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August 27th, 2019

Resident pup is a ‘very good boy’
for PWL Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer

Meet Allen, the two-year-old Border Collie/Blue Heeler cross who has made Points West Living Red Deer his home away from home since he was a tiny pup. He comes in most days with Alyssa Seifried, the community’s recreation coordinator, but he spends his days lapping up affection from residents.

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August 27th, 2019

Visit from RCMP Musical Ride wows residents

Points West Living Lac La Biche

On August 12th, the RCMP Musical Ride rolled into Lac La Biche for the first time in 19 years. A few of the performers took the time to visit seniors’ homes in the area, including Points West Living Lac La Biche. The many residents who came outside were thrilled at the sight.

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August 26th, 2019

Resident volunteers beat the heat with hydration breaks

Points West Living All

Over the summer, Points West Living residents in both Stettler and Lloydminster have beat the heat with refreshments from fellow residents. Gordon Jacobson in Stettler, and Beth Kent in Lloydminster took up the cause in their communities after learning how important it is for older adults to stay hydrated in the heat, even when they don’t feel thirsty.

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August 26th, 2019

Young volunteer brings polish and fun to residents’ manicures

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

Brooke McKain likes to do nails and she likes to get together with residents of Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville. The 13-year-old combined both recently in a fun afternoon of nail painting with residents.

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August 23rd, 2019

Family celebrates mother’s 99 years of hard work, dedication and never-ending love

Points West Living Peace River

Every birthday is a once in a lifetime event, but the number 99 has a particularly special ring to it. The whole community of Points West Living Peace River recently celebrated Anne Kuran’s 99th birthday. Anne was one of PWL Peace River’s first residents when it opened in the fall of 2013.

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August 23rd, 2019

PWL Cold Lake celebrates Mardi Gras in August

Points West Living Cold Lake

Mardi Gras is all about going a little overboard with costumes, decorations, music, and food. Residents of Points West Living Cold Lake enjoyed a taste of that excess with a special Mardi Gras party on August 14.

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August 6th, 2019

Everyone celebrates Gorgeous Grandma Day!

Points West Living Peace River

Bet you didn’t now July 23 was Gorgeous Grandma Day for 2019! Fortunately, someone at Points West Living Peace River was on their toes, and found out about it in time to plan a special celebration for residents. As the planning proceeded, the object of the celebration expanded.

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August 6th, 2019

After almost 20 years away, LPN returns home
to new role in Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake

Points West Living Slave Lake’s new Wellness Supervisor/Educator is happy to be back in the community after 19 years away. During that time, Jill Jantzi worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Edmonton, including hospital roles in the Medical Unit, Postpartum Care, and Neonatal Intensive Care.

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August 6th, 2019

One person’s decision to downsize inspires
a community to clean house

Points West Living Stettler

Independent Living residents at Points West Living Stettler held a successful curbside garage sale on July 26. It was a big job for everyone who participated, and because so many did, the line of tables and the number of goods for sale attracted lots of bargain hunters. It all started with one resident’s decision to downsize.

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August 6th, 2019

Points West Living has a new
Chief Executive Officer

Points West Living All

Linda Revell has been selected as the new CEO of Points West Living and Connecting Care. Linda has a wealth of leadership experience in health and seniors housing in Alberta and British Columbia. She will assume her new role on September 3, 2019.

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