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  • The Watermark at East Hill’s January 2020 Community Life Calendars

    The Watermark at East Hill’s January 2020 Community Life Calendars

    Welcome, 2020! The Watermark at East Hill has some exciting new programs heading into the New Year, and we're sure that you will find something that will pique your interest! Won't you join us?

  • Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

    Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

    Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

  • The Watermark at East Hill’s December 2019 Community Life Calendars

    The Watermark at East Hill’s December 2019 Community Life Calendars

    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. Happy Holidays!

  • The Watermark at East Hill’s November 2019 Community Life Calendars

    The Watermark at East Hill’s November 2019 Community Life Calendars

    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.

  • Raising Awareness For Alzheimer’s One Step At A Time at The Watermark at East Hill

    Raising Awareness For Alzheimer’s One Step At A Time at The Watermark at East Hill

    Watermark Retirement Communities nationwide are committed to drastically improving the quality of life of the residents we serve by pledging to support the Alzheimer’s Association in their mission to raise awareness for the disease. Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia; although common, unfortunately a cure has yet to […]

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Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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IT’S OFFICIAL AGAIN: WATERMARK IS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

Watermark Retirement Communities, which of course includes The Watermark at East Hill, is once again recognized by Fortune Magazine as an official Great Place To Work-Certified™. This honor is a direct result of Watermark associates taking time out of their day to complete the satisfaction survey to share their expert insights on our company and our […]

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Emergency Preparedness Ensures Success at The Watermark at East Hill

Hurricane Dorian came and went, and thankfully Watermark Retirement Communities in its path were prepared. Our team of leaders from our communities attended to every detail before, during and after the storm. We pride ourselves on being prepared for whatever Mother Nature sends our way and are honored to have earned the trust of both […]

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Thanksgiving at The Watermark at East Hill

Holidays are always a special time at The Watermark at East Hill and the community is looking forward to Thanksgiving. Dining Director Ron Pascoe, along with his team of talented chefs, have created a delicious menu for residents and their guests to enjoy. The team is excited to share this sneak peek of the menu! […]

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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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The True Meaning of Memorial Day from a Watermark Resident

At Watermark communities nationwide including The Watermark at East Hill, Memorial Day is a time to appreciate our fallen men and women in uniform who have given each of us the joy of a daily celebration of life. We can stand proud and free today with others whose current joy is built on past loss. […]

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Watermark Residents Residents Berni Walter and Ed Atwood

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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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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Watermark chef helping a resident cook a meal

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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Raising Awareness For Alzheimer’s One Step At A Time at The Watermark at East Hill

Watermark Retirement Communities nationwide are committed to drastically improving the quality of life of the residents we serve by pledging to support the Alzheimer’s Association in their mission to raise awareness for the disease. Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia; although common, unfortunately a cure has yet to […]

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Connecting with Your Family is Easier with Apps

When you are miles away from your family or just looking for more ways to engage with your tech savvy grandkids, try virtual visits with video calls. They’re easy to access, free and fun to use. Click on this link to discover our five favorite apps with step-by-step directions to use their video calling capabilities. […]

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Survey Suggests The Watermark at East Hill Residents are Happier

A recent study shows that residents of retirement communities are happier than their counterparts living elsewhere.This confirms what we see every day at The Watermark at East Hill. Our residents live rich, full lives brimming with possibilities.They feel more secure, enjoy more freedom and have more active social lives than they would outside our community. […]

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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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Thrive Dining Chef Salad

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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The Watermark at East Hill’s January 2020 Community Life Calendars

Welcome, 2020! The Watermark at East Hill has some exciting new programs heading into the New Year, and we're sure that you will find something that will pique your interest! Won't you join us?

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The Watermark at East Hill’s December 2019 Community Life Calendars

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. Happy Holidays!

Read more about The Watermark at East Hill’s December 2019 Community Life Calendars

The Watermark at East Hill’s November 2019 Community Life Calendars

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.

Read more about The Watermark at East Hill’s November 2019 Community Life Calendars