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  • The Importance of New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults, Tips from The Watermark at East Hill

    The Importance of New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults, Tips from The Watermark at East Hill

    Why do we make resolutions in the New Year?  Resolutions give us purpose and goals. They are meant to help us refocus on what is important in life and make improvements for the coming year. For seniors everywhere including The Watermark at East Hill, making obtainable resolutions is key while simultaneously building up to bigger […]

  • How Seniors Can Avoid Falls: Tips from The Watermark at East Hill

    How Seniors Can Avoid Falls: Tips from The Watermark at East Hill

    Adults age 65 and over suffer the greatest number of falls each year. Many falls are preventable and the skilled rehab professionals at our Skilling Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at The Watermark at East Hill have several simple tips that can help you stay safe and avoid falling. Causes of Falls According to The Centers […]

  • Spring 2019 Watermark University Catalog

    Spring 2019 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 The Watermark at East Hill, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose, […]

  • January 2019 Community Life Calendars at The Watermark at East Hill

    January 2019 Community Life Calendars at The Watermark at East Hill

    The cold January air is upon us at The Watermark at East Hill, so stay inside and check out one of our classes!  We've got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure that you will find something that will catch your eye.  Please call us for more information (203) 405-4054.

  • December 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Watermark at East Hill

    December 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Watermark at East Hill

    This is the season of blessings and traditions, so if you are 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 festivities and programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique […]

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Spring 2019 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 The Watermark at East Hill, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose, […]

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December 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Watermark at East Hill

This is the season of blessings and traditions, so if you are 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 festivities and programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique […]

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Being Winter Ready at The Watermark at East Hill

Before we know it, winter will arrive! Being prepared for all that the season brings is key to ensuring a safe and enjoyable time of year. For seniors, winter can present additional challenges and it is important to plan ahead. What are some ways you can get ready? Be sure to have your oil or propane […]

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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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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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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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The Importance of New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults, Tips from The Watermark at East Hill

Why do we make resolutions in the New Year?  Resolutions give us purpose and goals. They are meant to help us refocus on what is important in life and make improvements for the coming year. For seniors everywhere including The Watermark at East Hill, making obtainable resolutions is key while simultaneously building up to bigger […]

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How Seniors Can Avoid Falls: Tips from The Watermark at East Hill

Adults age 65 and over suffer the greatest number of falls each year. Many falls are preventable and the skilled rehab professionals at our Skilling Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at The Watermark at East Hill have several simple tips that can help you stay safe and avoid falling. Causes of Falls According to The Centers […]

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Embracing All Seniors at The Watermark at East Hill

Watermark Retirement Communities is committed to creating welcoming, respectful, inclusive spaces where all people thrive. As part of this commitment, we are partnering with SAGE. SAGE is the country's largest and oldest national organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT or GLBT) older adults. Together, we’re creating opportunities for […]

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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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January 2019 Community Life Calendars at The Watermark at East Hill

The cold January air is upon us at The Watermark at East Hill, so stay inside and check out one of our classes!  We've got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure that you will find something that will catch your eye.  Please call us for more information (203) 405-4054.

Read more about January 2019 Community Life Calendars at The Watermark at East Hill

December 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Watermark at East Hill

This is the season of blessings and traditions, so if you are 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 festivities and programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique […]

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November 2018 Community Life Calendars for The Watermark at East Hill

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you?  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.

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