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The Best Value in Connecticut Senior Living

The Watermark at East Hill in Southbury, CT is a Life Care retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing on a 55-acre campus overlooking the stunning Pomperaug River Valley and just a short drive from historic Southbury.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom models to our two-bedroom suites, all recently renovated from top to bottom. Meals are enjoyed restaurant-style at The Mark, our formal dining room, or in the W Room. The Club covers many aspects of wellness: Indulge, a full-service beauty salon and spa, Renew Wellness Center, which offers nutritional and preventive care, Vitality Fitness Center, complete with an indoor pool, and the eco-friendly Gallery Café. We know that challenging our minds and getting in better physical shape has enormous benefits at every age, and The Watermark at East Hill offers an ongoing course schedule of mind-expanding and body-toning classes through Watermark University.

Life at The Watermark

Rockin’ the Night Away – 1960s Themed Event

Residents and associates dressed in their groovy garb to celebrate the 1960s. Décor, appetizers, cocktails and entrees all reflected the most popular choices of the 1960s. Residents were treated to a management team musical performance, led by Community Life Director Christine Daniel, as well as a performance by resident Joan Sprung. The night ended with some crazy dance […]

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Author Who Inspired “Downton Abbey” Speaks to Residents

Carol Wallace, author of “To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery,” which inspired the show “Downton Abbey,” was the guest speaker for the 24th annual Book & Author Luncheon. The luncheon benefits the East Hill Library Fund. Irin Caron, author of “Notorious RBD: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” will […]

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1950’s Theme Lunch for The Inn, Villa and Springs Residents

Residents of the The Inn, Villa and Springs enjoyed a special celebration of the 1950’s. Costumes, music, dancing, and a special meal were featured to the delight all who attended!

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Dining

Rockin’ the Night Away – 1960s Themed Event

Residents and associates dressed in their groovy garb to celebrate the 1960s. Décor, appetizers, cocktails and entrees all reflected the most popular choices of the 1960s. Residents were treated to a management team musical performance, led by Community Life Director Christine Daniel, as well as a performance by resident Joan Sprung. The night ended with some crazy dance […]

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1940’s Theme Dinner A Huge Success!

Each month we are celebrating a different decade and March was a 1940’s celebration. With a theme of “The War is Over,” residents were greeted with their separation papers as they entered. Rosie the Riveter was a popular costume among the ladies. Staff wore “army” uniforms and served residents a delicious choice of 1940’s favorites including Shrimp […]

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The Watermark at East Hill Celebrates 1930s in Style

East Hill is celebrating a different decade each month. In February, we celebrated the 1930s. Lots of great things happened in the 1930s, but one of the biggest was great movies. Charlie Chaplin, The Marx Brothers, and Edward G. Robinson were big names, just to state a few. The Wizard of Oz, Walt Disney’s Snow White and Gone with […]

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Resident Voices

Residents Bob and Paula Crean are Enjoying New Friends and Wonderful Activities at The Watermark

FORETHOUGHT PAYS When it comes to future housing decisions, retirees who think early come out ahead. “We were very interested in a unit at Heritage Village and we nearly purchased it but our daughters talked us out of it because they said, ‘Why move twice?’” – Bob Crean, resident of The Watermark at East Hill […]

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Resident Leah Linton Featured in Newsweek Story

Resident of The Watermark at East Hill, Leah Linton, was a nursery school teacher in the late 1960’s. She knew she had a special student in Jonathan Leibowitz. Leibowitz would go on to become one of the most famous comedians of our day, Jon Stewart. Read all about Linton’s adventures as Jon Stewart’s nursery school teacher […]

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June Mystery Resident

A December baby, he was born in a land he still holds dear. His jealous older sister had trouble with his arrival we hear. Taking skiing & horseback lessons and traveling the land, his privileged childhood was happy, busy and grand. At eight his world began to crumble, at deep cost. Due to the political […]

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Out and About

The Trip of a Lifetime for Villa and Inn Residents

Many residents don’t expect to get the opportunity to make a major trip once they enter Assisted Living and Memory Care. At The Watermark at East Hill, we are putting those assumptions away and doing the unthinkable! Residents and associates recently took a trip to Washington, DC, along with 13 Boy Scouts, as part of the […]

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Walkway Over the Hudson

Residents of East Hill joined Dining Service Director, Jim Bain, for a walk over the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, NY. Perfect weather added to the joy of the day. Resident Ray Asselin stated, “It had been years since I had visited the area and it was just as beautiful as I remembered.”

