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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. 

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May 23rd, 2017

From Servery to Library, residents claim
perfect spot for poetry and parties

Points West Living Peace River

Not long ago, the room was known as the Servery, a butlers’ pantry where light food preparation could take place. But the Points West Living Peace River Resident Council thought the bright room with its covered patio and spectacular view could be put to much better use; as a library.

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May 23rd, 2017

Residents delight in Chick Nursery duty

Points West Living Stettler

Residents in Meeting Creek Cottage at Points West Living Stettler got to play an active role in bringing new life into the world this spring. They helped tend fertilized chicken eggs, and then care for a brood of little hatchlings in their first few weeks of life. The experience was heartwarming for residents and care partners alike. 

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May 22nd, 2017

Sweet Mothers' Day flower delivery
brings smiles to residents

Points West Living Peace River

He may be little, but when Jack Oostvogel comes to visit residents at Points West Living Peace River, he leaves a big impact. The four-year-old dropped by with his parents on Mothers’ Day bearing bunches of flowers and lots of good will. 

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May 19th, 2017

Tea, treats, flowers, and a pint sized rodeo show
make for an eventful Mothers' Day

Points West Living Cold Lake

Mothers’ Day was celebrated with a special Tea Party at Points West Living Cold Lake this year. Each resident received flowers and gifts, and everyone enjoyed visiting with family and friends over tea and treats. Pint sized entertainment was also on offer. 

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May 18th, 2017

Nursing care partners honoured
at Nursing Week Tea

Points West Living Lloydminster

Health Care Aide and Licensed Practical Nurse Care Partners were honoured with a special Nursing Week Tea at Points West Living Lloydminster on Wednesday May 10. Residents and care partners gathered for the event and enjoyed cake, ice cream, coffee and tea. By happy circumstance, it also was a resident’s birthday so the festive atmosphere was shared among the two celebrations. 

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May 11th, 2017

Province praises heroism of care partners
during Fort McMurray fire

Points West Living Other

Care partners at Points West Living’s operations group Connecting Care have been recognized for their heroism during last May’s devastating forest fires in Fort McMurray. The staff at Rotary House Seniors Lodge received a certificate of commendation from the Province of Alberta for their role in safely and quickly moving 38 residents to appropriate accommodations far from the fires. 

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May 10th, 2017

Surprise deliveries bring generous gifts
to residents of PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

Residents of Points West Living Stettler recently received a lot of surprise deliveries. Each resident was presented with a fashionable fabric gift bin filled with thoughtful items donated by the people of Stettler. The generous gift was the initiative of local businesswoman Candace Maruk. 

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May 10th, 2017

Care Partners celebrate Nursing Week
with a relaxing wellness break

Points West Living Lloydminster

Employee care partners at Points West Living Lloydminster celebrated Nursing Week with a Wellness Day on Tuesday May 9. The highlight of the day was a 15-minute massage, delivered by an experienced massage therapist.

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May 8th, 2017

Residents get creative with a paintbrush
at PWL Cold Lake

Points West Living Cold Lake

Residents at Points West Living Cold Lake had wonderful time recently mixing colours and filling canvases. They enjoyed it so much that what had been scheduled as a one day painting activity stretched into two days in a row. 

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