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April 29th, 2022

Meet our new writer

Points West Living All

Melissa Smalley has taken over as writer and editor of the Points West Living newsletter. 

With a background in journalism and marketing, Melissa is thrilled to come aboard and help contribute to such a fantastic resource for PWL residents, families and Employee Care Partners. 

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April 14th, 2022

Interactive musical performance worth the wait

Points West Living Peace River

It took a few months for it to all come together, but for residents of Points West Living Peace River it was worth the wait.

When the interactive music group Beyond Melodies performed live (virtually) for residents on March 9th, they had everyone happily singing and dancing along.
 

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April 14th, 2022

Ukrainian dinner helps those in need

Points West Living Prince Albert

Residents and Employee Care Partners in Prince Albert had a chance to enjoy some delicious Ukrainian food, while raising support and awareness for those facing struggles in the region. 

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April 14th, 2022

Enriching communities through education, opportunities

Points West Living All

Lisa Smith is always looking for new ways to enrich the lives of residents at Points West Living communities. In her most recent role as Recreation Therapist at PWL Stettler, she was closely involved in running various programs for residents and encouraging engagement and participation in a wide range of purposeful activities.

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March 23rd, 2022

March comes in like... a goat!

Points West Living Vegreville Heritage House

Forget lions and lambs. At Points West Living Heritage House in Vegreville, March 2022 came in like a goat! Triplet baby goats in fact. The three wee kids came to visit on March 1, and captured the hearts of residents and employee care partners alike.

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March 23rd, 2022

Colourful fabric wreaths say “Hello Spring!”

Points West Living Wainwright

Residents at Points West Living Wainwright welcomed spring by creating colourful fabric wreaths. The wreath are each unique and will adorn the doors of residents’ suites.

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March 22nd, 2022

Senior screenings at gem of a theatre

Points West Living Stettler

Residents at Points West Living Stettler are able to enjoy movies on the big screen again, compliments of the local movie theatre. Jewel Theatre recently started offering the once-a-month showings to seniors around town, and other sponsors have kicked in to enhance the theatre experience. 

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March 21st, 2022

Teamwork creates great St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Points West Living Peace River

Residents and employee care partners worked together – and played together – to make the St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Points West Living Peace River a fun and heartwarming event. There was great food, Irish music, and even some dancing.

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March 21st, 2022

Bingo! The green version

Points West Living Cold Lake

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.

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March 21st, 2022

Studies in Shamrocks

Points West Living Stettler

Residents at Points West Living Stettler got into the St. Patrick's Day spirit by painting shamrock canvases. They used tape on the canvas so every painting was unique. Some chose to stick with traditional shades of green, while others did a rainbow of colours. One resident stuck to her favourite colour, blue.

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