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Congrats to PWL Peace River, nominated for a local award!
For over a decade, Points West Living Peace River has been standing as an example of what senior living communities can achieve when guided by a philosophy of care that prioritizes choice, empowerment and connection. The greater community recognizes this, which is why PWL Peace River has been nominated for a 2024 Davis Award by the local chamber of commerce.
Peace River parade float wins
If you saw it, you’d agree that it was a “Spectacular Small Float.” For that’s the award that Points West Living Peace River received for its entry in the town’s Santa Claus Parade.
Peace River celebrates a fantastic decade
Balloons, streamers, flowers and a whole lot of smiling people were on hand to celebrate Points West Living Peace River’s 10th anniversary on October 23, 2023.
Music in the afternoon for Peace River residents
A musical interlude brought cheer to residents of Points West Living Peace River in early September 2023, when local group Northern Comfort entertained the audience.
Peace River celebrates August birthdays
Happy birthday to everyone who celebrated a birthday in August at Points West Living Peace River (and at all PWL communities)!
Peace River residents pick a hefty harvest of crab apples
The weather was lovely and the trees in the courtyard were weighty with crab apples. So on July 27, 2023, several residents from Points West Living Peace River went outside on a whim to pick the tart fruit, awakening their taste buds while they were at it.
Peace River Hosts a Lollapalooza for Seniors Week
It was nothing if not varied in its energic schedule for Senior’s Week at Points West Living Peace River, June 5 to 9. This year it was a lollapalooza of events for residents to kick up their heels and celebrate. Resident Teresa MacNeil summed it up this way: "It was fun, and there was a lot to do!"
Shout Out to Fathers
Alex Siry having fun with papa's moustache
Points West Living Peace River celebrated Fathers Day with word scrambles, Dad riddles and knock-knock jokes and with the aid of some beer and snacks, were laughing and having a great old time, just like the ‘good old days’.
Peace River community lends a hand to wildfire evacuees of Alberta
Above: Volunteers from Peace River who banded together to assist wildlife evacuees
With wildfires wreaking havoc around Alberta, Points West Living Peace River took on a mission to host four residents of Edson and High Prairie who needed to evacuate from their communities as many others have done across the province.
“Being the daughter of one of the evacuees, I would like to say thank you so much. It is such a relief knowing my mom is safe and being well taken care of,” said a family member of one evacuee.
Creative team makes Mother's Day special
The creative recreation team of Connie and Norme at PWL Peace River held an event for all the mothers in the community. Handmade cards and flowers were gifted to the moms who gathered in the dining hall to play games such as Mother’s Day word scramble and funny riddles.