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New GM for PWL Cold Lake

The new General Manager of Points West Living Cold Lake is a multi-talented Newfoundlander who finds his new community much to his liking. Peter Walsh, an LPN with 10-years experience moved to Cold Lake a year ago to take on the PWL Wellness Supervisor position, and when the General Manager role opened up, he was ready for the challenge.


May 15th, 2019

Most recognizable Mom wins
Athens Creek contest

Points West Living Penticton

In the days leading up to Mothers’ Day, one of the residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton came up with a fun ‘Moms’ contest idea. Residents contributed photos of themselves as young mothers, and other residents guessed which vintage photo belonged to which-present day resident. 


May 14th, 2019

Feast and flowers for PWL Slave Lake
Mothers’ Day

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake celebrated Mothers’ Day a few days early on May 9, with a special brunch and entertainment. Friends and family members joined in the feast of eggs Benedict, egg sandwiches, pancakes, sausages, fruit salad, and banana cake. Every mother received a carnation.


May 11th, 2019

Men’s group checks on calving in the
farmland east of Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

A men’s group has started up at Points West Living Wainwright. A growing group of residents meets on the third Tuesday morning of each month to go and do… guy stuff. During their most recent outing, they toured the farmland around Wainwright to get caught up on the calving season at a nearby family farm. 


May 10th, 2019

Family gathers at PWL Stettler to honour
father’s brave sacrifice eight decades ago

Points West Living Stettler

Points West Living Stettler resident Anne Thulien still remembers the day her father John Durksen died. It was June 28, 1935, and 8-year-old Anne was playing with her sister outside their home in Sedalia (Alberta). Her mother called the girls inside and left to deliver lunch to their father at his garage across town. 


May 10th, 2019

ASCHA Conference shares the magic

Points West Living All

Several delegates from Points West Living and Connecting Care recently attended the 2019 ASCHA (Alberta Seniors Communities & Housing) convention and trade show. Carol Dyck, General Manager for Points West Living Stettler, attended the conference and shared some of the highlights.


May 9th, 2019

Awesome chocolates a team effort
at PWL Wetaskiwin

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

On the day before Easter, Points West Living Wetaskiwin’s Food Services Supervisor had some time on his hands, so Santosh Sananse decided to make chocolates with some residents. It didn’t take him long to find two resident volunteers to help him, Marlene Coultis, and Greta Simmonds.