Posts by: Amy Lampert

April 29, 2019

Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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January 7, 2019

Fountains at Millbrook Resident Lands Calendar Cover

An article was recently published on TriCorner News on January 1st, 2019. To read the full article, please click here. At age 97, artist and New York local, Shirley Nemetz-Ress is going to be a “calendar girl.” Not exactly what you’re probably thinking however; Shirley’s talent in painting will have her artwork featured on the […]

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December 12, 2018

Spring 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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November 14, 2018

Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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September 28, 2018

It’s Official – We are a Great Place to Work

Watermark Retirement Communities was ranked among Fortune Magazine’s top places to work in Aging Services. We are proud to be part of Watermark and we thank our associates for bestowing this accolade on The Fountains at Millbrook. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over 5,800 […]

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August 23, 2018

Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With 35 different classes with everything from Drumming Circle to Gentle Stretch to Writers’ Exchange to Wandering Book Club to Wood Carving Instruction and even Barrett School of Art Classes, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While […]

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May 3, 2018

Summer 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With 35 different classes with everything from Opera Series to Music Appreciation to Art History to Resident & Staff Art Shows and even Barrett School of Art Classes, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing […]

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April 5, 2018

Caring.com Review – Visited and Loved it

We visited the Fountains at Millbrook, and it was excellent. It was a beautiful place, and I would move there myself. It’s out in the country, in a beautiful set of buildings with nice landscaping. The staff members were very likeable. The rooms were very adequate, very nice, the food was good, and the restaurants […]

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April 5, 2018

Yelp Review – My Grandfather Loves Living Here

My Grandfather has lived at the fountains for about 6 months and he’s absolutely loved it. The employees are all so nice, and there’s a game room with a pool table, and board games, for kids. And the food there is amazing, it serves Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. Also there’s many restaurants as dinners near […]

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January 23, 2018

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Yoga: Beauty, Balance, Bliss to Drumming Circle to Wood Carving to Cooking with Chef Lukas and even Atrium Garden Club, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing […]

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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 […]

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September 19, 2017

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 almost 40 different classes with everything from Meditation to Drumming Circle to Wine Making 101 to Cooking with Chef Lukas and even Atrium Garden Club, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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September 7, 2017

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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August 9, 2017

Yelp Review – Friendly, Warm & Helpful Staff

The Fountains at Millbrook is so beautiful. The staff are warm, friendly and helpful. The amenities included in the rent are a great value. The activities have great trips. The housekeeping and maintenance are very helpful and nice. Overall The Fountains at Millbrook make a great home!

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August 8, 2017

Google+ Review – So happy we found this place!

The Fountains at Millbrook is beautiful and a great value. So much is included in the monthly rent! The staff are so happy and helpful. Overall a great retirement community – service, food, activities, transportation, housekeeping, staff, maintenance. So happy we found this place!

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June 2, 2017

Resident Regina Samelson – Holocaust Survivor

Having survived one of the deadliest genocides in history, it’s no wonder resident Regina Samelson looks at life as a blessing. Born May 16th, 1922, Regina recently celebrated her 95 birthday. She was born in Lodz, Poland, and was one of 7 children. When WWII broke out she and one sister went to Plotrokow while the […]

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May 12, 2017

Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Wood Carving to Drumming Circle to Canine Link Dog Therapy to Beers of the World and even Atrium Garden Club, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing […]

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March 23, 2017

Resident Nadine Brill is Blissfully Happy at The Fountains

KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE You can’t relive the past so why not enjoy the future? At the right retirement community, you can. “You have to look forward to all the things that are going to happen and so many good things happen. I can’t think of a day here that I haven’t been happy.” […]

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February 3, 2017

Resident Sandy DeMasi is Enjoying Carefree Living at The Fountains

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR OWN FUTURE You can prevent lots of heartache for yourself and your loved ones by exploring your retirement living options early. “I was worried that I did not want my children being concerned about us. I did not want to make it hard on them. I know what it’s like to […]

