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  • July 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    July 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    July 4th is one of our traditional BBQ days here at Lakeside Park. Our residents, families, and staff, enjoy the smell of BBQ and the memories it brings. We will also be having a BBQ by the Lake on July 25th and we hope you will be able to join us!  Don't forget to join […]

  • Summer Solstice

    Summer Solstice

    Celebrating Summer is always a delight especially with fresh fruit smoothies. We cheered to summer in our garden patio on Friday!

  • Happy 17th Anniversary Lakeside Park!

    Happy 17th Anniversary Lakeside Park!

    Our anniversary party was a big hit and it was great seeing everyone that attended. There was great food and signature cocktails made by Chef JoJo and his team. Music was playing in the background which gave it a very lively feel. Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate with us!

  • Celebrating 17 Years of Extraordinary

    Celebrating 17 Years of Extraordinary

    We are so happy to tell you that there will be a celebration here at Lakeside Park on June 20th. There will be live music and good eats! Come share memories with our team and families. RSVP by June 10 at the front desk.

  • June 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    June 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

    June brings many events for our community. Father's Day is June 16th and we will be having our annual Father's Day BBQ for our fathers and their families. On June 20th we are celebrating our 17th Anniversary, some of us that were here when it opened have some wonderful stories to share. Don't forget the last […]

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Summer Solstice

Celebrating Summer is always a delight especially with fresh fruit smoothies. We cheered to summer in our garden patio on Friday!

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Happy 17th Anniversary Lakeside Park!

Our anniversary party was a big hit and it was great seeing everyone that attended. There was great food and signature cocktails made by Chef JoJo and his team. Music was playing in the background which gave it a very lively feel. Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate with us!

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Celebrating 17 Years of Extraordinary

We are so happy to tell you that there will be a celebration here at Lakeside Park on June 20th. There will be live music and good eats! Come share memories with our team and families. RSVP by June 10 at the front desk.

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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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July 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

July 4th is one of our traditional BBQ days here at Lakeside Park. Our residents, families, and staff, enjoy the smell of BBQ and the memories it brings. We will also be having a BBQ by the Lake on July 25th and we hope you will be able to join us!  Don't forget to join […]

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June 2019 Newsletter and Community Life Calendars

June brings many events for our community. Father's Day is June 16th and we will be having our annual Father's Day BBQ for our fathers and their families. On June 20th we are celebrating our 17th Anniversary, some of us that were here when it opened have some wonderful stories to share. Don't forget the last […]

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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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