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 Seated Tai Chi to Reel Classics to Music and Memories and even Code Words with Ed, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]
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TURN THE PAGE Write Your Best Next Chapter With Us “I thought, you know, if this is going to be my life from now on, I’m going to make it a darn good one.” – Annette Staatz, resident of Parkview in Frisco MEET ANNETTE STAATZ, A FARM GIRL AT HEART WHO FINDS JOY IN VIEWS […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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!
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
My mother is doing well with her move to this community. She is safe, and being cared for well. I’am pleased with all they have done for us. All is well, and I would recommend this community.
We liked Parkview the best because of the atmosphere and environment. The director and sales person we spoke with were excellent. When we visited, it was meal time, and it looked like they were really enjoying themselves. The residents seemed very happy.
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.” […]
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 […]
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, […]
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” […]
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 […]
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 […]
PEOPLE NEED PEOPLE A retirement community has a built in social support system. “I love it. I just enjoy living here with everybody. I’m a people person.” – Twylia DuBois, resident of Parkview in Frisco MEET TWYLIA DUBOIS, AN AWARD-WINNING REALTOR AND CIVIC LEADER WHO IS IN HER ELEMENT AT PARKVIEW IN FRISCO. You can […]
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 […]
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 […]
BE AHEAD OF YOUR TIME Why wait when you can have it now? Examine your options today and make your own retirement living choices. “It’s all up to you. You don’t have to be old to move in here. I didn’t move in here because I was old.” – Howard Matson, resident of Parkview in […]
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 […]
Residents Jeff & Karen Evans celebrated their 5th year anniversary of moving to Texas and Parkview. (7/28 was also a Thursday in 2011.) Jeff states “It was a memorable and happy day for us – we’ll never forget the warm welcome we and my parents received. Karen and I love living here and feel blessed […]
VENTURE OUT If you want to continue enjoying the good life tomorrow, make every effort today to find the retirement community that’s right for you. “So I am venturing out. There’s something else that I just joined and I can’t even remember now. I’m busy, I’m really busy.” – Marilyn Bixler, resident of Parkview in […]
I am beginning my third year at Parkview in Frisco and when people ask me why I don’t move into one of the new facilities being built I tell them it’s because of the people. The Parkview staff go to the extreme to try to make sure we have a pleasant, rich life. Whether it’s activities […]
We have lived at Parkview in Frisco for a little over a year. An important factor in our choice of Parkview was its proximity to children and grandchildren. At the same time, we appreciate the convenience of many shopping centers, medical services, churches, sports and other entertainment venues. We enjoy the varied activities that are […]
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, […]
It was just about three years ago that my wife and I decided that a senior retirement complex was right for us. We visited dozens of sites on the internet, and drove to six places in the north Dallas area. The one place that jumped out to us was Parkview in Frisco. We have never […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
FULFILLED LIVING Wherever you live, if you’re not fully enjoying life, it’s time to explore options where you can truly thrive. “There are more things to do than we can do. Then they have opportunities to go out and eat. They take us out on the bus and on adventures. In fact we’re going to […]
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 […]
TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS Moving to the right retirement community at the right time can change your life for the better. “And the people that I’ve talked to join us in saying that it’s an important decision and no matter which side you come down on, it is vital that you satisfy yourself […]
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.
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 […]
This is a wonderful place to call “home.” Everyone has made me feel special.
THE JOYS OF RETIREMENT LIVING Having fun with friends is what retirement living is all about. Are you missing out? “Our social life has just blossomed. In fact the children have noticed that above all else. Of course they’re happy for us that we live in a nice place and our needs are being met. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
My dad has lived at Parkview in Frisco for five years and we have been very happy. The facility is beautiful, the people are so nice and caring, his apartment is spacious and attractive w two bedrooms, two full baths, a full size kitchen w full-size appliances, a dining area, a huge master bath, large […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Saturday crafts are the perfect time for friends to get together, and catch up.
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 […]
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!
Wonderful environment! Our parents love it! From breakfast in the morning to coffee into the afternoon with friends. Events for all the Holidays. It’s been a blessing.