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  • National Military Appreciation Month

    National Military Appreciation Month

    This month we honored our military by having a bake sale.The proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to the "Wounded Warriors Project". The residents really enjoy being part of our bake sales and feel a sense of purpose whenever we are selling those delicious muffins and banana bread. Thanks to Tracy for leading […]

  • Friends in the Garden

    Friends in the Garden

    We have a lot to be grateful for at Lakeside Park! One of our favorite things to do is be in the garden. The wisteria is magnificent, and the scent is heavenly. Mix that with good friends and family and there is nothing better. Come join us this spring and summer!

  • May 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    May 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    Mother's Day is this month and our tradition is to have a Sunday brunch for our residents and their families. Each floor will have brunch set up at noon with a wonderful menu by Chef JoJo. We look forward to seeing you and your family on Mother's Day. Please RSVP at front desk ASAP.

  • Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

    Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

    Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

  • Garden Group

    Garden Group

    Planting has started at Lakeside Park and we are loving that the sunshine is upon us. Intern Ashley has a wonderful Garden Group that meets every Saturday.

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National Military Appreciation Month

This month we honored our military by having a bake sale.The proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to the "Wounded Warriors Project". The residents really enjoy being part of our bake sales and feel a sense of purpose whenever we are selling those delicious muffins and banana bread. Thanks to Tracy for leading […]

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Friends in the Garden

We have a lot to be grateful for at Lakeside Park! One of our favorite things to do is be in the garden. The wisteria is magnificent, and the scent is heavenly. Mix that with good friends and family and there is nothing better. Come join us this spring and summer!

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Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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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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BBQ at Lake Merritt

We were able to squeeze in one more extraordinary outing this month. With over 20 residents, our largest number on an outing, we spent the afternoon at the lake. JoJo barbequed hamburgers and hot dogs and all the fixins. Music from our residents playlists made a big difference and everyone had a great day. There is […]

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Active Aging Week – Extraordinary Outing to Oakland’s Historic Fairyland

While celebrating active aging week we decided to have an extraordinary outing. We went to fairyland for the day and 17 residents and some families joined us, along with staff of course. The residents watching the toddlers at the park was priceless. We had our lunch there and enjoyed fantastic weather.

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Celebrating Assisted Living Week with Lunch at the Lake

We all had the best time at the lake. Peanut butter sandwiches, fruit, drinks and Oreo cookies never tasted so good. There is something about being in the fresh air, bird watching, and watching children play and the occasional dog walking by that tugs at your heart strings.

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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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Celebrating Active Aging Week

Our 2nd annual Art Auction was a huge success. Our Art Interns worked diligently to frame and hang all the art that was created by residents for the auction. All the money raised from the auction goes to the Alzheimer's Association and this year we raised $1,700! Celebrating Active Aging week in this way was […]

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Assisted Living Week

This week was jammed packed with programs to fit everyone. The walk to Lake Merritt was so much fun. It was a beautiful day and everyone enjoy it very much. Jay was the leader of the group and he did an amazing job. Thanks Jay!

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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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Google+ Review – Lakeside Park is Part of My Family

My mom has been her for five years. This is the best residence for those suffering from memory loss on the west coast. It is not a depressing nursing home environment at all. There are psych interns supporting and enriching the lives of the residents. The staff is incredible. Each resident is cherished and respected […]

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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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May 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

Mother's Day is this month and our tradition is to have a Sunday brunch for our residents and their families. Each floor will have brunch set up at noon with a wonderful menu by Chef JoJo. We look forward to seeing you and your family on Mother's Day. Please RSVP at front desk ASAP.

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April 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

They say April showers bring May flowers. The rain has been very persistent in California and we are just starting to see glimpses of sunshine. We have our Easter High Tea on Easter Sunday and Passover celebration planned. Come join us for spring time in the garden you may want to bring an umbrella but […]

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March 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

March is so exciting! The daffodils are popping their heads up and saying, "It's spring!" Peruse through our program calendars and plan to join us for a class or two. And don't forget our wonderful events throughout the month. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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