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On-demand Sunday services are meeting spiritual needs – any day of the week

Churchgoers around the world have been impacted by COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. The situation has been particularly difficult for residents in senior care homes, who are used to having leaders from various faith traditions visit with their messages and pastoral care. Concern for the situation prompted one Points West Living recreation team to come up with a surprising solution.


April 14th, 2021

A peaceful walking tour of Northern Ireland

Points West Living Penticton

Residents and employee care partners at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton are taking advantage of clear spring weather to do a walking tour of Northern Ireland. The tour is ‘virtual’ but the steps are very real.


April 13th, 2021

Every-bunny’s a winner at PA Easter egg hunt

Points West Living Prince Albert

On Easter morning, residents of Points West Living Prince Albert had their very own Easter egg hunt. Some of the colourful plastic eggs held sweet treats and others contained prize tokens, for items that couldn’t fit in an egg.


April 12th, 2021

Points West Living Drayton Valley is taking shape

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Points West Living’s newest community is nearing completion. Points West Living Drayton Valley is scheduled to open this summer, and will provide the town of Drayton Valley with fifty new Designated Supportive Living suites, including 18 suites designated for memory care.


April 12th, 2021

Card exchange shares care in all seasons

Points West Living Wainwright

During a snowstorm in late March, residents of Points West Living Wainwright sat down to craft some cards to share springtime wishes with friends young and old. It is their latest contribution to an exchange of crafted cards and hand-written letters with others in the broader Wainwright community.


April 9th, 2021

Employee care partners step into Volunteer role

Points West Living Cold Lake

In ‘normal’ times, volunteers play a huge role in Points West Living communities. They bring energy, ideas, time, attention, service, and love to residents year round. With renewed COVID-19 visiting restrictions, that spark and assistance remains on hold. At Points West Living Cold Lake, employee care partners are stepping up to fill the void – one evening a month.