Category: Out and About

June 7, 2019

A Cultural Immersion!

Residents of The Inn recently engaged in a cultural immersion as we enjoyed the Italian-American cuisine of Maggiano's Little Italy. Our plates and bowls were filled to the brim with pastas of all types, and the atmosphere was as quaint as one could hope for. When we had had our fill, we ventured onward to […]

May 22, 2019

Polly Tadlock Elementary Gardening Event Brings Generations Together

Parkview resident, Polly Tadlock, is an incredible lady who has had a strong impact on the youth of Frisco for decades. Polly Tadlock Elementary is named in her honor, and residents of Parkview's Inn and Gardens recently joined with the second grade classes from the school to bring beauty to their courtyard through a special […]

May 1, 2019

Earth Day in Action

Residents of The Gardens took the message of Earth Day to heart after a terrific discussion about its history and purpose. As enthusiasm stirred in their hearts, they discussed how they could contribute in their own neighborhood of Parkview and Frisco. Gardening and keeping the community clean ranked highest on their list, so we set […]

November 12, 2018

Autumn Fun with Friends!

Community outings are such a special time for friends to enjoy time together, get to know each other better, and just have fun! Parkview's Inn residents recently headed out for a beautiful day at the Dallas Arboretum. As the arboretum was in the process of transitioning from its Fall decorations to those of Christmas, we got to experience […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 8, 2017

On The Road Again

Parkview's new bus has arrived. It's beautiful and catches the eye of everyone when we pass by. Our residents enjoyed their smooth Easter Day ride to church with cushy seats and tented windows. You know what they say "everything is better with blue bonnets on it." Those beautiful blue bonnets are in full bloom and so are we.

April 20, 2017

Easter Fun with Trent Preschool

The Parkview Family joined together for one of our Extraordinary Community Events of the year. The Community Life Department known as "The Dream Team" and the residents from our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care neighborhoods, helped to make the event sensational. Our residents hid over 1,000 Easter eggs between two courtyards. Prior to […]

April 17, 2017

Mystery Dinner with Shirley Pope at Maggiano’s

Residents spent the evening out on the town and made their way to Maggiano’s for a little taste of Italy. Maggiano’s has a reputation as being one of America’s best Italian-American restaurants in Dallas. Maggiano's have been in business since 1991. We raised our glasses and enjoyed a delicious meal. The portions were generous and the staff gave us wonderful service! Shirley, where will we […]

March 17, 2017

Cheddar’s Social Outing

Our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents were out and about in the city of The Colony, Texas. We stopped at Cheddars for lunch and the atmosphere and service were excellent! Cheddars is known for simple, honest, natural ingredients. Scratch-made recipes, handcrafted with care. They make the best Strawberry Pecan Salad in town and a terrific hardy Potato […]

February 15, 2017

Mitas Hill Winery – McKinney

Mitas Hill is a North Texas vineyard, winery, and events destination in McKinney, Texas. Owned and operated by the Mitas family, it offers complimentary tours and wine-tasting to guests from near and far. Our party experienced a fun afternoon sampling wines, as they say "sip and savor the wonderful favors." With each tasting they presented four different options. […]

February 1, 2017

Watermark University: The Gift of Love for Baylor of Frisco NIC Unit Babies

The Parkview Family worked diligently throughout the year preparing and praying over the nursery fleece blankets. Special project "KNOT BLANKETS OF LOVE" was a huge success. Trudy Turner our Community Life Director and her assistants Christianne Martineau & Sheree McKinley along with the Parkview Family enjoyed completing a six month project which produced 25 lovely blankets presented […]

January 5, 2017

The Parkview Steppers at the Mistletoe Song & Dance Show

Several of our residents have been attending weekly dance classes with dance instructor Cyndi Dorber. Recently these "Steppers" took a road trip to Addison, Texas to visit the "You Can Dance" studio and experience an exhilarating show along with Cyndi's other Dallas dance teams. Cyndi and Marty Ruiz got together to provide this wonderful evening, featuring different dance professionals such as […]

October 13, 2016

Family Fun at Strikz Bowling Alley

Parkview's staff and family spent a couple of hours relaxing and having fun. Our team achieved the quarterly goal of being 100% accident free! Congratulations! We created and celebrated success by rewarding our staff with an evening filled with fun at the Strikz Entertainment Center. The Strikz Entertainment Center has a multi-lane bowling alley, lazer tag arena and classic arcade. The Strikz […]

December 4, 2015

Dallas World Aquarium Outing

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. […]