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  • Bridgeport Resident Celebrates a Century of Memories

    Bridgeport Resident Celebrates a Century of Memories

    Arthur “Bill” Cornell spent his 100th birthday with his wife, Mary Jo and family, including their three children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren over Labor Day weekend. Cornell’s mail basket at The Watermark at 3030 Park, their home for the past two years, was overflowing with birthday cards, along with posts to his Facebook page. […]

  • Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

  • Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 70 different classes with everything from Pocket Billiards to Conversational French to Cooking Demonstrations to Experimenting with Clay and even Wine Travels, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

  • How to Make a Power Smoothie

    How to Make a Power Smoothie

    Susan Piti-Kennedy, our Resident Liaison, made delicious smoothies for the residents and explained the benefits of this nutritional drink. Here is the recipe for this Power Drink: Vanilla yogurt Frozen blackberries, raspberries or strawberries Ripe banana Stevia or honey to taste Milk (any kind to your liking) Preparation: Process all ingredients in a blender at high […]

  • Jazz Festival and Art Walk Make Residents Happy

    Jazz Festival and Art Walk Make Residents Happy

    Music and artists, what a combination. We had 2 groups of fabulous jazz performers and at least 10 artists to display their art work inside. What we thought was going to be an outdoor event, ended up being an indoor event due to the bad weather. Nonetheless, residents enjoyed every minute of the positive energy both groups gave […]

Upcoming Events

october, 2017

24octStudents for Life: Christopher Columbus Before 1492 - Dr. Francis DeStefano3:00 pm - 4:00 pm est 3030 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604
27octYesterday's News with Robert Novak2:30 pm - 3:30 pm est 3030 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604

november, 2017

2novStudents for Life: Music History & Appreciation with Dr. Donald Alfano3:00 pm - 4:00 pm est 3030 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604
3novYesterday's News with Robert Novak2:30 pm - 3:30 pm est 3030 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604

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Resident Jean Richardson is Enjoying her Worry-Free Lifestyle at The Watermark

A GOOD IDEA THEN AND NOW Sometimes it takes a family member’s perspective to help us see our best options. “[Our daughter] thought it was a good idea for us, the two of us, to move to a place like this where everything was provided. I loved that idea, no cooking, not that I did […]

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Resident Linda Cohen-Calger Moved to The Watermark to Trade Chores for Friendships and Chef-Prepared Meals

THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT The sooner you make the move to a carefree lifestyle, the more years you’ll have to enjoy it. “I think if I had not been ill we would’ve done this probably two or three years sooner.” – Linda Cohen-Calger, resident of The Watermark at 3030 Park MEET LINDA COHEN-CALGER […]

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Resident Gail Rutkin moved to The Watermark and discovered a life she loves, surrounded by friends.

LIFE’S BETTER WITH FRIENDS Whenever one door closes, another opens. By opening your mind to the possibilities, you can choose a destiny you’ll love. “I’ve made a lot of friends, a lot of friends which I didn’t have before.” – Gail Rutkin, resident of The Watermark at 3030 Park MEET GAIL RUTKIN, WHO DEDICATED THE […]

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Arthur Cornell

Bridgeport Resident Celebrates a Century of Memories

Arthur “Bill” Cornell spent his 100th birthday with his wife, Mary Jo and family, including their three children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren over Labor Day weekend. Cornell’s mail basket at The Watermark at 3030 Park, their home for the past two years, was overflowing with birthday cards, along with posts to his Facebook page. […]

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Mother and Daughter Enjoying Their Time Together

Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 70 different classes with everything from Pocket Billiards to Conversational French to Cooking Demonstrations to Experimenting with Clay and even Wine Travels, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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Fabulous Outings at The Watermark at 3030 Park

At The Watermark at 3030 Park we have a minimum of four outings per month. Recently we have gone to the Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYC and the Botanical Gardens in NY. Many residents enjoy the cultural genre and others also love going out on a mystery dinner.

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Another Fun Outing!

This week a group of residents went shopping at Clinton Crossings and stopped to have lunch at Fish Tales Restaurant. It was a gorgeous day!

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Bowling at Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl

Residents of the Health Center enjoyed an outing at Uncle Bucks Fishbowl. Uncle Buck’s has an aquarium like set up for bowling and is great fun for a Thursday afternoon! There we also tried the food craze of fried pickles!

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Thrive Dining™ Tasting A Success

A Thrive Dining™ demo was held by our chefs to show a variety of ways food can be prepared, and still remain nutritious. Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high […]

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Beef Stroganoff

Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Spa Time

Pictured is one of our amazing nurses Monica, working on manicures in The Gardens neighborhood.

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Bowling at Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl

Residents of the Health Center enjoyed an outing at Uncle Bucks Fishbowl. Uncle Buck’s has an aquarium like set up for bowling and is great fun for a Thursday afternoon! There we also tried the food craze of fried pickles!

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Painting Instruction

Residents of The Inn and Gardens enjoyed a step-by-step instruction based painting class hosted by the Giggling Pig. This lesson was painting a dandelion blowing in the breeze and residents got to take these paintings back home with them. Giggling Pig will be back on May 17th at 3:00pm in the Health Center.

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A Beautiful Day for Music

The Award Winning Silver Steel Band is a steel drum band based in Bridgeport, CT, directed by Jim Royle of Jim Royle Drum Studios came to The Watermark 3030 Park on Saturday for a beautiful outdoor concert! You can find Silver Steel playing many of your favorite Caribbean favorites as well as Soca and Calypso […]

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Fun Saturday Afternoon Entertainment!

The main lobby was full of spirit when Lynn & Kat sang, played the guitar and told a joke or two to a group of residents who enjoyed every minute of it!

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A Caribbean Jazz Concert

The Watermark at 3030 Park in Bridgeport recently hosted a Caribbean jazz concert led by former member of the contemporary jazz group, Spyro Gyra, and Watermark resident, Dave Samuels. Samuels was joined by local musicians including Vince Cherico, who played alongside Samuels in the Dave Samuels & The Caribbean Jazz Project.    

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Facebook Review – Highly Recommend The Watermark

I highly recommend The Watermark. Great thought to even the smallest details to make like fulfilling and enjoyable for its residents. I had opportunity to review the facility on several occasions and each time I’ve been very excited and impressed with the extent the developers have gone to create such a beautiful and convenient facility! […]

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Facebook Review – Personalized Care, Love and Respect

I am at the Springs Rehab division. The personalized care, love and respect shown to each patient is amazing. Anything and everything to exceed the patients care mentally and physically is well calculated. I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else.

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Caring.com Review – The staff was helpful and welcoming during my father’s transition.

My father-in-law moved into The Watermark at 3030 Park. They made the move very easy. They’re very welcoming and the staff was helpful in the transition. The 1-bedroom apartment is spacious, very clean, sunny, cheerful, and well laid out, with a big bathroom. The dining room is cozy and small and not overwhelming, and they […]

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