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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 […]

  • Awakening the Senses

    Awakening the Senses

    Using rosemary, roses, pine branches, foxtails and other flowers, Shannon leads a class that indeed does awaken the senses. Dipping the different plants in paint creates a work of art while taking in the aroma of all the foliage.

  • Herbert the Cartoonist

    Herbert the Cartoonist

    Herbert still finds joy in painting and drawing figures. Herbert's professional career is cartoonist and he loves it still today.

  • April 2018 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    April 2018 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

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

  • Easter High Tea and Bunny Visit

    Easter High Tea and Bunny Visit

    This year, Intern Shannon dressed up and hopped around to hand out candy eggs to our visiting kids and residents. It doesn't matter how old you are, the Easter bunny is always a big hit, bringing smiles to everyone.

Upcoming Events

april, 2018

29aprFamily and Friends Support Group3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610

may, 2018

6mayFamily and Friends Support3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610
13mayMother's Day Brunch12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 468 Perkins Street, Oakland, CA 94610

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Awakening the Senses

Using rosemary, roses, pine branches, foxtails and other flowers, Shannon leads a class that indeed does awaken the senses. Dipping the different plants in paint creates a work of art while taking in the aroma of all the foliage.

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Herbert the Cartoonist

Herbert still finds joy in painting and drawing figures. Herbert's professional career is cartoonist and he loves it still today.

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April 2018 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

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

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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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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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A Trip to the Lake

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

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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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