Saturday, November 17th was an incredible day of celebration here at The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens. We began with a sumptuous, decadent Thanksgiving Champagne Brunch for all of our families and friends and afterward we were joy-filled and thankful for the amazing meal we were treated to and a very special tribute to honor our […]
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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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” […]
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!
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 […]
We always like to give the holidays a run for their money. So, this year instead of just a traditional Halloween party (which we also had) we held our first ever Murder Mystery Dinner Party. Residents arrived to find the living room transformed into a cobweb laden creaky old mansion. They were all treated to […]
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!
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 […]
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, […]