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Heritage Day is a colourful celebration
at PWL Peace River

Points West Living Peace River is a multicultural hub. Sixteen different nationalities are represented among residents, families and care partners, and they all contributed recently to a very successful Heritage Day celebration.

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And, they're off! It's a high stakes
horse race at PWL Peace River

What do you get when six nursing students are tasked with coming up with a creative recreation activity? At Points West Living Peace River, it was a high stakes horse race, with props and prizes and a lot of fun. 

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From Servery to Library, residents claim
perfect spot for poetry and parties

Not long ago, the room was known as the Servery, a butlers’ pantry where light food preparation could take place. But the Points West Living Peace River Resident Council thought the bright room with its covered patio and spectacular view could be put to much better use; as a library.

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Sweet Mothers' Day flower delivery
brings smiles to residents

He may be little, but when Jack Oostvogel comes to visit residents at Points West Living Peace River, he leaves a big impact. The four-year-old dropped by with his parents on Mothers’ Day bearing bunches of flowers and lots of good will. 

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Smiles create more smiles for residents
at PWL Peace River

A smile can be contagious, and it certainly proved to be when care partners brought ready-made smiles and a camera into Points West Living Peace River’s Memory Lane cottage. It was just a bit of silliness that brought big smiles and a lot of laughter to an early spring morning. 

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New Opportunities for PWL Peace River
General Manager(s)

When Brendan King first started working at Points West Living Peace River (back when it opened in September 2013), he couldn’t have imagined the job would one day lead him back to his old stomping grounds on Vancouver Island. But that’s where he’s heading, and David Haastrup will fill his shoes as PWL Peace River’s Interim General Manager. 

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Plenty of Presents at PWL Peace River
Gift Exchange

Residents, care partners, family members and friends all exchanged gifts at Points West Living Peace River’s annual Christmas party. Everyone who took part contributed a wrapped present valued at about $10, and once the gifts had all been placed under the tree, General Manager Brendan King got to hand them out. 

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Halloween Photo Finish

It was a Photo Finish at Points West Living Peace River’s Halloween costume party on October 31. Residents, family members and care partners all joined in fun. With a ‘photo booth’ and costume judging, there was a lot of friendly rivalry. 

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Community Celebrates Three Years

Points West Living Peace River celebrated its third anniversary on September 15 with food, friendship and a real sense of belonging. Residents and employee care partners, welcomed families, friends, and about 20 care partners from Alberta Health Services to the celebration. 

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A Real Rio Connection

It’s no wonder everyone at Points West Living Peace River got so excited about this year’s Olympic Games. Two residents are close relatives of an athlete who competed in Rio de Janeiro. Team Canada’s Emily Batty is a Pan American Games champion, and two-time Olympic mountain bike racer, and fan favourite of everyone at PWL Peace River. 

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