Posts by: Joan Scheibel

May 5, 2015

Dead Sea Scrolls & Jerusalem 3D in IMAX at the California Science Center

Our recent excursion led us to the California Science Center to view a very special, once in a lifetime, exhibition that showcased the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls. For the first time in Los Angeles—The California Science Center in cooperation with the Israel Antiquities Authority presented the largest Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition ever mounted outside of […]

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May 5, 2015

Trip to the Annenberg Community Beach House

Residents were recently treated to a beach day in Santa Monica, at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Lunch was enjoyed at “Back on the Beach Cafe,” which gave us stunning views of the ocean just outside our window. The beach house is open to the public, located on 5 acres of oceanfront property. It’s story is […]

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May 5, 2015

Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

What a fun night out at the ballet! This wasn’t your classical ballet, however. Founded in 1972, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal (BJM) is a repertory company that presents a hybrid form of dance that combines aesthetics of classical ballet and embraces many other different styles of dance. Very contemporary in its current approach, BJM […]

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February 17, 2015

Docent Tour of the Robinson Mansion and Gardens

Rose and Norma were treated to a docent led tour of the famous Robinson Mansion and Gardens estate in Beverly Hills. Highlights included a tram tour through the “Palm Forest,” the largest and tallest collection of King Palms outside of their native Australia, a walk through the Pool House, where the Robinsons entertained their guests, […]

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January 20, 2015

Tour of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument

Residents were treated to a free walking tour of the very first street in Los Angeles! Our lovely docent, Guadalupe Rangel, took us on a tour of Placita Olvera, stopping near statues of key figures in the founding and establishment of the City of Los Angeles as she recounted the events that led to its […]

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December 16, 2014

Watermark University – Fit-Focused Fitness

The Watermark at Beverly Hills encourages residents to be active and healthy at all stages of life. It is never too late to instill the habits and values that will lead to a lifetime of health and happiness. Thats why we have revitalized our Watermark University Fit-Focused Fitness Series; that is, to help our residents […]

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December 16, 2014

Diane Manning Shares Her Story

Parkinsons does not fight fair! It has no boundries! These words were spoken by are resident Diane Manning, who is suffering with this disease. As a Visual Artist Diane explained how difficult it was to lose the ability to express herself creatively. Struggling with syptoms such as trembling, depression and the ability to write left […]

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November 18, 2014

It’s Tea Time!

This past Sunday our resident Rose Berman hosted a Tea Party in the private dining room. Rose invited all the recent new comers to get to know each other while enjoying tea, finger sandwiches, assorted fruit and dessert prepared by our chef, Gloria Felix. Everyone had a lovely time and really enjoyed the event.

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November 18, 2014

Destination: Armenia – with Emmarie & Rochelle and Special Guests The Armenian Dance Group at UCLA

A couple of our wonderful volunteers, Emmarie and Rochelle, ended their popular Watermark University class, Destination: Armenia this Sunday with a grand finale presentation that showcased the beautiful country of Armenia, including a sample of a staple cultural dish and a special guest performance by The Armenian Dance Group at UCLA! The Armenian Dance Group […]

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October 28, 2014

Amazing Outing to the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific is the fourth most-attended aquarium in the nation. It displays over 11,000 animals in more than 50 exhibits that represent the diversity of the Pacific Ocean. Pat got a kick out of the interactive exhibits, getting the opportunity to touch live corals and starfish. Luckily for us, we arrived during […]

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October 16, 2014

Exciting News From The Wellness Team!

Did You Know? Life’s a whole lot easier – and more fun – when everything’s right at your fingertips and help from leaders like Rafael is just moments away. Plus, life’s a lot more enjoyable among friends. We are delighted to introduce you to Rafael Corona, the new Program Director for our Wellness team. Rafael […]

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September 21, 2014

Extraordinary Outing To Santa Barbara, California!

Extraordinary Outing to Santa Barbara, California! As much as residents love all of our in-house activity offerings, there are those that still want to get out see the world! Twice a year our community plans what we call “extraordinary outings,” that is, outings that go above and beyond visiting just local community sites. This summer, […]

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