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  • Celebrate Active Aging Week With Us

    Celebrate Active Aging Week With Us

    A healthy retirement includes being active and October 1-7 is Active Aging Week. This celebration encourages older adults to keep moving, engage in their communities and nurture their own well-being. Watermark has Active Aging Week events planned in communities throughout the country. Here’s a preview of what you can find in a Watermark community this […]

  • October 2019 Community Life Calendars

    October 2019 Community Life Calendars

    Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. On October 18th, we will celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness month by "Going Pink" with a themed […]

  • Raising Awareness For Alzheimer’s One Step At A Time

    Raising Awareness For Alzheimer’s One Step At A Time

    Watermark Retirement Communities nationwide are committed to drastically improving the quality of life of the residents we serve by pledging to support the Alzheimer’s Association in their mission to raise awareness for the disease. Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia; although common, unfortunately a cure has yet to […]

  • Resident Writer Shares Insider’s View

    Resident Writer Shares Insider’s View

    We’ve all been enjoying the writing of our resident, Paul Wilson, as he shares his thoughts and reflections to mark special occasions and provides his unique insight and perspective throughout the year. Paul has an insider’s view of retirement community living that runs deeper than most. Here, he shares the “three hats” he wears as […]

  • Watermark University Quenches Thirst for Knowledge

    Watermark University Quenches Thirst for Knowledge

    Stimulating the mind and strengthening the body have enormous benefits at any age. At Watermark communities nationwide, individuals discover profound opportunities for engagement and growth through Watermark University. Residents, associates, family members and local experts share their interests and teach classes each semester. Watermark resident Paul H. Wilson describes how the quest for learning is […]

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Celebrate Active Aging Week With Us

A healthy retirement includes being active and October 1-7 is Active Aging Week. This celebration encourages older adults to keep moving, engage in their communities and nurture their own well-being. Watermark has Active Aging Week events planned in communities throughout the country. Here’s a preview of what you can find in a Watermark community this […]

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Raising Awareness For Alzheimer’s One Step At A Time

Watermark Retirement Communities nationwide are committed to drastically improving the quality of life of the residents we serve by pledging to support the Alzheimer’s Association in their mission to raise awareness for the disease. Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia; although common, unfortunately a cure has yet to […]

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Resident Writer Shares Insider’s View

We’ve all been enjoying the writing of our resident, Paul Wilson, as he shares his thoughts and reflections to mark special occasions and provides his unique insight and perspective throughout the year. Paul has an insider’s view of retirement community living that runs deeper than most. Here, he shares the “three hats” he wears as […]

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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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Exploring the Beauty of Baltimore Basilica

We recently went on an outing to the Baltimore Basilica.  The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called the Baltimore Basilica, was the first Roman Catholic cathedral built in the United States.  "Oh wow," "This is beautiful," and "I am overwhelmed with the beauty," were a few of the phrases […]

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A Day at the Spa

We recently went on an outing to a local spa for a little rejuvenation. At the salon, some opted for a manicure, while others enjoyed a pedicure. It was a joy to be able to share friendly conversation while getting a spa treatment. Additionally, the glasses of wine that was provided only added to the […]

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Easter Basket Project

We recently created Easter Baskets for AI DuPont Children’s Hospital.  There is always a joy in giving back to our community and we thought what a better way than to create Easter baskets for the patients at our local children’s hospital.  Unfortunately, there are times when certain kids may not be able to be home […]

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That’s Amore! Action Station Satisfies Appetite for Italian Cuisine

Rockland Place residents perked up for an Italian feast, as the delicious aroma wafted through the dining room and quickly spread throughout the community. The mouthwatering selection at this week's Action Station included chicken, shrimp, and an assortment fresh vegetables. Rumbling stomachs could choose from a variety of ingredients at the topping station to be […]

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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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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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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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Everlasting Love

Rockland residents, Brenda and Donald, have been married for 69 years and are still head over heels for each other. They met at a church’s New Year’s Eve party and for Donald it was love at first sight. They both agreed that one of the secrets to a long and happy marriage is communication. Brenda says, “You […]

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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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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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October 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. On October 18th, we will celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness month by "Going Pink" with a themed […]

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September 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. On September 2nd we will celebrate Labor Day to honor the American labor movement and the contributions […]

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August 2019 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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