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 […]
Category: Out & About
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: […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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."
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 […]
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 […]
Residents and associates at The Watermark at East Hill each year decide various areas in need within the community that we can provide assistance. Shelter animals lie on hard, cold cement floors 24/7. Scientific studies and experts that have told us that when an animal is dumped in a shelter, they’re miserable, they’re lonely, and when […]
Celebrated on February 17th, National Random Acts of Kindness Day has grown in popularity each year. It is celebrated by individuals, groups and organizations, nationwide, to encourage acts of kindness. Today is a favorite day to many, as people everywhere are enjoying doing these acts of kindness. Not only is it special for the receiver, […]
Throughout our lives, we interact with friends, family, and strangers on a daily basis. It is important that persons with dementia continue to have these sort of meaningful encounters, even as their disease progresses.... While it is true that your loved one may have trouble retaining memories or remembering his or her own loved ones, […]
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.