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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.

Being Winter Ready at The Watermark at East Hill

Before we know it, winter will arrive! Being prepared for all that the season brings is key to ensuring a safe and enjoyable time of year. For seniors, winter can present additional challenges and it is important to plan ahead. What are some ways you can get ready? Be sure to have your oil or propane […]

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Expressions 2019 Calendar: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts at The Watermark at East Hill

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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Join the Fun at The Watermark At East Hill!

Residents and associates at The Watermark at East Hill really enjoy having fun together! October was a terrific month at the community with several events and programs including the Trick or Treating Spooktacular and the annual Halloween party. Many residents passed out candy to dozens of trick or treaters, decorated their apartment doors, and wore […]

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Exciting Dining Changes For The Watermark at East Hill

The Watermark at East Hill is excited to announce the arrival of Ron Pascoe, our new Dining Director. Ron brings a tremendous amount of education, experience, and talent to the dining program and will be responsible for the day to day operations of the entire dining department. Ron has been working in the senior living […]

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Sensory Dining Comes to The Watermark at East Hill

The talented chefs at The Watermark at East Hill love the opportunity to prepare culinary specialties directly in our dining rooms. The aromas that permeate as well as the engagement from the chefs make for such an enjoyable dining experience. Residents residing in The Lodge at Cherrywood (our assisted living community) recently enjoyed some delicious […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

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. […]

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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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The Watermark at East Hill Celebrates Resident Accomplishment Award from the Connecticut Assisted Living Association

The Watermark at East Hill recently nominated resident, Dr. Parker Moreland, for a Connecticut Assisted Living Association's (CALA) Resident Accomplishment Award for his outstanding contributions to our community and he won which was no surprise to us! Dr. Moreland plays a very active role at The Watermark in our assisted living community. A member of […]

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Read Across America Day – Resident Ginny Middleton Visits Long Meadow Elementary

In celebration of Read Across America Day, Ginny Middleton, resident of Watermark at East Hill, sat and read a selection of Dr. Seuss books with kindergarten students of Long Meadow Elementary. Voices News has featured resident Ginny Middleton in a recent article on primepublishers.com, published on March 18th, 2017. To view that article, please click here. Photo Credit: […]

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Community Life Director Amanda Aaron, Featured Speaker at Event

Community Life Director Amanda Aaron was a featured speaker at an event sponsored by the Connecticut Assisted Living Association and the Institute for Senior Living Education. The conference was an educational opportunity for senior care providers to learn more about the challenges and triumphs of creating a culture of acceptance. Topics included: • Enhanced awareness […]

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Signs To Look For When Concerned About A Loved One’s Memory Lost, The Watermark at East Hill

Families often struggle with deciding when it may be the right time to explore options for a loved one living with memory concerns. Quite often it feels easier to ignore the signs and keep moving forward because it can feel very overwhelming to think about what to do next. There is no textbook answer or […]

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The Watermark at East Hill Tips: Making the Decision To Move To a Memory Care Community

Families often wonder when it is the right time to move their loved one in need of memory care into a senior living community. Unfortunately, there are no textbook answers to this difficult question. Making the choice to place a family member into a community is a very personal experience and one that can never […]

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The Watermark Warriors of East Hill, Walking To End Alzheimer’s

The Watermark Warriors, our team from The Watermark at East Hill, will be participating again in the Walk to End Alzheimer's on September 30th at Western Connecticut State University. The team has been busy hosting fundraisers and gathering donations to make a difference for the Alzheimer's Association and for the millions of Americans living with the […]

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Expressions 2019 Calendar: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts at The Watermark at East Hill

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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Maintaining a Social Life as a Senior at The Watermark at East Hill

Maintaining a social life as a senior can seem challenging. Some seniors are restricted by their health, some may no longer drive while others may simply not know where to go or how to get involved. For those seniors who have recently experienced the loss of a spouse or someone else very close to them, […]

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Wellness Tips for National Healthy Lung Month, The Watermark at East Hill

Every time you take a breath your lungs are working hard to keep your body going strong. In fact, the lungs never take a break. In just one day, an average person breathes around 25,000 times. The lungs are a vital organ that seniors must protect. One of the biggest health concerns for seniors is […]

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors, The Watermark at East Hill

Jennifer Cangialosi, our Rehabilitation Director at The Watermark at East Hill, shared home safety tips for seniors in the video and below: Remove throw rugs Secure carpet edges Remove objects on the floor Reduce clutter Make sure you have adequate lighting Install handrails on staircases Avoid floor wax For more home safety tips, please do […]

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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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SeniorAdvisor Review – Unlimited Activities and Unmatched Care

From the beginning and throughout our search everyone was extremely helpful here. We felt that we were very cared for and important to them. All our questions were answered sometimes multiple times. I feel my mother in law will be very happy and very well taken care of here. There is so much she enjoys […]

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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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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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November 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Watermark at East Hill

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you?  Look no further.  We've got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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October 2018 Community Life Calendars at The Watermark at East Hill

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you at The Watermark at East Hill?  Look no further.  We've got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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September 2018 Community Life Calendars at The Watermark at East Hill

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you at The Watermark at East Hill? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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