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  • How To Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility

    How To Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility

    It is often difficult to choose a skilled nursing facility for a loved one. Timing is almost always of the essence and families commonly do not know where to start. Some families need to find a short term placement for their loved one who may need therapy after an injury or surgery while others may […]

  • Excited for Spring at The Watermark at East Hill

    Excited for Spring at The Watermark at East Hill

    While Spring has just barely sprung here at The Watermark at East Hill, residents in The Villa, our exclusive memory care community, have been busy planting herbs. Some of the herbs that residents planted this time around are lavender, basil, rosemary, thyme, cilantro, and chives. Once grown, the herbs will be used by our residents […]

  • Summer 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    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 […]

  • Sensory Dining Comes to The Watermark at East Hill

    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 […]

  • Welcoming Back to The Watermark at East Hill, Clinical Liaison Cindy Jones

    Welcoming Back to The Watermark at East Hill, Clinical Liaison Cindy Jones

    The Springs, the nursing and rehabilitation center, on the campus of The Watermark at East Hill is thrilled to welcome back Cindy Jones to the role of Clinical Liaison. "We are delighted to have Cindy back on our team because of her professionalism, strong nursing skills, expertise, and professional history with us", said Kelly Mazza, […]

Upcoming Events

may, 2018

15mayVilla Open House1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST 611 East Hill Road, Southbury CT 06488
16mayTaking It On The Road!12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST 5 Queen Street Newtown, CT 06470

june, 2018

4junProfessional Event - Mojito Monday!4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST 611 East Hill Road, Southbury CT 06488
27junCaregiver Support Group6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Eastern standard 611 East Hill Road, Southbury CT 06488

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How To Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility

It is often difficult to choose a skilled nursing facility for a loved one. Timing is almost always of the essence and families commonly do not know where to start. Some families need to find a short term placement for their loved one who may need therapy after an injury or surgery while others may […]

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Excited for Spring at The Watermark at East Hill

While Spring has just barely sprung here at The Watermark at East Hill, residents in The Villa, our exclusive memory care community, have been busy planting herbs. Some of the herbs that residents planted this time around are lavender, basil, rosemary, thyme, cilantro, and chives. Once grown, the herbs will be used by our residents […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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What Is A Naya At The Watermark At East Hill Memory Care?

It is a beautiful day in The Villa, a uniquely designed and free standing memory care community on the  campus at The Watermark at East Hill, where residents are thriving under the support and direction of our Nayas. What is a Naya? A Naya is an ancient term for a guide, person of wisdom, and a […]

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Treasured Moments and Birthday Celebrations at The Watermark

The Watermark at East Hill hosts a special birthday event exclusively for those residents celebrating their special day during the month. During a get-together recently, residents enjoyed delicious cupcakes prepared by our Chef. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and to learn more about some of our amazing residents who are so full of […]

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Mingling Over 65, Lessons At The Watermark At East Hill Event March 7

Dating during your golden years may differ greatly from dating in your youth, but that is not necessarily a bad thing! Single seniors often know what they want and have a more mature approach to getting what they need with the toughest part being how to get back out there again. Don't worry, The Watermark […]

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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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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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Residents Get into the Cumbia Spirit Dance Class

No one knew what to expect when the Watermark University Catalog listed the "Cumbia Spirit Dance Class," but they found out quickly that Carlos Osorio is a lot of fun! Carlos trained in Latin dance moves and residents easily picked up the style and joined in!

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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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