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.

August 2018 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

The August 2018 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars are now available to download below, see all the wonderful events planned for August at Lakeside Park and come and join us for all the fun!

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Planting and Singing in the Garden

Summer is a special time at Lakeside Park. Planting seeds and plants and watching them grow is fun. The butterflies and birds are plentiful and keep us busy watching for what is going to visit us next.

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A Visit from Heidi and Joan

We thoroughly enjoy having pets visit our community. Heidi, a German Shepherd and Joan, his mom were a big hit. Heidi is a trained police dog and retrieves things by scent. It was amazing to watch resident's faces when Heidi retrieved things that were hidden in the room and proudly brought them to her owner.

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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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Fentons Creamery – The Best Ice Cream in California

Fentons Creamery is a historic ice cream parlor and restaurant, established in 1894, located on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland. We have residents at Lakeside Park that have been going there for 50 years and have fond memories of family parties.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Heather Farms in Walnut Creek was the location of the walk this year. Residents, families, friends and staff walked for the cause and it was a gorgeous day for the walk. We ate breakfast on the way and everyone enjoyed the day.

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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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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Heather Farms in Walnut Creek was the location of the walk this year. Residents, families, friends and staff walked for the cause and it was a gorgeous day for the walk. We ate breakfast on the way and everyone enjoyed the day.

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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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Edible East Bay Magazine Explores the Benefits of Thrive Dining™

Lakeside Park was recently featured in Edible East Bay Magazine with the article What is Thrive Dining?, written by Rachel Trachten, published on February 15th, 2018. To view the article, please click here. Photo Credit: Aaron Draper Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks, grilled cheese and French fries, all lacking […]

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Valentine’s Day Couples Dinner

The tradition at Lakeside Park is to create a special Valentine's for our residents. Our couples dinner was extra special and everyone raved over the wonderful dinner and dessert that was created by JoJo Ferrer, Dining Director and Chef. Music filled the air along with conversation and laughter.

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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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Yelp Review – Loved Ones are Treated with Respect and Dignity

I am finally writing a (long over due) review of this exceptional facility. My mother has recently passed away after a long stay at Lakeside. I cannot more strongly recommend this facility. To begin, a review would be incomplete without mentioning the kindness and concern of the management team. I have rarely, if ever, met […]

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Yelp Review – The Best Care

My Best Friend has been residing here for over a year. From the day Ann welcomed her until today when I visited her, this has made me feel it is a wonderful place for Sharon. When she has had anxiety problems they knew what to do and helped her get comfortable. Other medical issues were immediately […]

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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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