Entertainment is Benefit of Residing in Assisted Living Facilities
Seniors searching for senior living in Houston, TX may not have considered the benefits of having top entertainment available as part of monthly living. At the beginning of each month, Houston assisted living facilities publish their monthly calendar. It highlights the weekly musical performances offered by various senior independent living communities. Read the Houston Chronicle's story on how assisted living facilities have been fortunate to be entertained by some of Houston's top musical talent. The Chronicle explores the schedule for performances at various communities and will give you an idea of the scope of talent senior residents are exposed to.
Check out this recently publishied assisted living Activities Calendar for February 2015. Glennie Scott on the Keyboard is extremely popular. Read about career. She has performed nationally in San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, Plantation Key, and internationally in Sweden and Norway. Glennie began studying piano just prior to her 4th birthday. Before beginning her career as a pianist/singer/entertainer, she attended Rice University, transferring to Centenary College of Louisiana where she received her BA with a major in piano performance and music theory, sang with the famed Centenary College Choir, and played flute with the Centenary Band and the Shreveport Symphony. She received her Master’s of Liberal Arts from Houston Baptist University in 1998.
Among the local places Glennie has performed are:
- The Warwick Club
- Sonny Look’s
- The Summit Club
- River Oaks Country Club
- Four Seasons Hotel
Click here to view a sample Activities Calendar. This particular retirement home in Houston, TX has entertainment on Friday afternoons, Saturday mornings and Saturday afternoons. Often time refreshments are served. The community's talented residents often pick up the slack during the week with spontaneous performances by such renowned talent as Nelda Sims as part of the Sims Trio.
In one's Golden Years, isn't it nice to know that such lovely entertainment is an every week occurrence? See if your assisted living communities provide top entertainment. This is another question to ask your leasing agent when you tour your next senior living in Houston, TX community.