Posts by: Amy Lampert

May 13, 2019

The Watermark at Logan Square Offers In-Patient Hemodialysis

Community aims to improve quality of life of long-term residents and individuals in need of a short-term stay while receiving dialysis. The Watermark at Logan Square will begin offering home hemodialysis in its Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center beginning this month. Home-based hemodialysis will allow qualifying long-term residents of the Center City retirement community to […]

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February 28, 2019

The Watermark at Logan Square Looks to Modernize City Senior Living with New Membership Options Ideal for Boomers

The Watermark at Logan Square is pleased to offer two exceptional Independent Living membership options based upon your personal wants and needs. Choose between a Full Membership and Classic Rental Membership to enjoy resort-style, luxurious retirement living with everything you need and more that can be yours for a simple, straightforward one-time membership fee and […]

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February 1, 2019

Learn Why Seniors Are Choosing A City Living Lifestyle

Recently our very own Executive Director Jennifer Tapner was featured as an expert guest in a LeadingAge podcast on the topic of urban living for seniors. She discussed how more and more of today’s seniors are choosing city living for the easy access to art, music, culture, events, shopping and more. Listen to learn more […]

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January 8, 2019

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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October 9, 2018

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

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September 6, 2018

Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

As the season changes once again it brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 90 different classes with everything from Global Cuisine: Persian Cooking to Mindfulness and Meditation to Great Lecture Series: Rise of the Great City to Tap into Technology and even Guide to Beer, we are sure you will find something to pique […]

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April 27, 2018

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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April 20, 2018

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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April 20, 2018

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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March 9, 2018

Philadelphia Couple Celebrates a Lifetime of Love

An article was recently published on ABC6 ACTION NEWS on Friday, February 9th 2018. To read the full article, please click here. Love, family, theater and travel; both Jeannette and Jesse Rudnick agree that there isn’t much about life they don’t love. The pair recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, taking a look back on […]

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January 19, 2018

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

As the season changes once again it brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 100 different classes with everything from Painting with Oils and Watercolor to Mastering the Art of Cooking a la Julia Child to Meet Me at the Cellar Door to Indulge: Chocolate Making Workshop and even Travelogue with Saori, we are […]

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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 15, 2017

Capturing Nature’s Beauty

Recently, residents from The Watermark at Logan Square explored their artistic side in a Watermark University painting class. As you can see in this photo, the focus of this class was capturing nature’s beauty and the colors that occur in nature at this time of year in Pennsylvania. While no two canvases looked the same, most of […]

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November 10, 2017

Exploring the Fall Foliage in the Poconos

On November 4th a group of residents from The Watermark at Logan Square left city life behind to celebrate fall in the Poconos. Along the journey we marveled at the robust colors of the fall foliage and upon arriving in the charming town of Jim Thorpe we were anxious to take in more of nature’s […]

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October 16, 2017

Caring.com Review – Plenty to Do & Excellent Value

The entry fee at The Watermark at Logan Square is something we could afford, unlike other places. It isn’t cheap, but we like everything they have. The food is good, and my mom’s apartment is really nice. They have activities and amenities where the seniors don’t have to go out if they don’t want to. […]

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September 27, 2017

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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September 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

As the season changes once again it brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 100 different classes with everything from French Conversation to Book Club to Mastering the Art of French Cooking to Painting with Oils and even History of Chocolate, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]

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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 28, 2017

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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August 1, 2017

The Watermark at Logan Square Recognizes Resident Dee Levin with Thrive Award

The Watermark at Logan Square held its annual “Thrive Awards” ceremony on June 9th. The awards are presented to Watermark Retirement Communities employees nationwide who exemplify the company’s vision of creating extraordinary communities where people thrive. While awards are typically given to staff members at the retirement community, resident Dee Levin also received recognition. Levin […]

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July 26, 2017

Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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May 9, 2017

Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

As the season changes once again it brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 90 different classes with everything from Master Gardening to Music Appreciation to Line Dancing to Guide to Beer and even Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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April 28, 2017

Welcome Guy Wiegand Jr. – Associate Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that Guy Wiegand Jr., MSW, has been appointed as Associate Executive Director at The Watermark at Logan Square. Guy has nearly 20 years of experience in the senior living industry. An article was recently featured on citybizlist.com on April 21st, 2017. To view the full article, please click here. “Guy […]

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February 27, 2017

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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February 1, 2017

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

As the season changes once again it brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 90 different classes with everything from Zumba Fitness to Batter Up Baking to French Conversation to Short Story Club and even Watercolor Painting, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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November 22, 2016

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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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

SeniorAdvisor Review – Beautiful Community

I really enjoyed my tour of this community. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The place was very open and pleasant to walk through. The community offered a mixture of activities which I enjoyed. The reason we did not choose this community was simply because my loved one was not ready for this level […]

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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 4, 2016

Resident Hans Wedin Enjoys the Company of Friendly Neighbors at The Watermark

NOTHING’S PERMANENT Life changes constantly, so why should you consider any home a permanent one? Flexibility means freedom. “I liked the conditions here in The Watermark where you can rent, you can stay here for a month, for two months or three months or forever.” – Hans Wedin, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square […]

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October 11, 2016

Resident Dee Levin is Living the Good Life at The Watermark

ACTION VS. INACTION The thought of moving to a retirement community seems insurmountable until you do it, whereas staying put gets harder every day. “I made a mistake. I didn’t move in early enough. I should have moved in at least seven or eight years earlier.” – Dee Levin, resident of The Watermark at Logan […]

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September 19, 2016

Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

As the season changes once again it brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 90 different classes with everything from Color Me Calm Adult Coloring to Guide to Beer to Tai Chi to Masterminds Intergenerational Chess Club and even Line Dancing, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While […]

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August 15, 2016

Google+ Review – My parents felt “at home” almost instantly.

My folks moved into the independent living section 10 months ago. And, they felt “at home” almost instantly. The professional staff worked with us in customizing/decorating the apartment to suit my parents’ need. And, the overall orientation process was pleasant and easy. While the spacious apartment allows my parents their privacy, they also enjoy the […]

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