She lumbers down the wide halls of the Landing at Stone Oak, seeking those in need of an emotional rescue. They say Daisy the Great Pyrenees dog can sense when someone in the memory care community is out of sorts. Without prompting, she will plop down at the person’s feet, causing irritations and anxiety to […]
A much buzzed-about retirement community for former NFL players officially has an operator—and more of a game plan. That community, Legends Landing, will include 143 beds for independent living, assisted living and memory care. San Antonio’s Franklin Companies, owner and manager of seven senior living properties in Texas under the Franklin Park brand, will operate […]
Some savvy senior living organizations are pioneering new programs that bring top college music students into their communities to live and perform, enriching the lives of everyone.
Our Executive Director, Jim Duggins, had the opportunity to share on KENS 5 & Kens5.com about our Music In Residence program here at Franklin Park and how it is making a difference in our communities! Watch the interview and a live performance featuring students, Carlos and Sean.
Music does more than just entertain — sometimes it’s just what the doctor ordered for a patient’s memory. For “Health and Medicine,” our John Garcia explores a new music program that’s bridging generations together and helping keep the mind young at heart.
David Ewing, the Vice President of Senior Living Operations with Franklin Companies stopped by News 4 San Antonio’s Evening Break to tell us how the Musician-In-Residence program is giving student musicians the opportunity to hone their musical skills.