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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 …

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Expressions Calendar – How It All Began

Typically in May, Watermark communities showcase resident artwork in exhibitions coast to coast. These shows result in communities’ submissions to Expressions, Watermark’s award-winning calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. …

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The True Meaning of Memorial Day

By Paul H. Wilson, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar, a Watermark community My father fought in World War II in the Pacific for four (4) long years. In the …

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Celebrating Mothers

By Paul H. Wilson, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar, a Watermark community Love and Wisdom!  Mother’s Day gives me the opportunity to share a few words about my Mom …

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Show Your Appreciation on National Nurses Day

Nurses are on the frontline of healthcare in our country. From the moment we’re born, nurses are there to care for us and to make sure we thrive. They take …

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Volunteering is a Win Win Win

According to a study by the nonprofit coalition Independent Sector, almost 44 percent of people age 55 and over volunteer at least once a year. Does this number include you? …

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April Theme Days Offer Many Reasons to Celebrate

Our residents, families and friends know there’s something unique to celebrate every month. This month, we highlight April’s abundance of themed days, from National Poetry Month to Adopt a Shelter …