coastal living at its best

Come for the California sun an salty sea air, stay for the close friendships and newfound passions.

The natural beauty around us informs many of our classes, events and activities. Our programs are designed to engage residents with a curriculum rich in proven strategies that promote interaction and optimize community life. We love unleashing passions, new and old. That’s what excites us. That’s what keeps us striving to bring you more.

Each resident is encouraged to participate in a grand array of social activities, events, classes, and outings that best suit their interests and a deeper sense of discovery. Our caring, attentive associates are here to support you and help foster a sense of purpose and contentment. We ensure there’s something for everyone in our community. Life is good here.

Signature Programs

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Define your new life.

Like you, life here is different. We offer a life that is unique, fascinating, and surprising. Our classes, courses, and workshops help you lead a great life here. Explore your bold new world with us through the events and activities at Watermark University.

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Compassionate, personalized care you deserve.

More than basic cognitive care services, our Thrive Memory Care program leads the field in innovation and enrichment, promoting self-expression, exploration, wellness, and joy.

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Dine with dignity.

Rediscover the joys of dining with accessibility and independence at the table. Devour protein-packed, nutritionally balanced meals served as bite-sized hors d’oeuvres. No assistance, no distractions, no utensils – no problem.

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Go where the wind takes you.

Thrilling adventures await with safe, adapted group outings that defy expectations. From overnight camping trips to hot air balloon rides and everything in between, the possibilities are endless.

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Experience a whole new reality.

Our EngageVR virtual reality program creates transformative and immersive digital experiences that delight the senses. Visit places you’ve never been to for a world of new experiences – all at a time of your choosing, and from the safety and comfort of our community.

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Hone your mind.

Science-based memory training, delivered in collaboration with the UCLA Longevity Center, helps sharpen your cognitive abilities, enhance your memory habits, and resolve common memory complaints.

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Prioritize what you want.

Maximize your freedom, and budget life around your choices. Flex your passions with a credit you can put toward the activities, amenities, and services that matter most to you. Choose what you eat, do, and enjoy.

The Neighborhood

A historic California landmark.

Located in Orange County, California, Dana Point is halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Sea adventures await; enjoy sailing, kayaking, whale watching, or just relax with a cocktail as you watch the sunset from one of the many waterfront restaurants. You’ll find plenty to do in this laid-back beach town.

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Partnerships keep us current on ways to embrace and discover the intricacies of community diversity and learn how to enrich life daily. The journey to a more enlightened sense of being begins with our many classes, programs, and classes.

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Activities & Events

Live a life full of possibilities. Meet new people, visit new destinations, and discover new experiences through Watermark University. A whole new world awaits.

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Flex Spending

Flex your passions. Budget your new life with a flexible spending plan that fits your lifestyle. Flex spending empowers you to make your own choices about what you eat, do, and enjoy. 

Make Your Own Choices