Category: Memory Care

March 14, 2019

Fluid Art Pendants

Get your fluid art jewelry! For a donation of your choice you can have a beautiful piece created by our neighbors in The Gardens and help a child thrive! Watermark for Kids is a non-profit organization founded by David Barnes, President of Watermark Retirement Communities. His inspiration and vision has resulted in an organization which […]

March 13, 2019

Blankets for Shelter Animals

Over the last few weeks our Gardens residents have completed 12 fleece blankets for the shelter animals. On Wednesday, we took a trip over to the Tri-Valley SPCA to donate them. Our hope is that the blankets make the shelter look and feel more homey, this way the animals are more at ease which makes for better adoption […]

August 2, 2018

Meet Dawn Schubert, Community Life Coordinator for The Gardens

If you haven’t already had the pleasure of meeting Dawn Schubert, we would like to formally introduce her. Dawn is our Community Life Coordinator for our The Gardens. She creates the innovative, fun activities, outings, and events that appear in your Memory Care Newsletter. Since she accepted the position, Dawn has taken our residents on several […]

January 11, 2016

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 […]

July 21, 2015

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 […]

July 21, 2015

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 […]

May 13, 2015

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 […]

February 13, 2015

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 […]

July 3, 2014

Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer's Association on the Ten Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. The Alzheimer's Association and their website is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. In addition, The Watermark at Rosewood Gardens hosts a Memory Care Support Group […]