Posts by: Amy Lampert

December 19, 2017

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Parkview Book Club to Dancing to French 101 to Music and Memories and even Code Words with Ed, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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December 5, 2017

Showcase of Talent

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We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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October 16, 2017

Cards of Love Make Frisco Headlines

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Sometimes an empathetic card makes all the difference during a difficult time. A compassionate group of residents at Parkview in Frisco knew just want to do when they heard about their sister communities in Florida: The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods and The Watermark at Trinity weathering Hurricane Irma. […]

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September 29, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – My Mother is Happy and Well Cared For

I moved my mom from Beaumont to Parkview in Frisco on July 30th. I had resisted moving her to Frisco because she had been in Beaumont all of her 87 years and had many friends. Parkview has been very good for her. Everyone is exceptional friendly…staff and residents. Her apartment is bigger, nicer and over […]

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September 25, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Treat Us Like Family

She is doing very well at Parkview in Frisco. We are so blessed to have found Parkview with the help of A Place For Mom. This is the second place APFM helped us to find for mom. She was in independent living and now we have transitioned to Parkview. It is a beautiful place that […]

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September 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Baking Made Easy to Dancing to French 101 to Parkview Book Club and even Seated Tai Chi, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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September 7, 2017

Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

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Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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August 9, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – The Perfect Place for Mom

This place is amazing…they made my mother and I feel so welcomed and [Removed] is a star there and she was such an angel for my mom…of course all the other staff is amazing too! I highly recommend this place! God Bless you guys for helping me find the perfect place for Mum!

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July 26, 2017

Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

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Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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July 21, 2017

“The atmosphere at Parkview was friendly and wholesome.”

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My Visit at Parkview I visited Parkview twice. The first was an unannounced visit in the morning of July 13th. My son and I were greeted by Kyu Anderson, Sales Associate, who immediately made us feel welcomed. Because of time constraints Kyu gave us a guided tour of the building, and we had time to see a one […]

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May 10, 2017

Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Wii Bowling to Tai Chi to Baking Made Easy to Art from the Heart and even Knot Blankets of Love, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. […]

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February 8, 2017

Resident Patricia Ferrell is Enjoying her New Home at Parkview in Frisco

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EMBRACE YOUR NEXT CHAPTER Every new chapter is yours to enjoy when you approach it with knowledge and positive expectations. Explore your retirement living options today. “I wanted to come to a place where I could be my own person and not be a burden to my family. So Parkview was the place I chose.” […]

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February 1, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – The Best Care

My wife is a resident of Parkview’s Memory Care Facility and I can say that she is getting the best care. The Caregivers are awesome and you can see how loving and caring they are just by how they interact with her. She has settled in real well which was a major concern of mine […]

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December 15, 2016

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Social Media to Scrapbooking to Billiards to Book Club and even French 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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November 22, 2016

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

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Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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November 22, 2016

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

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We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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November 11, 2016

Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

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We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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October 5, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – The community is super clean and it sparkles!

This community is brand new. I did get a chance to tour the community though. The community is super clean and it sparkles. They offer a lot of activities that they try and get all the residents involved in. The staff was good at answering all of my questions. They however are still in the […]

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September 8, 2016

Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Wii Bowling to Book Club to Music Exploration to Tai Chi and even Herbal Tea & Me, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]

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August 17, 2016

The Parkview Patriot’s “High Fives” are Soaring

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At Parkview, we create and celebrate success with our “HIGH FIVE” Peer Recognition & On-the-Spot Rewards Program. Rewards or recognition are offered in exchange for work performance. We encourage peers to show appreciation to one to another by simply filling out the a high five slip and posting it on the board. The associate chosen wins a prize from Trudy’s Treasure […]

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June 21, 2016

Parkview Staffs Up for Assisted Living and Memory Care

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In anticipation of a midsummer opening of our new Assisted Living and Memory Care neighborhoods, we’ve filled two key positions at Parkview in Frisco. Please join us for a big welcome to Anthony Wakefield, Dining Services Director and Kerry Womack, LVN, Director of Resident Care. For the full article published on Frisco-Online.com on May 9th, […]

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June 21, 2016

Yelp Review – Parkview is my beautiful new home!

Recently I decided to make a change in my life. I sold my home in another city and moved to Frisco, Tx.  After looking at many places to live, my family and I chose Parkview.  After 5 1/2 months I have never regretted this decision.  Parkview is my beautiful new home!  The residents are wonderful, funny or […]

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May 31, 2016

Yelp Review – I feel like I am living at a resort!

