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Scones, fine china, and fascinators bring
regal flair to royal wedding watchers

Some residents at Points West Living Stettler were so excited about `the royal wedding’ they were almost ready to get up at 3-AM on May 19th, to watch Meghan and Harry tie the knot live on television. Most others were happy to watch a video recording of the proceedings the next day, after a good night’s sleep. The dedicated royalists decided to join them and they made an event of it. 

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Unforgettable flowers highlight support
for Alzheimer Awareness

Points West Living Stettler held its own Alzheimer Awareness Day on Tuesday, March 27. The forget-me-not flowers were available in seed packets and as bright blue cards to mark a donation to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories.

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Partner in hair care is a treasured member
of the PWL Stettler community

When Points West Living Stettler first opened its doors in the summer of 2013, a new contracted in-house hair stylist had already set up shop. In the five years that have followed, Cathy Cassidy has trimmed and coloured and curled hair for just about everyone who lives and serves at PWL Stettler, and more besides. 

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St. Patrick’s Day party a highlight for residents

Residents and care partners at Points West Living Stettler embraced their O’s and Mc’s and a whole lot of Irish icons to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone was fitted up in green clothes and bobbles, and the green (NA) beer was flowing. 

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Donated box of vintage records results in flood
of fond musical memories

One day last fall, someone dropped off a box of old vinyl records to Points West Living Stettler. Since there was no on-site record player (who needs one these days, right?), recreation coordinator Jenn Dixon started checking out units in antique stores. To her delight, she found one where she least expected it, and since then residents have been enjoying leisurely journeys back in musical time.

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Special visitors bring music and merriment
to PWL Stettler

Residents at Points West Living Stettler welcomed more than a hundred young visitors in the week leading up to Christmas. Students from two local elementary schools, Stettler Elementary and Christ-King Catholic School performed songs, made crafts and visited with residents. 

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Young hockey helpers serve up
Family Christmas Suppers

On Tuesday, December 12, and the following three evenings Points West Living Stettler hosted a Family Christmas Supper for residents and their families. With up to 60 people at each of the four sittings, it was a very busy week. For three of those evenings, extra help was on hand from players of two local minor hockey teams.

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Points West Living Stettler joins Eden Registry

Points West Living Stettler is now an official Eden Alternative® Community. General Manager Carol Dyck received the call on November 16 that the community has been accepted into the organization’s Eden Registry. On November 30, Eden Alternative® shared the news with the world-wide Eden community. 

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Remembrance Day service is appreciated by
full house at PWL Stettler

Points West Living Stettler held its Remembrance Day service on Friday, November 10. It included the traditional March of Colours, the Last Post, two minutes of silence, an Invocation and Lesson by Pastor Ross Helgeton, recitation of In Flanders Fields, and a wreath-laying ceremony at a representative cenotaph. 

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Community award highlights PWL Stettler commitment to training… and fun

The Stettler Board of Trade held its annual Business and Citizenship Awards Gala at the end of October, and this year, Points West Living Stettler won the Learning in the Workplace Award. The gala also had a bit of fun, especially when General Manager Carol Dyck shared the spotlight with the new Mayor of Stettler.

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