Category: On Aging

December 5, 2017

Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

November 22, 2016

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” […]

November 11, 2016

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 […]

September 26, 2016

Mandalas & Coffee

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 […]

July 14, 2016

We Do Memory Care Differently

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 […]

October 26, 2015

Parkinson’s Fitness Class Engages Muscles and Increases Mobility

The Watermark at 3030 Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut recently made headlines with our Parkinson’s Fitness Class. An article written by the Bridgeport Daily Voice, published on October 26th, 2015 takes a closer look at how this class helps people living with Parkinson's. To read the entire article, please click here. The Parkinson's Fitness Class meets biweekly on Tuesdays […]

May 1, 2015

Students Host A Successful Bridgeport Health Fair

Staying healthy is important at any age. Eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, and getting regular medical check-ups is important. For seniors, both prevention and early detection are the best defense against illness and disease because ones health can change in an instant if you are not proactivly caring for yourself. The students from Sacred Heart University […]

November 10, 2014

A Continuing Care Retirement Community Offers Peace of Mind

The below article is featured on, posted in September, 2014. Click here for the original article published. Retire in Style at a Continuing Care Retirement Community Continuing care retirement communities offer a resort-like setting and care when you need it. Pat and Arne Cook thought they had made their last move, but when Arne […]

November 29, 2012

Ten signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the ten signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Diseases. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. In addition, The Watermark at 3030 Park hosts a  monthly caregiver support group. If you […]