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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.

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January Birthday Fun at Cold Lake

Bowling, games and sweets were part of the celebrations at Cold Lake's January Birthday Celebration.

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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.

Photos can be viewed here.



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.

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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.