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  • Easter Sunday Tea Party

    Easter Sunday Tea Party

    The bunny arrived just in time to bring good cheer to everyone at the Easter Tea Party. Fiona was the bunny this year, and she was just as cute as a bunny’s ear. The Community Life team made the bunny cake and it was served at our tea party. What a great day!

  • Passover

    Passover

    Passover was enjoyed by all! This year, as always, Renee and Bill led the celebration and we also had lots of help from our Bishop O’Dowd student volunteers. Thanks to all for a wonderful Lakeside tradition.

  • Yelp Review – Dementia Care Services Make a Difference in Lives of Seniors

    Love what you all do to help those residents suffering with their Dementia’s feel as purposeful and loved as possible. Your services stand alone and truly make a huge difference! I miss going to your Fire Side Chats due my scheduling difficulties with Threshold Choir. Thank you again for all you do! XO

  • Facebook Review – Best Dementia Care

    Lakeside Park is the BEST Dementia Care I have ever known in my eldercare and family advocacy since 1989! Stop by and ask for Anne or Cheryl to help you with a tour. You will be impressed at the difference they make for folks conflicted with this disease. They are wonderful!

  • Community Art Class

    Community Art Class

    Residents really enjoy community art classes, held by the interns, it gives them a chance to express themselves artistically! Student volunteers from Bishop O’Dowd also enjoy helping the residents with their artwork!

Upcoming Events

april, 2017

20aprFireside Chat - Virtual Dementia Tour5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610
23aprFamily and Friends Support Group3:30 pm - 3:30 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610

may, 2017

7mayFriends and Family Support Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610
14mayMother's Day Brunch12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610

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Easter Sunday Tea Party

The bunny arrived just in time to bring good cheer to everyone at the Easter Tea Party. Fiona was the bunny this year, and she was just as cute as a bunny’s ear. The Community Life team made the bunny cake and it was served at our tea party. What a great day!

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Passover

Passover was enjoyed by all! This year, as always, Renee and Bill led the celebration and we also had lots of help from our Bishop O’Dowd student volunteers. Thanks to all for a wonderful Lakeside tradition.

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Community Art Class

Residents really enjoy community art classes, held by the interns, it gives them a chance to express themselves artistically! Student volunteers from Bishop O’Dowd also enjoy helping the residents with their artwork!

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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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Lakeside Park Intern Team

We want to pay homage to our intern team lead by their clinical supervisor Marguerite Manteau-Rao, AT/MSW. One of the things that sets us apart from other communities is our intern program. The intern team is an integral part of our community in that they have a new lens, they work very close with the wellness […]

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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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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 – Dementia Care Services Make a Difference in Lives of Seniors

Love what you all do to help those residents suffering with their Dementia’s feel as purposeful and loved as possible. Your services stand alone and truly make a huge difference! I miss going to your Fire Side Chats due my scheduling difficulties with Threshold Choir. Thank you again for all you do! XO

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Facebook Review – Best Dementia Care

Lakeside Park is the BEST Dementia Care I have ever known in my eldercare and family advocacy since 1989! Stop by and ask for Anne or Cheryl to help you with a tour. You will be impressed at the difference they make for folks conflicted with this disease. They are wonderful!

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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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