Lakeside Park

The Best in Memory Care in Oakland

Lakeside Park located in Oakland, California is a retirement community that offers Memory Care on a comfortable senior campus notable for its positive, safe, residential environment as well as the best in memory care services. Lakeside Park’s charming location is near scenic Lake Merritt and the popular Lakeside Park with close access to shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare in Berkeley and all points in the East Bay.

Choose from a private studio or shared suite. Meals are centered upon fresh, local and healthy food choices, allowing residents to eat when they are hungry, while still providing a variety of healthy and delicious snacks.

Residents of Lakeside Park, a nationally recognized community providing the highest level of care for those with Alzheimer’s, enjoy services and amenities catered specifically to each individual.

Person Centered Technology – iN2L

We’ve introduced a new computer generated program that has hundreds of activities for residents to be engaged in. A few of the many sensory programs included is popping bubbles, feeding fish and conductorsize. A variety of the programs are balanced among the dimensions of wellness: spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional and social.

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The Gift of Hearing

Watermark Retirement Communities is committed to being an extraordinary place to live and work for people with low vision and hearing loss. This year, during Deaf Awareness Week, one of Lakeside Park’s associates received the Gift of Hearing in the form of new hearing aids and now, he can hear music and voices like never before. Learn […]

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October 2017 Activity Calendars and Newsletter are now available!

The new Activity Calendars and Newsletter for October are now available to view and/or download below. See what’s happening in October here at Lakeside Park and plan to join us for some fun! » Click to view the 1st Floor October 2017 Activity Calendar. » Click to view the 2nd Floor October 2017 Activity Calendar. » Click to view the Lakeside Park […]

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Graham’s Corner: Train Stuff

By Graham Henry, Resident Train Expert, May 7th, 2014 Speaking of whistles. A dash (-) is a long blast. An o is a short blast. Before moving, the engineer will turn on the locomotive bell, indicating he is getting ready to move the locomotive or train. oo means he is going to move forward. ooo […]

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Graham’s Corner: Train Stuff

By Graham Henry, Resident Train Expert, April 9th, 2014 As far as I can find out, the 4014 is still in Colton, California. It will take several days to go to Cheyenne, as the towing speed appears to be about 20 miles per hour. The first safety rule I learned when I went to work […]

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Stories Told Through the Eyes of the Residents

By Marsha Peoples, March 19th, 2014 Time Slips is the name of a group we hold every other Friday. Storytelling groups are the most fun, because we get to experience what other people see when they look at a photo. We ask open-ended questions: “What are they doing? What are their names? Where are they […]

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National Assisted Living Walk

All week we have celebrated and today we walked for the cause. It was a beautiful morning at Lake Merritt and everyone loved the walk. We were so happy that our volunteer students from St. Paul’s school could make it for the walk. When you have different generations enjoying a walk together it is like […]

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A Trip to the Lake

Diana and Shirley enjoyed a nice trip down to Lake Merritt to feed the birds.

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Happy Feet Walkers!

Our happy feet walking group enjoyed the beautiful day out by the lake!

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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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Lakeside Park Intern Team

We want to pay homage to our intern team lead by their clinical supervisor Marguerite Manteau-Rao, AT/MSW. One of the things that sets us apart from other communities is our intern program. The intern team is an integral part of our community in that they have a new lens, they work very close with the wellness […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Cook-Off Featuring Bananas Foster

JoJo and T.J. are in a race to make their rendition of Bananas Foster. The residents had so much fun voting on their favorite chef and the end result was enjoyed by all.

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Thrive Dining™ Featured in Edible East Bay

Lakeside Park received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program in Edible East Bay. To read the full article published on August 16th, 2017, please click here. Curious about Thrive Dining™? Please join us for a Thrive Dining™ Lunch Tasting and Chef Demonstration. To inquire about additional tasting days and times, please call 1-510-230-0339.

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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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Yelp Review – Dementia Care Services Make a Difference in Lives of Seniors

Love what you all do to help those residents suffering with their Dementia’s feel as purposeful and loved as possible. Your services stand alone and truly make a huge difference! I miss going to your Fire Side Chats due my scheduling difficulties with Threshold Choir. Thank you again for all you do! XO

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Facebook Review – Best Dementia Care

Lakeside Park is the BEST Dementia Care I have ever known in my eldercare and family advocacy since 1989! Stop by and ask for Anne or Cheryl to help you with a tour. You will be impressed at the difference they make for folks conflicted with this disease. They are wonderful!

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Yelp Review – Lakeside Park Met and Exceeded Our Expectations

My wife recently passed away.  She was a resident of Lakeside Park for three years. Her daughters, family members and I would visit her several times a week.  We were truly amazed at the care she and all of the residents received.  We would sit with her in the living areas and observed how the […]

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