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January 12, 2017

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Yoga: Beauty, Balance & Bliss to Wandering Book Club to Singing Songbirds Open Chorus to Foreign Food & Film and even Cooking with Chef Lukas, you’re sure to find a class that piques your […]

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November 22, 2016

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 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. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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November 15, 2016

Caring.com Review – Great Place for Dad

I liked The Fountains at Millbrook. Everything was very good, and I think my father would like it. The food was good, and they had a restaurant-type of atmosphere. The rooms are very nice and spacious. They have a cord if you need help and you can’t get up. The place is clean and well-kept. […]

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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 […]

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November 8, 2016

Google+ Review – Millbrook was the right choice for our mom.

From the first phone call I made to the sales director, I have been treated with professionalism and kindness. I had to find a facility for my mother in law. From the first moment she got there she loved the place. She would call me at night and thank me for finding her such a […]

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September 30, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – Perfect Community For My Mother

It has been a great experience for us here. My mother is doing okay, but I know she is being cared for well. The community looks great, they do a very good job with the cleanliness. The staff is perfect, they have been wonderful to work with. She is safe and in good hands. They […]

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September 9, 2016

Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Atrium Garden Club to Zumba Gold to Wood Carving to Drumming Circle and even Wine Making 101, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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August 26, 2016

Resident Terry Sawall is Having Fun at The Fountains

THE FUN NEVER ENDS Where is it written that you have to stop having fun after dark? At the right retirement community, the fun never ends. “I like the idea that somebody can drive at night….We go into Poughkeepsie for the Philharmonic. We go to the Culinary Institute in Hyde Park. We go to the […]

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July 15, 2016

Bridging the Generation Gap Through Music

There was a wonderful article written in the Poughkeepsie Journal today that was both enlightening and inspirational. To view the entire article written by Karen Maserjian Shan of the Poughkeepsie Journal, published on July 15th, 2016, please click here. The notion that seniors and children have nothing in common has become a thing of the […]

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July 11, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – I couldn’t be more happy with our experience.

I recently visited the fountains at Millbrook for my aging parents and we absolutely loved it . The staff couldn’t have been more helpful, they made us feel at home, and we couldn’t have asked for a better experience . Ruthie and Susie were absolutely amazing and welcomed us with open arms! Finding the right […]

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June 24, 2016

Caring.com Review – Friendly staff, great food and plenty to do.

The Fountains was wonderful, peaceful, and our first choice. The people were all so friendly and helpful. We had a delcious meal there. They offered my dad a wheelchair for the tour, which was very nice. They had a workout room, a place to do arts and crafts projects, and they showed me the artwork […]

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May 6, 2016

Summer 2016 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 40 different classes with everything from Yoga to Terrarium Creations to Cat Lovers Club to Hand Piecing and even Eastern Philosophies, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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April 8, 2016

Summer Garden a Success

You reap what you sow, and Ruth Lauritsen has been enjoying an abundant harvest right out of her home spun garden here at The Fountains of Millbrook. This year she joined forces with Jay Young of the Maintenance department and created new planting boxes which were then filled with rich, dark soil, full of nutrients. […]

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April 8, 2016

Helping Children Thrive through Taekwondo!

Residents and guests of The Fountains enjoyed a special treat when 8-year old Watermark Kid Kaelea Murphy-Angot and 30 other students of Baker’s Taekwondo demonstrated their skills in the community’s auditorium. Under the direction of Dylan Baker and to the thrill of the entire audience, the students performed their forms and even broke boards with […]

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April 7, 2016

Resident Jaye Meyer is Enjoying her Active Lifestyle at The Fountains

BE A FREE AGENT Want to plan your best future? Take Jaye’s advice and settle in a place where you can be yourself. “I’m a free agent. I can do as I please.” – Jaye Meyer, resident of The Fountains at Millbrook MEET JAYE MEYER, WHOSE MOTTO IS “KEEP MOVING.” You can learn a lot […]

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