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August 6th, 2019

Everyone celebrates Gorgeous Grandma Day!

Points West Living Peace River

Bet you didn’t now July 23 was Gorgeous Grandma Day for 2019! Fortunately, someone at Points West Living Peace River was on their toes, and found out about it in time to plan a special celebration for residents. As the planning proceeded, the object of the celebration expanded.

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August 6th, 2019

After almost 20 years away, LPN returns home
to new role in Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake’s new Wellness Supervisor/Educator is happy to be back in the community after 19 years away. During that time, Jill Jantzi worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Edmonton, including hospital roles in the Medical Unit, Postpartum Care, and Neonatal Intensive Care.

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August 6th, 2019

One person’s decision to downsize inspires
a community to clean house

Points West Living Stettler

Independent Living residents at Points West Living Stettler held a successful curbside garage sale on July 26. It was a big job for everyone who participated, and because so many did, the line of tables and the number of goods for sale attracted lots of bargain hunters. It all started with one resident’s decision to downsize.

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August 6th, 2019

Points West Living has a new
Chief Executive Officer

Points West Living All

Linda Revell has been selected as the new CEO of Points West Living and Connecting Care. Linda has a wealth of leadership experience in health and seniors housing in Alberta and British Columbia. She will assume her new role on September 3, 2019.

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August 5th, 2019

Every Friday is double-cuddle baby time
at PWL Lloyd

Points West Living Lloydminster

Sarah Walker may be on maternity leave from her position as General Manager of Points West Living Lloydminster, but since the arrival of her twin daughters this past spring, she can’t stay away. Every Friday afternoon, she packs up the babies and comes in to give residents and care partners some baby cuddle time – times two.

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August 1st, 2019

Pro Auctioneer dazzles residents out of their
‘monopoly money’

Points West Living Stettler

Trinkets and snacks have never been so appealing as they were recently under the hammer of licensed auctioneer Scott Douglas. Scott came to Points West Living Stettler in early July to hold a live auction event for residents to enjoy. 

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July 24th, 2019

PWL Cochrane welcomes its first residents –
one at a time

Points West Living Cochrane

Points West Living Cochrane welcomed its first resident in early July, and to ensure a smooth and stress-free move-in, only one or two new residents have been added each day. As of Friday July 26, the resident community will number 14, with those residents enjoying small relaxed gatherings – including a recent ice cream social.

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July 24th, 2019

Residents kick off Red Deer’s Westerner Days
with their own pancake breakfast

Points West Living Red Deer

To kick off the city’s Westerner Days, Points West Living Red Deer whipped up a pancake breakfast with residents in each cottage kitchen. In the Happy Village cottage, things got a little silly when an employee care partner came up with the idea of making smiling pancake faces. The tasty results brought a smile to everyone’s face.

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July 23rd, 2019

‘Steve’ is the star attraction of newly
refurbished aquarium

Points West Living Lloydminster

The fish tank at Points West Living Lloydminster has had a vibrant makeover, and the colourful new underwater world has some splashy new inhabitants. The most popular is Steve, the elusive water frog.

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July 23rd, 2019

Residents create a beautiful, social garden

Points West Living Lac La Biche

The first residents’ garden at Points West Living Lac La Biche reflects generations of gardening knowledge and heart. When Recreation Therapist, Anoop Jose first considered how to use the raised beds in the courtyard, he had to admit, he was in over his head. Fortunately, residents came to his aid.

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