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October 25th, 2019

Voting begins for the 2019 PWL Photo Contest

Points West Living All

All entries in the 2019 Points West Living Photo Contest need to be in by the updated deadline of noon (MT) on Friday November 1st, and the final shortlist of photos will be available for voting shortly after that. Check out our online photo contest voting site to preview some of the photos that made the shortlist.

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October 23rd, 2019

Chefs gather to share and learn

Points West Living All

Food supervisors from every Points West Living community, along with their Connecting Care colleagues, gathered in Edmonton recently to talk food and community. If the heart of the home is in the kitchen, these talented chefs are at the core of our communities’ hearts.

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October 23rd, 2019

Pumpkin carving, caring, and sharing at PWL Lac La Biche

Points West Living Lac La Biche

A group of residents from Points West Living Lac la Biche gathered to carve pumpkins recently, and in sharing the task, they shared their own experiences and traditions. They also revealed their creativity and skills.

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October 21st, 2019

Snail-mail correspondence leads to sustained Eden moment

Points West Living Red Deer

Every year, Points West Living and Connecting Care recognize inspirational Eden initiatives. At this year’s Annual Conference, Points West Living Red Deer received the ‘Eden Moment of the Year’ award for its program matching young school children with residents – through the (almost lost) art of letter writing.

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October 18th, 2019

Classic cars draw a crowd to Heritage Heights

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

The parking lot at Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville was rich with chrome and steel recently as the community hosted a vintage car show. The event was held to showcase Heritage Heights, the new Independent Supportive Living expansion to Heritage House. Even a day of steady rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of residents and visitors.

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October 9th, 2019

Two weeks left to enter this year’s PWL Photo Contest!

Points West Living All

Do you have some Points West Living moments you’d like to share? Emily Morrison, a care partner at PWL Stettler, shared a handful of photos of her fur-baby Willow interacting with residents in the community. Be like Emily. Send in your 2019 PWL Photo Contest photos today!

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October 9th, 2019

Recreation Therapists share exercise resources at annual conference

Points West Living All

Points West Living (and its operations group, Connecting Care) held its annual leadership conference in Edmonton October 1-3. It included an address by our new CEO, Linda Revell, team building, corporate updates, and several breakout sessions. One of those sessions was presented jointly by PWL's Recreation Therapists.

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October 9th, 2019

Work begins on expansion to bring long-term care to PWL Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer

When Points West Living Red Deer opened its doors in the summer of 2016, there was some talk of an eventual expansion. Now, a mere three years later, that expansion is set to begin. The completely new six-storey structure, going up on the north side of the existing building will house a higher level of care than the current community can provide.

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October 2nd, 2019

Residents bid farewell to summer on the patio

Points West Living Penticton

It’s always tough to say goodbye to summer, but residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton have figured out how to do it with enthusiasm. Over the summer, they usually have a patio luncheon every two weeks, and their last one of the season was held in mid September.

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October 1st, 2019

Children and seniors embark on cultural exploration at PWL Wainwright

Points West Living Wainwright

Residents at Points West Living Wainwright have been enjoying some joint explorations with visitors from the Wainwright Child Care Centre. Thanks to employee care partners, they recently learned a lot about Philippine culture through food, dance and stories.

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