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December 23rd, 2020

Decorating the holidays

Points West Living Penticton

Residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton have been having a grand time preparing for Christmas. They exchanged decorations with a kindergarten class, had a Santa scavenger hunt, and decorated the doors of their suites.

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December 23rd, 2020

Reluctant Santa dons the suit and saves Christmas (party)

Points West Living Peace River

Points West Living Peace River resident Dale Florence was at the right place at the right time to save Christmas for the community. It just involved donning a whole new identity. At first, he was a little reluctant to fill the big man’s boots.

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December 23rd, 2020

December is all fun and games at PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

If some of Santa’s elves didn’t make it to the North Pole workshop this year, it’s because they were too busy bringing fun and games to Points West Living Lloydminster. Anticipating a disappointing COVID-restricted December for residents, the community’s recreation and leaderships teams got together early to plan a month of fun. And they delivered, every single day.

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December 23rd, 2020

Christmas moments at Points West Living

Points West Living All

Sometimes a moment tells a whole story, and sometimes that story is only a couple of lines long. In the wonderful bustle of the week leading up to Christmas, we caught a few of those moments at Points West Living… Eden Moments with a little extra sparkle.

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December 23rd, 2020

Community Santas deliver gifts galore

Points West Living Cochrane

Shh! Don’t say anything yet, but every resident at Points West Living Cochrane will receive a gift this Christmas, thanks to the generosity of community donors and volunteers. That thoughtfulness is particularly welcome this year.

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December 22nd, 2020

Boredom-busting gifts from the people of Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

The Lloydminster Health Foundation held a ‘radiothon’ recently to raise money for the foundation, with the goal for the year to support seniors during this holiday season. Points West Living Lloydminster was one of the recipients of the community’s generosity.

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December 22nd, 2020

CEO reflects on 2020 in a video to communities

Points West Living All

Linda Revell, the President and Chief Executive Officer at Points West Living and Connecting Care has shared her gratitude and hope with care partners in a year-end video to our communities. As this COVID-dominated year draws to a close Linda says she had to think long and hard about what to say…

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December 21st, 2020

Virtual Festival of Carols showcases the heart of our communities

Points West Living All

Points West Living and Connecting Care communities joined in far more than carols for our first ever Virtual Carol Singing on December 16. The communities themselves produced some extremely creative celebrations of the season. From a multi-resident rendition of ‘You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch’, to a walker ballet, to a digitized elf party.

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December 10th, 2020

Join us for some virtual caroling

Points West Living All

On Wednesday, December 16, from 1:30-3:00pm, Points West Living and Connecting Care are bringing the holidays home with a virtual festival of carols. It will showcase some of the talent in our communities, and give everyone the chance to sing along to Christmas and holiday favourites.

Those who join in will be able to see each other as we watch and sing together, from the safety of our own social bubbles. Please join us via your computer or mobile device by clicking the Connecting Care link below on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 16.

Join us here: Virtual Carol Singing with Points West Living

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December 9th, 2020

A no-visit Christmas season

Points West Living All

The recent surge in COVID cases has prompted just about every region in the country to impose restrictions that will remain in effect through the Christmas season and into January. Parties and large family gatherings are out, and our social bubbles have shrunk to include only those currently living in one's household – a turkey is going to be far too large for many festive tables.

Points West Living and Connecting Care communities are asking designated family and support persons to once again re-evaluate their loved one's need for them to be physically present. If the answer is ‘But it’s Christmas…’, then please consider connecting virtually (we can help with that), and postponing your in-person visits until the current COVID situation settles down. 

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