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July 25th, 2018

PWL Red Deer food team puts creativity
on the line at a Chili Cook Off event

Points West Living Red Deer

Carrie L’Herueux, a cook at Points West Living Red Deer, has been thinking about the perfect chili recipe for some time. She had a vision and wanted to see if it was a winner. So a few months ago, she started to stir the pot.

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July 24th, 2018

Museum visit reveals personal ‘artifacts’ for
PWL Wainwright residents

Points West Living Wainwright

You know you have reached ‘a certain age’ when items you personally wore, made, or worked with are on display at your local museum. That’s what a handful of Points West Living Wainwright residents experienced when they went on a day outing to the 'Teacups to Tractors' museum in nearby Edgerton.

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July 20th, 2018

First residents enjoy lots of attention
and a range of activities at Lac La Biche

Points West Living Lac La Biche

Residents are settling in to their new home, and employee care partners are settling in to their new roles at the newly opened Points West Living Lac La Biche. As the community gradually grows – to date, only 11 of the 49 anticipated residents have moved in – there’s time for everyone to adjust, build friendships, and explore meaningful activities.

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July 19th, 2018

Congratulations to PWL Stettler
on Five Year Anniversary

Points West Living Stettler

Points West Living Stettler was in full party mode for its recent fifth anniversary celebration. There were streamers, balloons, cakes, and gifts. Care partners and residents all participated in the planning, decorating, speaking, and welcoming guests.

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July 17th, 2018

Strawberry shortcake and Alzheimer’s Support
find sweet spot at PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

Every year, Dean Cowan puts on a Strawberry Social for people in his Alzheimer’s support groups. This year, his first one in Stettler, was hosted by Points West Living Stettler, and residents and family members in the PWL community were happy to join in.

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July 11th, 2018

Worth the wait; Canada Day at PWL Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake celebrated Canada Day when there were lots of people around to enjoy it – Friday July 6. As many as 120 people joined residents and care partners for a barbeque lunch of burgers, hot dogs, salads, sides, drinks and desserts.

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July 11th, 2018

PWL Wainwright residents enjoy a perfect
summer evening campfire treat

Points West Living Wainwright

Residents at Points West Living Wainwright took advantage of one of the longest days of the year to have an evening campfire and s’mores. “It was June 27,” says recreation coordinator Shauna Lee Carlson, “and after a perfectly lovely day, we gathered around our backyard fire pit for a visit and s'mores.”

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July 6th, 2018

Canadian veterans of the Second World War
are sought for France’s highest honour

Points West Living All

A Canadian Forces (Reserves) veteran who volunteers his time to bring official recognition to Canadian soldiers is searching for any veteran who served during the liberation of France in 1944. Guy Black has asked Points West Living to spread the word that the Government of France is awarding its highest medal, The National Order of the Legion of Honour, to any Canadian veteran who served in that campaign.

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July 6th, 2018

Introducing the long-serving GM of
Athens Creek Lodge in Penticton

Points West Living Penticton

Donna McBeth has been a member of the employee care partner team at Athens Creek Lodge in Penticton for 18 years. Her first position was in the dining room, then security, then housekeeping, kitchen, office admin, and finally, nine years ago, she accepted the position of General Manager.

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July 5th, 2018

PWL Stettler celebrates graduates;
past, present, and by association

Points West Living Stettler

Points West Living Stettler celebrated graduates recently, and not just those who were receiving their completion certificates this spring. They celebrated grads past and present and they honoured those who were celebrating their loved ones’ graduations.

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