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


A Letter From Our Executive Director, Cheryl Martin

As we gently roll into Autumn it is amazing how fast we are approaching the Holidays. This month on 9/11 we will be honoring the “First Responders” with a breakfast, a tradition that I think is important for our community and those men and women that are so dedicated. Lakeside Park will be celebrating events through […]

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Art Class with Brittany!

Residents are loving Brittany’s art class. Creativity is at it’s finest!

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Fall 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 […]

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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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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 Trip to Benicia Pier!

This week on our scenic bus ride, the residents got to take a trip to the beautiful Benicia Pier!

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Oh Happy Day!

Lakeside Park residents are grateful today for the new bus that was purchased for our scenic rides. Carol Shon, a San Francisco native, got to board first for a ride to San Francisco. As you can see, all had a wonderful time looking out at the San Francisco bay as they crossed the bridge in […]

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A Walk to the Bonsai Garden

Some of our residents and care partners beat the heat and made an early trip to the Bonsai Garden!

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On Aging


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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Weekly Menu (8/30 – 9/5)

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 (8/16 – 8/22)

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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Luau 2015!!

Residents, staff, family and friends all enjoyed themselves at our Lakeside Park Annual Luau! The food was delicious the games were fun and the best dress contest was a big hit! We also celebrated Anne Sanabria, our Marketing Director’s birthday! It was a fun filled day!!

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Yelp Review – Lakeside Park has provided excellent care for my mother.

Approximately one year ago, I moved my mother from a Southern California assisted living facility.  She has moderate dementia and after evaluating 2-3 facilities with specialized memory care, I selected Lakeside Park.   Lakeside Park has provided excellent care of my mother.  It is not an easy task to look after a family member with […]

Read more 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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