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Don’t get caught by this ‘distraction theft’ scam

Recent reports of thefts from seniors in the Edmonton area have prompted the Alberta Seniors Communities & Housing Association (ASCHA) to issue a safety reminder to seniors living in residential communities. The organization has received six incident reports within the last couple of weeks; four of which appear to be related. 

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June 12th, 2018

New e-health technology is embraced
at PWL Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloyminster has taken the plunge into e-health record keeping. They’ve replaced clipboards with iPads, and in making the transition, they are leading the way for other Points West Living communities to streamline record-keeping and enhance care partner communication. 

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June 12th, 2018

New bird feeders go along with ‘Bird Tales’
for PWL Slave Lake residents

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake residents gather regularly to listen to stories; then they go to the community courtyard to fill bird feeders. One day in the last week of May, that pleasant routine got a bit of a nudge. The bird feeders were full, so Recreation Therapist, Hannah Kaupp got creative, and so did the residents. 

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June 12th, 2018

'Kokedama' craft time is messy but rewarding for PWL Wainwright residents

Points West Living Wainwright

Resident crafters at Points West Living Wainwright were delighted – and admittedly curious – when General Manager Carli Lopez volunteered to lead them through making a kokedama. It’s part of a series of craft opportunities that combine learning about culture with hands-on creation. 

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June 8th, 2018

PWL Slave Lake co-hosts the town’s
Seniors’ Week Barbeque

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake held a Seniors’ Week barbeque on June 5, co-hosting along with Slave Lake’s Seniors’ coordinator, Tammy Kendall. The whole town was invited, with people aged 55 and up dining free of charge. The rest of the guests paid just $5. 

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May 30th, 2018

One decade and counting;
PWL Lloydminster celebrates 10 years

Points West Living Lloydminster

Points West Living Lloydminster first opened its doors in May 2008. So when May 25, 2018, rolled around everyone pitched in to create a memorable 10th-anniversary celebration. Residents and care partners worked together on decorations, they helped each other to look their best for photos, and care partners cooked up some of their most delicious foods to share. 

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May 30th, 2018

PWL Lac La Biche is ready for residents

Points West Living Lac La Biche

Everything is coming together nicely for the scheduled June 11 opening of Points West Living Lac La Biche. Most of the new employee care partners have been on site for intensive orientation for the last two weeks of May, and the new GM is giving tours of the brand new building to prospective residents and their families.

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