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Thanksgiving is for giving thanks
Resident at Points West Living Moose Jaw were given paper pumpkins and leaves to write about what they are thankful for and each one was then posted on the wall for everyone to read.
Turkey dinner was plentiful! Besides the bird, there was stuffing of course, ham, cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes with gravy, turnips and carrots, and pumpkin poke cake for dessert.
Aloha, Moose Jaw!
30-below may be a little cool for grass skirts, mimosas, and pineapples, but that was the point. Residents at Points West Living Moose Jaw banished the cold and dark for a day, to embrace a little bit of Hawaii.
How the Grinch brightened Christmas
One week before Christmas, residents at Points West Living Moose Jaw welcomed the Grinch into their home. Turns out, her heart was already pretty big, because she didn’t pilfer a single thing. In fact, she visited every resident and had everyone laughing at her antics.
Lots of home shopping at annual craft event
After a taking a break last year due to COVID, a longstanding tradition at Points West Living Moose Jaw was back again this year. The community’s sixth ‘annual’ December Craft Sale was held December 2nd, and residents were able to check many gift purchases off their Christmas lists, all from the comfort of their own home.
Different players, same playground
Points West Living Moose Jaw has a new general manager. With a background in early childhood education, Jennifer Montgomery has slipped seamlessly into a gentle, supportive role with residents and employee care partners. But thanks the Saskatchewan surge in COVID cases, she has had to come up to speed instantly on infectious disease protocol.
First time visit with COVID-era baby is pure bliss
When John Ziefflie’s great granddaughter Nora was born just over a year ago, nobody imagined it would be a full year before the two could meet in person. When it finally happened on June 1st at Points West Living Moose Jaw, the two made up for lost time with a lovely, relaxed, rolling visit.
Delayed Easter celebration includes fancy hats
Points West Living Moose Jaw’s Easter plans had to be postponed when the community was put under COVID quarantine. A week later, quarantine was lifted, and residents were able to celebrate both Easter and the resumption of social activities. Which they did, with a fine meal, and bonnets...
Second World War veteran shares the scoop on servicing Spitfires
Points West Living Moose Jaw resident Al Cameron was just a young teen in July 1940 when the Battle of Britain began. But within three years, he had enlisted in the RCAF and began serving on the airfields of Britain and Italy as an Aircraft Technician 2nd Class. Al was invited by 15 Wing Moose Jaw to participate in CFB Moose Jaw’s September commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and was interviewed about his work on Spitfires during the war.
Resident’s gratitude nets reward for helpful ‘good guy’
In a world full of good intentions, it’s the actions that matter. And the selfless actions of the maintenance man/bus driver at Points West Living Moose Jaw have not gone unnoticed by residents. Back in May, they entered his name in a recognition program for people who are making a difference in their communities during the COVID pandemic’.
Points West Living expands east, to Saskatchewan
Points West Living now has a presence in Saskatchewan. On February 7, 2020, PWL Moose Jaw and PWL Prince Albert were added to Points West Living’s family of communities. Their addition brings the total number of PWL communities to 14.