June 5, 2023
The Wildwood Senior Living is not just a senior living community; it’s a place where extraordinary people with fascinating histories choose to call home. One such resident is Carol Lou Clark, also known as Carol Parker, who had a high-profile 46-year career on television in Joplin, MO and she even made her mark on the big screen.
Before she became a local TV celebrity, a young Carol had her chance in Hollywood. She was part of the 1954 musical comedy “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” which starred big names of the 1950s movie industry, including Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Donald O’Connor, Johnnie Ray, and Mitzi Gaynor. Carol’s Hollywood experience was thrilling, but after seven weeks, she decided to return to Joplin, stating, “There’s no place like home.”
Today, Carol is a cherished resident of The Wildwood Senior Living, bringing her unique history and vibrant personality to our community. Her story is a testament to the diverse and remarkable individuals who choose to make their home at The Wildwood. We are honored to have residents like Carol, who enrich our community with their life experiences and stories.
At The Wildwood Senior Living, we believe in celebrating the individuality of our residents. Each person brings their own unique history and life story, contributing to the rich tapestry of our community. We are committed to providing a nurturing environment where residents can continue to live fascinating lives while enjoying the comfort, security, and camaraderie of community living.
The Wildwood Senior Living in Joplin, MO offers assisted living and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Amenities include restaurant dining, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Conveniently located with easy access to a wide variety of attractions and local shopping.
September 15, 2023
National Assisted Living Week is a special time when assisted living communities come alive with celebrations that bring residents together. It’s a chance to share stories, make memories, and enjoy events that show the strong bond among residents, caregivers, and families. This year, the theme is Season of Reflection. This is an exciting week here […]
September 1, 2023
An important rule to remember when it comes to making sure your air conditioner works well, is to clean or change the air filter regularly. The purpose of the filter is to help clean the air coming into your home, it’s like a net catching all the tiny particles floating in the air. New or […]