Seniors Helping Seniors is once again narrowing a 60+ year generation gap by joining together students from Livermore High School and residents from The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. One resident, Emil Cigliuti, impressed the students by showing up to the first meeting wearing his vintage Livermore High School letterman sweater. According to Emil, “I think it […]
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Irma Zimmer, resident of The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens, and one of her watercolor paintings has been featured in the California Assisted Living Association’s (CALA) publication CALA News and Views for March 2018. To view the article, please click here. Irma uses her artistic talent by making cards for neighbors’ birthdays and on occasion creates […]
Irene was all smiles for her Housewarming! She was surrounded by friends and family on her big day. Everyone enjoyed snacks, fresh fruit, and cookies, but the kids all liked the candy corn best. It’s October after all, and that makes it Candy Corn season! Please join us in welcoming Irene to her new home at The […]
Our new Bocce Ball court was the perfect setting for a Fall Housewarming Party for Fran and her friendly family. While her grand children played bocce and nibbled snacks and cookies, Fran and her family sampled cucumber tea sandwiches and a variety of fresh fruit and perfect asparagus. It was a lovely September day made […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Trimming the Christmas Tree is especially fun when we do it together! Making memories, sipping eggnog and warm spiced cider brought smiles and laughter along with the familiar sounds of Christmas music. The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens wishes everyone warm memories this holiday season!
There were lots of smiling faces on Thanksgiving day and also on Saturday, when we invited families to join us to Keep Thanksgiving Flowing. We had a spectacular buffet that made for a lovely meal and time to celebrate what we’re thankful for. At The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens, we’re grateful for our opportunities to […]
The Swingin’ Blue Stars performd close harmony, swing style music made popular by 1940’s female vocal groups such as the Andrews Sisters. Their song and dance to “people-pleasing” music, mixing saucy and romantic WWII tunes were a huge hit at our USO Theme Dinner. The music brought a tear to the eye of our resident Marsha, pictured […]
Family and friends joined in to welcome Barbara to her new home here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. Barbara was an avid golfer with several hole in ones to her credit so we celebrated her housewarming with a “Tee Party” complete with Arnold Palmer beverages, golf balls, and… tees!
Happy Birthday to Mary! Mary was surrounded by multiple generations of family and close friends as she celebrated her 100th birthday. Some traveled from across the country to be here with Mary. The meal was catered by our own Chef Yamil and his talented team. All of us at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens wish […]
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.
Our smart pets joined in for the “dictionary game.” Community Life Associate Jessica’s dog, Gia, and resident Chris’ cat, Shadow, joined our residents for the game. Nothing like a friendly rub or tail wag to bring a smile to your face. Encouraged by the friendly critters, some new words were suggested for the game’s white […]
Rosewood Garden’s residents and associates decorated The Gardens’ dining room and hallways with purple ribbons. Wear purple to show your support!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Joyce wanted a little more pizzazz so she consulted with hairdresser Michelle and went bold with red highlights for the new year! Joyce looks amazing and loves her new style. When you are looking for a new style or a refresh of your favorite style, visit Michelle in our hair and nail salon, Indulge. Special […]
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 […]
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!
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!
Flappers and Gangsters were the theme of our Prohibition Dinner on October 30th. Password required to enter the Dining Room: “Joe sent me.” Music of the Roaring ’20s filled the room and drinks were served from paper bags… Shhh!
Rosewood Gardens extends a special Thank You to Big Dawgs Rescue (Livermore, CA) for joining us with puppies and dogs ready for adoption at our Dog Show Benefit for Watermark for Kids on October 18th. If you are looking to adopt a dog for your family, give them a call or check their website: www.BigDawgsRescue.org
Our first Dog Show benefiting Watermark for Kids was a huge hit! Lots of dogs and kids and families and fun for everyone. We had popcorn and hot dogs, face painting, and live entertainment provided by Gary and Joy Christo. Thanks to everyone for bringing their wonderful dogs and families for such a fun day!
Join us at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens on Saturday, October 18th for a fun filled, family friendly event with a snack bar and free entertainment! Enter your dog in the show (entry fee for dogs in the show is $25, to benefit Watermark for Kids) and compete for Best Dressed, Curliest Hair or other […]
Wednesday, October 15th, started like any other day for Fern. Little did she know that her friends were preparing to surprise her! The party was held in our Café. The tables were set with white table cloths, tea cups and saucers, glasses and bright colored plates and napkins. The tables looked fantastic! Our pumpkin bread […]
Residents are having fun creating greeting cards with Joanne! Join us on Tuesdays at 10am in the Cafe.