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First time visit with COVID-era baby is pure bliss

When John Ziefflie’s great granddaughter Nora was born just over a year ago, nobody imagined it would be a full year before the two could meet in person. When it finally happened on June 1st at Points West Living Moose Jaw, the two made up for lost time with a lovely, relaxed, rolling visit.

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June 8th, 2021

Care partner team grows as PWL Drayton Valley nears completion.

Points West Living Drayton Valley

Points West Living’s newest community, PWL Drayton Valley is getting closer to opening day. General Manager Betty Verreau, did a walkthrough of the building on June 7, and says it’s exciting to finally picture how the interior is going to look once residents arrive later this summer.

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June 8th, 2021

Every child matters – at every age

Points West Living Lloydminster

A groundswell of grief and purpose has arisen at the recent news that the bodies of 215 children have been found buried on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops BC. It is projected that similar discoveries will be made across the country. In honour of those children and those who survived, people have been erecting spontaneous memorials of teddy bears and flowers, and, as at Points West Living Lloydminster, wearing orange.

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June 8th, 2021

Fiesta surpasses Siesta as residents celebrate Mexico-style

Points West Living Wainwright

The Mexican party was billed as “No time for siesta… it’s time for a fiesta!” And residents of Points West Living Wainwright got in the spirit with food, music, décor, and… black mustaches. Residents and employee care partners alike dug out their colourful summer outfits, adding to the vacation feel of the event.

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June 7th, 2021

Heavenly music from award winning harpist

Points West Living Stettler

Sometimes small venues are treated to concert-hall quality music when their spot on the map fills an opening on a musician's tour. Residents at Points West Living Stettler were treated to just such an experience when award-winning harpist, Gianetta Baril stopped by in her performance-outfitted travelling van and gave three cottage recitals.

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