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, in an unrivaled supportive living setting where care is tailored to each resident. Our location in the heart of Center City means more than just fantastic views. It means senior living 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. Discover Philadelphia senior living at its best!

SAGE Partnership in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Our partnership is in the headlines! Click here to read about SAGE (Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders) and our Platinum Certification. Watermark is seeking SAGE certification for all of its 52 communities. It includes a four-hour training for managers and online training for most of the remaining staff.

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Our Award Winning Garden!

Anyone who has spent time at The Watermark at Logan Square has undoubtedly seen our beautiful terrace garden. Living in the middle of the city, it is so important to have a peaceful, green space to escape to when you need a break from the hustle and bustle. With the help of our landscapers and […]

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October 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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Resident Myrna Bloom-Marcus is Enjoying Creating Beautiful Artwork and Engaging in Fitness Classes at The Watermark

EMBRACE THE GOOD LIFE In the heart of Center City, people like Myrna Bloom-Marcus are thrilled to be living worry free, surrounded by friends. “It’s very exciting living in Center City. Everything is convenient, the buses here take us to so many places and it’s just good.” – Myrna Bloom-Marcus, resident of The Watermark at […]

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Resident Maxine Brickman is Enjoying Carefree Living at The Watermark

TIRED OF COOKING AND SHOPPING? Listen to yourself for a change. A little research today can help you discover a better way of life tomorrow. “We were talking about maybe we should give up the house and move. I was complaining about cooking and shopping. And friends of ours were moving into independent living and […]

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Resident Ann Robinson is Enjoying Life to the Fullest at The Watermark

REAP THE REWARDS The bigger the obstacles, the greater the rewards. Eight years ago, Ann overcame giant hurdles to secure the best future. “…we had lived in a lovely apartment in Washington for some 35 or 36 years. It was going to be a huge move for us. My husband was not keen on the […]

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Back to Back Beach Days!

As the summer days dwindle, we are doing our best to get out and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. Last week our Executive Director, Jennifer Tapner, opened her beautiful beach home to a busload of residents for a day in Brigantine. Our beach-going residents arrived wearing their best summery outfits, and we enjoyed […]

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Out and About in July!

We have been experiencing a hot and humid summer here in Philadelphia, but that hasn't stopped our residents from getting out and about this month! The month of July has brought some exciting trips and interesting encounters with various art forms. On Tuesday, July 24th a group of twelve residents went to experience the annual […]

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Guide to Beer Road Trip! Brewery Tour and Tasting at Yards Brewing Company

From a garage in Manayunk, to Roxborough, then Kensington and finally to Northern Liberties, Yards has been brewing in the City of Brotherly Love since 1994. From their Pale Ale to the Love Stout, Brawler to the IPA, Yards beers have gained a reputation for their consistent and perfectly balanced flavors. This May, residents of The […]

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Mexican Fiesta at The Watermark

This May, Watermark amigos were invited to a fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We celebrated Mexico's heritage, culture, food and drink with a fiesta featuring a live performance by Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble, Crisol. The band was amazing and played authentic numbers from a variety of folk and traditional music genres from all […]

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Harriet Zissman Turns 100!

Harriet Zissman joins a special group of residents at The Watermark at Logan Square. Harriet turned 100 on February 17th, 2018.  Her family and friends joined to celebrate this milestone in Harriet's life last Saturday. Harriet had a very special cake made especially for her by V's Cupcakery Specialty Cupcakes. The cake included all of the activities that Harriet […]

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Thrive Dining™ Featured in NewsWorks

The Watermark at Logan Square received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program from NewsWorks. Liz Tung, author, came from WHYY to observe and taste the Thrive Dining menu. The article explains the premise behind starting Thrive Dining™ and how the program seeks to battle malnutrition among residents with physical and cognitive disabilities. “It’s not overwhelming to them, and it’s […]

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Mother & Daughter Bond Strengthened through Watermark University Course

There is nothing quite like the bond between a mother and her daughter. Recently, we caught up with Muriel “Mitzi” Nexum and her daughter Nancy. Nancy has enjoyed teaching a weekly Printmaking course at The Watermark since 2017 and shared how this class has provided her with a unique avenue to relate to her mother. […]

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Resident Myrna Bloom – In the news again!

As you may remember a couple of weeks ago there was an article in The Philadelphia Inquirer about our resident artist Myrna Bloom. The news is spreading, Claire Brennan wrote a lovely article about Myrna in the Temple News you can read by clicking here.

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79 Year Old Artist Turns Home into Art Gallery

In this Sunday's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Stacy Burling wrote a moving article about a Watermark resident, artist Myrna Bloom. The article highlights how Myrna did the opposite of what people feel must happen when they move to a retirement community and downsize. She took what Executive Director, Jennifer Tapner, calls a "new and […]

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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 www.athletico.com 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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Yelp Review – The Best Move I Have Ever Made

I have lived at the Watermark for better than 7 years. Moving to the Watermark was the best thing I could have done at any time in my life. The people are amazing that live here; the staff is also amazing, kind and considerate. Everything you could possibly want is more than available. The food […]

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Google+ Review – A Stress-Less Wonderful Life

In a few months, it will be five stress-less, wonderful years living at the Watermark and this could be you. I say stress-less and wonderful because the residents here have whatever one needs or desires to have this kind of life. Let me elaborate: the quality of our food and the dining experience is given […]

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Google+ Review – A Great Move for Mom

My sister and I moved our mom here 12 years ago after my father passed away. She was only 80 and in good health at the time and continues to live in the independent area at 92. It took her a while to get used to it but she will tell you now it is […]

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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Breakfast with Bob Kelly From Fox 29

Ralphie just turned 101, Dave handles poker plus the wine and cheese, Dee is clearly the ringleader where happy hour is every hour!! Breakfast at The Watermark at Logan Square, when can I move in? Click here to view the video.

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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