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  • Exploring the Beauty of Baltimore Basilica

    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 […]

  • Sunshine & Sunglasses

    Sunshine & Sunglasses

    Who doesn’t enjoy getting out and getting some Vitamin D? On those perfect summer days we always enjoy hosting programs on our outside patio or simply going for a stroll on the community grounds.  There are many health benefits associated with getting a safe amount of sunshine each day. With that being said, we make […]

  • Celebrating the Meaning of Independence

    Celebrating the Meaning of Independence

    It can be easy to take our independence for granted, whether it is our nation’s independence or our own. This Independence Day, consider the work and sacrifices that have gone into creating the freedom that we all enjoy as Americans. These thoughts are expressed from the heart by Paul H. Wilson in the link below. […]

  • Artistic Expression

    Artistic Expression

    The statement, "art is in the eye of the beholder" is very true. In today’s world there are various styles, forms and outlets for art. Resident, Lois M., made the comment that she is no artist, but she quilts, knits and crochets so that certainly makes her artistically inclined. Lois stepped out of her comfort […]

  • July 2019 Community Life Calendars

    July 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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Sunshine & Sunglasses

Who doesn’t enjoy getting out and getting some Vitamin D? On those perfect summer days we always enjoy hosting programs on our outside patio or simply going for a stroll on the community grounds.  There are many health benefits associated with getting a safe amount of sunshine each day. With that being said, we make […]

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Celebrating the Meaning of Independence

It can be easy to take our independence for granted, whether it is our nation’s independence or our own. This Independence Day, consider the work and sacrifices that have gone into creating the freedom that we all enjoy as Americans. These thoughts are expressed from the heart by Paul H. Wilson in the link below. […]

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Artistic Expression

The statement, "art is in the eye of the beholder" is very true. In today’s world there are various styles, forms and outlets for art. Resident, Lois M., made the comment that she is no artist, but she quilts, knits and crochets so that certainly makes her artistically inclined. Lois stepped out of her comfort […]

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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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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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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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July 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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June 2019 Community Life Calenders

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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May 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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