The Best in Center City Senior Living

The Watermark at Logan Square, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Personal Care, Memory Care, and Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing. Our location in the heart of Center City means more than just fantastic views. It means being surrounded by the best in dining, music, art, theater and world class shopping, as well as close proximity to the best physicians and medical services Philadelphia has to offer.

Within this stunning setting we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and unsurpassed customized care. Choose from spacious studio apartments to two-bedroom penthouse suites, wonderfully appointed with full modern kitchens, large living rooms and bathrooms.

Residents of The Watermark at Logan Square enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of activities and outings including Watermark University classes, salon, barber and spa services provided by Indulge – A Spa and Salon, club room with library and cocktail bar, game room, computer center, creative arts studio, as well as a wellness and fitness center.

Life at The Watermark at Logan Square

“Veterans History Project” with the Philadelphia Military Academy

The Watermark recently partnered up with the Philadelphia Military Academy for the “Veterans History Project”. This project collects, preserves and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans, so current and future generations may hear directly from veterans. Under the guidance of Major Kenneth Roberts, Commandant of Cadets at Philadelphia Military Academy, cadets will […]

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Painting with a Twist!

Painting with a Twist is one of our newest thrive programs that we have added to the calendar. The program is similar to the well-known establishment throughout the city. The residents absolutely enjoyed the “twist” in this program. Residents were given step-by-step instructions to completing a canvas painting. Prior to starting the class residents mingled […]

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Red Hatter’s Tea Social

Residents of The Inn had a delightful afternoon at the Red Hat Ladies Tea Social on September 9th. Residents gathered around the rectangular table all wearing red hats that were personally decorated to match their personality. This is a monthly social that the ladies enjoy preparing and participating in. Each month we discuss a specific […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Carol White Found Her New Home at The Watermark

YOU KNOW YOU’RE INDEPENDENT. But independence means nothing if you’re not free to enjoy it. “You can do whatever you want. You know, you’re independent. I mean, there’s no question about it, which is nice. I like that.” – Carol White, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET CAROL WHITE, A LIFELONG SUBURBANITE WHO’S […]

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Resident Miriam Gerber is Loving Her Active Lifestyle at The Watermark

THRIVING AT 90 People half her age envy Miriam Gerber’s active lifestyle. “I go to yoga class every Saturday and then I rush home to eat lunch because I have to play Canasta then I go for dinner and then most Saturdays I go to a movie.” – Miriam Gerber, resident of The Watermark at […]

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Resident Clara Solomon Moved to The Watermark to Enjoy Her Endless Vacation

NEVER ENDING VACATION Nobody wants to retire to a drab, dull life. Some people don’t want to retire at all. A never-ending vacation, on the other hand, is hard to resist. “I’m on vacation for the rest of my life and learning and getting more culture than I had. So that’s why I chose this […]

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Out and About

Linvilla Orchard Fun!

Residents of The Gardens had a breathtaking outing to Linvilla Orchard on September 23rd. Residents returned to the farm for their annual visit. When we reached the Orchard residents were ready to have a picnic lunch under the oak trees. The weather was inviting and the sun made it’s appearance providing just the right amount […]

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Extraordinary Outing – A Day in New Hope, PA

Active Aging Week is the annual health promotion observance of the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), held each year during the last week of September. Older adults are encouraged to take advantage of various activities to help enhance their quality of life and become more active, even if they are or aren’t already. This […]

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The Golden Games 2015

Our residents have a chance to attend and participate in the Golden Games on September 16th. These games are an athletic event designed for nursing home residents. Through participation in the Golden Games, residents will have increased physical activity, increased socialization and a sense of unity and pride. The Games strive to increase community involvement […]

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“Delicious Entertaining” Cooking Class with Chef Elsa

We are pleased to announce one of newest classes to the Watermark University curriculum – Cooking Class with Sous Chef Elsa. Sous Chef Elsa’s first cooking class in the Summer Series featured two light and easy salads, Strawberry & Goat Cheese with Mixed Greens and Cous Cous with Mint and Tomato. These salads don’t only sound […]

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Please Welcome Michael Perillo, Dining Services Manager

We are very pleased to announce a new addition to the Dining Services Team! Michael Perillo has accepted the position of Dining Room Manager. We are very excited and think he will make an excellent addition to The Watermark at Logan Square. Please read Michael’s biography below to learn a little more about him. Michael […]

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Spanish Cooking Class in The Springs

The Springs held a Spanish Cooking class with Luis Soriano from maintenance. Louis is from Puerto Rico and cooked Puerto Rican Tostones (Fried Plantains). This is served as a side dish during most Puerto Rican meals! Residents enjoyed the scent of the Spanish spices and the Salsa music in the background to complete the class!

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On Aging

Watermark’s Virtual Dementia Tour Makes Headlines

At The Watermark, we pour our hearts and souls into creating meaningful ways for residents of The Gardens, our Memory Care neighborhood, to learn, grow and connect with each other, themselves, their families and our associates. We utilize Expressive Arts, Physical Wellness and Watermark University to help residents thrive, one joyful moment at a time. Recently […]

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Way to Thrive at 105!

On October 16, 1909, Esther Gross was born in Philadelphia, the second of six children. What’s remarkable about Esther, even beyond her years, is that she’s lived every one of those years right here in Philadelphia. Plus the fact that she can still sing in six different languages! Esther was born the year that the […]

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February: American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to […]

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What's new in rehab?

A Networking Event Enjoyed By All

The Springs at The Watermark at Logan Square and four other vendors hosted a wonderful networking event at Maggiano’s Restaurant for our local referral sources. Over 80 people attended and the night was a huge success. New friends and colleagues were made and previous connections were strengthened. This event is held annually externally. With an additional event held within […]

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Meet Our Rehabilitation Director – Michael Hicks, PT, DPT

Before embarking on his current career at The Watermark, Michael attained his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from University of Delaware and graduated from Drexel University as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He gained valuable experience in the field working with patients recovering from spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, as well as orthopedic […]

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The Top 10 Things You Did Not Know About Physical Therapy

The following article was posted on on September 27th, 2011 by Liz Hoobchaak. To read the full article, please click here. For more information about rehabilitation services offered at The Watermark at Logan Square please email us or call 1-215-240-8915. 10.  Physical therapists can work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient […]

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Google+ Review – The Watermark at Logan Square is by far one of my favorite places to work.

I have worked in many communities, but The Watermark at Logan Square is by far one of my favorites. The associates, the residents, the families all make it THRIVE! We try our best everyday and succeed by making each day a successful one. I hope to be a part of The Watermark at Logan Square […]

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Google+ Review – A remarkable place to work.

I am a recent addition to The Watermark at Logan Square and I have to say it really is a remarkable place to work. The residents who live here are very welcoming and incredibly easy to work with, they are understanding and patient. I enjoy walking into the dining room everyday greeting and talking with […]

Read more Review – I’m glad my friend is at Watermark.

My friend has been in the “Memory Gardens” unit, which is the only locked area in the building. He has a wonderful, caring staff who learned his “ways” and work to help him to integrate with the other residents. His unit (a very large, private room) is kept clean by staff, even though he tends […]

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