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Jul 3rd, 2017

Cold Lake Stampede entertains
appreciative audience

Points West Living Cold Lake

A small group of Points West Living Cold Lake residents joined community members recently to take in the annual Cold Lake Stampede. The stampede was full of thrills and spills with beautiful horses, powerful bulls, and rodeo clowns providing edge of your seat excitement and laughs. 

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Jun 28th, 2017

Cultural sharing among residents for
National Aboriginal Day celebration

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake joined in Canada’s celebration of National Aboriginal Day on June 21st. Residents were treated to drumming, dancing, and an indigenous feast. It all started with a traditional smudge. 

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Jun 28th, 2017

The PWL Holy Walkmolies dazzle
at Lloydminster Walk for Alzheimer's

Points West Living Lloydminster

For the second year in a row, Points West Living Lloydminster residents, family members and care partners participated in the local Walk for Alzheimer’s. They raised donations before the event, and dressed to dazzle on the walk itself. 

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Jun 27th, 2017

Pre-summer fitness challenge brings out
supportive spirit at PWL Lloyminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

Twelve employee care partners at Points West Living Lloydminster put their money on the line when they signed up to take part in a fitness challenge this spring. Each week, they faced a new hurdle, and even though they were in it to win, they encouraged each other right down to the finish line. 

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Jun 27th, 2017

Student puppet show provides lots of laughs
for residents of PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

It was a show crafted especially for seniors, and it certainly hit the spot with residents of Points West Living Stettler. Grade-7 Drama students from Wm. E. Hay Secondary Campus in Stettler wrote and performed the six segment show.

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Jun 26th, 2017

PWL Red Deer partners with Public Library for
in-community access to large print books

Points West Living Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer has its own 'micro-branch' of the Red Deer Public Library. Thanks to a recent collaboration between the PWL and the library, residents have access to a rotating collection of 60 large-print volumes.

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Jun 14th, 2017

Pharmacist responds to resident and family
questions about prescription medications

Points West Living Stettler

Once a week, as part of her job, Ashley Sawchuk (centre in photo) visits residents at Points West Living Stettler, but recently, the Pharmacare pharmacist took the time to come in and give an evening feature talk. In it, Ashley shared about her role in ensuring prescription drug safety for supportive living residents. 

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Jun 14th, 2017

Heritage House creates Sesquicentennial Quilt
to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

Residents, care partners and volunteers at Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville have worked together to create a beautiful quilt to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. The idea to do something sesquicentenary came from the Town of Vegreville, but it was Office Administrator Roxane Bordyniuk’s idea to make a group quilt. 

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Jun 13th, 2017

And, they're off! It's a high stakes
horse race at PWL Peace River

Points West Living Peace River

What do you get when six nursing students are tasked with coming up with a creative recreation activity? At Points West Living Peace River, it was a high stakes horse race, with props and prizes and a lot of fun. 

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Jun 12th, 2017

Seniors' Week activities offer five full days
of fun for residents of Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

June 5-9 was a full work week of activities for seniors at Points West Living Wainwright. It started Monday hosting the Seniors’ Week proclamation and ended Friday with home-churned ice cream and an invitation for afternoon tea. But the big event was on Wednesday; the annual (and always popular) PWL Wainwright Seniors’ Week Barbeque. 

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