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A sweet surprise hatches in Lloydminster
Recently, residents at Points West Living Lloydminster got the thrill of welcoming three new companions to the community—the feathery kind!
Two milestones / one cake in Lloydminster
In mid-August 2023, Leo and Erna Oestreicher had good reasons to celebrate! On August 17, it was the 69th wedding anniversary of these two residents of Points West Lloydminster. And one day later, on August 18, it was Leo’s 90th birthday.
Centenarian Vernon Merllat honoured with prestigious Jubilee Medal
On June 21, Vernon Merllat, a 100-year-old resident of Points West Living Lloydminster, was honoured to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal presented to him by his Royal Canadian Legion fellows.
The Platinum Jubilee Medal recognizes the contributions that individuals make to their province and their local communities.
Cruising the community at Lloydminster
Driver John with trishaw passengers Karen and Marguerite
Lloydminster Points West Living started summer with cruising trishaw bike rides again this year.
Sidewalks become art at Lloydminster
For the past few months, a few students from Holy Rosary High School have been volunteering at Points West Living Lloydminster about once a week.
Lloydminster celebrates Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo has long been a day to celebrate an historical victory for Mexican-Canadians and the residents and care partners of Points West Living Lloydminster did just that.
Merle and Friends entertain Lloydminster
Recently the cowboy-hatted Merle Tenney dropped in to the Points West Living Lloydminster community with his friends. Merle and Friends usually play country music to songs the residents know and can sing along with.
Lloydminster celebrates National Lookalike Day
“You remind me of someone” or “You look just like someone I know.”
Have you heard these words before? No doubt you have.
Occasionally we may even recognize ourselves in another person whether they are family related or a stranger we spot on the street.That’s the spirit behind National Look Alike Day, observed on April 20th.
The day was created as a fun day to look and celebrate someone you look like or would like to resemble.
Kindness came knocking at Lloydminster
Resident Gordon Maxwell with the Kindness is Power team.
In 2021, the government of Canada introduced the Kindness Week Act to occur the thrid week of every February.
It may take a few more years before the new Act is widely known, but it didn’t take long for the Students of Holy Rosary High School in Lloydminster to get onboard with Kindness Week. They started spreading some kindness of their own this February with a visit to Points West Living Lloydminster where they handed out treats to residents and care partners alike.
Lloydminster kicks up heels at Eden party
Points West Living Lloydminster celebrated a year of great Eden Moments with a party on Nov 25th. To make the event a success, recreation aide Maggie Rauczynska and health care assistant Malou Abongan spared nothing to decorate the room “to the nines."