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Mother's Day Sweetened with Cakes and Cards
Left: Courtney Letondre
Top Right: Concert audience of residents and families
Bottom from left: Jackie Hunter, Joyce Kiehl, Maggie Macdonald, Christina Faithful
Residents and families at PWL Cold Lake were treated to a Mother's Day concert with traditional gospel music flavoured with Newfoundland rhythms from musicians Norman and Shirley Rice.
A bonspiel with a difference at Cold Lake
In true Canadian tradition, Points West Living Cold Lake residents like to take to curling, with the help of a floor mat, a curling stone and two sticks. Arranged in a circle, most of the players are residents in wheelchairs while the other players play from their chairs.
Cold Lake celebrates Easter with live music
Just prior to Easter Points West Living Cold Lake were treated to live music performance celebrating spiritual life with music and song. Mike Sheperd played the guitar and sang with his wife at the piano.
Sangria and Treats for St. Patrick's Day at Cold Lake
Residents at Points West Living Cold Lake enjoyed a delightful St. Patrick's Day celebration, complete with non-alcoholic sangria and tasty treats. Ben Benusic expertly prepared the sangria, carefully mixing all the ingredients to perfection. The party also featured some delectable snacks, including green cupcakes, and lively Irish music set the festive mood.
Decorating Cards and Cookies at Cold Lake
Residents of Points West Living Cold Lake celebrated Valentine’s Day by decorating their own cookie and muffin desserts and with the help of Hospitality Aide Mabel Agudelo made Valentine's day cards followed by snacks and music.
January Birthday Fun at Cold Lake
Bowling, games and sweets were part of the celebrations at Cold Lake's January Birthday Celebration.
Introducing Kristine Cardinal, GM of Cold Lake
Kristine Cardinal, new GM of Points West Living Cold Lake
Kristine is new to her role but not to Points West Living or Cold Lake.Growing up in Saddle Lake with a loving family on a reserve north of Edmonton, Kristine’s career in health care began as a care aide at the Bonnyville Extendicare where she discovered her passion for providing care to the elderly.
Creative Christmas Collection
Jackie Hunter making Christmas ornaments
The folks at Points West Living Cold Lake were happy to get busy making what would become more than 50 Christmas ornaments that would decorate the community, many of which were hung on residents’ doors.
Creating warmth at Cold Lake
Christina Faithful painting pumpkins
This year’s Thanksgiving was celebrated at lunchtime for the folks at Points West Living Cold Lake this year.
Everyone got into the spirit of the occasion by joining in to apply their creativity to produce beautiful decorations, fall bouquets, and painted pumpkins for the Thanksgiving lunch tables.
Bingo! The green version
While the game itself has roots in Italy, its ongoing popularity on the Emerald Isle makes bingo a great activity for St. Patrick’s Day; Especially when the bingo cards are green as they were for the celebration at Points West Living Cold Lake. Green headgear, bingo, O’Doul’s near-beer, and green-iced cupcakes made for a fun afternoon of celebrating all things Irish.