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  • Fun with Music at Lakeside Park

    Fun with Music at Lakeside Park

    Residents enjoyed a fun afternoon creating music with various instruments.

  • National Assisted Living Week – Walk to Good Health

    National Assisted Living Week – Walk to Good Health

    Jenn and Donna enjoyed a morning walk during National Assisted Living Week and stopped to take a selfie to memorialize the occasion.

  • Gardening with Roselyn Ferrer

    Gardening with Roselyn Ferrer

    Roselyn Ferrer has a passion with plants and flowers. Her first Watermark University class took place in the garden this morning. Together with Margarite and Claire they planted several pots with beautiful succulents. Margarite used to own a nursery, so she loved this class and shared with the group her experience with planting and creating beautiful arrangements. Come […]

  • Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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

  • National Assisted Living Walk

    National Assisted Living Walk

    All week we have celebrated and today we walked for the cause. It was a beautiful morning at Lake Merritt and everyone loved the walk. We were so happy that our volunteer students from St. Paul’s school could make it for the walk. When you have different generations enjoying a walk together it is like […]

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september, 2017

24sepFamily and Friends Support Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610

october, 2017

1octFamily and Friends Support Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610
8octFamily and Friends Support Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610

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Fun with Music at Lakeside Park

Residents enjoyed a fun afternoon creating music with various instruments.

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National Assisted Living Week – Walk to Good Health

Jenn and Donna enjoyed a morning walk during National Assisted Living Week and stopped to take a selfie to memorialize the occasion.

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Gardening with Roselyn Ferrer

Roselyn Ferrer has a passion with plants and flowers. Her first Watermark University class took place in the garden this morning. Together with Margarite and Claire they planted several pots with beautiful succulents. Margarite used to own a nursery, so she loved this class and shared with the group her experience with planting and creating beautiful arrangements. Come […]

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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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National Assisted Living Walk

All week we have celebrated and today we walked for the cause. It was a beautiful morning at Lake Merritt and everyone loved the walk. We were so happy that our volunteer students from St. Paul’s school could make it for the walk. When you have different generations enjoying a walk together it is like […]

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A Trip to the Lake

Diana and Shirley enjoyed a nice trip down to Lake Merritt to feed the birds.

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Happy Feet Walkers!

Our happy feet walking group enjoyed the beautiful day out by the lake!

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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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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Cook-Off Featuring Bananas Foster

JoJo and T.J. are in a race to make their rendition of Bananas Foster. The residents had so much fun voting on their favorite chef and the end result was enjoyed by all.

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Thrive Dining™ Featured in Edible East Bay

Lakeside Park received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program in Edible East Bay. To read the full article published on August 16th, 2017, please click here. Curious about Thrive Dining™? Please join us for a Thrive Dining™ Lunch Tasting and Chef Demonstration. To inquire about additional tasting days and times, please call 1-510-230-0339.

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Beef Stroganoff

Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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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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