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Stay Connected and Stay Well with Video Chats

With the need for social distancing during this challenging time, Watermark Retirement Communities is committed to keeping our residents connected with friends and family. Previous Watermark University classes on tech …

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Spreading Happiness with Random Acts of Kindness

In the words of the beloved Mr. Rogers, “There are three ways to ultimate success. The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The …

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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Did you know one of the oldest known valentines was a poem written in 1415 by Charles Duke of Orleans to his wife while he was imprisoned? From this somber …

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Alzheimer’s Prevention Can Start with Exercise

Exercise isn’t just for the body, it’s also for the brain. In ALZ, a magazine of the Alzheimer’s Association, Tina Brinkley, PhD, assistant professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at …

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Memory Boosts and Brain Health Impacted by Diet

Mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, is the stage between the expected cognitive decline of normal aging and the more serious decline of dementia. If you or a loved one has …

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7 Tips to Make Your Holiday Table Alzheimer’s Friendly

The holidays are a special time of the year when family from near and far gather around the table to connect, dine and celebrate the season. With the number of …

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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 …