Posts by: Amy Lampert

May 2, 2018

Summer 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 60 different classes with everything from 52 Magic Mondays to Back to Natural Workshops to Classical Musicians with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to Eco Jewelry and even Mindfulness Workshop, we are sure you will […]

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January 9, 2018

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With over 50 different classes with everything from Antiques Roadshow to As Seen on TV to Gardening with Native Plants to History of UFO’s in Connecticut and even Women’s History Month: Margaret Sanger, we are sure you will find […]

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December 5, 2017

Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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September 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 80 different classes with everything from The Language of Flowers to Technology Troubleshooting to Strength and Motion to Garden of Beats Drumming Class and even Creative Watercolors, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. […]

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September 7, 2017

Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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August 24, 2017

Welcome New Executive Director, Kelly Mazza

The Watermark at East Hill is pleased to announce the addition of Kelly Mazza as Executive Director for the continuing care retirement community. Mazza comes to The Watermark with 15 years of experience holding executive-level management positions in the senior living profession. In her new role, Mazza will be responsible for the day-to-day management of […]

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August 1, 2017

Congratulations to NCCDP’s 2017 CNA of the Year Lisa Ford!

Lisa Ford, Nursing Assistant from The Watermark at East Hill, has been awarded the 2017 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) of the Year by The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). Lisa, a lead Naya in the Memory Care neighborhood, earned nominations from many of her colleagues and families of residents she cares for. An […]

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July 26, 2017

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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July 13, 2017

Holocaust Survivor Leah Linton

Resident Leah Linton, 91, says we cannot forget what happened to 6 million Jews during the Holocaust. She is the last generation of witnesses and lost her father in Auschwitz as well as many other relatives. A video of Leah was published on RepublicanAmerican on July, 11th, 2017. To view that video, please click here.

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July 13, 2017

Make Your Move – Tips and Tricks on Relocating

Samantha Nook, Director of Sales at The Watermark at East Hill, was a guest author last month for Southbury Patch. She shared many very important tips and tricks to make moving less stressful. To view the original article posted on June 20th, 2017, please click here. Each year, nearly 35 million U.S. residents pack up […]

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May 9, 2017

Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 100 different classes with everything from Zumba to Salt Water Fishing to Pet Care and You to Gardening for Produce and even Cake Decorating 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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April 26, 2017

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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March 22, 2017

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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March 8, 2017

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 60 different classes with everything from Color Me Calm to Seated Aerobics to The Art of Food to Tea Explorer and even Armchair Travel, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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February 6, 2017

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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January 30, 2017

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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January 5, 2017

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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November 22, 2016

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining Chef Salad

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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November 22, 2016

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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November 11, 2016

Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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November 8, 2016

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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October 28, 2016

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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September 15, 2016

Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 70 different classes with everything from Wii Bowling to Spanish 101 to Mixology: Flavor Infusions to Drumming: “Garden of Beats” and even Candle Making, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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May 20, 2016

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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April 29, 2016

Summer 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 100 different classes with everything from Serenity Gardening to Line Dancing to Wine Tasting to iPad & iPhone Workshop and even Sushi Making, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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April 26, 2016

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.

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February 2, 2016

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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January 5, 2016

Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 70 different classes with everything from Aqua Therapy in our indoor pool to Life Journaling to Flower Arranging to Chair Yoga and even Drum Circle, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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December 16, 2015

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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September 9, 2015

Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 60 different classes with everything from Aqua Therapy in our indoor pool to Chair Yoga to Computers 101 to Zumba for Seniors and even Drum Circle, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]

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July 9, 2015

Virtual Dementia Tour

At The Watermark, we pour our hearts and souls into creating meaningful ways for residents of the Villa, our Memory Care neighborhood, to learn, grow and connect with each other, themselves, their families and our associates. We utilize Expressive Arts, Physical Wellness and Watermark University to help residents thrive, one joyful moment at a time. […]

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July 9, 2015

Outdoor Adventures For All

Residents enjoyed a day of hiking with our Dining Services Director, Jim Bain and our driver Chris Langrock at the Mattabesett Trail and Mount Higby. This is a 3.6 mile out and back trail located near Middlefield, Connecticut and it was good for all skill levels. They also enjoyed lunch at Lyman Orchards before heading […]

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April 29, 2015

Summer 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 90 different classes with everything from Aqua Motion in our indoor pool to Chair Tai Chi to The Art of Meditation and even Zumba For Seniors, we are sure you will find something to pique your […]

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March 19, 2015

Resident Gini Dreyfus’ Proactive Move to The Watermark

MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS Don’t wait until others have to decide for you. “I wanted to come before someone told me that I had to come. I think that’s probably the best advice that I could give.” – Gini Dreyfus, resident of The Watermark at East Hill MEET VIRGINIA “GINI” DREYFUS, FORMERLY A CHAMPION AIREDALE […]

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December 29, 2014

Spring 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 85 different classes with everything from Aquatic Therapy in our indoor pool to Armchair Travel to How to Use Your iPad and iPhone and even Men’s Breakfast Club. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we […]

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November 10, 2014

A Continuing Care Retirement Community Offers Peace of Mind

The below article is featured on kiplinger.com, posted in September, 2014. Click here for the original article published. Retire in Style at a Continuing Care Retirement Community Continuing care retirement communities offer a resort-like setting and care when you need it. Pat and Arne Cook thought they had made their last move, but when Arne […]

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September 30, 2014

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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September 15, 2014

From Jim Eppinger, Birchwood Resident

We are very fortunate residing here at the Watermark at East Hill. Look around at the beautiful manicured and well-kept grounds and buildings we enjoy, the many resources available: health center; …fitness facilities; weekly trips to places of interest; the bus service to locations in and around Southbury; the very fine dining service; and the […]

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September 3, 2014

Fall 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 70 different classes with everything from Aquatic Therapy in our indoor pool to Pet Portraitures to Silk Scarf Dyeing and even Clay Creations. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we […]

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July 11, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Residents are treated like family.

Brand new, super clean, bright, well laid-out, feels comfortable…like a family home. Residents are not treated like patients, more like family (eats meals family-style at two large tables, even meds are only given in private room, so there’s no feeling of a nursing home). Nurses (‘nayas’) do everything involved in the care of residents: cook, […]

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July 3, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Unique family-style concept.

Spent the better part of a day here, to tour and experience the environment, see how the current residents respond with different nurses, events, and times of day. I was thoroughly impressed. From the unique family-style concept to the highly individualized care, with lots of personalized attention for each resident…it feels like you’re hanging out […]

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June 30, 2014

Caring.com Review – Unbelievably peaceful and welcoming.

The facilities were absolutely spotless and people were extremely pleasant. It has a full salon and spa, with a year-round heated pool (and a gas fireplace with cozy chairs at one end of the room), an auditorium for concerts and shows, a private movie theatre complete with comfy theatre seats (you can even ask them […]

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January 10, 2014

Caring.com Review – Cheerful and clean.

I visited The Watermark at East Hill. It was very nice. What I like best about it is the cleanliness. The rooms were very cheerful and nice too. The staff were courteous and nice in showing me the place. I talked to one of the patients and she was satisfied with everything. But, it’s a […]

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