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Second World War veteran shares the scoop on servicing Spitfires

Points West Living Moose Jaw resident Al Cameron was just a young teen in July 1940 when the Battle of Britain began. But within three years, he had enlisted in the RCAF and began serving on the airfields of Britain and Italy as an Aircraft Technician 2nd Class. Al was invited by 15 Wing Moose Jaw to participate in CFB Moose Jaw’s September commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and was interviewed about his work on Spitfires during the war.

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October 14th, 2020

Annual conference a real, live, virtual success

Points West Living All

For the past 15-20 years, Points West Living, along with its operations company Connecting Care, has held its annual conference in person. It took place October 6-8, 2020, but unlike any previous gathering, this year’s meeting was held virtually, with participants in their workplaces, homes, and even vehicles. And it was all held together by a professional production company.

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October 13th, 2020

Beauty is in the eyes… at PWL Cochrane

Points West Living Cochrane

COVID-19 has certainly cut down on residents’ ready access to beauty treatments. Thanks to the skill and goodwill of a handful of residents and an employee care partner, the ladies of Points West Living Cochrane are looking good.

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October 12th, 2020

Specialty coffee a reason to celebrate

Points West Living Lloydminster

October 1 was special pick-me-up day at Points West Living Lloydminster. Recreation Aide Jackie Orbeck surprised residents with a sweet and creamy take on International Coffee Day.

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October 12th, 2020

Residents pitch in to lighten the load

Points West Living Peace River

Three residents have recently stepped forward to help make Points West Living Peace River more connected, quieter, cleaner, and greener. Together the three are living examples of the Eden principal that giving as well as receiving is an antidote to helplessness.

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October 12th, 2020

Relaxing patio concert sees out summer

Points West Living Penticton

Residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton said farewell to summer with a relaxing patio concert on September 22. With musician Paul James performing from the patio, in the spirit of COVID care, residents spread out to watch and listen from several vantage points.

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October 9th, 2020

'Unmasking' the 2020 Points West Living Annual Photo Contest

Points West Living All

(Updated) The sixth annual Points West Living Photo Contest is underway. We’re looking for photos that reflect the people, places, moments, and events of our Points West Living communities. Submissions are open from October 1-25, followed by 5 days of online voting. Subscribers to the Points West Living e-newsletter will elegible to vote - sign up on the the right hand side of this web page.

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October 9th, 2020

Hoe-down happy hour welcomes autumn and harvest

Points West Living Prince Albert

Residents of Points West Living in Prince Albert held a harvest hoe-down for their September party. Many residents got involved collecting and sharing items to create the autumn party theme. With the help from employee care partners they decorated to make the building a perfect fall display.

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