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Residents explore and record
their personal histories

Some Points West Living Stettler residents are digging deep to recall moments, places and people they may not have thought about for years. They’re doing so within the structure of Project Legacy, an initiative of Recreation Therapist Lisa Smith, who has a wealth of her own family memories at hand.

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St. Patrick’s party at PWL Stettler was a
celebration of friends and ‘good old Irish fun’

Residents enjoyed some ‘good old Irish fun’ as they gathered in the main dining room at Points West Living Stettler to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The room was decorated in green and shamrocks, and as they arrived, each resident got decked out in green necklaces, neckties and scarves, and a bit of silly Irish naming. Everyone received their own unique ‘leprechaun name', such as Lucky McStumpy, Goldie McSmelly, or Flirty Nugget Nose.

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PeeWee hockey team brings competition and
fun to the table at PWL Stettler

Stettler’s PeeWee-A hockey team, the Stettler Storm paid a visit to Points West Living Stettler recently to engage in an evening of table games with residents. The visitors included 18 team players (boys aged 11-12) and five adult volunteers. The lively event warmed spirits on an icy cold evening.

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Rediscovered game set generates Bingo buzz
at PWL Stettler

One day while cleaning out the recreation storage room at Points West Living Stettler, the recreation team came upon a stash of Bingo game equipment, and decided that called for some quick action. It took a last minute change to the February Activity Calendar, and soon it was ‘Game On’. 

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Volunteer uses creativity and care to enrich
PWL Stettler community

Jean Bischke comes by Points West Living Stettler two days a week to take part in activities with residents from all the different cottages. She leads ‘Coffee & Conversation’, a group crossword challenge, and has recently begun a 'Powder Puff Nail Care' program.

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Recognizing good deeds catches on
with 'Mitzvah Program'

The Hebrew word Mitzvah means a good or praiseworthy deed; something done without expectation of receiving anything in return. The goal of the Points West Living Stettler 'Mitzvah Program' is to catch someone doing a good deed and to recognize it. The results are a little bit of Eden.

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Two newly minted LPNs celebrate
new positions at PWL Stettler

Two Health Care Aides at Points West Living Stettler celebrated achieving their LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) designations recently. They received confirmation in early January that both had successfully passed the competency exams. And as it turns out, there were jobs waiting for them right on site.

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Community recognition for resident
on her 100th birthday

Congratulations to Jean (Handyside) Chapman who recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Points West Living Stettler. She received notes from Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Governor General, and the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. 

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PWL Stettler residents experience exhilarating
Remembrance Day moment

The stirring tones of bagpipes and drums wound their way through Points West Living Stettler, as residents and care partners prepared for this year’s Remembrance Day service. It is a sound like no other, and the sight of the Alberta Justice & Solicitor General Regimental Pipes & Drums in full dress was equally impressive. And for one resident, it was particularly memorable.

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The go-to person for financial services and…
music?

Every month, Kelly Caughlin comes to Points West Living Stettler to offer banking services to PWL residents. As a Financial Advisor with Scotia Bank she is well qualified and appreciated for her role, but she recently stepped up in a surprising way. She brought in a band.

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