The Delaney at Parkway Lakes Announces Unique Partnership with Local Physician

Dr. Gail Contreras to relocate practice to newly opened retirement community.

Richmond, Texas (February 20, 2018) – The Delaney at Parkway Lakes, the newly opened retirement living community located in the growing Richmond/Katy-area Parkway Lakes development, announced a new partnership with Katy Supportive Medicine and Dr. Gail Contreras. Dr. Contreras has relocated her practice to the retirement community in order to continue serving current patients as well as offer services to the residents of The Delaney.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Contreras and house her practice here at The Delaney at Parkway Lakes,” says the community’s executive director, Kim Parnell. “It is a partnership that will further extend our service offerings to the residents of the community. Both residents and their families will benefit from having a well-known and reputable physician available right here within our building.”

Board certified in internal medicine and palliative medicine, Dr. Contreras is an active member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Her clinical interests also include geriatrics, pain management, pulmonary diseases and stress management. Dr. Contreras earned her medical degree and completed her residency training at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota.

“I’m very excited to welcome current patients to our new space at The Delaney at Parkway Lakes, in addition to serving the residents who call this community home. This forward-thinking partnership really speaks to the innovative and holistic approach this community has in providing the highest quality of life possible for seniors in the area,” says Dr. Contreras.

A reception for current patients and community residents is planned for March 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Delaney at Parkway Lakes. Those interested in attending, or learning more about Katy Supportive Medicine or The Delaney at Parkway Lakes are encouraged to call (832) 945-1800.


About The Delaney at Parkway Lakes

The Delaney at Parkway Lakes is located near the intersection of Bellaire Blvd. and South Peek Road in the Parkway Lakes master-planned development. The community offers 120 private apartment residences designed for those seeking an independent, carefree lifestyle. In addition, the community features Hamlets at The Delaney, neighborhoods comprised of 55 residences for those who need assistance with the activities of daily living as well as 32 studio suites for residents with Alzheimer’s and other dementias who benefit from specialized memory care programming. The community is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company.

About Life Care Services

Life Care Services, established in 1971 and based in Des Moines, Iowa, is the third largest manager of full-service senior living communities. Life Care Services currently provides operations, and marketing and sales management services for not-for-profit and for-profit Life Plan Communities, formerly known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC), and rental independent living, assisted living and memory care communities nationwide. For more information, visit