Posts by: Jill Cogan

September 10, 2019

Connecting with Your Family is Easier with Apps

When you are miles away from your family or just looking for more ways to engage with your tech savvy grandkids, try virtual visits with video calls. They’re easy to access, free and fun to use. Click on this link to discover our five favorite apps with step-by-step directions to use their video calling capabilities. […]

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September 4, 2019

September 2019 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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August 15, 2019

Calling All Performing Arts Lovers!

Did you know that we offer round-trip transportation to many different performing arts series throughout the year? We are proud to bring residents to the Philadelphia Orchestra, Arden Theater, Met Opera Live in HD, and Walnut Street Theater. Take a look at the attached schedule and get your tickets today!

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August 2, 2019

August 2019 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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July 31, 2019

Beautiful Beach Day in Brigantine!

Residents recently enjoyed a wonderful trip to our Executive Director Jennifer Tapner’s beautiful Brigantine bungalow! We spent the whole day outside enjoying the perfect summer weather, indulging in burgers and hot dogs, and sharing fond memories of time spent at the beach. Those in attendance of the trip had an opportunity to swim in the […]

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July 1, 2019

July 2019 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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June 20, 2019

The Watermark Players Present: Love and Marriage!

Three times a year we are treated to a special presentation by The Watermark Players. This is a group of residents who rehearse diligently for months to provide us with an entertaining evening of music and sketches. Our players work with the staff of Philly Senior Stage to create a unique theatrical production for the […]

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June 4, 2019

June is LBGT Pride Month

June is widely celebrated as LGBT Pride month, across the country and at Watermark communities coast to coast. We would like to take this opportunity to proudly announce that our community has earned our SAGE credential. Just as Watermark is committed to transform the way we view aging, SAGE is committed to bring forth transformative […]

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June 3, 2019

June 2019 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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May 23, 2019

The True Meaning of Memorial Day

At Watermark communities nationwide, Memorial Day is a time to appreciate the heritage that our fallen men and women have given each of us so that we might have the joy of a daily celebration of life. We can stand proud and free today with others whose current joy is built on past loss. This […]

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May 10, 2019

A Visit from New Foundations Charter School

This past week was a busy one at The Watermark! We celebrated Mother’s Day, went on some exciting trips around Philadelphia, and had a special visit from the 2nd graders of New Foundations Charter School. According to their website, “the mission of the New Foundations Charter School is to provide students with the academic, social, […]

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May 1, 2019

May 2019 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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April 29, 2019

Wellness at The Watermark: Crystals and the Chakras

We are all about wellness here at The Watermark at Logan Square. Most people think of fitness when they think of wellness, but our Community Life Director’s sister, Allie, came to teach our residents about the power of crystals and energy related to wellness. Allie, a former social worker, is also a Reiki Master and […]

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April 9, 2019

Veterans History Project

Here at The Watermark, we are honored to be home to so many veterans of the United States Military. Our Veterans Wall is highlighted on every tour, and we are proud to commemorate the sacrifices made by so many of our residents in an effort to make our country safe. One of the ways we […]

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April 2, 2019

April 2019 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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March 29, 2019

Watermark University – We Want You!

Beginning in May, the Community Life Team will be rolling out our new summer course catalog and welcome your thoughts and ideas regarding current classes or potential topics for the upcoming semester. We are open to any and all suggestions, especially if it is something new for our community. Watermark University exists to enrich your life and […]

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March 7, 2019

Calling all Garden Lovers!

Anyone who has spent time here at The Watermark has most likely been able to enjoy our beautiful terrace garden. While it might be in hibernation for the winter, that terrace transforms into a botanical oasis in the spring and summer. It is so well-maintained that it actually won us an award for Garden of […]

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March 4, 2019

March 2019 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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February 14, 2019

Staying Busy in the Winter!

Snow is falling outside, but we are busy staying warm and celebrating inside! We kicked off the month with a Super Bowl party! The Eagles might not be champions anymore, but it was fun to watch the game together. A few days later, we celebrated Chinese New Year with a visit from Jon Tapner. Jon […]

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February 12, 2019

Declutter to Help Others

Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

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February 1, 2019

February 2019 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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January 29, 2019

Cold Weather Safety Tips

We want everyone to be safe during this cold weather season. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you thrive by sharing a few cold weather safety tips. This article from Watermark and the National Institute on Aging offers useful information and advice to help you and your loved ones stay warm […]

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January 25, 2019

The Watermark Players Present: The Greatest Generation!

There are so many wonderful trips and Watermark University classes for residents to enjoy here at The Watermark, but one of the favorites by far is our Senior Stage Workshop. This workshop gives our residents many opportunities to stretch their creative muscles and learn more about theatrical production, while also giving them some valuable time […]

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January 8, 2019

January 2019 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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December 17, 2018

Art of Aging: Resident Dee Levin Featured on 6 ABC News

We are so excited to share this wonderful video with all of our Watermark friends and family! Our very own Dee Levin was featured on 6 ABC’s Art of Aging segment last week. Dee brings wonderful energy and enthusiasm to everything she does for our community, and we are so proud of all of her […]

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December 11, 2018

Dumpster Diving Art Exhibit!

Today a small group of art-loving residents went for a visit to the Dupree Gallery for a tour of the special Dumpster Divers exhibition. For those of you who are not familiar, there is a group of creative re-use artists that have been working together since 1992 to create art from found objects. They call […]

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December 4, 2018

December 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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November 15, 2018

New Support Group for Caregivers

We are pleased to announce a new support group established just this month. Collaborating with the Alzheimer’s Association, our Health and Wellness Director Sharlie Lewis will be facilitating a monthly support group for those providing care to individuals with dementia. The goal of the meeting is to: – Develop a Support system – Exchange caregiving […]

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November 6, 2018

We Salute Veterans

Words cannot express our appreciation of those who served our country. This Veteran’s Day at Watermark communities coast to coast, we continue our commitment to recording the advice, life lessons and video interviews of our veterans in residence. We welcome veterans, their families and friends to join us for our Veteran’s Day observations and upcoming […]

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November 6, 2018

November 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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October 26, 2018

Enjoying the Fall!

The leaves haven’t quite turned yet, but we are making sure to get outside before the winter comes. This week our residents went on two wonderful outdoor excursions to enjoy the brisk fall weather. Our first adventure took us to visit the Auburn Road Winery. While we were only 45 minutes from Philadelphia in South […]

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October 2, 2018

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 2, 2018

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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September 6, 2018

September 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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August 27, 2018

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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July 30, 2018

August 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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July 25, 2018

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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July 6, 2018

July 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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