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  • Resident Irma Zimmer Uses Her Birthday to Send Prayers of Safety to Watermark’s Sister Communities in Florida

    Resident Irma Zimmer Uses Her Birthday to Send Prayers of Safety to Watermark’s Sister Communities in Florida

    Resident Irma Zimmer of The Fountains at Rosewood Gardens shares her first name with one of the most destructive hurricanes ever, but while hurricane Irma destroys everything in her path leaving many displaced, Irma Zimmer embodies love, warmth and compassion. Yesterday Mrs. Zimmer enjoyed a wonderful celebration with family & friends for her birthday, which took place […]

  • Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

  • Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 25 different classes with everything from Tai Chi for Beginners to Nutrition Through the Holidays to Introduction to Computers & Life Online to Health Rhythms Drumming and even Mindful Meditation, we are sure you will find something to pique your […]

  • Watermark for Kids Donation Funds Soccer Scholarships

    Watermark for Kids Donation Funds Soccer Scholarships

    Watermark for Kids has donated $4,300 to Livermore Fusion Soccer Club’s scholarship fund. Nancy Harrison, Executive Director of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens commented, “Watermark for Kids allows us to help kids achieve their dreams. Fusion Soccer is such a great avenue, through sportsmanship, hard work, great fun, and leadership, for young people to experience […]

  • Thrive Dining™ Featured in Edible East Bay

    Thrive Dining™ Featured in Edible East Bay

    The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program in Edible East Bay. To read the full article published on August 16th, 2017, please click here. Curious about Thrive Dining? Please join us for a Thrive Dining™ Lunch Tasting and Chef Demonstration on Thursday, August 31st from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Please RSVP to 1-925-272-4553. […]

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Resident Irma Zimmer Uses Her Birthday to Send Prayers of Safety to Watermark’s Sister Communities in Florida

Resident Irma Zimmer of The Fountains at Rosewood Gardens shares her first name with one of the most destructive hurricanes ever, but while hurricane Irma destroys everything in her path leaving many displaced, Irma Zimmer embodies love, warmth and compassion. Yesterday Mrs. Zimmer enjoyed a wonderful celebration with family & friends for her birthday, which took place […]

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Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 25 different classes with everything from Tai Chi for Beginners to Nutrition Through the Holidays to Introduction to Computers & Life Online to Health Rhythms Drumming and even Mindful Meditation, we are sure you will find something to pique your […]

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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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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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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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Thrive Dining™ Featured in Edible East Bay

The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program in Edible East Bay. To read the full article published on August 16th, 2017, please click here. Curious about Thrive Dining? Please join us for a Thrive Dining™ Lunch Tasting and Chef Demonstration on Thursday, August 31st from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Please RSVP to 1-925-272-4553. […]

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Beef Stroganoff

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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Thrive Dining™: Demonstration and Tasting Luncheon

CBS San Francisco Bay Area recently covered our Thrive Dining™ Demonstration and Tasting Luncheon. Watermark’s Thrive Dining™ is transforming the traditional meal into healthy and easy to eat finger foods. It is restoring independence and the joy of dining for individuals with cognitive and neuromuscular disorders. To read the article and view the video posted on July […]

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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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