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  • A “Surprise” Dance

    A “Surprise” Dance

    We had a secret dance performance in the works for several months and recently put our plans into action. One of our current resident’s daughters, Sandy, has been dancing for about 4 years at our local BlueBallRoom. Sandy enjoys dancing and it is a passion of hers, but unfortunately her mom, Christine, has never been able to see her […]

  • Our Little Community Helpers

    Our Little Community Helpers

    We were lucky enough to have 1st grade students from St. Mary Magdalen visit Rockland Place. The class was dressed up as community helpers, so we had many doctors, police officers, teachers and even a waterslide engineer represented. The residents enjoyed mingling with the fresh faces, while the students were excited to share what they were dressed […]

  • Associate of the Month

    Associate of the Month

    Ben. S. was named our most recent Associate of the Month. He is currently one of our talented chefs in our dining department. So we have him to thank for some of the delicious meals served in our community! He enjoys learning and growing his skill set every day at Rockland Place. When not in school full-time working on his Criminal Justice […]

  • Fly, Eagles, Fly

    Fly, Eagles, Fly

    E-A-G-L-E-S Eagles!! Our community is all ready for the Super Bowl this upcoming Sunday! With many team members wearing their jerseys and some sporting green hair dye the energy was certainly high at Rockland! Not only did we serve some delicious “taste of Philly” treats, but we also hosted our own Eagles Game Pep Rally! Fly Eagles […]

  • Cards for Danny

    Cards for Danny

    The story of Danny, a 9-year old boy who is currently battling his second bout with a rare and very aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma caught our hearts. He also caught the heart of a local University of Delaware police officer, Corporal Bill Wentz Cpl. This police officer was asking for people to send Danny letters, coloring books – […]

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february, 2018

23febCandy Corporations11:00 am - 11:30 am EST 1519 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

march, 2018

1marRosary & Reflection3:30 pm EST 1519 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
13marHall of Fame Athletes3:15 pm - 4:00 pm EST 1519 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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A “Surprise” Dance

We had a secret dance performance in the works for several months and recently put our plans into action. One of our current resident’s daughters, Sandy, has been dancing for about 4 years at our local BlueBallRoom. Sandy enjoys dancing and it is a passion of hers, but unfortunately her mom, Christine, has never been able to see her […]

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Our Little Community Helpers

We were lucky enough to have 1st grade students from St. Mary Magdalen visit Rockland Place. The class was dressed up as community helpers, so we had many doctors, police officers, teachers and even a waterslide engineer represented. The residents enjoyed mingling with the fresh faces, while the students were excited to share what they were dressed […]

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Associate of the Month

Ben. S. was named our most recent Associate of the Month. He is currently one of our talented chefs in our dining department. So we have him to thank for some of the delicious meals served in our community! He enjoys learning and growing his skill set every day at Rockland Place. When not in school full-time working on his Criminal Justice […]

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Resident Nancy Sturtevant is Enjoying Her Carefree Lifestyle at Rockland Place

NOW WE’RE COOKING There comes a time when it makes sense to leave the chores to someone else and just enjoy life. “If they were asking, ‘How is the food?’ I always say ‘It’s wonderful.’ And I’ll add, ‘I don’t have to cook it. That’s the way I like it.’” – Nancy Sturtevant, resident of […]

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Resident Esther Weik is Enjoying Her Worry-Free Lifestyle Surrounded by Friends at Rockland Place

WHICH WILL IT BE? You can take your chances staying put, or you can choose to start thriving in the right retirement community. “I was in a house that had four bedrooms upstairs and one down. And I knew I couldn’t stay in a house with that many bedrooms. It just wasn’t necessary when I […]

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Cards for Danny

The story of Danny, a 9-year old boy who is currently battling his second bout with a rare and very aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma caught our hearts. He also caught the heart of a local University of Delaware police officer, Corporal Bill Wentz Cpl. This police officer was asking for people to send Danny letters, coloring books – […]

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A Day at the Museum

We recently went on an outing to our local Brandywine River Museum. Often called the “Wyeth Museum” for its extensive collection of works by the internationally acclaimed Wyeth family – grandfather N.C., father Andrew and son Jamie – the Brandywine River Museum is housed in a converted 19th-century grist mill on the banks of the Brandywine […]

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Butterfly Atrium Outing

We recently went on an adventure to a Butterfly Atrium located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The year ‘round butterfly experience offers a truly spectacular experience. Walk among 500 – 600 butterflies from around the world in a tropical setting that features colorful plants and a soothing water feature. Only one of 25 indoor, tropical butterfly atriums in […]

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Thrive Dining™ Featured in Delaware Online

Rockland Place received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program from Delaware Online. The story covers residents at Rockland Place and their families, as well as general statistics about elders and the threat of declining health from lack of good nutritional choices. It reports: “At Rockland Place, where Thrive Dining is only a year old, […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Cinco de Mayo

Many know that the 5th of May is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. On this day many organizations host celebratory festivals, parades and socials that feature Mexican cuisine, culture and music! At Rockland Place we put our own spin on the holiday by offering a Make […]

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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 […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Team Rockland Place

This past weekend, Team Rockland Place participated in the 3.1 mile walk that took place at the Wilmington Riverfront. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. We could not have had more perfect weather for this outdoor walk and […]

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2017 – Walk to End Alzheimer’s

It’s that time of year again for TEAM ROCKLAND PLACE to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. This year’s fundraising 3.1 mile walk will take place on Saturday, October 21st at 9:30am at the Wilmington Riverfront. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, […]

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Mary turns 98!

We recently got to host a very special occasion in our community! One of our residents, Mary, celebrated her 98th birthday surrounded by family and friends. What made the event even more special is that 5 generations came together to celebrate Mary. As an Iowa native for over 70 years, she is the mother of 4 children […]

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Walter turns 100!

“Work hard, but make time for adventure.” That’s the advice of our very own resident, Walter, when asked about some life lessons from his lifetime.  Walter recently reached the amazing milestone of turning 100!! This month was all about celebrating this major life accomplishment! Walter’s family gathered from near and far to honor him – it […]

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A Special Moment …

At Rockland Place we feel as if our associates go above and beyond on a daily basis. One way in doing so is through engaging residents in meaningful moments by getting to know them on a personal level. Charles M., our Maintenance Technician, formed a special bond with a current resident who is of Chinese […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – My Sister is Thriving

I know my sister is in good hands, and safe in this community. It is a good community with kind people. They are taking good care of her, and her needs. They are great with their commutation. The community is very well-kept, they do a good job with the cleanliness around facility. She has gotten […]

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Google Review – A First Class Experience

Having recently worked with the management staff of Michele Holdsworth and Bobbi Cassidy at Rockland Place, I can tell you it was a first class experience. They made the transition for one of my clients straightforward and easy. Michele was clear and succinct with the sales effort. Her follow-up was pleasant, timely and professional. No […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – It has been a blessing for the family to know my parents are well taken care of.

The RN, Bobbi, is fantastic and really took the time to understand the needs of both of my parents. We were able to move them in together, and it has been a blessing for the family to know they are well taken care of. Patrick [removed], the Director, was very professional and helped find a […]

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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” […]

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Rockland does the Mannequin Challenge!

Many of you are familiar with the latest movement that is becoming more well-known and popular each day… the MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE! The Mannequin Challenge is a viral internet video trend where people remain frozen in action like mannequins while a video is recorded. Of course Rockland Place had to get in on the action. During our Fall Cocktails […]

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