The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens

The Best Value in Livermore Senior Living

The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens, located in Livermore, California is a retirement community that offers Assisted Living and Memory Care on a comfortable senior campus notable for a high standard of care in addition to friendly, fun and caring staff that make our community feel more like a favorite Bed & Breakfast. The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens is conveniently located near a wide variety of shopping, dining, cultural and entertainment offerings as well as healthcare. Less than an hour from San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose, Livermore offers a more relaxed, less congested atmosphere, making it an ideal place to call home.

Choose from studio apartments to spacious one-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a kitchenette, large living room and bathrooms. Meals are enjoyed restaurant style in the main dining room.

Residents of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens, one of Livermore’s premier retirement communities, enjoy services and amenities catered specifically to each individual. Residents enjoy personal laundry and linen services, access to care 24-hours per day as well as customized activity and wellness plans.

A Night in The Swamp

Watermark University guest presenter, 6-year old Luke, shared his experience spending the night in The Swamp at The California Academy of Science Museum. With help from his Nani (grandmother) our own Executive Director Nancy Harrison, Luke narrated a slide show of photos he took during his experience. Luke shared fascinating details about his favorite subject, […]

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A Visit from a Sketch Artist Creates Joy at The Watermark

We were recently thrilled to welcome June Blackwell, a young up and coming artist who volunteered to create unique sketches of some of our art loving residents. Each resident sat for June and was presented with their own sketched portrait at the end of the sitting. We can’t wait to have June back again so […]

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Rosewood Gardens Celebrates Fat Tuesday

It is important to all of us at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens to help each and every resident thrive. One of the ways we do this it through enhancing their everyday experiences through parties, themed events, adventures and other memorable experiences. Recently we held a cocktail party to celebrate Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras and the beginning of […]

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The Sound of Music Still Delights

On Saturday, even though the weatherman told all the residents in Livermore they should stay at home by a cozy fire, five determined women from The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens headed to the Historic Amador Theater in Pleasanton, CA. Why you ask? To see a unique youth holiday performance entitled: Getting to Know the Sound Of […]

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Lunch at The Grill at Wente Golf Course

What’s better than playing 18 holes? Lunch with friends overlooking The Course at Wente Vinyards 18th green and the surrounding Wente Vineyards! We had a relaxing lunch at Wente at The Grill. Fun, friends, and good food made for the perfect afternoon. We would love for you to join us for our next extraordinary outing.

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Año Nuevo State Preserve – A place where wild life and seniors can thrive.

On Saturday, January 23rd a very daring group of seniors bravely took a very rainy two hour bus ride out to the coast in Pescadero California to experience one of nature’s most incredible sights. Everyone was concerned about the weather but as we arrived we were treated to a beautiful break in the weather and several […]

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Thriving at 100!

Gladys Walker has been a resident here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens for almost fifteen years. During this time, she has been involved in just about every activity we offer. She has always been avid about her fitness routines and reading as well as enjoying crafts and social gatherings. This week we were all thrilled […]

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Day at the Fire House

Recently folks form The Garden’s neighborhood had a very special outing. One of our favorite residents, Mr. Chuck Mack, is a retired Firefighter and loves to reminisce about his old working days. He was reunited with fellow firefighters George Derby who worked with Chuck from 1984 to 1993 and Ben Plake who worked with Chuck from 1986 […]

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The Longest Day

Last month the residents and staff in The Gardens, our memory care neighborhood participated in a “The Longest Day” Awareness event. The event was held on June 21st to bring awareness to the Alzheimer’s Association®, and Alzheimer’s disease. People are encouraged to create an event and hold it annually on the summer solstice, the duration of […]

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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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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 […]

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Juanita Turns 100!

What a joy for all of our residents last month to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of our very favorite neighbors, Juanita Gates. Although normaly she is not a fan of a “fuss,” she really enjoyed being the center of attention for just a short while. A huge thanks to her […]

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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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We Were Off To See the Wizard

ALL HAIL TO DOROTHY! This month we celebrated the 77th anniversary of one of America’s most classic films. Our Wizard of Oz Themed Dinner was a smashing success, complete with Good Witch/Bad Witch Punch, Dorthy, Toto, Glinda, a falling house, Munchkinland and the emerald City. A great time was had by all!  

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Welcome to Cuba

Our monthly Themed Dinners here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens have become legendary. We have taken people to fantasy lands like our Mad Hatter Tea Party and sent them back in time during nostalgic events like our Prohibition Dinner. But this month, we took a trip across the globe to Cuba! Our Cuba Night […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Great care for loved ones.

I am very happy with the care that my mom is receiving at this beautiful community. The staff is very helpful and caring. We are happy with the activities that are available. I am glad that my mom is making friends there. They offer her great meals that she likes with the good variety. I […]

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Yelp Review – Mom found her smile again.

Wanted to take a moment to write a review of Watermark. When I found Watermark I was dealing with the loss of my father and also the need for my mom to be in assisted living due to severe dementia. I was grieving and feeling upset that I would have to move my mom. My worry was […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – More than we ever could have hoped for.

My aunt with Alzheimer’s was miserable and lonely in independent living but didn’t have the mind to help herself. Even with her limited capacity and fearing change she chose Rosewood Gardens herself responding to many things there including the openness of the community rooms, current residents’ lively interactions with her and each other, and the […]

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What goes on in Our Wellness Center… is just too good not to share!

After a full afternoon of celebrating the holidays at our Resident & Associate Holiday Party (complete with live rock) and having a gift raffle during dinner, these residents were so full of the Christmas spirit they brought it right upstairs with them tonight. With the direction of Madeline the Med Tech, their joyous voices rang all the […]

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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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Welcome to Cuba

Our monthly Themed Dinners here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens have become legendary. We have taken people to fantasy lands like our Mad Hatter Tea Party and sent them back in time during nostalgic events like our Prohibition Dinner. But this month, we took a trip across the globe to Cuba! Our Cuba Night […]

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