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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. 

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Jan 27th, 2017

New General Manager no stranger
to PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

The new General Manager for Points West Living Lloydminster needs no introduction; at least to residents, families and care partners. Sarah Walker has been a part of the community since the day it opened in May 2008. 

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Jan 25th, 2017

Optimum Care balances resident's
freedom and safety

Points West Living Stettler

Care partners at Points West Living Stettler, are delighted with how well resident Bryan Gray is managing his re-found freedoms. When Bryan first arrived in February 2014, he was living in a secure Memory Care cottage, and needed to have someone accompany him for any outings. But Bryan has been helping his way to greater independence. 

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Jan 25th, 2017

'Coffee House' becomes the social hub
of PWL Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer

What started as a simple offer from a family member has grown to become the social highlight of the week for residents of Points West Living Red Deer. Every Wednesday, residents gather in the 4th Floor living room to visit with each other, share food and music, and even get up dancing. 

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Jan 24th, 2017

Paint-by-Numbers makes for a
satisfying Paint Day

Points West Living Slave Lake

Paint Night is a creative social event held in pubs and halls in many towns and cities these days, so Points West Living Slave Lake decided to have its own ‘Paint Day’. At Paint Nights, participants are led through painting the same scene, but bring their own creativity to it (see PWL News April 13, 2016). The PWL Slave Lake version was a little simpler. 

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Jan 23rd, 2017

Quiet memorial celebrates residents' lives,
lived and shared

Points West Living Wainwright

There’s a special time that Points West Living Wainwright celebrates quietly every year; a tribute to the residents who have passed away over the past year. Held this year on January 18, the gathering gives those who remain a chance to remember and celebrate the people whose lives they shared. 

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Jan 12th, 2017

GM Gifted with One Less Worry
in Cancer Battle

Points West Living Slave Lake

The Points West Living community, and friends from Slave Lake and across Canada have rallied to support Julie Bradstreet. The General Manager of Points West Living Slave Lake is dealing with health issues that require her to get treatment far away from her young family, and the community has stepped forward to share that burden.

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Jan 11th, 2017

Resident Brings Entrepreneurial Creativity
Home to PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

Points West Living Stettler’s youngest resident is brightening up his world with some entrepreneurial creativity. Dustin Potter creates handmade signs for special occasions, and for everyday use. 

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Jan 6th, 2017

A Fond Farewell to Long Serving
General Manager

Points West Living Lloydminster

When Suzanne Power told her colleagues at Points West Living Lloydminster that she was planning to retire at the end of 2016, she had two requests: no party and no speeches. Her wishes were thoughtfully ignored, and a lovely farewell tea was held for her the last Friday before Christmas. 

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Jan 5th, 2017

For Old Times' Sake
Family and Friends Make the Season

Points West Living Wainwright

Visits from family and friends new and old brightened many a day for residents of Points West Living Wainwright over the holidays. From a brand new baby, to a centuries old icon, the photos we captured of the smiles with these visitors will warm your heart.

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