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New PWL Lloydminster cottage names are
strictly for the birds!

After almost ten years named as colours, Points West Living Lloydminster's five cottages have new names. Some of the colour themes have been retained, but the new names are… strictly for the birds! Residents gathered to celebrate the new names that they played an active role in choosing.

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Spring has arrived… at least at PWL Lloydminster

Even though the view from the window may say ‘winter’, when the calendar says it’s spring, it’s time to start the season. Points West Living Lloydminster did just that with its annual Spring Tea and Bake Sale held on Saturday March 24. It was a great success with many contributors to the baking and lots of buyers too. 

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Good spirits and green accessories mark
St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Almost everyone at Points West Living Lloydminster found something green to wear for St. Patrick’s Day. And for those who didn’t, there were plenty of leprechaun hats to go around! Adding to the hue of the day were green tablecloths and decorations, plus of course, Irish stew and green beer.

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Dance troupe serves up colour, beauty, energy
and fun for residents

The Malanka Dancers paid a much-appreciated visit to Points West Living Lloydminster recently. Children ages three to thirteen, all from the Lloydminster area, performed traditional dances in traditional outfits representing the various regions of Ukraine. Residents delighted in the skill, enthusiasm, and discipline of the young dancers.

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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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