Category: On Aging

May 23, 2017

Fountains Resident Bea Lacativa is Honored at Centenarian Luncheon

A wonderful time was enjoyed by all at the Dutchess County Office for the Aging Senior Awards luncheon yesterday. The Fountains was proud to have one of our residents, Bea Lacativa honored as a centenarian during the celebration. Bea is such an incredibly youthful 102 year old, that our County Executive, Marc Molinaro could not believe […]

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 […]

April 8, 2016

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

April 8, 2016

Talking to Aging Relatives About Their Future

There is never a perfect time to pre-emptively address an aging relative’s ability to care for themselves. However, there are signs and symptoms that may indicate it is time to start the conversation on aging: Changes in behavior, like loneliness, boredom, lack of interest or unkempt appearance Piles of unopened mail Neglected home repairs Forgetfulness […]

April 5, 2016

Resident Artist Len Weiss Chosen for 2016 Expressions Calendar

Every year, hundreds of resident artists from 38 Watermark communities enter their artwork into a nationwide competition for a full page in the annual Expressions Calendar. One such artist, is our very own Len Weiss who has been thriving through artistic expression painting with oil, acrylic and watercolor as well as working with wood, photography, […]