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Dressing like a cowpoke adds plaid

Turns out most people have a plaid shirt tucked away somewhere, to be brought out for ‘Dress like a cowboy/girl day’! That was certainly the case at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton when entertainer Paul James came by to play some country tunes.

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Wise and witty New Year’s resolutions

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Whether or not you write down your intentions, the start of a new year is a fresh opportunity to consider what you might like to tweak to make your life richer. Residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton had fun crafting their New Year’s resolutions, and were generous enough to share them here.

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Gingerbread house curb appeal

Residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton held a competition last month to see who could create the best decorated gingerbread house. There was plenty of candy, scores of meticulously placed smarties, gobs of icing, and boundless creativity…

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Deck the Trees

Decorating the Christmas trees at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton is a community affair. A core group of volunteers likes to take the challenge on, and this year the results are particularly lovely.

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Halloween treats, costumes, and kids

Residents who love Halloween set the tone this year at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton. There were witches and pumpkins, and lots of treats – including unmistakably Halloween themed sandwiches.

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A Tims Moment

In Points West Living communities, Eden Moments recognize and celebrate the ‘aha’ moments when residents experience freedom from the 3 plagues of loneliness, helplessness, and boredom. But those moments are not just for residents, as a recent surprise delivery at PWL Athens Creek in Penticton illustrates.

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Tattoos and brews help to beat the heat

It was the start of an Okanagan heat wave, but indoors, the drinks and ink were cool, as residents at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton offered up their arms and legs as canvasses. Fortunately, while the body art was detailed and colourful, the tattoos were temporary, so this was a pain-free event.

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Mothers Day feast, flowers, and favourites

In the days leading up to Mothers Day the women of Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton were asked to make a list their favourite things. Then on Mothers Day, along with a special luncheon, each lady received a single carnation, and saw their lists on the community notice board, posted as a garden of colourful flowers.

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A peaceful walking tour of Northern Ireland

Residents and employee care partners at Points West Living Athens Creek in Penticton are taking advantage of clear spring weather to do a walking tour of Northern Ireland. The tour is ‘virtual’ but the steps are very real.

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Old age, I must accept it. Though…

As with most celebrations held at PWL Athens Creek in Penticton, Audrey Ross penned a special poem for the occasion – her 100th birthday! The community celebrated with a luncheon of Audrey’s favourite foods, and decorated with crafted yellow roses.

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