Lakeside Park

  • Extraordinary assisted living specializing in dementia care.

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.

Life at Lakeside Park

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Summer 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With 6 different classes including everything from Laughter Yoga to Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar to Zumba and even Sewing, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, […]

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May Activities Calendars are here!

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 activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out our Activities Calendars. » Click to download 1st floor calendar. » Click to download 2nd […]

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A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

Welcome to May! It is a month to celebrate flowers and our mothers. Often, we celebrate our mothers with flowers! My mother especially loved red roses so every year in May I sent her 2 dozen, one dozen for Mother’s Day and one dozen for her birthday. Each year at Lakeside Park, we have a […]

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Resident Voices

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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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Trains

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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Out and About

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Out & About!

Enjoying the beautiful weather at Lake Merritt.

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Out & About at Lake Chabot!

A few of our residents enjoyed the beautiful spring like day at Lake Chabot.  

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Staying Warm with the Woman’s Group

The ladies enjoyed hot coffee and warm donuts on a cold rainy day while out with the Woman’s Group!

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On Aging

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How do you know if your loved one needs dementia care?

Memory lapses aren’t always a sign of dementia—sometimes they’re normal, and people of every age can have trouble remembering things from time to time. Only a qualified physician can determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. However, knowing the signs of memory loss can help you determine whether your elderly loved one may […]

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout: Consider Respite Care

Providing care for an elderly loved one can bring great joy and pride, but it also can also take emotional tolls that are often overlooked, even by the caregivers themselves. What’s the number one way to avoid caregiver burnout? Being honest with yourself and knowing when you need a break. And when you need a […]

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Do Your Parents Have Alzheimer’s Disease?

Memory lapses are normal at any age. We all occasionally forget where we left our keys, or why we entered a room. But if you’ve been noticing increasing memory lapses in your elderly parents, you might be wondering if one or even both of your parents have Alzheimer’s disease. How can you know if your […]

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Dining

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Weekly Menu (5/24 – 5/30)

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!! » Click to download menu.

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Weekly Menu (5/17 – 5/23)

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!! » Click to download menu.

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Weekly Menu (5/10 – 5/16)

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!! » Click to download menu.

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Reviews

Caring.com Review – Freedom to Be.

The staff is warm and friendly, and truly loves what they do. I have never seen the caregivers, medical staff, or mental health interns treat the residents with anything but loving care, even in the face of challenging behaviors.

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Yelp Review – A two thumbs up!

Without recapping our experiences from my original post prior to coming to Lakeside, I cannot stress enough how the environment at Lakeside Park has had a positive effect not only on her quality of life, but on the families peace of mind as well.

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Yelp Review – The standard of care has taken a tremendous load off of our families shoulders.

So....a big thank you to everyone at Lakeside, you are the engine that makes the machinery run as smoothly as possible. We do not expect perfection, but so far my first impressions are holding true.

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