A Taste of Home: Resident Recipes

A Taste of Home: Resident Recipes

This fall our amazing dining staff wanted to give our residents a “taste of home.” They asked for their favorite recipes and put on a potluck meal where the staff did all the cooking. Needless to say, it was a big hit! So from our family to yours, here are a few of...
From Courtside to Lubbock’s Pride

From Courtside to Lubbock’s Pride

This article was originally published in the winter 2017 issue of Lubbock’s Senior Link magazine and can be found online here. From Courtside To Lubbock’s Pride By Lindsay Grannan Like most West Texans, I learned the name Marsha Sharp at an early age. I fell in love...
THE GYPSY LIFE OF A MILITARY WIFE

THE GYPSY LIFE OF A MILITARY WIFE

This article originally appeared in the 2017 winter edition of the Lubbock Senior Link magazine. In memory of Dorris Kirk Faver. THE GYPSY LIFE OF A MILITARY WIFE By Lindsay Grannan It is said that behind every great man is a great woman. If true, one can only imagine...

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...
Let’s Play Ball!

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...

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