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Entries are in, and it’s time to vote for your
favourites, in the 2018 PWL Photo Contest

Thanks to everyone who entered the 2018 Points West Living Photo Contest! Each photo tells a story of life in a PWL community, and captures a moment of meaningful engagement. Do you want a say in which three photos win prizes this year? Here’s your chance.

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September 11th, 2018

Car racing enthusiasts gather at the track
at PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

At least once a week, a group of ardent racing fans at Points West Living Stettler gather for an afternoon at the track. There’s no smell of burning rubber, and no sound of rumbling motors, but there is a real excitement in the air. It’s time to jockey for position around the racetrack table, and pick up the die.

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September 10th, 2018

Walking club takes in the beauty
of the Peace River Valley

Points West Living Peace River

Residents and care partners at Points West Living Peace River have enjoyed getting out for walks along the beautiful Peace River this summer. They walk every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, weather permitting, and on one outing, they enjoyed a sweet treat along the way.

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September 10th, 2018

PWL Wetaskiwin welcomes MLA visit
in lead up to opening day

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

The days and weeks leading up to the scheduled September 17 opening day for Points West Living Wetaskiwin have been full of bustling activity. People are putting finishing touches on the building and grounds, receiving and placing furniture and equipment, taking part in orientation and training of new employee care partners, and showing off the new building...

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September 10th, 2018

'Togetherness Party' gathers residents
and care partners from every cottage

Points West Living Slave Lake

In Points West Living communities, the ‘cottage’ is most residents’ home base. The cluster of suites centred around a cottage kitchen is a place where a group of residents and regular employee care partners can develop a real sense of family. That makes it all the more special when the full community gathers, such as at the recent 'Togetherness Party' at Points West Living Slave Lake.

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August 29th, 2018

The PWL Photo Contest is back,
with new prizes, a new format, and
a new way to choose the winning entries!

Points West Living All

Points West Living’s Photo Contest is back again for 2018, with a few changes. You have until midnight September 11 to enter your great photos of people, places and events from your Points West Living community. That’s a much shorter submission time than we’ve had in previous years, but it leaves more time for voting.

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August 28th, 2018

Health Minister hears how Paramedic program
has improved resident's quality of life

Points West Living Peace River

Points West Living Peace River welcomed Alberta’s Minister of Health when Sarah Hoffman arrived to highlight the expansion of Alberta Health Services’ Community Paramedic Program. The program provides care to people who need monitoring following hospitalization or need assistance dealing with chronic illness. One PWL Peace River resident who has benefitted from the program was pleased to meet with ‘her’ paramedic and the Minister when they visited on August 23.

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