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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December 18, 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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October 16, 2018

ASHA Showcases Watermark Artists in State of Seniors Housing Annual Report

Look familiar? The cover of ASHA’s newly released State of Seniors Housing Report features “Magnolias,” a beautiful oil painting by Stella Szemela, resident of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay. You may remember seeing it as February’s featured artwork in Expressions 2018. And that’s not all. Inside the report, you will see art by other […]

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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 Watermark at Beverly Hills. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over […]

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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 more than 40 different classes with everything from MEXploration: History and Culture of Mexico to World Geography: Morocco, Romania, Netherlands, and England to The Psychology of Aging Today to Women of Excellence and even Balance Bootcamp, we are sure you will […]

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May 4, 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 almost 50 different classes with everything from Mind and Body Tai-Chi Gong to Introduction to American Mah Jongg to What Washington Isn’t Telling Us to Modern Directors and The Auteur Theory and even The Greatest Composers of the Classical Period, […]

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April 5, 2018

Yelp Review – The Perfect Location

As a senior housing consultant for almost 20 years, my company has had the great pleasure of working with Watermark of Beverly Hills since its inception. It is an  exceptional community and is on my “personal list” of where I would happily move into when that time in my life comes along. Everything about it […]

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April 5, 2018

Yelp Review – Highly Recommend The Watermark

I am a vendor for the Watermark of Beverly Hills. It is a pleasure working with such an incredible staff. They are helpful, caring, friendly, and always smiling. Annie Vardi, the Director of Sales, is a pleasure to work with, as she is so organized and professional. She listens to the residents and makes sure […]

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April 5, 2018

Yelp Review – Great Location, Programming & Staff

As a placement specialist, my clients often want to know what’s the best place?  Naturally, It depends on location, budget, and care needs.  What makes Watermark so special is their location, their residents, their programming and of course their staff.  When I call Annie Vardi (Sales Director) to schedule tours for my families, I find […]

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December 19, 2017

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 more than 40 different classes with everything from The Greatest Composers of the Classical Period to Theatrical Improvisation and Fundamentals of Character Development to Talmudic Law: Principles and Application to What Washington Isn’t Telling Us and even Appreciation of World Artists […]

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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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November 8, 2017

Salad is the new Meat and Potatoes

As we become more health conscious as a society, our menu offerings at The Watermark at Beverly Hills must be reflective of this shifting change. Residents now have the option of ordering a salad as an entrée instead of the meat and potatoes menus made popular in the 50s and 60s. One of our featured […]

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October 12, 2017

Talking Shop with Foodservice Industry Leaders

I am excited to have been invited by FoodService Director Magazine to participate in a moderated panel discussion at Techomic’s Foodservice Planning Program Conference in Newport Beach on January 10th. Representing the senior living dining profession before an audience of sales, marketing and customer insights teams from the top 100 foodservice manufacturers, I look forward […]

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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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September 1, 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 Appreciating Poetry to Technology 101 to Contemporary International Relations to Creative Art and even Silk Scarf Painting, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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April 28, 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 60 different classes with everything from Mindfulness Meditation to Intergenerational Connections to Exploring Fluid Painting to Wii Sports and even Spanish 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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March 28, 2017

Welcome New Executive Director, Jill Ford

Please join us in welcoming Jill Ford as Executive Director of The Watermark at Beverly Hills. Jill has served in the senior living profession for eight years and she was selected from a field of well-qualified candidates for her strengths in team building and raising the bar in excellent service and resident satisfaction. Originally from […]

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December 15, 2016

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 60 different classes with everything from How to Listen to and Understand Music to Technology 101 to Chess Club to Theatrical Improvisation and even Quantum Physics, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While […]

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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 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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October 19, 2016

Miles Platt Shares his Love for Music with Residents of The Watermark

Music holds a very special place in Miles’ heart. He loves listening to music of all kinds and is a proud owner of a record player and an extensive collection of vinyl records. He enjoys playing the guitar, surfing the web and making YouTube videos in his free time. When deciding what to do his […]

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August 18, 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 60 different classes with everything from Spanish 101 to Wahlbanger Drum Circle to Relax and Restore Yoga to Creative Floral Arrangement and even Badminton, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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May 10, 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 50 different classes with everything from Conversational Hebrew to Chess Club to Mindfulness Meditation to Sketching from Nature and even Social Media and Viral Videos, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]

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February 8, 2016

Yelp Review – The Watermark has been the best decision for us.

This is a very nice Assisted Living community. It is bright and clean – the staff are very friendly and there is always multiple activities going on. My dad has a nice apartment on a quiet street. This place is a beautiful apartment building on a quiet residential street. The Wellness Director (Denise) in particular […]

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February 8, 2016

Yelp Review – Mom is treated like family.

I was referred to this facility by a family friend who had recently placed a family member in this community. My family friend had nothing but amazing things to say about this community, the staff, and the individuals who reside there! I had been looking for a place to move my mother into and Watermark […]

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February 5, 2016

Yelp Review – Professional, Caring and Devoted to Seniors

I am Beverly Hills native and someone who has worked with seniors for over 6 years. I started off as a sales director at a local retirement community and transitioned into senior placement and real estate. In the past 6 years, I have never come across anyone as professional, yet caring and devoted to seniors […]

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January 28, 2016

Yelp Review – Diverse Quality of Resident Programming

I currently teach one of the classes at the Watermark. I am very impressed with the diverse quality of the programming and the excitement of the residents to pursue new hobbies. The residents are always smiling and excited about being at the Watermark. I would highly recommend the Watermark at Beverly Hills.

