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Kids, costumes, candy, and condiments
add colour to Hallowe’en at PWL Stettler

Residents at Points West Living Stettler enjoy regular visits from two different children’s day homes, and on Hallowe’en, both groups came to show off their costumes. They gave cookies to residents, and the residents were ready with candy for the children’s Hallowe’en sacks. 

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Family fiddle, song and dance performance
enthralls PWL Stettler residents

The always popular Craig West & Family returned to Points West Stettler for another well-attended performance on September 7th. Born blind, Craig took up the violin at the age of 11 and has mastered its various genres from classical concert pieces to gypsy music, old-time fiddling, bluegrass, and gospel. He was accompanied by his wife Angie on the piano and twin daughters who sing and dance. 

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PWL Stettler family grows... wings!

Points West Living Stettler is home to eight new bright and beautiful tropical birds. The new arrivals are adding colour, interest and happy squawks and twitters to two cottage areas. All of this avian activity is attracting admirers from throughout the community. 

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PWL Stettler celebrates Canada Day in a big way

The Canada 150 birthday celebration at Points West Living Stettler was so eventful, it was spread out over two days. Special visitors, fun food and events, lots of red and white props and decorations, and even a ‘flash mob’ rendition of Oh Canada, made the days full and fun. 

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Student puppet show provides lots of laughs
for residents of PWL Stettler

It was a show crafted especially for seniors, and it certainly hit the spot with residents of Points West Living Stettler. Grade-7 Drama students from Wm. E. Hay Secondary Campus in Stettler wrote and performed the six segment show.

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Pharmacist responds to resident and family
questions about prescription medications

Once a week, as part of her job, Ashley Sawchuk (centre in photo) visits residents at Points West Living Stettler, but recently, the Pharmacare pharmacist took the time to come in and give an evening feature talk. In it, Ashley shared about her role in ensuring prescription drug safety for supportive living residents. 

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Residents delight in Chick Nursery duty

Residents in Meeting Creek Cottage at Points West Living Stettler got to play an active role in bringing new life into the world this spring. They helped tend fertilized chicken eggs, and then care for a brood of little hatchlings in their first few weeks of life. The experience was heartwarming for residents and care partners alike. 

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Surprise deliveries bring generous gifts
to residents of PWL Stettler

Residents of Points West Living Stettler recently received a lot of surprise deliveries. Each resident was presented with a fashionable fabric gift bin filled with thoughtful items donated by the people of Stettler. The generous gift was the initiative of local businesswoman Candace Maruk. 

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Gift of hand-crafted quilt offers
year-round cheer at PWL Stettler

The Stettler Stitchers have donated a lovely 12-block quilt to Points West Living Stettler that artfully illustrates each month of the year. It is hanging on the second floor of the building, and is a daily reminder of the kindness of the community. 

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Four legged 'volunteer' makes friends
wherever she goes

When Ashley Muhlbach started work as office administrator at Points West Living Stettler back in December 2015, Mandy was part of the package. And that’s been a very good thing. The Shih Tzu Toy Poodle cross gets to be with her number one girl (Ashley), and gets to visit on lots of welcoming laps. 

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