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March 5th, 2019

PeeWee hockey team brings competition and
fun to the table at PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

Stettler’s PeeWee-A hockey team, the Stettler Storm paid a visit to Points West Living Stettler recently to engage in an evening of table games with residents. The visitors included 18 team players (boys aged 11-12) and five adult volunteers. The lively event warmed spirits on an icy cold evening.

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February 26th, 2019

Chef brings art to life, in sugar!
Sweet Valentine’s collaboration

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

Chef Santosh Sananse brought artistic collaboration to a whole new level at Points West Living Wetaskiwin’s Valentine’s Day party. He created sugar replicas of artwork done by residents. The results, as you can see are… Wow! 

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February 25th, 2019

Residents enjoy big-hearted baking day
at PWL Peace River

Points West Living Peace River

The day before Valentine’s Day, residents at Points West Living Peace River got to bake their own sweet treats. The cookies passed the taste test with flying colours (mostly red sprinkles), and the general response among residents was, “Let’s do this again. Soon!” 

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February 25th, 2019

Rediscovered game set generates Bingo buzz
at PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

One day while cleaning out the recreation storage room at Points West Living Stettler, the recreation team came upon a stash of Bingo game equipment, and decided that called for some quick action. It took a last minute change to the February Activity Calendar, and soon it was ‘Game On’. 

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February 25th, 2019

Bitter cold no deterrent as PWL Cold Lake
hockey fans take in a live game

Points West Living Cold Lake

The thermometer read -30°C, but a group of 11 Points West Living Cold Lake residents braved the bitterly cold night to take in the last game of the regular season for the Cold Lake Ice. The team is part of the North Eastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League. 

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February 21st, 2019

Athens Creek holds heart-y breakfast fundraiser

Points West Living Penticton

Over the past decade, residents of Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton have held a fundraising breakfast for the Heart & Stroke Foundation, and the 2019 version was a heartwarming success. 

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February 13th, 2019

Health Canada’s new Food Guide gives
a 'balanced diet' a whole new look

Points West Living All

Many residents of Points West Living communities have seen Canada’s Food Guide evolve from the ‘Food Rules’ of the ‘40s and ‘50s to the pyramid then rainbow of food choices based on the ‘four food groups’ of the 1960s to the present. Look closely at the new guide’s illustration (above) and you’ll see some big changes have been introduced in the newly released 2019 edition. 

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February 13th, 2019

Girls’ group warms hearts with valentine
decorations work bee

Points West Living All

A group of nine young girls from a local church helped prepare Points West Living Stettler for Valentine’s Day. Along with a handful of residents, the girls created heart garlands, red paper butterflies, and foam heart crafts. The handmade decorations are now up in the main dining room, brightening the hall with caring good cheer. 

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February 12th, 2019

Volunteer uses creativity and care to enrich
PWL Stettler community

Points West Living Stettler

Jean Bischke comes by Points West Living Stettler two days a week to take part in activities with residents from all the different cottages. She leads ‘Coffee & Conversation’, a group crossword challenge, and has recently begun a 'Powder Puff Nail Care' program.

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February 12th, 2019

Kids get residents up on the dance floor…
with a twist

Points West Living Penticton

Thirty-six kindergarten students from nearby Parkway Elementary School, along with teachers, assistants, and parent volunteers packed a lot of fun and action into a recent visit to Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton. They were only here for an hour, and kept residents on their toes the whole time. 

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