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January 8, 2016

Spring 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 50 different classes with everything from Animal Behavior and Ethology to Karaoke to Tai Chi to Chinese Mahjong and even Drum Circle, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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December 16, 2015

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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October 6, 2015

SeniorAdvisor Review – Wonderful experience, unique atmosphere.

I was a prior resident at The Watermark Beverly Hills, and am currently on the waiting list, with that being said I have had a wonderful experience here. I like it very much, they are very, very nice to me. Everything I ask for is always available. It is not at all like a senior […]

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August 26, 2015

Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Spanish 101 to Drum Circle to Tai Chi and even Piano Lessons, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

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June 23, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center – Spring Awakening

The Deaf West Theatre at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts hosted a Spring Awakening, the 8-time, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, from May 21st to June 14th. The Tony Award-winning musical in 2007, “Spring Awakening” is the adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 play about sexually curious adolescents pitted against the repressive German status […]

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May 5, 2015

Summer 2015 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 45 different classes with everything from Knittervention to Mindfulness Meditation to Wine 101 and even Piano Lessons, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents […]

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January 6, 2015

Spring 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 25 different classes with everything from Badminton to Creative Floral to Technology 101 and even Piano Lessons. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few guests. […]

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September 16, 2014

Sage Advice

Have you had the opportunity to attend our new Watermark University course Sage Advice? Sage Advice gives residents an opportunity to share their wisdom with others facing life challenges. Twice a month we will answer confidential notes from people in need of your advice. The answers will be posted on our very own Facebook page […]

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August 26, 2014

Fall 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 40 different classes with everything from Wine Tasting to Sit-N-Be-Fit to Spanish 101 and even Facebook. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few guests. […]

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August 21, 2014

Art Therapy in Crafters Cove

For some, art is a vocation and for others, a hobby. But regardless of a person’s motivation for creating artwork, there is one aspect of art which you might not have considered: creating art has a therapeutic benefit. It has long been known that for people of every age, the act of creation is life-enhancing […]

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August 19, 2014

Summer Spotlight on Art

Four artists in residence at The Watermark at Beverly Hills were featured at four different art shows this summer as part of The Watermark’s summer spotlight on art.  The summer shows featured art by Gladys Preuss, Charlotte Smuckler, Al Hoisman, and Dana Gibson Gannaway. Each exhibit was well attended by neighbors, family and friends. Favorite […]

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August 7, 2014

Mayor Visits The Watermark at Beverly Hills During #BHHealthyCity Tour

The below article is featured on Patch.com, posted on July 10th, 2014. Click here for the original article published. Beverly Hills, Calif. – During one of her recent “Walks with the Mayor” through a Beverly Hills neighborhood, the Honorable Lili Bosse and about 60 “Healthy City” walkers made a 30-minute pit stop at The Watermark […]

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June 23, 2014

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 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website www.alz.org is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. There are many benefits of early detection and early […]

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June 23, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Reminded me of a boutique hotel.

Though The Watermark was fairly small, the staff and residents are very nice and the food is good. It reminded me of a boutique hotel, and was more cozy in its size than cramped. I do wish that there was more to do around the area though; there isn’t much opportunity to shop nearby. That […]

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May 12, 2014

P.A.L.S.

Personal Assistance and Lifestyle Support We are proud to announce our new program P.A.L.S. Think of P.A.L.S. as your very own personal assistant available by the hour. Do you need help scheduling appointments, balancing your checkbook, sending birthday cards or doing a little tidying between regular housekeeping visits? Use P.A.L.S. to help you tie up […]

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May 12, 2014

Caring.com Review – Very clean and very professional.

The Watermark looked very clean and very professional. I think they would have worked just fine for my mother-in-law. The staff seemed fine. The rooms were clean. We didn’t get to taste the food, but the dining room looked good and kind of elegant. It’s close to where we live.

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May 12, 2014

Summer 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 50 different classes with everything from Wine Tasting 101 to Chair Yoga to Latin Dancing and even Automotive History 101. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a […]

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May 12, 2014

Bella Vita Salon Now Open

We have added this exciting new amenity for the convenience of all our residents and guests. Contact us today to book your day of salon treatments as only Bella Vita and The Watermark can do. Full salon services include hair and barber services, manicures and pedicures, as well as massages. Come on in and pamper […]

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May 5, 2014

Caring.com Review – The staff actually cared about my concerns.

The rooms were clean and well kept. The bathroom was very clean and nice. The staff was very friendly and seemed to actually care about my concerns. The staff quickly addressed all of the issues that I have had and all were resolved in a reasonable amount of time. I enjoyed my time there very […]

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May 5, 2014

Caring.com Review – A top notch facility.

Overall this was a very nice facility. We found the rooms to be spacious and nicely appointed. The staff was very attentive and went out of their way on numerous occasions to make my family feel welcome and to meet our needs. The housekeeping staff does a very good job and our relatives room was […]

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