Category: On Aging

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 […]

October 23, 2017

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 […]

October 16, 2017

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, […]

November 23, 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 […]

September 26, 2016

2016 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 2 mile walk will take place on Saturday, October 15th at 9am 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 […]

June 29, 2016

Young & wild at heart!

In our community we truly strive to redefine senior living! One of our most recent programs, Summertime Cocktails, has certainly embraced the concept.  Our Resident Care Director, Bobbi, and our Human Resource Director, Dorene, turned Rockland Place into a college campus by serving up some delicious JELL-O SHOTS!  A jello shot is the product of when […]

May 10, 2016

Naya Kick-Off Celebration

We recently held our Naya kick-off celebration in our community for our residents and associates! The spirited event gave us an opportunity to explain the program vision to the community, present our associates with their new titles and revel in all of the exciting and great things that are currently taking place!! What is a Naya you […]

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 12, 2015

Rockland Place and Bayada Celebrate 4 Year Anniversary

On November 11th, 2011, Rockland Place and Bayada Senior Living Office partnered to create the most unique program known in the state of Delaware for rehabilitation services. Marketing Director Patrick Gray says, "We saw all the competition offering the same therapy we were doing and said how can we offer something different to our residents to promote a better quality of […]

September 8, 2015

Each of Our Residents Brings their Own Gifts – Meet Punky

Margaret “Punky” Emerson is a wonderful soul who is always ready to help her fellow residents and family members. She loves to tend to the flowers, vegetables and herbs in the community garden daily. She plays cards with her son-in-law, thoroughly enjoys baking classes and loves to spend time with animals. An avid gardener and […]