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Click ‘Share’! PWL’s third annual Photo Contest
is underway

August 30th, 2016

If you’ve captured images of some great Points West Living moments in the past year, now’s the time to share them. Our 2017 Photo Contest is underway. You have from August 31 to September 30 to send in your entries and be eligible to win prizes. 

'Selfie' photo collage

The lively ‘selfie’ photo collage above was submitted by care partner Christine San Andres, and was one of our runners-up in 2016. It shows PWL Peace River resident Anne Kuran braiding Christine’s hair.

Christine offered her hair

It had come up in conversation, says Christine (now an LPN care partner at PWL Red Deer), that Anne had not braided anyone’s hair for more than 40 years, and she would like to relearn the skill. So Christine offered her hair for Anne to braid, saying she’d keep the ‘do’ in for her whole service time that day.

My wonderful hairdo

“Anne was ecstatic,” says Christine. “She told every other resident and care partner that she was responsible for my wonderful hairdo. Ever since, Anne and a couple of other residents have been doing different hairstyles on care partners.” It was, as Christine says, a true Eden moment, “alleviating boredom, helplessness and loneliness through one simple act of an unscheduled meaningful activity.”

Share your photo moments

If you have photo moments you’d like to share, please go to PWL Photo Contest for entry information and full Photo Contest Rules.

Photo: PWL Peace River resident Anne Kuran braids care partner Christine San Andres’s hair in this 2016 ‘selfie collage’. 

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