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Points West Living - Red Deer

Talented artisans team up to make beautiful
cottage signs for PWL Red Deer

Points West Living Red Deer recently renamed its cottages, and thanks to one resident and two employee care partners, beautiful new signs now point the way to each cottage community. Resident Colin Oddie did the fine woodwork, and the scrolling metalwork and mounting systems were created by the maintenance team.

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Pub Night kicks off the 2018 NHL season
at PWL Red Deer

Located midway between the sport titans of Edmonton and Calgary, residents at Points West Living Red Deer are no strangers to sports rivalries. So they weren’t surprised when friends chose to cheer for opposite sides in the televised opening game of the 2018-19 National Hockey League regular season; even though the two teams playing were Toronto and Montreal.

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PWL Red Deer food team puts creativity
on the line at a Chili Cook Off event

Carrie L’Herueux, a cook at Points West Living Red Deer, has been thinking about the perfect chili recipe for some time. She had a vision and wanted to see if it was a winner. So a few months ago, she started to stir the pot.

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PWL Red Deer remembers residents
with a Celebration of Life

Points West Living Red Deer held its first Celebration of Life on Saturday June 16, welcoming friends and family members to remember departed loved ones who had called PWL Red Deer ‘home’. It was a moving and joyful time as people shared fond memories and mementoes. 

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Residents and friends welcome summer
with a sunny day ice cream sundae

The first day of summer provided perfect weather as Points West Living Red Deer welcomed summer with a ‘build your own ice cream sundae’ event. Residents, family members, care partners and children from the on-site daycare, all gathered and mingled together as they savoured their yummy creations.

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Newly named General Manager loves
the people part of her job

Points West Living Red Deer’s new General Manager isn’t new at all. In fact, Tracy Sutherland has been involved since the PWL Red Deer first opened in the summer of 2016. She began as Hospitality Manager and has been putting her experience in hotel customer service to great use ever since. 

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Walk through Points West Living Red Deer
without taking a step

You can now check out Points West Living Red Deer without taking a step. We’ve posted a virtual tour on our website that allows viewers to explore our beautiful building, inside and out. While you’re here be sure to check out three of our spacious Independent Living suites. 

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Great food, company and game make for a
perfect Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday at Points West Living Red Deer was a perfect combination of fantastic food, good company, and a great game. Residents gathered in the main dining room to watch the game together and were treated to some amazing game day snacks. 

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Paint night, Points West Living style

Independent living residents at Points West Living Red Deer shared a fun community event recently; Paint Night, PWL style. Following a similar format to the popular Paint Nite® phenomenon, recreation coordinator Barb Morris walked participants through painting a personalized creation. 

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Students spread Christmas cheer throughout
the PWL Red Deer community

Every resident at Points West Living Red Deer had a chance to interact and create with Grade 7 students during a multi-cottage activity on December 19. The sixty-eight students from St Patrick’s School were divided among each of PWL Red Deer’s eight separate ‘cottages’. They had some great one-on-one time with residents in the family-style cottage kitchens and produced some fine cookies. 

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