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Poppies Row on Row

Remembrance Day at Points West Living Drayton Valley drew together residents Kay Conroy and Valera Martin and care partners Lydia, Emily and Edyta to make beautiful poppy craft.

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Halloween came with a surprise gift

'Movie Star' Kate Conroy making a Hollywood appearance!

In the spirit of Halloween many people at Points West Living Drayton Valley dressed in costumes, some which came as a surprise gift from a family of a resident that dropped off a box full of costumes for residents and Care Partners to wear.



Lance's Life as an Artist

Lance, seated in front of some of his art

Lance Anhill is a talented artist who resides at Points West Living Drayton Valley.  Points West News was curious how Lance became the impressive artist that he is today and he agreed to answer our probing questions.



Drayton Valley Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

General Manager Betty Verreau accepts plaque from Councillor Collin Clarke

It was only18 short months ago that the Points West Living Drayton Valley community was merely a construction site. 

When the community’s first Employee Care Partners first started out, they were sharing a conference room at a local hotel, diligently working to onboard the team that would help the community grow.



Irish pub moves indoors

With spring on the way, it looked like ‘Pub on the Patio’ would be a safe bet for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Points West Living Drayton Valley. And even though dropping temperatures forced the party inside, there were no complaints.



Residents are more than ready for spring

When spring begins officially in a few days, residents at Points West Living Drayton Valley will be ready. They have already started seeds indoors, and even those without a green thumb are helping things along by decorating clay pots.



Heartfelt advice for younger generations

Residents at Points West Living Drayton Valley shared some of their ‘love wisdom’ in honour of Valentine’s Day. They were asked what their Valentine’s Day advice would be for younger generations. Here are some of their gems.



Hearts and flowers set the scene

Thanks to a couple of residents, Points West Living Drayton Valley is one step closer to being ready for Valentine’s Day. Jeanne Olson (left) and Valera Martin spent an industrious morning crafting a lovely bouquet of red and pink tissue paper roses. They also started on the heart wall décor.



Puppy love steals the showing

On December 7th, Office Administrator Lydia Carter was showing some potential residents around Points West Living Drayton Valley, when they stumbled upon a scene that was totally off script. Puppies! And some very delighted residents who were lapping up some puppy love.



‘Tis the season to prep for Christmas

Some people might disagree with that statement, but not the folks at Points West Living Drayton Valley. They’ve got Christmas spirit big time, with lights, stockings, caroling, decorating, and even Christmas baking. At this rate, they’re going to outdo Santa and his elves.