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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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Spring Tea and Bake Sale a Sweet Success
at PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster hosted a Spring Tea and Bake Sale on April 8th, with residents, families and care partners all pitching in to make it a sweet success. The money raised is going to fund a season’s worth of summer activities. 

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'Free Lunch' for PWL Lloydminster Care Partners

Turns out there is ‘free lunch’ after all! That’s what employee care partners at Points West Living Lloydminster enjoyed on March 28th, thanks to their colleague, LPN Misty Holm. Misty had entered a contest to win a free lunch for her workplace.

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Yellowhead Ramblers celebrate
former band-mate's birthday

It was a very special 84th birthday for Mildred Benkendorf. The Points West Living Lloydminster resident was serenaded and celebrated by the Yellowhead Ramblers, a long-active local band. Mildred used to play piano in the band, and during the March 21 performance, she got to play few numbers and sing with a very special guest. 

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