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November 22nd, 2018

New GM for PWL Lac La Biche is an active
long-time local resident

Points West Living Lac La Biche

Points West Living Lac La Biche has a new General Manager, Iona Wolstenholme. Iona was part of the administrative team when the community opened in the spring of 2018. As office administrator, she worked closely with the General Manager, to establish operations then transition to day-to-day management. So, when the GM position came up, she was happy to take it on.

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November 21st, 2018

PWL Stettler residents experience exhilarating
Remembrance Day moment

Points West Living Stettler

The stirring tones of bagpipes and drums wound their way through Points West Living Stettler, as residents and care partners prepared for this year’s Remembrance Day service. It is a sound like no other, and the sight of the Alberta Justice & Solicitor General Regimental Pipes & Drums in full dress was equally impressive. And for one resident, it was particularly memorable.

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November 20th, 2018

Second-place winning photo
evokes fond memories

Points West Living All

This second-place photo from the 2018 Points West Living Photo Contest was taken this past spring and illustrates the heartwarming story of two old friends, reunited at Points West Living Wainwright. The friendship between Hazel Dalton (left) and Dot Pomeroy goes back more than six decades and has bridged many years of living far from each other. It’s something they’ll have to get used to once again.

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November 20th, 2018

PWL Slave Lake remembers

Points West Living Slave Lake

Residents at Points West Living Slave Lake took the afternoon of Friday, November 9 to prepare for Sunday’s Remembrance Day service. They made poppy-themed decorations, and added poppies to memorial wreaths.

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November 20th, 2018

Regular playdate at PWL Lac La Biche delights
tots and residents alike

Points West Living Lac La Biche

Every month, a group of playschool children drops by Points West Living Lac La Biche for a playdate. Residents enjoy their time with the tots, watching, laughing, chatting, interacting, and – always a highlight – getting to hold one of the wee ones for a few moments. 

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November 13th, 2018

Residents to get first look at
PWL Wainwright expansion

Points West Living Wainwright

The Interim General Manager of Points West Living Wainwright is looking forward to construction wrapping up on the community’s brand new Independent Supportive Living expansion. The contractor hand-over date is scheduled for the end of November, and Allyn Andrews says soon after that, current residents will be invited to take a preview tour of the finished building.

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November 7th, 2018

Residents enjoy the hands-on gallery
at PWL Lloydminster’s new ‘sensory wall’

Points West Living Lloydminster

We live our lives in a rich ever-changing multisensory environment. Sight, touch, hearing, smell, and taste place us in our world and stimulate us to engage with our surroundings and community. A new 'sensory wall' in a memory care cottage at Points West Living Lloydminster is bringing back that stimulation.

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November 6th, 2018

Time-change Monday is the perfect day
to stay in one’s pyjamas

Points West Living Wainwright

Even though we get an extra hour of sleep when our clocks ‘fall back’ with the return of daylight standard time, the time change can be a little unsettling. That’s why employee care partners at Points West Living Wainwright decided to declare Monday November 5 ‘Pyjama Day’.

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November 6th, 2018

Prizes and surprises at PWL Slave Lake
Halloween party

Points West Living Slave Lake

A few masks, a witch’s hat, and some silly headbands gave every resident at Points West Living Slave Lake the chance to be in disguise for a few moments during the community’s Halloween party. Most employee care partners wore their costume for the day, and had a friendly competition going for best costume.

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November 2nd, 2018

Surprise visit by dental clinic brings out
some beautiful smiles

Points West Living Slave Lake

Residents and care partners at Points West Living Slave Lake were treated to a surprise visit recently from Slave Lake Dental. There were no picks, polish or drills, just some very pleasant ladies who took their break time from the clinic to give back to their community.

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