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.

Life at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens

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Summer 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Drama Club to Introduction to American Sign Language to Chair Yoga and even Teas of the World, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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Teas of the World

Today our Watermark University Class Teas of the World; sampled a trio of Chai Teas from Teavana’s exclusive Chai collection. We learned about all of the varieties of Chai, the correct and traditional way to brew it as well as the many variations made famous by Oprah. In addition we sampled some imported German Rock […]

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In Praise of Dahlias

In Praise of Dahlias

Documentary Film Club Each month our Watermark University Group “Documentary Film Club” views a different film on a different topic. We have enjoyed and discussed films about celebrities, conservation, the school system and American heroes and much more. Today we had a film that was so much enjoyed that it required two showings. We all […]

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Out and About

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April Lunch in Monterey Bay

Gardens residents traveled to scenic Monterey on April 14 where we dined in the historic Cannery Row at the Fish Hopper restaurant located right on the water! Residents and guests chose from a variety of seafood specialties including clam chowder, crab Louie salad, fish and chips, and crab cakes. The Fish Hopper staff were very […]

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Livermore’s Holiday Sights and Sounds Parade

Join us December 6th at 6pm for The 19th Annual Holiday Sights and Sounds Parade! Our own Rosewood Gardens bus will be filled with residents showing their holiday spirit in the Parade. Come and cheer us on! The Parade will feature local marching bands, music, light displays, and of course SANTA CLAUS!!! The route follows First Street from M Street […]

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Walt Disney Family Museum – Presidio – San Francisco

Our destination was the Walt Disney Family Museum on Tuesday, November 18th. We were fortunate to meet Ron Miller, Producer and son-in-law of Walt Disney, as we explored and enjoyed the displays in the museum. And… we learned that November 18th was Mickey Mouse’s 82nd Birthday!

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Memory Care

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Rosewood Garden’s residents and associates decorated The Gardens’ dining room and hallways with purple ribbons. Wear purple to show your support!

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Cinco de Mayo Music Video Featuring The Gardens Residents

The Gardens living room was decorated with multi-colored hanging “papel picado” and pretty “serape” runners for our tables. The ladies wore bright colorful traditional Jalisco dresses from Mexico and beautiful flowers in their hair, while the men each donned a black mustache and sombrero hat! Even the staff joined the fiesta. We had a piñata […]

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Dementia Practitioner Status Awarded to Rosewood Gardens Resident Assistants

Five associates of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens in Livermore have been awarded Certified Dementia Practitioner status by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, an organization formed in 2001 to promote standards of excellence in dementia and Alzheimer’s education. Recently certified Dementia Practitioners at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens include (see photo, left to […]

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On Aging

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Making Our Dreams Come True

We all have dreams and hopes… No matter what our age. Sometimes we get to a certain place in life and we tell ourselves it is simply too late to think any more about dreams, desires and wants. Once we hit a “certain age” we are essentially done. Well we at The Watermark at Rosewood […]

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Laughter… the Best Medicine

Q: What is the best day to go to the beach? A: Sunday, of course! Yeah, we know that joke was lame, but you get the picture, laughter makes great medicine. We change physiologically when we laugh. We stretch muscles throughout our face and body, our pulse and blood pressure go up, and we breathe […]

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Dining

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Frankenstein Fingers and Pumpkin Soup

October’s Cooking Demonstration had a Fall / Halloween theme. Gary Christo, Director of Environment Services and Denise Dugan, Director of Business Office, demonstrated how to prepare Frankenstein Finger Cookies and Pumpkin Soup served in mini pumpkins. The soup was warm and yummy and the Frankenstein Cookies were creepy and tasty!

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Great Fun at our Community Country BBQ!

Norman our Amazing 88 year old resident started cooking Thursday evening! We could smell those incredible Portuguese Beans in the parking lot all day on Friday so by Saturday all of our mouths were watering. Norman Mueller has been a resident here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens for about two years. In that time […]

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Chef Recipe: Thrive 5 Granola

1/3 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 4 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (do not use quick oats) 1 cup raw almonds, chopped coarse 1 cup cashews, chopped coarse 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup dried cherries, […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Very kind and caring staff.

Mom’s only been physically here since the 31st, but so far is really liking the place and has made some new friends. I find the staff very kind, caring and available to questions and help. Food is great. We’ll see how things go for the future.

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Caring.com Review – Of all the facilities I went to, I believe it is the top.

I did visit The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens but it was a little overpriced for the money that my friend had for his mother. I believe it is an excellent facility for my friend’s mother. She couldn’t stay put and would have to have a 24 hour person. Of all the facilities I went to, […]

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Caring.com Review – Very nice, open and spacious community.

They didn’t have a room available at the time we needed it. Rosewood Gardens was very nice, open, and spacious. The staff seemed nice. They have lovely gardens of roses, and there were people out sitting in the sun around a lot of the roses.

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