Category: On Aging

January 8, 2018

How to Make this the Happiest New Year

Was “getting healthier” on your list of resolutions for 2018? In addition to physical health, wellness includes a variety of social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, and intellectual dimensions that can enhance the overall quality of life. Wellness also involves taking responsibility for doing what’s necessary to feel and live better. Ask yourself these questions: Do you engage in […]

December 5, 2017

Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

November 22, 2016

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

November 11, 2016

Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

November 10, 2016

What sounds good to eat?

Today, The Fountains at Sea Bluffs introduced Thrive Dining™ to its associates, Nayas and dining staff. What is Thrive Dining™? This revolutionary dining program restores the joy of dining for individuals living with physical and cognitive changes. Chef Paul and his staff used our own, high quality, freshly prepared menu items, and transformed them into incredibly tasty, nutritionally […]

October 6, 2016

Medicare 101

As fall sets in, the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, and Medicare open enrollment is right around the corner. We were sure excited to see Maggie and talk about Medicare’s Open Enrollment which runs from October 15 – December 7th. With all the information and questions about Medicare you need to take a […]

March 9, 2016

We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

November 18, 2015

Path to Well-Being: Holiday Stress Busting Tips

Stay Active: It stimulates the production of feel-good serotonin and also helps relieve seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which impacts millions of Americans every year. Take a Whiff of Citrus: Researchers studying depression have found that certain citrus fragrances boost feelings of well-being and alleviate stress by upping levels of norepinephrine, a hormone that affects mood. […]

November 18, 2015

Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the Ten Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. In addition, The Fountains at Sea Bluffs hosts a […]