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January 4th, 2019

Friends, family, food and music wrap up 2018
in fine fashion at PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

Residents, friends, and family gathered at Points West Living Lloydminster for a fun afternoon of food and activities to say farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019. 

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January 4th, 2019

Athens Creek New Year’s Eve Party a
‘parfait’ sendoff to 2018

Points West Living Penticton

In a sweet afternoon of song and bubbly, residents and a few care partners celebrated 2018 and welcomed 2019 at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton. Local performer Gillian Russell played her guitar and sang some old favourites, including one surprise number…

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January 4th, 2019

PWL Wetaskiwin rings in the New Year in style

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

Residents and care partners at Points West Living in Wetaskiwin had a great time celebrating New Year’s Eve with an afternoon of fun and fabulous food. They played a New Year`s themed bingo and ate an array of snacks provided by the amazing food services team all while visiting and listening to the music of classic crooners like Bing Crosby and Elvis Presley. 

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December 19th, 2018

Families join employee care partners for ‘old-
fashioned Christmas party' hilarity

Points West Living Slave Lake

When Points West Living Slave Lake General Manager Marilyn Badduik started planning the annual ‘staff Christmas party’, she wanted to make it something fun and family focussed; an “old-fashioned Christmas party.” And to Marilyn, who hails from Newfoundland, that means great food, gifts, and games with friendly rivalries and non-stop laughter.

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December 19th, 2018

Ride on historic steam train ushers in Christmas
season for Athens Creek residents

Points West Living Penticton

Riding the historic Kettle Valley Steam Railway is high on the experience list for many residents and visitors to the Okanagan Valley. To do so at Christmas, with lights, carols, and the man in red himself, is particularly popular. As the sun was going down the afternoon of December 13, about 20 residents and care partners from Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton boarded the train for a one hour tour.

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December 18th, 2018

Students and seniors share lives and stories
at PWL Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

Every Tuesday for the months of November and December, a group of 36 students from Wainwright High School and their teacher have been meeting with a group of residents at Points West Living Wainwright. The visits, part of the school’s mentorship program, have taken place throughout the PWL community; independent living, supportive living, and in memory care.

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December 18th, 2018

Picture-perfect awards party
for long-term employee care partners

Points West Living Lloydminster

Each employee care partner who has served at Points West Living Lloydminster for five years or more was celebrated recently by colleagues and residents. In all, twelve employee care partners were honoured, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

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December 17th, 2018

Volunteers make the season merry and bright
by decorating a tree for every cottage

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

Every cottage community at Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville has its own beautifully decorated tree, thanks to the volunteer efforts of the Resident and Family Council. And the annual Mitten Tree was full of cozy donated items for Christmas Bureau hampers.

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December 14th, 2018

First resident leads the way at PWL Wetaskiwin
inaugural Christmas dinner

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

The food services team at Points West Living Wetaskiwin went above and beyond for the community’s first-ever Christmas dinner. With a beautifully decorated dining room, carving station, spectacular desserts, including a flambé station, residents, their families, and care partners enjoyed a very special roast turkey dinner.

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December 11th, 2018

Community recognition for resident
on her 100th birthday

Points West Living Stettler

Congratulations to Jean (Handyside) Chapman who recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Points West Living Stettler. She received notes from Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Governor General, and the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. 

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