Lifestyle

A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Live life to the fullest.

Leave your worries behind when you make The Watermark by the Bay home. Immerse yourself in a warm and welcoming community that offers a myriad of opportunities for an active social life, for stimulating your mind, and for strengthening your body.   

What inspires you? We're listening, and we tailor our program offerings to meet your needs. From creative arts programs to cooking classes, group excursions, social gatherings, exercise classes, and fun-filled outings, there's truly something for everyone. 

You decide how each day unfolds. From our wide range of amenities and activities to the spectacular natural beauty of the San Francisco Bay right outside your door, you’ll find everything here that you need to thrive.

Signature Programs

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Something for everyone.

Associates, local experts and community residents all share interests and opportunities to come together to learn, grow and connect as a community. We feature dozens of courses, classes, and workshops with a little something for everyone.

Learn More About Watermark University

The perfect fusion of wellness and care.

Through our partnership with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, we train our Naya caregivers to incorporate our residents into the rhythms of daily living. With empathy and understanding, Nayas communicate through validation rather than correction, helping to instill a sense of joy and purpose.

Learn More About Thrive Memory Care

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.

Learn More About Extraordinary Outings

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 home.

Learn About EngageVR

Welcome made warmer with new friends.

Gain insider knowledge from your personal Ambassador, a fellow resident and new friend here to help you get settled. Your Ambassador will make introductions and share their tips and tricks for easing into community life, getting involved, and flourishing in your new home.

Learn About Our Ambassador Program

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

Explore bayside living in Emeryville.

Perched on the eastern shore of the bay, Emeryville offers access to all the incredible delights of living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Emeryville Marina boasts beautiful parks, as well as all its boating activities, and convenient shopping and dining spots abound. Not to mention that a world-class city awaits exploration just across the Bay Bridge. Here, every day is a wonder.

Explore Emeryville
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Partnerships

We’re better together. Local and national partnerships keep us on the cutting edge of new services so that we can continue bringing you the best.       

Explore Our Partnerships

Flex Spending

Maximize your flexibility with Flex Spending, and make your own choices about what you want to do, eat, and enjoy.  

Make Your Own Choices