Posts by: Kristy Gallaher

June 19, 2018

Celebrating 70 Years Together

G.W. and Claudine Robinson celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, June 12th.  All of us here at Parkview in Frisco enjoyed celebrating with them. They shared with us that the secret to 70 years together is to always remember how much you love each other. The residents, staff and the Robinson family all came to […]

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June 6, 2018

BINGO with a Cause

On Sunday, June 3rd, Parkview in Frisco had a BINGO game to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association. We had a great turn out and are happy to say that we raised $500 at the event. Our next event will be a Pizza Party on Sunday, June 24th. All donations will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Please […]

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June 5, 2018

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day to everyone! We had a fabulous Memorial Day here at Parkview in Frisco, celebrating at Town Center, The Inn and The Gardens. Our Chef prepared beef brisket, hamburgers and hot dogs and our residents enjoyed sharing Memorial Day stories. We had entertainment as well by Greg Anderson in Town Center and Tara entertained us at […]

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June 5, 2018

Family Day

Family Day on Saturday, May 19th at The Inn & Gardens was fantastic! It was a beautiful day so we grilled and took the action outside. Residents and family enjoyed playing horseshoes and corn hole. One of our favorite entertainers, Norris Perry, performed outside. We really enjoyed getting outside and enjoying the sun.

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June 4, 2018

Upcycling Crafts

Upcycling crafts with Kristy has become a favorite event at The Inn and Gardens neighborhoods. Things that others may trash, we turn into treasure.  For example, this month we are taking aluminum can tabs and turning them into bracelets. Last month we took “jewels” from old and broken earrings, necklaces, etc. and used them to decorate […]

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June 4, 2018

Art Show

Parkview in Frisco was proud to display the fabulous artwork of our very own resident Geree Struen at a recent Happy Hour. Geree presented some very different and unique pieces. She has been painting and drawing from a very early age. She also teaches an art class as part of Parkview’s Watermark University series of classes. Now that Geree […]

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June 4, 2018

June 2018 Calendar for The Inn & Gardens

Attached you will find the June 2018 calendars for The Inn and The Gardens. Every Tuesday at 4:00pm we will have Bible Stories with Jenny. You Be the Judge with Jackie, Program Director will take place on Thursday, June 16th at 10:30am. Chair Yoga has become a favorite of our residents and that will take place on […]

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June 4, 2018

June 2018 Calendar for Town Center

Attached you will find our calendar of events for Town Center at Parkview in Frisco. Please join us for our Happy Hour on Friday’s. This is great time to socialize and relax with some of your neighbors. We will be starting our Aqua Aerobics classes in June.  They will be on Monday and Wednesday at 1:15pm in our […]

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May 4, 2018

Museum of Biblical Art

The residents from The Gardens had a fabulous time at the Museum of Biblical Art. We enjoyed the tour, the pictures and the beautiful statues. It will be a day we remember for all.

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May 3, 2018

Color Time

Residents at Town Center at Parkview in Frisco look forward to Color Time every Thursday at 2:00pm in the Bistro/Lounge where we all meet and doodle. The residents find it very relaxing.  We have new people join us every week, so come give it a try!

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May 3, 2018

Pet Beds

In April, the residents at The Inn participated in a service project. We worked together with the group Joining Generations from Reedy High School to make pet beds and donated them to the Frisco Humane Society. Members of the Joining Generations group came in on the weekends in April and helped us to complete and donate over 30 […]

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May 2, 2018

May 2018 Calendars for The Inn and The Gardens

Attached you will find the calendar of events for The Inn and The Gardens at Parkview in Frisco. We are very excited about the month ahead. Residents from The Gardens will be going to the Biblical Museum. On Tuesday, May 22nd our residents from The Inn will be going out to lunch. Saturday, May 19th is our Family […]

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May 2, 2018

May 2018 Calendar for The Town Center

Attached you will find a calendar of events for the Town Center of Parkview in Frisco.  We have a very busy May ahead of us. Thursday, May 10th we will have our Mother’s Day Tea and Fashion Show and then don’t miss our fabulous Mother’s Day lunch on Sunday, May 13th. Our Arboretum trip takes place […]

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April 9, 2018

Horsing Around at Parkview

We had a great Friday at The Inn at Parkview in Frisco. We decided to have a Horseshoe Tournament to celebrate Fun Friday! We all laughed and cheered each other on. Who won you may ask? We all did!

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April 3, 2018

Pets Enrich the Lives of Seniors

Pets are very beneficial for seniors. It’s true; those furry, slobbery, wagging creatures can be the best of companions. Pets provide a comfort system and actually produce a chemical chain reaction in the brain that helps to lower levels of the stress-inducing hormone, cortisol, and increase the production of the feel-good hormone, serotonin. In fact, pets have been shown to reduce […]

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April 3, 2018

Easter Bunny Came to Visit at Parkview in Frisco

On Saturday, March 31st we had a special visit from the Easter Bunny. First, he came to the Town Center to help with the Easter Egg Hunt. We had our residents invite their grandchildren and great-grandchildren to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt. The residents loved watching their little family members have a great time. Then the Easter Bunny headed […]

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April 2, 2018

April 2018 Calendars for The Inn and The Gardens

We are very excited about April. We hope you can join us for some events. On Thursday, April 12th Mike Frankel will preform. Crafts with Kristy will take place on Friday, April 20th. Looking forward to May, on Tuesday, May 8th we will be doing a painting project with one of the local youth groups. If you have any questions […]

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April 2, 2018

April 2018 Calendar for The Town Center

We are very excited about April. On Friday, April 6th we will be going to Choctaw Casino for the day. We also have some other exciting outings planned, like the Granbury Opera and a Bluebonnet Trails Tour. See our Tour and Travel book for more information. Also, on Friday, April 27th we will have a new entertainer by […]

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March 5, 2018

Voted “Favorite Retirement Community” in Frisco

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.

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March 5, 2018

Ventriloquist Landon Harvey Visits Parkview Residents

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.

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March 5, 2018

Lunch Bunch

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 […]

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February 12, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day

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 […]

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February 12, 2018

Mardi Gras Family Night

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 […]

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February 1, 2018

February 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Inn and The Gardens

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 […]

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January 26, 2018

Technology Day

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 […]

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January 17, 2018

Movement to Music

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 […]

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January 2, 2018

Happy New Year from Parkview in Frisco!

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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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