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October 8th, 2021

Generous community provides season of beauty

Points West Living Prince Albert

Gardening season may be over, but residents at Points West Living Prince Albert are still basking in the pleasure they got from their garden boxes this summer. And in the generosity of the broader community which made the boxes possible.

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September 23rd, 2021

Year 7 for Points West Living Photo Contest

Points West Living All

The seventh annual Points West Living Photo Contest gets underway on October 1, 2021. Prizes will be awarded for the top three photos, as decided by PWL News subscribers. Do you have photos to share of your PWL community’s moments, places, and people?

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September 22nd, 2021

Top stepping resident is all-around active

Points West Living Cold Lake

Points West Living Cold Lake was the top finishing PWL community in the recent #Steps2MentalHealth walking challenge. One of the main contributors to that accomplishment was resident Emil (Ben) Benusic (right, above), who walked an astonishing 629,764 steps. Ben finished in third place among hundreds of individual residents, employee care partners, families, and supporters from 26 PWL and Connecting Care communities (The top two finishers tell their story here).

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September 22nd, 2021

Different players, same playground

Points West Living Moose Jaw

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.

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September 20th, 2021

Little artists give residents a taste of autumn

Points West Living Cold Lake

COVID restrictions meant that Grade 3 students from Cold Lake Elementary School couldn’t come to Points West Living Cold Lake to create art with residents as planned. However the little artists did the work on their own and shared their finished creations with residents.

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September 8th, 2021

Residents get out on the water for a guided boat cruise

Points West Living Cold Lake

Five residents from Points West Living Cold Lake recently got to enjoy the sunshine, fresh air and beautiful views of Cold Lake from the sheltered deck of a 30-foot Regal cruiser. They spent an hour touring out on the water, then returned to on shore, where they lingered to watch people enjoying the beach and marina.

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September 8th, 2021

Competitive mother-daughter duo are step challenge champs

Points West Living All

There was a lot of action in and around the Gibb household in August. Darcie Gibb, the Wellness & Safety Coordinator for Points West Living’s operations company Connecting Care, and her daughter Denna finished the Steps2MentalHealth walking challenge in the top two individual walker spots. It was very close.

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September 7th, 2021

Employee orientation is filled with learning and laughter

Points West Living Drayton Valley

Employee care partners at Points West Living Drayton Valley can’t wait to welcome the community’s first residents. The group of thirty new employees has just completed a two-week orientation where they learned the fundamentals of caring and working together as a team.

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September 7th, 2021

Tails were wagging at this tailgate party

Points West Living Stettler

The wrap up ‘Tailgate Party’ for the 2021 Steps2MentalHealth walking challenge at Points West Living Stettler, was held over two days. On day one, a mobile petting zoo dropped by, giving residents lots of cuddle time with a selection of animals. The next day, everyone enjoyed a barbeque while step challenge participants received their prizes.

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August 25th, 2021

Trishaw cycling gives riders a tour of the town

Points West Living Cold Lake

There’s a new set of wheels cycling about the City of Cold Lake this summer. It’s an e-bike ‘trishaw’ piloted by volunteers who provide local seniors with a front row tour of their town. Residents at Points West Living Cold Lake have been taking full advantage of the opportunity.

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