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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

Thanking Our Local Fire Department

At this time of the year, when we ponder on all that we are grateful for, we visit our local Fire Department to deliver some Turkey and Pies. Thank you Oakland Fire Department for all that you do! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving from Lakeside Park!

Happy Thanksgiving from family and friends of Lakeside Park.

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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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

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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Dining

Our Compliments to the Chef!

Our Compliments to Chef JoJo and his talented staff for another wonderful Thanksgiving feast!

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Thanksgiving Buffet

Come join us for our scrumptious buffet. This year we will be taking reservations early as this day is our largest turnout with our families and friends. Happy Thanksgiving. Please RSVP at the front desk.

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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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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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