Parkview has been our home for five years. The staff is so friendly and helpful, and the grounds are just beautiful. I still feel like I am living at a resort.  The amenities are great, and I am so glad I don’t have a house to take of. The calendar is filled with every activity you could possibly […]

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May 31, 2016

Yelp Review – Amazing community, friendly staff and delicious food!

This is an AMAZING community – not only is it beautiful inside and out but the staff is sooo friendly and helpful (many of them have worked there for years!!) and the residents are sweet as can be. I’ve noticed that there’s ALWAYS a happy buzz in the restaurant – which to me says a […]

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May 6, 2016

Summer 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Texas Hold ’em to Music Exploration to Tai Chi and even Billiards, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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April 15, 2016

We Do Memory Care Differently

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Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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March 28, 2016

Watermark University Commencement – Man’s Best Friend

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Students from the Watermark University class “Man’s Best Friend” celebrated their graduation last week in style. Parkview in Frisco invited all the students and their guests to a big playful garden party in the beautiful courtyards at the community. Enjoying the joyful company of good friends and neighbors, and the delicious refreshments being served, all the […]

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February 18, 2016

Facebook Review – A Beautiful Place to Call Home

What a beautiful place to call home! We have lived here two years and have made more friends, and experienced more enjoyable activities than we ever imagined at this season of our lives. It is a great big family with a caring and dedicated staff.

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February 12, 2016

Lasting Love

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The below article is featured on Frisco Enterprise, posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2016. Click here for the original article published. Nine-Plus Tips on Lasting Love from Four Long-Married Frisco Couples Looking for lasting love this Valentine’s Day weekend? Four Frisco couples with 50-plus-year marriages have some advice for young romantics: Value friendship, keep up communication and […]

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January 8, 2016

Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from French 101 to Book Club to Tai Chi and even Wii Bowling, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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January 6, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff are friendly and courteous.

I think they do a great job overall at Parkview! The staff here is friendly and courteous, and they’ll always go out of their way to help. The service is very good in general! It’s a nice looking, clean place, the rooms are a nice size, and they’ve got a pool. I also think they […]

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December 16, 2015

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

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We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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December 4, 2015

Multi-Million Dollar Expansion Breaks Ground in Frisco

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Groundbreaking has commenced on a 45,130-square-foot expansion of Parkview in Frisco, 7450 Stonebrook Parkway. With completion anticipated for March of 2016, the expansion of the community will result in 52 new assisted living and memory care residences. The resort-style addition is being coordinated with local businesses and architects to reflect a strong Texas influence. Expansive […]

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December 4, 2015

Downtown Historic McKinney Outing

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We recently took a trip through the streets of downtown historic McKinney. We enjoyed a day filled with the history of this once quaint DFW community. There was so much to see and enjoy on this trip. The history of McKinney, one of the oldest towns in North Texas, dating back over 150 years to […]

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December 4, 2015

Still Serving Their Community

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A lot of us know the Delano’s as that cute loving couple we see in our community daily. But, did you know they hold a weekly Bible Study Class? This shows that community commitment is still strong in the heart of this couple. They have been married for 66 years and still maintain a strong […]

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December 4, 2015

Dallas World Aquarium Outing

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We recently embarked on a tour of our sister city of Dallas to enjoy some of the city sites. The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium began at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans can be seen. Lounging around are two-toed and three-toed sloths. […]

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December 4, 2015

SeniorAdvisor Review – The Entire Package

I looked at Parkview in Frisco six years ago when it first opened – I loved everything about it. But, my parents felt they were ‘too young’ (mid-70’s) to move in. Fast forward to now – six years later – and they are in their second month of residence. Over the last six months we […]

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December 4, 2015

Senior Follies Performance Outing

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Where do we even start to describe our outing to the “Senior Follies” at the Eisemann Theater? First, the entire cast of this Las Vegas-type variety show (complete with seriously skimpy and sparkly costumes) is over the age of 55. These ladies and gents still have what it takes. Second, we heard music from ’30s […]

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December 4, 2015

Craft time!

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Saturday crafts are the perfect time for friends to get together, and catch up.

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December 4, 2015

Caring.com Review – It’s like a cruise!

We’ve moved into Parkview. The staff and the other residents are just super. They were a lot of help. We try to meet as many new people as possible every time we go to eat in the dining room. The food is delicious. Our son and daughter-in-law like to come up and join us every […]

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December 4, 2015

Facebook Review – Highly recommend this community to anyone!

Dad has lived here 5 years and it’s been great the whole time! The staff are wonderful and so caring. Apartment is spacious and beautiful with lots of storage, community is beautiful, grounds are nice, wonderful amenities, great programs and activities. Highly recommend this community to anyone!

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