The Watermark at East Hill

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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.

Shared spaces are reminiscent of a resort or country inn featuring a lounge with fireplace, library, billiards rooms, theater, computer center and even a local bank branch. Your own backyard includes acres of walking trails, a gazebo overlook, putting green, bocce ball, shuffleboard and croquet. The Watermark at East Hill is an extraordinary community where people – and their pets – thrive. We are a pet-friendly community, which means even your closest companion will feel right at home.

Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal Ceremony

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Residents and Associates at The Watermark at East Hill were invited to take part in a Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony.  The ceremony was officiated by Connie Haworth, Executive Director. Couples walked down the aisle, each bride with a beautiful bouquet. After the vows, each couple cut their own wedding cake and […]

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Tribury Rotary Honors Watermark Residents on Valentine’s Day

Tribury Rotary chose The Watermark at East Hill as the location for this month’s “Random Act of Kindness.”  Each month, the group chooses a different recipient. On Valentine’s Day, President Andrew Chapin and President-Elect Connie Haworth passed out chocolate roses to residents of The Springs and Independent Living. In January, Tribury Rotary presented a check […]

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The Watermark at East Hill is Purr-fect for Pets

Pet lovers rejoice. The Watermark at East Hills is an extraordinary community where people – and their pets – thrive. Pets and people both deserve comfortable surroundings where they can count on delicious meals, plenty of play time and fun people to hang out with day and night. To learn more about our pet friendly […]

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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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Dining Services Director Jim Bain Featured in Foodservice East Magazine

The Watermark at East Hill was recently featured in the latest issue of Foodservice East. Based out of Massachusetts, this publication caters to food service businesses and professionals in the Northeast. This was a wonderful opportunity to show the many ways The Watermark is an active, engaging and fun place to live! Please click here to […]

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Residents Sail Happily through Clam Bake!

The September theme dinner was our annual Clam Bake and residents raved about the food and fun! Join us on October 19th for Octoberfest!

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Residents Berni Walter and Ed Atwood are Enjoying Abundant Choices and Worry Free Living at The Watermark

DO WHATEVER YOU LIKE The only difference between living independently where you are now and living independently here is more choices. “I think we’re both as independent as we want to be. I can hop in my car and run out and shop or go to my daughter’s or run around and do whatever I […]

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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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Residents Enjoy Festival of Trees

Residents from The Watermark at East Hill enjoyed visiting the Festival of Trees in Danbury. This is the 14th year for the event, which benefits Ann’s Place, providing services for those who have cancer and their loved ones. You can learn more about the Festival of Trees and Ann’s Place here.

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The Watermark at East Hill Executive Director Named Tribury Rotary President-Elect

Executive Director Connie Haworth has been named President-Elect for the Tribury Rotary. Haworth will serve as President of the club in 2017-2018. Rotary International is an international service organization whose purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill […]

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Villa Residents Visit Pumpkin Patch

Villa residents celebrated Halloween by visiting March Farm in Bethlehem. Residents chose pumpkins from the pumpkin patch on a beautiful afternoon.  Their smiles tell the story!  

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Holiday Spirit at The Villa

Villa residents spent a spirit-filled afternoon writing out holiday cards this week.  The event sparked some nostalgia on the part of residents as they shared about holidays of the past!

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Villa Residents Enjoy Concert on The Green

Villa Residents said “goodbye” to summer when they attended a concert on The Green in Southbury in September. Residents enjoyed music, dancing, and visiting with other concert-goers. We are always up to something fun at East Hill!

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Villa Residents Visit Pumpkin Patch

Villa residents celebrated Halloween by visiting March Farm in Bethlehem. Residents chose pumpkins from the pumpkin patch on a beautiful afternoon.  Their smiles tell the story!  

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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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Watermark at East Hill Resident Featured in Republican-American

Watermark at East Hill resident Ruth Littman just voted in her 27th Presidential election. Littman, who recently turned 105, was featured in an article in the Republican-American on November 8th, 2016. To read the original article published, please click here.

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Veterans Share Wisdom

Watermark Retirement Communities was featured in McKnight’s Senior Living on November 11th, 2016 for a program where residents can share their life lessons with others. This article focused specifically on wisdom shared by veterans who reside in the 39 communities across the United States. McKnight’s Senior Living is a national publication focused on the senior housing industry. […]

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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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Bridging The Generations – Boy Scouts Feature Residents in New Video

When residents from The Watermark at East Hill traveled with Boy Scouts to Washington, D.C. in May, the Scouts knew this was going to be a special trip. So special, in fact, that they sent a news crew along to film the adventure. Six months later, the crew has edited the hours of footage into […]

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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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Facebook Review – I can’t imagine living anywhere else.

I have been a resident at Watermark at East Hill for 12 years, and it is my home, can not imagine living anywhere else! I love the very devoted staff, and my fellow residents. They are my friends, and my support system. I have not had to cook in 12 years, or clean my apartment, […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Comfortable Living!

I would have to say that I am very pleased with the quality of care that has been provided to my mother at this community. The staff have all been wonderful to her and have really gave me security that she is being well taken care of and is safe in her new living environment. […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom is doing great, making new friends.

Hard place to be in when loved one needs to leave a home after many years, but Allen couldn’t have been more helpful making this transition seamless. My mom is doing great in her home and is starting to make new friends.

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Weekly Lunch Club Menu (2/13 – 2/19)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! 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 […]

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Weekly Lunch Club Menu (2/7 – 2/12)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! 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 […]

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Weekly Lunch Club Menu (1/29 – 2/4)

Life at The Watermark is thriving! Especially when we have menus like this every day! 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 […]

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