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September 10th, 2020

Tailgate parties a joyful celebration of steps challenge and more

Points West Living All

It may have been the biggest one-day party in the history of Points West Living. On August 27th, all fourteen Points West Living locations, residents and employee care partners gathered to celebrate summer, life, their communities, and the completion of the #steps2mentalhealth walking/wheeling challenge.

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September 9th, 2020

Lots of smiles at Cold Lake Tailgate Party

Points West Living Cold Lake

The tailgate party at Points West Living Cold Lake was the first party since the beginning of COVID. There was delicious summer party food, music, a little dancing, and a great sense of community.

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September 9th, 2020

PWL Peace River goes the distance, and then some

Points West Living Peace River

When the folks at Points West Living Peace River took on the #Steps2MentalHealth walking challenge in August, they set what they thought was an ambitious goal; to virtually walk from Peace River across four provinces to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, located in Toronto, Ontario. At their August 27 tailgate party, the whole community celebrated surpassing their goal.

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September 9th, 2020

Tailgate party celebrates being together

Points West Living Wetaskiwin

Points West Living Wetaskiwin’s tailgate party on August 27 was a celebration of community. During the barbeque lunch, a PowerPoint slide show ran the many photos taken at events from the past year. After the lunch the residents got to visit with a couple of equine friends.

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September 9th, 2020

Tailgate party goes ahead rain or shine

Points West Living Prince Albert

The weather may not have been perfect for Points West Living Prince Albert’s tailgate party on August 27, but the nice big party tents set up in the back yard kept the rain at bay and added to the cozy feel of the event. PWL Prince Albert was the top stepping community across 27 participating Points West and Connecting Care communities.

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September 4th, 2020

Residents construct a model pickup truck for tailgate party

Points West Living Penticton

Residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton took up the challenge of building a vehicle for their tailgate party. The party, held to celebrate the community’s participation in the #Steps2MentalHealth walking/wheeling challenge was held across Points West Living and Connecting Care Communities on August 27.

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August 26th, 2020

Freshly pulled new carrots a sweet treat for resident gardeners

Points West Living Slave Lake

It was a gorgeous day for residents of Points West Living Slave Lake to spend out in the garden. For the most part, the eight residents who chose to take part in the garden outing just sat around visiting and soaking up the sun, sights, and sounds. But then they got to do a little early harvesting.

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August 26th, 2020

Walking challenge helps with life transitions

Points West Living All

There were probably as many reasons for walking as there were participants in the Points West Living/Connecting Care #Steps2MentalHealth walking challenge held August 10-23. While some walked for personal health goals and others walked to win, one family was walking to find a beloved lost pet amidst a major life move. Here’s their story.

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August 25th, 2020

Community steps up to take top spot in walking/wheeling challenge

Points West Living Prince Albert

The steps challenge, #Steps2MentalHealth which ran among Points West Living and other Connecting Care operated homes from August 10-23 is now over. The community which logged the most steps is Points West Living Prince Albert. Their secret was to make sure their small collection of fitness tracker armbands were never idle.

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August 24th, 2020

Drive-by car show full of surprises

Points West Living Lloydminster

Real Country Radio in Lloydminster organized a drive-by car show recently for residents in supportive living homes around the city. When they came by Points West Living Lloydminster on the evening of Wednesday August 19, residents were ready and waving as members of the ‘Just Kruzin’ car club rolled by.

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