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Pampering perms welcomed by
the ladies of Lloyd

Seven beautiful residents of Points West Living Lloydminster were recently treated to complimentary perms under the pampering touch of students in the Hairstyling Certificate program at Lakeland College. The resulting hairstyles were a real testament to the students’ growing skills. 

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Clearing snow with a smile;
resident happily jumps in to help

If Patricia Brassington sees something that needs doing, she does it quickly, and with a big smile. Patricia moved to Points West Living Lloydminster last fall and wherever she goes, she shares helpfulness and happiness. 

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Information evening highlights
Points West Living culture

A recent Family & Friends Information Night at Points West Living Lloydminster, gave residents, their families, friends, and care partners a taste of what makes Points West Living tick. The evening covered everything from history to mission and values, to the Eden philosophy and memory care, to upcoming events.

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Smooth styling to psychedelic scruffiness;
It's 60/70 Day at PWL Lloydminster

From Elvis to Hendrix, beehives to bandanas; the music and fashion of the 1960s and 70s ranged from smooth styling to psychedelic scruffiness to disco. Residents and care partners at Points West Living Lloydminster somehow managed to span the two decades with their 60/70 Day.

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Getting Gnarly; PWL Lloydminster
celebrates the 80s

Those were the days; big hair, big shoulder pads, neon colours, music with a great dance beat, and the granddaddy of all video games – Pac-Man. The 1980s was a great decade, and in late August, Points West Living Lloydminster celebrated it with an 80s day.

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The Great American Eclipse,
as viewed from Lloydminster

The buzz about the 'Great American Eclipse of 2017' didn’t pass by residents of Points West Living Lloydminster. Fortunately, on the morning August 21, family members of a resident came by with protective viewing equipment, and every resident who wanted to was able to watch the moon taking a bite out of the sun. 

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

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

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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Nursing care partners honoured
at Nursing Week Tea

Health Care Aide and Licensed Practical Nurse Care Partners were honoured with a special Nursing Week Tea at Points West Living Lloydminster on Wednesday May 10. Residents and care partners gathered for the event and enjoyed cake, ice cream, coffee and tea. By happy circumstance, it also was a resident’s birthday so the festive atmosphere was shared among the two celebrations. 

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Care Partners celebrate Nursing Week
with a relaxing wellness break

Employee care partners at Points West Living Lloydminster celebrated Nursing Week with a Wellness Day on Tuesday May 9. The highlight of the day was a 15-minute massage, delivered by an experienced massage therapist.

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