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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.

Life at Lakeside Park

Food Appreciation Truck

We had a wonderful lunch at Lakeside Park that was catered by Ginny Lambright’s family. Gina and Steve catered the afternoon lunch from Anzu. The food was great and had an Asian flare. Everyone was so appreciative of the thoughtfulness. Next was the slider truck which specialized in 5 different sliders from chicken to vegan. Thank […]

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National Assisted Living Week

The theme for this week is “Keep Connected!” We kicked off our National Assisted Living Week with a BBQ, Grandparent’s Day Tea, and on Monday the 12th, the First Responder’s Breakfast was a big hit. We sure love to greet the firemen when they arrive hungry and eager to chat with all of us. Thank […]

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A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin.

Welcome to September, the month of National Assisted-Living Week! Each year Assisted-Living Week starts off with Grandparent’s Day and this year it’s on Sunday, September 11th. We will be having our Grandparent’s Day Tea that day and hope you can join us. We also continue to serve breakfast to our local fire department in honor […]

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Resident Voices

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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Out and About

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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Lakeside Park Safari Outing

Donned in our homemade shirts we started our day. Our Destination for our extraordinary outing was Safari West in Santa Rosa. The road trip was only 1 1/2 hours long and when we arrived there was a beautiful BBQ lunch awaiting us. After lunch we boarded a huge tram that took us through the animal preserve which […]

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On Aging

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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Great Walk Honoring National Assisted Living Week

It was a brisk walk this morning as we walked to honor National Assisted Living Week.

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Dining

Thrive Dining™ Chef Demonstration and Tasting Luncheon

We had a pretty good turn out for the last Thrive Dining™ event held in July. Thrive Dining™ is restoring independence and the joy of dining for individuals with cognitive and neuromuscular disorders. Using a revolutionary patent pending process, Chef Joseph Ferrer transformed our own high quality, freshly prepared, gourmet menu items into tasty, nutritionally […]

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Guests Enjoy Thrive Dining™ Entrées

Chef JoJo prepared our famous Thrive Dining™ menu for our guests. The plated meal was transformed into mouthwatering easy to eat finger foods. Everyone enjoyed the ability to experience what our residents feel when they are able to easily eat without using any silverware. For more information about Thrive Dining™, please visit our dedicated page […]

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Weekly Menu (6/12 – 6/18)

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

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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Yelp Review – Caring and Compassionate

We toured with Anne and she was caring and compassionate. We met Cheryl (sp?) and she was also very nice. All of the staff we encountered seemed to care about what they are doing. We will definitely be considering Lakeside Park in the next year or two.

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SeniorAdvisor Review – They are doing a wonderful thing here.

Lakeside Park is really good. I am really happy with the facility. I have no complaints. The experience has been really well. They are doing a wonderful thing here. I am very pleased with everything.

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