Step On It!

How do you reach the Grand Canyon by foot? Ask a Carillon resident and they’ll tell you: “Start walking!” Sounds easy enough, and with the right plan and motivation, it can be done quicker than you’d think. Step On It!, a wellness program designed to keep seniors...

A Zip Line Adventure of a Lifetime

If you want to see what living life to its fullest is like, look no further than Carillon resident Elvin Howell, a 103-year-old who took on the “big zip” at Palo Duro Canyon last month. Howell and 18 other residents cruised through the canyon on a quarter-mile zip...

Guest Post: “Buried Treasure”

Buried Treasure by Carillon resident Lucia McBrayer For a time, I’m transported to years long past. I have taken a large box from the top shelf of my closet, a box I haven’t looked through in years, a box of family treasures. In my mind, I envision the hardships of...
Let’s Play Ball!

Let’s Play Ball!

While baseball teams around the country were gearing up for their upcoming season, Carillon was doing a little spring training of their own. Carillon is the official retirement community of Texas Tech Athletics, after all. “We have commercials for football and...
That’s a good question!

That’s a good question!

Last month Carillon hosted a free “I’m Still Here™” memory care seminar for the public thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Carillon Foundation and PlainsCapital Bank. Founded in 1995, the I’m Still Here Foundation’s mission is to develop and evaluate innovative...