Posts by: Ryan Ritter

April 10, 2014

Summer 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

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The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 100 different classes with everything from aquatic fitness in our indoor pool to chair yoga to cooking demonstrations and even Lego Robotics. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always […]

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October 10, 2013

Chef Jim Bain Featured in Voices Newspaper

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Read about Executive Chef Jim Bain’s Traveling Chef program as featured in Voices newspaper. Twice a week The Watermark at East Hill’s Jim Bain travels to area senior centers and help volunteers prepare his amazing cuisine for area seniors.

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October 10, 2013

Herb Isaac talks about his decision to move to a retirement community.

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People should make this change while they can think clearly about what they’re doing and make these decisions while they’re are well enough to live independently and go ahead with their life. I’m the worrier in the family. For example, my wife wasn’t feeling well one morning and I was concerned. I could call downstairs and say I need someone to come upstairs and take a look. That was very comforting to me that I was able to have a nurse to come up and take a look. It was such a comfort to know that if I get into an emergency situation where something concerns me, somebody here can help me make a decision.

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October 10, 2013

Watertown Farm to Present Lecture on Modern Farming

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The below article is featured in  the Harford Courant newspaper and published on October 10th, 2013. Click here to see the article on the newspaper website. Watertown Farm to Present Lecture on Modern Farming Christina Griffin, on behalf of The Watermark at East Hill Watertown 12:10 p.m. EDT, October 10, 2013 On Thursday, Oct. 24, The Watermark […]

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October 10, 2013

Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

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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 www.alz.org is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. In addition, The Watermark at East Hill hosts a […]

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October 10, 2013

Ellie Crystal talks about her decision to move to a retirement community.

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It’s a hundred times better than staying home. You can get out of your apartment and do things! You don’t have to drive! It’s all right here. There’s a built in support group here and you don’t have dinner alone, there’s always conversation, and I would rather be here than alone in an apartment anytime.

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October 9, 2013

Resident Barbara Hamlin – Her Decision to Move to a Retirement Community

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The place is important, but the most important thing was to make a decision. I didn’t want any part of this kind of living. I didn’t want to give up my house, but I knew I had to do something. And what I see, now that I’ve been here 11 very happy years, what I see is people waiting too long to make a decision.

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October 9, 2013

Fall Outing to Flander’s Nature Center

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SPOOKtacular day at Flander’s Nature Center. Residents viewed the amazing historic, 200-acre New England farm while enjoying a festive hay wagon ride followed by choosing their Fall Pumpkin.

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October 9, 2013

Memory Care at The Villa – One Year Anniversary

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The below article is featured in Voices newspaper and published on Saturday, September 28th, 2013. Click here to see the article on the Voices website.(site may require subscription) Watermark Marks Villa’s Anniversary SOUTHBURY — The Watermark at East Hill recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of The Villa, a free-standing, memory care community located […]

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October 9, 2013

East Hill Resident “Lady Claire” goes Avant Garde on YouTube

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Watermark at East Hill resident Claire “Lady Claire” Bannister and her son posted these amazing and cutting edge videos on YouTube. They are sure to become a viral sensation. Claire Bannister was previously an actress in a soap opera, a singer and then ran a successful gift business here in Connecticut. I’m Lady Claire…   […]

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