The Wellington at Arapaho

600 W. Arapaho Rd
Richardson, TX 75080
(866) 526-1940

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Community Life

The Wellington at Arapaho celebrates its residents with special activities, seminars and more throughout the year that bring our community together. Our knitting club makes blankets and caps for babies born at the county hospital. Residents also keep busy with happy hours, musical entertainment, resident council, history lecture series, book reviews, trivia and Vespers services. Residents, family members and friends can keep track of all of our daily, weekly and monthly happenings, find out how to get involved in our activities, see photos from past events and get the latest news from our community by checking here.

Date: 08/31/2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Wellington on Arapaho

Lev Kardonsky, Classical Violinist at the Wellington!

At the age of 6, Lev Kardonsky discovered a passion for violin which he later turned into a successful career.

Graduating from Lithuanian State Conservatory with a Master's Degree in violin, he began his career by appearing with The City of Riga State Theater of Musical Comedy, The Latvian National Opera, and The Riga Ballet Theater.

Since his arrival to the US, Mr. Kardonsky performed as a member of the Fort Worth Symphony and the Fort Worth Opera. He also appeared in concert and performed in some of the finest clubs around the world.

Mr. Kardonsky was praised by audiences worldwide and received numerous awards for his accomplishments, including the Bicentennial award.

Articles about his career and personal life appeared in Time, Newsweek, Texas Monthly, and Associate Press.

Lev is a regular and favorite of the residents. We always have a full house!

If you happened to have missed Lev's last performance, be our guest Friday, August 31, at 3:00pm. Don't forget to stay for our Happy Hour at 4:00pm, followed by a delicious dinner at 5:00pm.

Make sure to call us at (469) 330-2800 to reserve your seat!

See you then!

Date: 08/29/2018
10:00am - 11:00am

Location: The Wellington on Arapaho

Texas Winds at the Wellingnton!

Please join us on Wednesday, August 29 at 10:00am. Be our guest for breakfast and stay for this special performance.

We are honored when the Texas Winds perform at the Wellington. The Texas Winds are a one of a kind organization and have been going strong for over 32 years!

In 1985 Catherine Barr and members of her woodwind quintet discovered a new audience in a Dallas nursing home. The musicians’ desire to perform matched the residents’ need for human interaction. Music made a difference in the lives of players and listeners alike, nurturing their spirits and awakening the potential for sharing love and compassion in a unique setting.

Since that time, Texas Winds has expanded its outreach to all Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton County nursing homes, as well as hospitals and Head Start Centers. Beyond North Texas, Texas Winds provided the model for Music Outreach Collaborative, in Cleveland, Ohio. We continue to encourage and mentor other start-ups: recently in New York and Iowa.
Texas Winds programs have grown annually from 11 concerts in 1985 to 1,734 concerts in our 32nd year!

Their Vision.....
Texas Winds Musical Outreach engages, comforts and celebrates the spirits of isolated seniors, hospital patients, veterans and children in North Texas through live, professional musical performances.
Music contributes to a society:
•Where seniors are vibrant and engaged because they are valued and respected by a community involved in their lives.
•Where hospital patients, veterans, and their families are comforted and uplifted during difficult and challenging times.
•Where children are confident and creative and are ready to embrace a future of unlimited possibilities.

Please call us at (469) 330-2800 and we will reserve your spot for breakfast and or for the concert.

Date: 08/24/2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Wellington at Arapaho

Dave Wasburn is back at the Wellington!

If you missed Dave Washburn's performance in February, please don't miss out again. This is your opportunity to listen to this talented and wonderful performer!

He will be here on Friday, August 24 at 3:00pm, and you are invited.

Dave Washburn is a favorite of the Wellington residents and he always is ready to entertain us with his varieties of songs.

His shows are always a hit due to his variety of music. Dave is a very talented musician and singer and our residents are always looking forward to his performances.

From Bourbon Street with the Best Sounds of New Orleans... Jazz and Blues, to the mellow sounds of Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and the list goes on. Get ready to swing to his big band sound of Glenn Miller's Chattanooga Choo- Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, and Moonlight Serenade to Benny Goodman's Alexander's Ragtime Band!

But his talent does not stop there. In addition to his vocal talent, he is a very gifted saxophonist, clarinet player as well as a Banjo player!.

Dave Washburn is always a big hit with our Wellington residents! Close your eyes....and you will think you are hearing "Perry Como" sing live!

See you Friday and don't forget to stay and enjoy our popular Happy Hour at 4:00pm!

Please call us at (469) 330-2800 and we will reserve a seat for you!

Be our guest after the show for a delicious homemade dinner, and don't forget to ask your server what she recommends from our dessert list!

You don't want to miss Dave Washburn as his shows are always a hit! .

So mark your calendar for October 20, and get ready to sing along, clap your hands and move your feet!

We hope to see you here!

Date: 08/16/2018
12:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Wellington At Arapaho

Wellness Seminar and Lunch!

You are invited to be our guest for lunch Thursday, August 16 at 12:00pm for lunch and stay for our Wellness Seminar starting at 1:30pm. Come meet Lana, Occupational Therapist and Director of Rehab with Genesis Rehab Services.

Genesis is the leading provider of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and wellness services for the older population.

It is also the second largest and strongest rehab organizations in the country, and it partners with skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities,

hospitals, home health companies, adult day care programs and outpatient clinics to provide comprehensive therapy services.

Join us for a delicious lunch and immediately following lunch join Lana for the lasted information on Wellness updates as well as a questions and answers.

Call us at (469) 330-2800 and we will reserve a seat for you!

Hope to see you there!

Date: 06/21/2018
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Wellington on Arapaho

The Longest Day at the Wellington!

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Held on the summer solstice,
The Longest Day sees teams across the globe honor those facing Alzheimer's Disease with

On June 21, all of our communities will host an event to raise funds and awareness for the cause.

That is why on that day, the Wellington Retirement Community, its Staff and Residents will go PURPLE!

"Purple" is the official color for raising awareness for the Alzheimer disease and we are proud to take part in this important fundraising event!

Please support our fundraiser by joining us for a fun filled day of music, games, cake walk, baked goods sale and more.

Or Call us at (469) 330-2800 for more information on how to donate on our website!

Your donation is greatly appreciated!


Posted On: 06/14/2018 - 11:15pm

Alzheimer's Association Fundraiser: The Longest Day

On June 21, 2018, the longest day of the year and summer solstice, dozens of people from our community will come together to show their love for those affected by Alzheimer's disease. You can be one of them. Join us Thursday, June 21 a fun-filled day of activities to raise money and awareness to fight Alzheimer’s.

Throughout May and June, we’ll be accepting donations on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association to support research, caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer’s. You can get involved by making at donations at the link below. We look forward to seeing you on June 21!

Posted On: 01/31/2018 - 10:30am

ClearLife Hearing

Join Dr. Jessica Williams, Audiologist on Wednesday, January at 10:30am

for a complementary Hearing Screening, and answers to your questions.

She will bring the latest information on different topics and at the screening,

She will check and clean your hearing aids as well as checking your batteries to make sure

they are good and working properly. Dr. Williams will also do House Calls!

Please do not miss this important seminar. Everyone is welcome.

Call us at (469-330-2800) and we will reserve a seat for you. After her seminar be our guest for lunch!

Please note: The Medical Professionals who visit us and are our guest speakers,

will bring the lasted information and make sure that all questions are answered..