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Heritage House creates Sesquicentennial Quilt
to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday

Residents, care partners and volunteers at Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville have worked together to create a beautiful quilt to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. The idea to do something sesquicentenary came from the Town of Vegreville, but it was Office Administrator Roxane Bordyniuk’s idea to make a group quilt. 


Jun 14th, 2017

Pharmacist responds to resident and family
questions about prescription medications

Points West Living Stettler

Once a week, as part of her job, Ashley Sawchuk (centre in photo) visits residents at Points West Living Stettler, but recently, the Pharmacare pharmacist took the time to come in and give an evening feature talk. In it, Ashley shared about her role in ensuring prescription drug safety for supportive living residents. 


Jun 13th, 2017

And, they're off! It's a high stakes
horse race at PWL Peace River

Points West Living Peace River

What do you get when six nursing students are tasked with coming up with a creative recreation activity? At Points West Living Peace River, it was a high stakes horse race, with props and prizes and a lot of fun. 


Jun 12th, 2017

Seniors' Week activities offer five full days
of fun for residents of Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

June 5-9 was a full work week of activities for seniors at Points West Living Wainwright. It started Monday hosting the Seniors’ Week proclamation and ended Friday with home-churned ice cream and an invitation for afternoon tea. But the big event was on Wednesday; the annual (and always popular) PWL Wainwright Seniors’ Week Barbeque. 


Jun 5th, 2017

Horses, kids and sunshine bring neighbours
out for PWL Slave Lake 'rodeo'

Points West Living Slave Lake

This is Points West Living Slave Lake’s second year hosting a hands-on ‘rodeo’ during Seniors’ Week. On June 7th, local horseman Sandy Williams brought five of his horses – and his four young children ages five to eleven – to give community seniors a chance to get up close with the animals and watch some rodeo skills.