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Photographer gives precious memories
as tribute to her grandfather

Susie O’Connor has great memories of visiting with her Grandpa Herold Kern at Points West Living Cold Lake. She got to know and love the community, and after her grandfather passed away in July of last year, Susie wanted to give something back. Her gift is one of precious memories in the form of professional portraits. 

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Mar 29th, 2017

Yellowhead Ramblers celebrate
former band-mate's birthday

Points West Living Lloydminster

It was a very special 84th birthday for Mildred Benkendorf. The Points West Living Lloydminster resident was serenaded and celebrated by the Yellowhead Ramblers, a long-active local band. Mildred used to play piano in the band, and during the March 21 performance, she got to play few numbers and sing with a very special guest. 

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Mar 24th, 2017

Residents absorbed in an afternoon of colour

Points West Living Wainwright

Residents at Points West Living Wainwright had a colour-filled afternoon on March 8. Recreation coordinator Jenna Hopaluk provided the paint, the instruction, and a spring-themed paint-by-number picture. 

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Mar 24th, 2017

St. Patrick's Day celebrates
the spirit of the Emerald Isle

Points West Living Red Deer

Residents living in the first floor Memory Care Cottage at Points West Living Red Deer celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with food, music and fun. Even those with no Irish heritage enjoyed the bright green theme. 

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Mar 23rd, 2017

New General Manager chosen for PWL Cold Lake

Points West Living Cold Lake

Tricia Coish has been named as the new General Manager for Points West Living Cold Lake. She is pleased to combine her work and life experience in a new role that is close to her heart. 

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Mar 23rd, 2017

Residents get a taste of Cafe Culture
with their own Coffee Club

Points West Living Wainwright

For folks who have lived most of their lives drinking coffee from a pot, it’s quite an education, and taste sensation. Over the past few winter months, a group of residents at Points West Living Wainwright have been going out regularly to a local coffee shop; many opting for the gourmet beverages on offer. 

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Mar 10th, 2017

Career military musician and local 'music man'
share love of music

Points West Living Wainwright

It’s been a few years since Don Russel has been able to create music, but the new resident to Points West Living Wainwright sure does appreciate hearing it. When Patrick Watkins performed his multimedia music show in late February the two musicians shared an instant bond. 

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Mar 9th, 2017

Residents see their own history on
the big screen

Points West Living Slave Lake

Residents at Points West Living Slave Lake are benefitting from the outreach programs at the Slave Lake Public Library. Every two weeks someone from the library comes by with books, and most recently, with a movie that in some ways reflects residents’ own histories. 

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