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.

A Letter from our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

Welcome to March, the month we look forward to flowers blooming in the garden, signaling Spring is upon us. After the so unexpectedly abundant, much needed rain, I appreciate the days getting longer and the beautiful sunshine. We have lots to look forward to, including Armchair Travel to Ireland, Irish Cooking and Beer Tasting, to […]

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March 2017 Activity Calendars and Newsletters Now Available!

The sun is shining again here in the Bay Area and we welcome you to come and join us for activities. The Activity Calendars and Newsletter for March 2017 are available below, see what’s happening all month here at Lakeside Park and join us for some fun! » March 2017 1st Floor Activity Calendar » March 2017 2nd Floor […]

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Valentine’s Couples Dinner

Our couples had a great night and were thankful to be transported by tunes of “My Funny Valentine” to another place and time where it was nothing but magical. From the Butternut Squash Soup to the Peach Flambé, everyone had smiles on their faces and love in their hearts.

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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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Happy Feet Walkers!

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

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A Book of Memories

Residents and staff had such a great time on the safari trip, so we thought we’d capture some of the pictures in a book! Here are a couple of pictures from our SAFARI book. Stop by the community to check out the whole thing!

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Pixar Studios

We were invited to Pixar Studios by Jaime, the daughter of Marjory. Thank you so much for the tour and giving us a chance to see what it takes to make an animated film. Pixar houses 1,200 employees and is a beautiful campus started by Steve Jobs. At the campus, there is a showcase of all […]

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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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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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Compassionate Caregiving‎

Marguerite Manteau-Rao is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR) with a special passion for working with residents living with dementia. Marguerite is the Clinical Supervisor of the intern program here at Lakeside Park. She wrote and taught Mindfulness Practices to our staff, and was our guide as we were part […]

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Weekly Menu (3/5 – 3/11)

You can just taste the love that our Dining Service Director has for us through the food that he cooks! Check out what he has in store for us this week!!

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Valentine’s Couples Dinner

Our couples had a great night and were thankful to be transported by tunes of “My Funny Valentine” to another place and time where it was nothing but magical. From the Butternut Squash Soup to the Peach Flambé, everyone had smiles on their faces and love in their hearts.

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Love is in the air!

Valentines Day is in full effect here at Lakeside Park! As the residents make Valentines Day cards, the kitchen staff is working hard to prepare a lovely meal for our couple’s dinner tonight. Love is in the air!

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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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Google+ Review – The staff is both kind and compassionate.

I am delighted with the care my wife is getting at Lakeside Park. Not only is the care exactly what I hoped for, but the kindness and compassion of the staff makes all the difference. Finally, the staff has shown great flexibility in allowing me to provide the personal care and companionship that I desire […]

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Google+ Review – One of best decisions I’ve ever made for my family.

Lakeside Park is an exceptional facility and program. My mother lived here before she passed away from Alzheimer’s. The staff are respectful, patient, and provide comfort not only to the residents, but to the entire family. It’s a very special community and one that I grew to admire and respect during my mother’s stay. They […]

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