Posts by: Susan Piti-Kennedy

June 17, 2019

Author Paul Ferrante Speaks At The Watermark at 3030 Park

Author Paul Ferrante will be here at The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Neighborhood Tuesday, June 25th at 3:00 P.M. to speak about his latest novel, 30 Minutes in Memphis: A Beatles Story. This tale of historical fiction centers on the Fab Four’s tumultuous and final 1966 tour, and the firestorm of controversy in America […]

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May 25, 2019

Wines of the Finger Lakes Tasting at The Watermark at 3030 Park

Did you know that May is Finger Lakes Wine Month?  What a perfect time to offer a “Wines of the Finger Lakes” tasting with The Watermark at 3030 Park’s Executive Director, Kristin Butler! Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York is home to more than 100 wineries.  It is the largest wine-producing region in the state of New York. The […]

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March 25, 2019

Health And Wellness Discussion Group At The Watermark At 3030 Park

The Watermark at 3030 Park‘s health & wellness monthly group discussion focuses on a different topic each time we meet. Coordinating and leading the group are Independent Living residents Marilyn and Josi, who between them have resided here at The Watermark for 16 years. Marilyn and Josi meet monthly with residents to discuss topics that strive […]

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March 18, 2019

The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Residents Go Out On The Town!

Who doesn’t love a nice, relaxing dinner out…a change of pace, something different?! The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living residents sure do! There are many reasons we love to eat out as it gives us the opportunity to socialize, go somewhere and try something new, slow down and get away from the daily distractions.The meals we eat at restaurants usually last longer than […]

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January 14, 2019

Creativity and Caring at The Watermark at 3030 Park

Artistic novices can be creative with the right kinds of projects. The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Community has a project anyone can participate in, “Someone Cares” Greeting Card class, a program with a big purpose. The class expands the possibility of a new and different activity, while letting those in or out of our community know we’re thinking […]

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January 9, 2019

A Great Spa Day for Residents of The Watermark at 3030 Park

The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living community residents took a special day trip to relax and rejuvenate at the historic Spa at Norwich Inn located in nearby Norwich, Connecticut.  The day’s itinerary included massage or facial, relaxation room time, water aerobic class, 2 course lunch, and tea & scones.  There was also a sauna, steam room, hot tub, fitness center […]

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November 21, 2018

Being Thankful at The Watermark at 3030 Park

Here at The Watermark at 3030 Park we look forward to a wonderful, traditional Thanksgiving Day brunch in the main dining room. Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season and represents food, family and moments of sharing but lets not forget to count our many blessings not just on this day but all year long, each […]

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November 12, 2018

Get “Pinked” at The Watermark at 3030 Park!

In October, The Watermark at 3030 Park was proud to host, “Get Pinked,” a community-wide breast cancer awareness fundraiser for St. Vincent’s Swim Across the Sound.  Members of The Watermark’s fitness center, as well as residents, associates and guests of the community wore pink and participated in a number of fundraising activities throughout the day to support […]

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November 10, 2018

The Fun and Value of Intergenerational Programming for Residents of The Watermark at 3030 Park

Bringing our residents of The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living and children together for “Read Aloud day” was a benefit to both the residents and children. Research shows that interacting with older adults enables youth to develop social networks, communication skills, and positive attitudes toward aging, a sense of purpose and community service.  Read Aloud Day serves as an Intergenerational […]

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October 22, 2018

That’s Italian…Going Out with The Watermark at 3030 Park

Buongiorno! The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living community enjoyed a wonderful italian, family style dinner outing / pizza making class with family, friends and, as italian traditions go, lots of food.  Along with plenty of delicious things to eat, conversation and learning were a big part of the evening…this is how we truly celebrate, live well and thrive! Mangia, or “eat!” in […]

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October 5, 2018

A Truly Extraordinary Outing for The Watermark at 3030 Park and The Watermark at East Hill

“Friendship, Friendship” A shared Extraordinary Outing…The start of something great!! The Watermark at 3030 Park and The Watermark at East Hill had a wonderful time enjoying lunch and the show “Anything Goes” at The Westchester Broadway Theatre. This was the first joint outing between the two communities.  It was a great day, spending time with our sister community, meeting and getting to […]

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September 15, 2018

Getting To Know Technology at The Watermark at 3030 Park

Have you ever asked your children or grandchildren on how to search the internet or use Facebook, how to login to email or open a link? If so you are not alone which is why when you need help learning how to use basic technology, The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living has an answer! The new small group program […]

