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  • Welcome and a Big Howdy to Lucy!

    Welcome and a Big Howdy to Lucy!

    We are happy to welcome Lucy from the state of Texas to The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. Recently a group of our residents enjoyed a housewarming for Lucy where they nibbled on fancy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cowboy cookies! Well, maybe they were cowGIRL cookies… All of us extended a warm howdy to welcome Lucy to her new home with […]

  • Welcome Joleen!

    Welcome Joleen!

    It was a gorgeous day for a housewarming! Joleen’s friends traveled from Los Gatos to spend the afternoon with her and see her apartment here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. They enjoyed tea sandwiches and fresh fruit, and said the strawberries were the best… we think Joleen is the best! Thanks to everyone for […]

  • Celebrating 101 Years Young

    Celebrating 101 Years Young

    Happy Birthday to Juanita Gates! Juanita celebrated with festive party decorations and a beautiful cake provided by her daughter Lita. Fancy eye glasses, beads, party hats, and radiant smiles were required attire! Guitarist and singer Steve Kritzer serenaded the birthday guests with all their favorite tunes. Juanita even snuck a taste of the cake frosting when she thought no […]

  • It’s Bocce Time

    It’s Bocce Time

    After much anticipation and many rain delays, we finally have our new, beautiful Bocce Court up and running. We are so thrilled to have had our inaugural game played last week with many enthusiastic residents. This court is the result of the generosity of the Betty Short Award Committee of 2016, who bestowed a great honor […]

  • The Academy of Sciences Doesn’t Disappoint

    The Academy of Sciences Doesn’t Disappoint

    Residents of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens had a fantastic adventure on their extraordinary trip to San Francisco to visit the California Academy of Sciences Museum, located in Golden Gate Park. The group was treated to a mini-tour by Ms. Lindzy Bivings of the Academy’s Education Department, who showed them many prehistoric looking sea creatures […]

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june, 2017

27jun - 28Extraordinary Overnight Outing to Sonoma, CA10:00 am - 3:00 pm (28)

july, 2017

4julFourth of July Celebration10:30 am - 12:00 pm 35 Fenton Street, Livermore, CA 94550
18julThe Klipptones - Music in the Park5:45 pm - 8:30 pm 2400 First St, Livermore, CA 94551

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Welcome and a Big Howdy to Lucy!

We are happy to welcome Lucy from the state of Texas to The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. Recently a group of our residents enjoyed a housewarming for Lucy where they nibbled on fancy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cowboy cookies! Well, maybe they were cowGIRL cookies… All of us extended a warm howdy to welcome Lucy to her new home with […]

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Welcome Joleen!

It was a gorgeous day for a housewarming! Joleen’s friends traveled from Los Gatos to spend the afternoon with her and see her apartment here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. They enjoyed tea sandwiches and fresh fruit, and said the strawberries were the best… we think Joleen is the best! Thanks to everyone for […]

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Celebrating 101 Years Young

Happy Birthday to Juanita Gates! Juanita celebrated with festive party decorations and a beautiful cake provided by her daughter Lita. Fancy eye glasses, beads, party hats, and radiant smiles were required attire! Guitarist and singer Steve Kritzer serenaded the birthday guests with all their favorite tunes. Juanita even snuck a taste of the cake frosting when she thought no […]

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The Academy of Sciences Doesn’t Disappoint

Residents of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens had a fantastic adventure on their extraordinary trip to San Francisco to visit the California Academy of Sciences Museum, located in Golden Gate Park. The group was treated to a mini-tour by Ms. Lindzy Bivings of the Academy’s Education Department, who showed them many prehistoric looking sea creatures […]

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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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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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Celebrating 101 Years Young

Happy Birthday to Juanita Gates! Juanita celebrated with festive party decorations and a beautiful cake provided by her daughter Lita. Fancy eye glasses, beads, party hats, and radiant smiles were required attire! Guitarist and singer Steve Kritzer serenaded the birthday guests with all their favorite tunes. Juanita even snuck a taste of the cake frosting when she thought no […]

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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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Sleepless Slumber Party

Recently our creative team together with our wildly fun residents enjoyed our first ever Sleepless Sluber Party, themed dinner. Everyone enjoyed coming out for cocktails and dinner in their pajamas, and writing Mad Lib bedtime stories. “Breakfast for Dinner,” prepared by our top notch dining team, was a huge hit as were they Teddy Bear Cereal […]

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Easter Family and Friends Brunch 2017

The gang was all there for this fantastic event complete with Prime Rib, Crab Egg heaven, Mango Mimosas and napkins shaped like bunnies! We all enjoyed the beautiful music of Angel the harpist and much anticipated visit from the one and only EASTER BUNNY!

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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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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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