Category: Villa Memory Care

November 19, 2018

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 […]

October 23, 2018

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 […]

September 20, 2018

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 […]

April 27, 2018

Memory Care Guidance and Support at The Watermark at East Hill

The Watermark at East Hill is proud to provide support to our greater community by hosting presentations and events for the public. Sharing experiences and resources is just one of the ways we try to make a difference and give back. Recently, we hosted a luncheon where visitors learned about our unique approaches to caring […]

April 24, 2018

Life in The Villa, The Watermark at East Hill Memory Care Community

The Villa, a free-standing home for seniors living with various forms of cognitive challenges at The Watermark at East Hill, is quite a special place. Our unique approach to memory care offers residents the opportunity to maintain independence, to continue to grow and develop, and to connect with friends through a variety of engaging and […]

June 13, 2016

The Watermark at East Hill to Participate in The Longest Day

The Longest Day is a team event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association®. Held annually on the summer solstice, the duration of this sunrise-to-sunset event symbolizes the challenging journey of those living with the disease and their caregivers. The team from The Watermark at East Hill will be walking around the campus […]

December 18, 2015

The Watermark at East Hill Wins Best Practice Award

The Connecticut Assisted Living Association recently held its annual award ceremony. Five communities in the state received Best Practice Awards.  The Watermark at East Hill received an award for Resident Services. The award was made for an outstanding outing provided by the community when residents were taken on an overnight camping trip at a Boy Scout camp. The Boy […]

December 17, 2015

Villa Holiday Party

Residents of the Villa and their families enjoyed a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the season on Sunday, December 13th. Attendees dined on a selection of appetizers provided by our talented chefs while listening to live music. There was even a little dancing going on to the old favorite Christmas tunes!

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. […]

March 26, 2015

“Bird Tales” at The Villa

The Watermark at East Hill welcomes the Audubon Center at Bent of the River. With support from the Toyota TogetherGreen program and the TransCon Family of Homes, Randy Griffin, Dementia Care Specialist, and Audubon employee Ken Elkins developed "Bird Tales" a dynamic, unique, and low cost therapeutic program that brings the natural outdoor world of […]

May 14, 2014

“Socialization”

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, […]

October 9, 2013

Memory Care at The Villa – One Year Anniversary

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 […]