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Aug 31st, 2017

Click ‘Share’! PWL’s third annual Photo Contest
is underway

Points West Living All

If you’ve captured images of some great Points West Living moments in the past year, now’s the time to share them. Our 2017 Photo Contest is underway. You have from August 31 to September 30 to send in your entries and be eligible to win prizes. 

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Aug 28th, 2017

PWL Slave Lake residents embrace birds
on both sides of the window

Points West Living Slave Lake

Residents in Points West Living Slave Lake’s memory care cottages are interacting with bird species they’ve known in nature throughout their lives. The plush versions residents hold now are cuddly replicas of their wild brethren that flock to garden feeders outside the window. 

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Aug 28th, 2017

Residents connect and learn in PWL Red Deer
Marriage and Memory Care group

Points West Living Red Deer

When Beth Damiani’s husband Reno was diagnosed with dementia, she was in uncharted waters. “I was taken aback," she says. "I had never even been around anyone with dementia.” Then Reno moved into memory care, and Beth joined him at Points West Living Red Deer. She chose to live in an independent living suite and spend much of her time with Reno. The couple's life transition has been aided by a new program with fellow residents on a similar journey. 

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Aug 22nd, 2017

The Great American Eclipse,
as viewed from Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

The buzz about the 'Great American Eclipse of 2017' didn’t pass by residents of Points West Living Lloydminster. Fortunately, on the morning August 21, family members of a resident came by with protective viewing equipment, and every resident who wanted to was able to watch the moon taking a bite out of the sun. 

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Aug 16th, 2017

Moving with the music; new resident brings
music making to PWL Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

Doreen Bell moved in to Points West Living Wainwright this past May, and ever since, she has been delighting fellow residents with her gift of music. In early August she surprised her new friends with an impromptu jam session in the dining room. A group of her musical friends dropped by, and before long ‘the joint was jumpin’! 

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Aug 15th, 2017

PWL Stettler family grows... wings!

Points West Living Stettler

Points West Living Stettler is home to eight new bright and beautiful tropical birds. The new arrivals are adding colour, interest and happy squawks and twitters to two cottage areas. All of this avian activity is attracting admirers from throughout the community. 

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Aug 11th, 2017

PWL Home Office moves into
historic Edmonton warehouse

Points West Living All

Points West Living’s corporate offices have a new home, in ‘Beaver House’ a converted downtown brick warehouse that was once used by the Hudson’s Bay Company as a beaver pelt trading house. More recently, it was a warehouse for The Bay’s nearby retail store, until it was converted to a five-story retail and office building in 2009. 

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Aug 4th, 2017

PWL Slave Lake commemorates two years
with a birthday party for everyone

Points West Living Slave Lake

August 4, 2017 marked two years to the day since newly hired employee care partners at Points West Living Slave Lake first arrived at the brand new residence to begin their orientation. Residents and care partners chose to commemorate the occasion with a birthday celebration barbeque. 

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Jul 25th, 2017

Car club members connect with residents
over vintage vehicles at PWL Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

The ‘Wainwright Wheelers’ rolled in to the parking lot at Points West Living Wainwright one evening in early July. They came to show off their eight vintage autos. Several residents, all gentlemen with a keen eye for vehicular beauty, gathered around, and were suitably appreciative

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Jul 25th, 2017

Horse in the house, and lots of other critters too

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

The Resident Council at Points West Living Heritage House decided to celebrate the annual Vegreville Pysanka Festival by bringing in a few friendly animals for residents to enjoy. It was easy enough to get the bunnies, chickens and guinea pigs into the closed courtyard, but a horse? Well, that took a bit of doing. 

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