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Villa Residents Enjoy a Trip to Rich’s Ice Cream

On Thursday, residents of The Villa took a trip to Rich’s Ice Cream in Oxford, CT.  Not unusual for this group of active residents. “This is an example of how we live in the moment every day at the Villa,” said Denise Julian, Director of Health Services, “It was the perfect warm summer day to […]

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Villa Memory Care

The Trip of a Lifetime for Villa and Inn Residents

Many residents don’t expect to get the opportunity to make a major trip once they enter Assisted Living and Memory Care. At The Watermark at East Hill, we are putting those assumptions away and doing the unthinkable! Residents and associates recently took a trip to Washington, DC, along with 13 Boy Scouts, as part of the […]

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1950’s Theme Lunch for The Inn, Villa and Springs Residents

Residents of the The Inn, Villa and Springs enjoyed a special celebration of the 1950’s. Costumes, music, dancing, and a special meal were featured to the delight all who attended!

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Joyous Swimming in our Indoor Salt Water Pool

At East Hill, we don’t care what the weather is like outside because we have everything we need right inside our community!  Residents from The Villa took a trip to our indoor salt water pool today without a care in the world about the dreary winter weather!

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On Aging

The Trip of a Lifetime for Villa and Inn Residents

Many residents don’t expect to get the opportunity to make a major trip once they enter Assisted Living and Memory Care. At The Watermark at East Hill, we are putting those assumptions away and doing the unthinkable! Residents and associates recently took a trip to Washington, DC, along with 13 Boy Scouts, as part of the […]

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Residents Get into the Cumbia Spirit Dance Class

No one knew what to expect when the Watermark University Catalog listed the “Cumbia Spirit Dance Class,” but they found out quickly that Carlos Osorio is a lot of fun! Carlos trained in Latin dance moves and residents easily picked up the style and joined in!

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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Videos

Residents Get into the Cumbia Spirit Dance Class

No one knew what to expect when the Watermark University Catalog listed the “Cumbia Spirit Dance Class,” but they found out quickly that Carlos Osorio is a lot of fun! Carlos trained in Latin dance moves and residents easily picked up the style and joined in!

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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More “Lady Claire” Hits YouTube

Lady Claire… Savior Faire. She’s back! And in high style.  

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Beautiful Community, Warm and Caring Staff

Watermark at East Hill. My mom has been a resident for exactly three years. The facility is beautiful, immaculately kept, warm and caring staff. I have been a weekly visitor for all of those three years and have also stayed in overnight apartments on occasion. NOTHING like what the previous review states has ever been […]

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Facebook Review – Excellent quality and care.

Worked at this residence for approximately two years before I was presented with another opportunity. Excellent quality and care. I highly recommend it.

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Caring.com Review – Variety of apartments and several dining options.

During our visit at The Watermark, we thought that it was very pleasant. We enjoyed talking with the marketing person. The people living there seemed to be very friendly. The apartments had variety of sizes, small and large. The ones we saw were pleasant. Some of them looked out on lovely wooded areas and others […]

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Lunch Club

Weekly Lunch Club Menu (5/2 – 5/7)

The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. Heritage Village Lunch Club members get $5 off lunch Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays! » Click to download the lunch menu.

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Weekly Lunch Club Menu (4/25 – 4/30)

The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. » Click to download the lunch menu.

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Weekly Lunch Club Menu (4/18 – 4/23)

The Watermark at East Hill is known for its amazing food, but did you know our restaurant is open to the public? Come give us a try! Make your reservations by calling 1-888-570-6659. » Click to download the lunch menu.

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