Posts by: Kristy Gallaher

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year from Parkview in Frisco!

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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!

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December 18, 2017

Holiday Outing

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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 […]

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December 18, 2017

Family Holiday Meal in The Gardens

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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 […]

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December 18, 2017

Holiday Fun in The Inn & Gardens

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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 […]

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December 4, 2017

Tour of Trees

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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 […]

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November 13, 2017

Veterans Day Ceremony at Parkview in Frisco

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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 […]

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November 6, 2017

Halloween Fun at Parkview in Frisco!

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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 […]

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October 25, 2017

Great Food is Our Passion

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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 […]

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October 23, 2017

Western Party

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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 […]

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October 18, 2017

Frisco Fetes Short Story Author E. Don Mason

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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 […]

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October 11, 2017

Coffee and Donut Weather

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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 […]

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October 11, 2017

Parkview in Frisco Traveled to Waco

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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 […]

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September 27, 2017

Showing Love for Our Watermark Family in Florida

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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 […]

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September 20, 2017

Happy Grandparents Day from all of us at Parkview

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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 […]

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September 20, 2017

A Western Party at Parkview in Frisco!

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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.

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