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Mar 10th, 2017

Career military musician and local 'music man'
share love of music

Points West Living Wainwright

It’s been a few years since Don Russel has been able to create music, but the new resident to Points West Living Wainwright sure does appreciate hearing it. When Patrick Watkins performed his multimedia music show in late February the two musicians shared an instant bond. 

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Mar 9th, 2017

Residents see their own history on
the big screen

Points West Living Slave Lake

Residents at Points West Living Slave Lake are benefitting from the outreach programs at the Slave Lake Public Library. Every two weeks someone from the library comes by with books, and most recently, with a movie that in some ways reflects residents’ own histories. 

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Mar 8th, 2017

Photographer gives precious memories
as tribute to her grandfather

Points West Living Cold Lake

Susie O’Connor has great memories of visiting with her Grandpa Herold Kern at Points West Living Cold Lake. She got to know and love the community, and after her grandfather passed away in July of last year, Susie wanted to give something back. Her gift is one of precious memories in the form of professional portraits. 

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Mar 7th, 2017

Employee Care Partner Survey shows engaged
and meaningful relationships

Points West Living All

It’s a ‘report card’ Ginger Bitzer is happy to bring home. As Human Resources Manager for Points West Living, Ginger says the most recent Employee Care Partner Survey effectively measures how well the organization delivers ‘person centered care’ through engaged and meaningful relationships. 

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Mar 6th, 2017

Construction of new PWL residence in Vegreville
sparks interest

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

Residents at Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville are keeping a keen eye on the construction project next door. It’s a brand new 36-unit condo building, which will expand the independent supportive living capacity of Heritage House to 54 suites. Scheduled to open this summer, the condos will provide a fresh new housing option for area seniors. 

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Feb 22nd, 2017

Love endures over the years and the miles
for Jean and Walter

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

It’s no secret who Jean Romaniuk’s special valentine is. She and her husband Walter have been sweethearts for 75 years. Jean clearly had Walter in mind as she created her Valentine’s Day craft box at Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville recently. These days, Jean goes the extra mile to show Walter her love. 

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Feb 22nd, 2017

Lloydminster seniors explore immigrant roots
at Canada Day One Exhibition

Points West Living Lloydminster

A group of residents from Points West Living Lloydminster got to enjoy a day immersed in the immigrant experience on February 16. The event which included a complementary Seniors Tea was held at the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre and featured Canada: Day One

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Feb 21st, 2017

Fitness fun brings residents together
at PWL Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake

A twice-weekly exercise class which started in January at Points West Living Slave Lake is growing in numbers, and residents are seeing fitness results. For many residents the real success of the class is in physically challenging themselves, getting to know their neighbours, and having fun. 

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Feb 20th, 2017

Residents help to make Eden happen
at PWL Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer

The Eden Alternative philosophy “affirms that care is not a one-way street, but rather a collaborative partnership.” And residents at Points West Living Red Deer are pitching in to make it happen. 

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Feb 20th, 2017

A day of dance and drama entertains residents
at PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

Two different groups of young people treated residents of Points West Living Lloydminster to some special entertainment on February 11. The first group, about thirty children and youth from St. Anthony’s Catholic Church presented a Valentine’s themed collection of dances and skits, and gave out handmade Valentines to each resident and care partner. 

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