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‘Baby station’ in memory-care cottage
allows residents the chance to give care

One of the principle tenants of the Eden philosophy is that giving care as well as receiving it is an antidote to helplessness. Residents in memory care at Points West Living Lloydminster now have a new way they can give care, in the Blue Jay cottage’s ‘baby station’.

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Students deliver ‘Random Acts of Kindness'
to residents of PWL Lloydminster

Students from Lloydminster Comprehensive High School paid a visit to Points West Living Lloydminster recently to deliver ‘Random Acts of Kindness’. The grade 11-12 students are in the school’s Cosmetology program and brought goodies and services as a gift for residents.

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Friends, family, food and music wrap up 2018
in fine fashion at PWL 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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Picture-perfect awards party
for long-term employee care partners

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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Residents enjoy the hands-on gallery
at PWL Lloydminster’s new ‘sensory wall’

We live our lives in a rich ever-changing multisensory environment. Sight, touch, hearing, smell, and taste place us in our world and stimulate us to engage with our surroundings and community. A new 'sensory wall' in a memory care cottage at Points West Living Lloydminster is bringing back that stimulation.

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Health Care Aide Day in Lloydminster

The province of Alberta designated October 18 as Health Care Aide Day for 2018. At Points West Living Lloydminster, employee care partners gathered together for a potluck lunch, and some recognition from General Manager, Sarah Walker.

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Bowling for laughter and gutter balls;
residents enjoy a lighthearted outing

Residents of Points West Living Lloydminster enjoyed an outing to Lloyd Lanes, Lloydminster’s ‘newest bowling alley’ on October 15. The excursion was a great success, “with many laughs and gutter balls,” according to Recreation Therapist Karly MacDonald.

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Residents enjoy loving interaction with furry
friends at Lloydminster Dog Show

Several residents from Points West Living Lloydminster took in the 31st annual Dog Show put on by the Lloydminster Kennel and Obedience Club on September 28. They were able mingle with friendly owners and dogs, and to watch many breeds of dogs strut their stuff, and come by for a tail-wagging bit of love.

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Campfire night brings back sweet memories
for residents of PWL Lloydminster

It was a little messy, and maybe more charred than the kitchen would serve, but a campfire cookout hit the spot for Points West Living Lloydminster residents. On August 13, a group of residents gathered around their first campfire of the year to enjoy roasting and eating hotdogs and marshmallows.

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Walking for people we’ve loved, for memories,
and for the future

On June 19th, five residents of Points West Living Lloydminster took part in the third annual Lloydminster Alzheimer’s Walk on the indoor track at the Severus Sport Centre. The PWL Lloydminster contingent led other participants on the first walk around the track. 

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