gets a lot of attention, its nasty cousin Norovirus can move in without much fanfare and spread like wildfire. What’s the difference? To oversimplify it, Seasonal Influenza affects sufferers from the waist up, and Norovirus hits from the waist down.


Feb 9th, 2017

Resident welcomes outdoor chores,
even in the dead of winter

Points West Living Wainwright

Betty Peterson loves to be outdoors and spends hours in the spring, summer and fall, walking and working to beautify the backyard gardens at Points West Living Wainwright. And when the snow flies, temperatures dip, and the wind howls, she just bundles up and switches her tools; to a snow shovel and a bucket of bird feed.


Feb 8th, 2017

New Opportunities for PWL Peace River
General Manager(s)

Points West Living Peace River

When Brendan King first started working at Points West Living Peace River (back when it opened in September 2013), he couldn’t have imagined the job would one day lead him back to his old stomping grounds on Vancouver Island. But that’s where he’s heading, and David Haastrup will fill his shoes as PWL Peace River’s Interim General Manager. 


Feb 7th, 2017

Kitchen Care Partner receives
first PWL Lloydminster
Employee of the Month Award

Points West Living Lloydminster

Have you ever wanted to give somebody extra credit for work they do and the way they do it? Care Partners at Points West Living Lloydminster certainly have, and as of January 2017, they’re able to officially recognize each other’s hard work and accomplishments. 


Feb 6th, 2017

Four legged 'volunteer' makes friends
wherever she goes

Points West Living Stettler

When Ashley Muhlbach started work as office administrator at Points West Living Stettler back in December 2015, Mandy was part of the package. And that’s been a very good thing. The Shih Tzu Toy Poodle cross gets to be with her number one girl (Ashley), and gets to visit on lots of welcoming laps.