In December The Watermark at 3030 Park hosted their first Gardens Art Reception under the direction of Clare Chapman, our Art Therapist. The reception highlighted beautiful works of art created by our Gardens residents (our memory care community). Infusing art and education provides an easy way for creativity and intellectual potential to be unleashed. The […]
Category: Memory Care
My name is Jennifer. My mom has been a resident of The Watermark at 3030 Park for the past 4 years. My mom has Alzheimer’s disease. She came to The Watermark in their independent living and purchased the life care benefit option In 2014. Over the years, mom's disease has progressed drastically requiring her to […]
It was a "good day" spent with good friends, good food, entertainment, and education. What more could you ask for? As Italian tradition goes food is a big part of Italian culture. Our Gardens (Memory Care) community here at The Watermark at 3030 Park celebrated, Italian style by going to a favorite local Italian restaurant […]
At The Watermark at 3030 Park we believe that it is very important to provide programs that bring both the younger and older generations together and our intergenerational programs do just that. The Gardens (our memory care community) was visited by the Build On Students from Bridgeport Central High School. Collectively they participated in an art program where residents and […]
Are you an animal lover? Here at The Watermark at 3030 Park Gardens, our Memory Care community, we love providing our residents with the sense of home life. Pet therapy is a great way to have our residents reminisce and share stories of past or present pets. Our lovely Volunteer Kathy Mitchell provides just that with the help of her beautiful pet […]
It is a beautiful day in The Gardens, a uniquely designed and freestanding memory care community on the campus at The Watermark at 3030 Park, where residents are thriving under the support and direction of our Nayas. What is a Naya? A Naya is an ancient term for a guide, person of wisdom, and a leader. […]
Our memory care and rehab residents enjoyed some toe-tapping entertainment by Mojo! We are always having a great time over here!
Pictured is one of our amazing nurses Monica, working on manicures in The Gardens neighborhood.
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!
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.
Our very own Art Therapist, Clare Chapman, teaches residents in our Gardens neighborhood an art class each Monday. Today was filled with vibrant watercolors. Residents copied their own take on images of flowers and birds with beautiful bright colors.
Residents of our Health Center enjoyed Radio City Music Hall's Rockettes Christmas Spectacular last Thursday for one of our extreme outings of the year. One of our residents had a dream to be a Rockette and to see their show in real life, and was so excited to hear that she would be able to […]
Residents of our health center single handedly decorated all three of the Christmas trees in The Gardens, The Inn and The Springs lounges. Stop by and take a look, they came out beautiful!
Residents of our health center received a great treat from the Girl Scouts from Stratfield. The girls brought their best singing voices to carol with our residents, and handed out Christmas ornaments to hang from our trees. It was a great way to end a Friday!
This Friday, buildOn students visited our residents in the Health Center and helped out with a variety of programs. Some students helped with an exercise program in The Gardens. The rest helped the residents of The Springs make hidden message pumpkins to hand out for our Trick-or-Treating event on October 29th. For happy hour everyone […]
Residents of our Health Center enjoyed an outing on a cold but beautiful day to look at fall foliage. They started their journey on at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a narrated round trip throughout the Connecticut River Valley. At Deep River Landing they were picked up by the Becky Thatcher Riverboat for a cruise […]
During this cold day our residents warmed up with singing, dancing, and laughter with our entertainer Mojo! Mojo made sure every lady had a dance partner and let residents solo sing parts of their favorite songs! What a way to get ready for dinner!
What a beautiful day we had to pick apples, enjoy freshly baked cider donuts, and ice cold apple cider! Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, Connecticut is celebrating their 275 year anniversary of their family owned orchard which covers more than 1,100 acres of land after starting with a mere 37 acre parcel in 1741. The company has […]
Adult Coloring is a great way to relax and move into a meditative state. Benefits of coloring include: * Improved Moods * Promoting Socialization and Reminiscing * Stress Relief * Improvement of Hand-Eye Coordination * Promotes Mindfulness * Providing a Sense of Accomplishment Mandala Coloring is available throughout The Watermark on various days in the […]
The Watermark Team had a successful walk for Alzheimer's on Sunday, September 18th at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT. We walked, we danced to music and we sang in honor and memory of our loved ones here at The Watermark at 3030 Park. We met and exceeded our goal for this event. Our community had a casual for […]
Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Massachusetts is a wonderful way to step back in time to early 19th-century rural Village. Costumed historians, antique buildings, water-powered mills, and a working farm. Residents of The Inn and Gardens enjoyed visiting with historians, watching cows being milked, observing a blacksmith working on horse shoes, and visiting with the many horse […]
Here at The Watermark at 3030 Park, we have many avid animal lovers! Smaller animals are always coming to visit our residents. Whether it is a family member's dog, therapy pups, or the curious creatures from Animal Embassy, we constantly have animal visitors. However, horses are a little tricky to get through our community's doors, so […]
Residents of The Gardens have been enjoying our new exercise scarves. How can it be exercise when we're having so much fun?!
Residents from The Inn, Springs and Gardens were able to experience feeding and interacting with some "Alien Invaders" from Animal Embassy. Animals from this included a Monk Parakeet, who should have been in Brazil, and came to live wild in Connecticut, as well as Cane Toads, a Green Iguana, a Red-eared Slider and a couple more furry […]
Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]
Our residents have the pleasure of participating in an Art Therapy program in the Gardens with Art Therapist Clare Chapman. This group meets once a month