Points West Living - Red Deer
Thankful Thursday in Red Deer
“Thank you for all you do—we appreciate you!” That was the sentiment behind Thankful Thursday at Points West Living Red Deer, when the employee care partners received a tasty cart of treats.
The book’s in the bag for Red Deer residents
What to read?... What to read?...
Residents at Points West Living Red Deer now have an easier time picking their next library selection—because it’s thoughtfully provided for them!
Red Deer barbeques up a treat
Sizzling steaks prepared under bright sunshine made for a delicious mealtime for residents of Points West Living Red Deer. Thanks go to the kitchen staff and employee care partners who planned and prepped the feast, enjoyed by the happy crowd on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Here, left to right, cooks Alvin and EJ feed the flames.
A hootenanny shakes up Red Deer
Robert Buckland enjoys his prize.
How often does a Points West Living resident get to throw a wet football at the photograph of a care partner or manager? At PWL Red Deer, they got the chance during a hootenanny carnival event, timed to coordinate with the city’s Westerner Days, which took place from July 19 to 23, 2023.
Pet Fostering Program Brings Joy to Residents of PWL Red Deer
Who doesn't love puppies? They bring joy and happiness to everyone they meet, including in Points West Living Red Deer. Meet Gus Gus (left) and Fiona (top right), two adorable puppies who have captured everyone's hearts. PWL Red Deer has partnered with two local pet rescue organizations to provide short-term fostering for animals.
Handmade Toques for Red Deer
Handcrafting toques is a favorite hobby for Susan, a PWL Red Deer resident. In fact, you may have been lucky to have received one in your gift bag this past Christmas. Sue donated about 30 of them to residents, spending hours creating them.
Men's Group Brings Much to the Table
In an effort to create opportunities for meaningful activities for its male residents, PWL Red Deer decided to host a weekly Men’s Group and it has quickly become a favourite for some of the guys.
Every week a group of men from all ages and backgrounds have the chance to relax, joke, laugh and try out new activities.
Closing the Door Decoration Contest til next year
Points West Living Red Deer held its second annual Christmas door decorating contest which came to a close December 14. This year the participants were asked to submit an Eden story that showcased residents decorating their homes.
A Passion for Seniors Care
Angie MacKenzie, new General Manager in Red Deer
“I am extremely passionate about residents directing their own care,” says the new general manager of Points West Living Red Deer, Angie MacKenzie. “The residents are the reason I am here.”
Father and Son Team Up to Work
Care partner Derek was able to have his son Lowen join him at work doing some maintenance for the Points West Living Red Deer community.
Lowen was a joy to have around; helping his father and putting a little pep into everyone’s day with his huge smile and infectious laugh.
He may have become a little tired after his long day with Dad. But everyone was grateful for Lowen who brightened everyone’s day.