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Easy riding to the park for a birthday picnic

It’s an end-of-summer tradition that residents at Points West Living Athens Creek hold dear. They call it a ‘scooter parade’, and it involves rounding up all the resident mobility scooter drivers, and rolling off across Penticton for a picnic at the lake; the more scooters, the more impressive the ‘parade’.

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September 9th, 2019

Residents enjoy an afternoon of art

Points West Living Slave Lake

A few residents from Points West Living Slave Lake took time one afternoon recently to put paint to canvas. It turned into a lovely social time, with everyone contributing something to the creation of a couple of paintings.

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September 6th, 2019

Friends, food, and fun facts highlight Heritage Day at PWL Peace River

Points West Living Peace River

Points West Living Peace River decided to celebrate Alberta’s annual tribute to Heritage with an international feast of food and information. Friends and family members joined residents and employee care partners in learning, tasting and sharing their rich and varied cultures. 

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September 5th, 2019

Multicultural event showcases diversity and generosity of care partners at PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler

Employee care partners at Points West Living Stettler hail from all around the globe. During a recent multicultural event, they shared their traditions, dress, dances, songs, food, and families with residents. The result was a colourful, joyful and memorable afternoon for all.

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September 5th, 2019

Family gathers for happily-ever-after wedding anniversary

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

The love story of Hedy and Alvin Klause is the stuff of novels – fortunately the happily-ever-after kind. The couple, who have made Points West Living Wetaskiwin their home since April of this year, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary there along with family and friends.

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August 27th, 2019

Resident pup is a ‘very good boy’
for PWL Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer

Meet Allen, the two-year-old Border Collie/Blue Heeler cross who has made Points West Living Red Deer his home away from home since he was a tiny pup. He comes in most days with Alyssa Seifried, the community’s recreation coordinator, but he spends his days lapping up affection from residents.

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August 27th, 2019

Visit from RCMP Musical Ride wows residents

Points West Living Lac La Biche

On August 12th, the RCMP Musical Ride rolled into Lac La Biche for the first time in 19 years. A few of the performers took the time to visit seniors’ homes in the area, including Points West Living Lac La Biche. The many residents who came outside were thrilled at the sight.

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August 26th, 2019

Resident volunteers beat the heat with hydration breaks

Points West Living All

Over the summer, Points West Living residents in both Stettler and Lloydminster have beat the heat with refreshments from fellow residents. Gordon Jacobson in Stettler, and Beth Kent in Lloydminster took up the cause in their communities after learning how important it is for older adults to stay hydrated in the heat, even when they don’t feel thirsty.

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August 26th, 2019

Young volunteer brings polish and fun to residents’ manicures

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

Brooke McKain likes to do nails and she likes to get together with residents of Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville. The 13-year-old combined both recently in a fun afternoon of nail painting with residents.

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