Parkview in Frisco is proud to announce that we have been voted the Favorite Retirement Community in Frisco, TX for 2017. This was announced by Star Local Media on February 23rd. We are very honored to have won this category. Anyone is welcome to stop by at anytime for a tour of our great community.
Posts by: Kristy Gallaher
Ventriloquist Landon Harvey came to visit us here at Parkview in Frisco last week. He shared some of his friends with us including Mervin the old man. He was very entertaining and we all enjoyed his visit. We can’t wait until he comes back again.
We have a group in our Assisted Living that we call the Lunch Bunch. Every month we pick a new place to go enjoy delicious food and great company. Last month we went to 54th Street and this month we went to Cheddar’s. We all had a great time! We can’t wait to see where we will go […]
Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting classes and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download The Inn March 2018 Calendar. » Click to download The Gardens March 2018 […]
Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting classes and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click here to download March 2018 Town Center Calendar.
On February 9th we had our Valentine’s Day party at Parkview in Frisco. It all started earlier in the day with decorating and preparation. The dining room looked amazing as the residents walked in. The event included live music, dancing, and lively conversation. We danced the night away to one of our favorite entertainers Steve Summers. We enjoyed […]
On February 5th The Inn and Gardens had a Mardi Gras Family Night. It all started earlier in the day with decorating and preparation. The dining room looked amazing as the residents walked in. We all had fun putting on the masks and beads. There were even some lucky coins on the table. Then we enjoyed a fabulous meal. After […]
Looking for a new class to take in 2018? Check out all of the options in our February calendar. We’ve got a month full of exciting things. Check it out! » Click here to see February 2018 Town Center Calendar.
Looking for something to inspire or amaze you? We have a month of exciting classes. On the first and third Saturday we have Movement to Music at 3:00pm. Mike Frankel will be here to entertain on February 8th at 3:00pm. We will have Book Club every Monday at 3:00pm. Every Thursday at 2:00pm we have Bible Study with Pastor […]
Joining Generations, a group from Reedy High School, came out to help us with Technology Day. The students worked with the residents here at Parkview in Frisco on their electronic devices. The residents brought their cell phones, laptops and tablets and the students were able to help them to get them to work correctly. It was a great learning experience […]
Last Saturday we started a great new program in The Inn, it is called Movement to Music. The residents had so much fun exercising. Our instructor Cyndi used props and other sound effects to make the session very enjoyable. Right now she is scheduled to come every other Saturday, but we had so much fun we may […]
We had New Year celebrations at the Town Center, The Inn and The Gardens. We all enjoyed the entertainment, snacks, champagne and desserts. We reminisced about 2017 and shared our resolutions for 2018. At the end of the evening we all agreed that Parkview was the place we were happy to be going into 2018. Happy New Year!
One of our Inn outings this month was to the restaurant called Jake’s. We ate their famous hamburgers and hot dogs. We went for dinner instead of our usual lunch or bunch outing. After dinner we drove around and saw Christmas lights. Frisco Square had beautiful lights and they were synchronized with music on one of the radio stations. It was a […]
On Saturday, December 16th, The Gardens enjoyed a family holiday meal. It gave the residents time to have an enjoyable meal with their family members. We had a nice meal and nice conversation. The meal served was from our Thrive Dining™ menu. We all enjoyed tasting some of the Thrive Dining recipes. Family traditions were shared with us about our fabulous residents. We had lots […]
On December 8th we had our first Holiday Snow Ball. Snow Ball Family Night was a BIG success!! The dining room looked amazing as we walked in. It was covered with balloons and snowflakes. It looked just like a Holiday Snow Ball. We had a fabulous holiday meal. It included turkey, ham, potatoes and more. We also had some tasty […]
Our Tour of Trees was a huge success. Seven great partners decorated trees for our guests and residents to enjoy. Those partners are BrightStar Care, Tom Thumb, Haven Behavioral Hospital, Encompass, Texas Home Health, Rehab Trust Home Health/Caring Transitions, and Visiting Angels. Residents and guests voted for their favorites. Visiting Angels came away with 1st Place. Rehab Home Health/Caring […]
On Saturday, November 11th we had a wonderful Veteran’s Day ceremony. We honored all veterans that have served our wonderful country. We started with the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem. Then we had a wonderful speaker by the name of Joseph Romero, Jr. who served in the Marines. We recognized and thanked all of our veterans […]
We had so much fun here at Parkview on Halloween. We had a party with entertainment in both the Town Center, The Inn and The Gardens neighborhoods. The residents enjoyed dressing up in fun costumes and sharing Halloween stories. We all ate so much Halloween candy, that everyone agreed that we had our fill for the rest […]
We are doing great things here at Parkview, especially in dining. We have a wonderful dining selection including our Thrive Dining™ for individuals living with physical and cognitive changes. Chef Luke is doing a fantastic job getting exciting new program going at Parkview. Both Chef Luke and Chef Russell speak with our residents on a regular basis to see how they […]
On Thursday, October 12th we had a Western Party in our Assisted Living and Memory Care neighborhoods. All of the residents had a great time. We all wore our cowboy gear, including our bandanas. Our entertainer was Andy Guarino and he was the man of many hats. He had a different hat for every song/artist he played. It was so much fun. We […]
Long before Don Mason became a short story writer in Frisco, Texas, he grew up Emmett Donald Mason in the bluegrass hills of Kentucky. His next chapter with the United States Air Force took him to 50 countries in 22 years. The training he received helped mold his character and integrity and taught him skills […]
This week we had a wonderful outing planned to go get ice cream. However, when the cold front came through this week we all decided that ice cream was not what we wanted. We wanted coffee and donuts! So off to Krispy Kreme we went. The staff at Krispy Kreme were all fabulous which made our outing that much […]
On Tuesday, September 26th, Parkview went to Waco. The trip included visiting the famous Magnolia Silos and Siloteria food trucks. They also went to the Harp Design company, the newly unveiled Magnolia House (including “Cuppie Cakes”), Jimmy Don’s Iron Designs, and the Valley Mills Winery. The trip was hosted by our own Shirley Pope and she said […]
Last week our residents here at Parkview of Frisco made “Thinking of You” cards for the residents of the Watermark communities in Florida that were affected by the hurricane. We want them to know that we care and that we are thinking about them. Our residents really enjoyed this activity because it truly gave them a sense of […]
We all had a great time at the Grandparents Day event on Sunday, September 10th. Fortunately it was a beautiful day outside so we held the event both on the patio and in the dining room. Outside we had games like horseshoes and corn hole. Inside we had face painting and puzzles. To celebrate the occasion, Chef Luke […]
On Friday, September 15th we had a Western Party here at Parkview. The residents really had fun putting on their cowboy attire and enjoyed some great music. Our entertainer was Rick Stevens and he did a fantastic job. We all had a great time.