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HAVE A HAPPY, HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON

Can you believe it’s November already? Fall is back in full swing with crisp mornings, cool evenings and everything pumpkin spice. Although, everything pumpkin spice may be not so nice …

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Watermark Salutes Our Veterans Every Day

According to the 2017 American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, veterans totaled 18.2 million with almost half of those — more than 9 million — age 65 and older. …

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Retirement: Time for New Beginnings

Many people view retirement as the end of their productive lives. Here at Watermark, we see it as a new beginning, ripe with opportunity. “Often when you think you’re at …

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CBD: FAD OR FACT?

It seems like we can’t get very far these days without seeing CBD products or advertisements nearly everywhere we turn, but is the hype around the new health fashion actually …

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LGBT HISTORY MONTH: WATERMARK STANDS PROUD

As we reflect upon LGBT History Month, we honor all of the brave individuals whose efforts contributed to the fight for equality within the LGBT community. We remember the courageous …

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“Come as You Thrive” Halloween

This Halloween, Watermark communities’ residents and associates showed off how they thrive with a unique “Come as You Thrive” theme. Instead of dressing up in traditional costumes, some participants wore …

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It’s Official Again: Watermark is a Great Place to Work

Watermark Retirement Communities is once again recognized by Fortune Magazine as an official Great Place To Work-Certified™. This honor is a direct result of Watermark associates taking time out of …

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5 Ideas for Active Aging Week and All Year Long

Active Aging Week wrapped up on October 7, 2019. Watermark Retirement Communities gave older adults options to get moving, grooving and thriving. If you missed any of our community events …

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Get Moving During Active Aging Week

Remaining physically and socially active is one of the best parts of a healthy retirement. Staying active in all areas of life is good for the body, mind and soul. …

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Preparation for Hurricane Dorian Pays Off

Once again, we have weathered yet another storm. With 30 years of experience preparing for and executing effective plans for hurricanes and natural disasters, our dedicated associates have expertly navigated …

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5 Ways to Connect with Your Grandkids Using Technology

Are you a Grandparent searching for ways to connect with your tech savvy grandkids? Are you separated from your family members by hundreds of miles? Do these challenges keep you …

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Three Hats Insight

By Paul H. Wilson, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar, a Watermark community The following are real-life experiences and circumstances under I am now able to view and advise others …

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Dare to be Curious – Explore Something New this Fall

By Paul H. Wilson, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar, a Watermark community As I was growing up, it seemed that no sooner than I had joyfully run down the …

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Study Confirms Senior Living Residents are Happier

We’ve known it all along, and now there’s proof: Older adults who live in retirement communities are happier than those who live elsewhere. More than 3,900 people over age 50 …

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How to Stay Cool This Summer

With the summer weather, it’s easy to be tempted to spend every possible minute outdoors enjoying the sunshine. While this feels great, it can also be harmful if you aren’t …

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Watermark’s The Longest Day Events Raised Funds to End Alzheimer’s

With 12 hours of sunlight, the summer solstice is the longest day of the year. It’s also the day set aside by the Alzheimer’s Association for its popular fundraising effort …

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INDEPENDENCE: What does it mean to you?

My Grandmother’s birthday was on July 4th. I grew up in my early years thinking everyone celebrated her birthday and how special she was and since mine was in January, …

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Embracing Diversity

As the nation’s population of older adults continues to grow exponentially in both number and diversity, the conversation on LGBT aging has become more relevant than ever before. SAGE is …