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September 4, 2018

Meditation…A Wonderful Way to End Our Week at The Watermark at 3030 Park

Studies show that meditation can decrease stress, increase focus, and even provide relief for those who suffer from chronic pain and illness. Meditation isn’t easy, especially for those of us who struggle to turn off the mental chatter and the buzz of thoughts of daily life, but The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent living community’s meditation class […]

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August 11, 2018

Keeping Women Strong and Healthy at The Watermark at 3030 Park

The women’s strength training fitness group organized at The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Community benefits the participants physically, mentally, and emotionally and provides motivation that allows each resident to stick to their routine while having fun working out.  The small group of four to five ladies meets with personal trainer Sue Kennedy for a weekly, […]

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June 20, 2018

Make And Take Our Own Essential Oil Lotion At The Watermark at 3030 Park

Residents of The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living community joined Community Life Assistant, Sue Kennedy for an educational and fun “Make & Take” essential oil lotion class.  Residents learned of the many benefits of Lemongrass and Lavender essential oils then customized the lotion to their desired scent.  It was fun to measure and adjust the oil to lotion ratio and come up with […]

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June 18, 2018

Tapas Time at The Watermark at 3030 Park!

The Watermark at 3030 Park‘s interactive, monthly cooking demonstration for Independent Living is very popular. The event is held in our W lounge, one of the many dining options available to residents, and is hosted by Dining Director, Pradheep Shankar and Sous Chef, Sripal Alugubelly.  We had a truly tasty presentation of beef and chicken tapas. Our […]

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May 14, 2018

Annual Poetry Reading Features The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Residents

What talent or skill would you like to learn and develop?  How does writing poetry sound? The residents at The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living have an amazing range of talents and skills as witnessed by the poems written and read by our residents at a local annual poetry reading event the group attended.  Keeping her passion for poetry alive, Trumbull, Connecticut business owner […]

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April 28, 2018

Fun at the Wine and Cheese Social with Watermark at 3030 Park Executive Director, Kristin Butler

Who doesn’t love a good Wine and Cheese Social? The Watermark at 3030 Park independent living residents love to socialize, drink good wine and enjoy assorted cheeses….especially when Executive Director, Kristin Butler hosts! Wine and Cheese Socials are a popular, new event that Kristin introduced last month.  Kristin enjoys time with the residents and says “spending time connecting with […]

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April 7, 2018

Seder Celebrated at The Watermark at 3030 Park

Wednesday, March 28th in Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living main lounge, residents shared their afternoon at the Seder table with a favorite guest, Rabbi Suri.  Rabbi Suri was ready for Seder (along with the twenty-five or more residents) with traditional food, music, stories and, of course her “Got Matzah?” apron! Passover is said to be the most celebrated Jewish holiday.  […]

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March 23, 2018

The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living Residents Step Out for Mystery Dinner

Always a fun outing….Mystery Dinner! Once a month on one of our quiet Sunday afternoons, The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living residents head out for an unknown dinner destination.  As soon as the scheduled outing shows up on the calendar, residents quickly sign up and then the buzz begins….“Where are we going this time?”  We have so much […]

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March 14, 2018

Snowy Days at The Watermark 3030 Park!

Who’s ready for some fun in the… SNOW? Despite winter warnings, high winds, and travel bans, The Watermark at 3030 Park Independent Living residents managed to stay positive during the recent snow storms that shut down portions of Connecticut. Residents enjoyed the beauty and fun of a typical New England snow day and enjoyed a special afternoon movie showing of […]

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March 5, 2018

Inspired Readers At The Watermark At 3030 Park

Who doesn’t love a good book? Residents from The Watermark at 3030 Park”s Independent Living community are no exception. Our book group meets monthly to discuss a popular “Book Club” suggestion which is read by all participants over the month.  The group shares their love and passion for reading which is then coupled with interesting and thought provoking conversation when […]

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February 16, 2018

The Watermark at 3030 Park Celebrated Go Red Day!

Friday, February 2nd was American Heart Association National “Go Red” for Women Day. Associates of The Watermark at 3030 Park wore red for a donation to recognize this special day. 3030 Park Community Life sponsored a Bake Sale & Raffle in our Town Center (Independent Living) and Inn (assisted living), raising over $400.00!  Residents, associates and visitors were so generous buying up […]

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December 19, 2017

Extraordinary Outing: Christmas at Newport Mansions

The Watermark at 3030 Park traveled to Newport, Rhode Island on Wednesday, December 13th to the Breakers Mansion for a tour of the mansion’s Holiday Decorations.  It was amazing, despite the fact that it was the coldest day yet this winter and the wind gusts took our breath away!!  The Breakers is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a […]

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