Category: Life at The Watermark at Logan Square

November 28, 2017

“Honoring Our Heroes” Veterans Day Celebration

Here at The Watermark, we had full days of programs for our Veterans Day celebration this year! On November 9th, we had our Veterans Day Commemorative Program and Veterans Day Networking Social sponsored by Senior Directory and Compassus Hospice. During the Commemorative Program, each veteran at The Watermark were mentioned by their name and where they […]

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 […]

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 […]

August 8, 2017

The Mark’s on Tap Mixer!!

Summer is officially in high gear and The Watermark at Logan Square recently celebrated the fine weather with a Mark’s on Tap Mixer hosted right outside our building on Franklin Town Blvd. Modeled after Parks on Tap, Philadelphia’s traveling beer garden which has quickly become one of the city’s most popular seasonal attractions, the Mark’s […]

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 […]

July 14, 2017

Watermark 2018 Expressions Art Show Winners!

Each year, The Watermark at Logan Square hosts an annual Expressions Calendar Competition and Art Show which invites resident artists to join together to celebrate the creativity cultivated by our community and the fine artists that are thriving here at The Watermark. We are proud to announce that there were many winners throughout the community. We would like to take […]

July 7, 2017

Watermark Senior Stage Show – Vaudeville: Alive and Kickin’!!!

During the last month, we had an amazing night of entertainment as The Watermark Players present.....Vaudeville: Alive and Kickin'!!! It was a great celebration of life as The Watermark Players present one of their most vivacious shows! This show was a moving musical testament to living victoriously at any age and featuring solid gold Watermark […]

July 7, 2017

Logan Square at Longwood Gardens

After a three year wait, the fountains at Longwood Gardens have been illuminated once again and boy, was it a spectacular show! Last week, residents from The Watermark took an afternoon and evening trip to Longwood Gardens to view their magnificent botanical displays and newly renovated fountain garden. We were blessed with beautiful weather for […]

July 7, 2017

Father’s Day Recap

This June, we pulled out all the stops as we honored and celebrated the men at The Watermark. Men who love and care for their children, men who have set firm boundaries & taught children about love and respect, men who worked to provide for the household, men who were role models or men who […]

June 1, 2017

I Hope You Dance

With shows like Dancing With the Stars in full swing, dancing is becoming one of America’s favorite pastimes and this May, we discovered that we truly know how to move to music at The Watermark! We started our month-long infatuation with the art of dance during our Roaring Twenties Party where couples and friends crowded the dance floor for […]

May 31, 2017

Designer Bag Bingo Night

For the Mother's Day week, we hosted a Designer Bag Bingo on Wednesday night, May 10th at 7:30pm here at The Watermark. We played 10 Bingo games while the residents were enjoying some cookies and drinks. 10 lucky ladies won the designer purses and wallets from Coach, Vera Bradley, Michael Kors and sunglasses from Oscar […]

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 […]

April 18, 2017

Japanese Culture Week

During the week of April 3rd to the 7th, we enjoyed Japanese Culture Week here at The Watermark at Logan Square. The residents seemed to appreciate all of the fun activities which included a Presentation on Japan, Origami & Suminagashi Art, Japanese Music, and Sushi & Yakisoba Noodle Making Demonstration! On Monday, April 3rd, Saori Cheth our Community Life […]

April 4, 2017

In Remembrance: David Arben – Holocaust Survivor, Orchestra Violinist and Concertmaster

The violin saved David Arben's life those many years ago when he was pulled from a crowd of 105 people waiting to be shot or buried alive by the SS in World War II Poland. His talents were needed, and from then on the violin "became part my body," Arben recalled. Surviving seven concentration camps […]

March 28, 2017

Cumming School of Irish Dance

The Cumming's School of Irish Dance are becoming regulars here at The Watermark. The girls are dedicated to continuing the wonderful tradition of dance in the Irish culture. What a wonderful performance! Terri, mother of one of the dancers, was more than happy to answer a few questions we had after they danced. We had questions about the different […]

February 21, 2017

Thriving at The Watermark

Here at The Watermark we are always thinking of new and creative ways to help our residents THRIVE. We all want to feel good right? Of course we do! We try to offer activities that will inspire, and stimulate us spiritually, intellectually and emotionally. This means offering a variety of different activities that will be […]

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 […]

January 30, 2017

Thriving in The Springs

This month we wanted to recognize Steve McAurther. Steve has worked in the Housekeeping department for the past 3 years (in February). Steve is a father of 4 children and enjoys watching all sports and playing Xbox 1 in his down time. Steve is always professional and takes his job seriously. You can find him on any given […]

January 12, 2017

A Day in the Big Apple – Rockettes Christmas Spectacular!

This December, Watermark took to the big apple as we enjoyed New York City and all of its breathtaking holiday displays cloaking the city that never sleeps. Our first stop was to an intimate Italian restaurant, Trattoria Trecolori. The wait staff practically bent over backwards to ensure we had a wonderful experience and the hearty food was […]

January 3, 2017

Holiday Party 2016

This years holiday Christmas party was wonderfully memorable. The decorations, food, entertainment and company made for a great holiday party this year for the residents and staff. We couldn't be happier with how well the staff pulled together to get all the residents ready for the party. Everyone looked great and we danced the night away […]

January 3, 2017

Thriving in The Springs

Mike McMullen is The Springs Purchasing Director. He has been at The Watermark for 2 1/2 years. Mike is the type of guy you feel like you've known  your whole life. He is one of the calmest, mildest mannered men I have ever come across. He's the type of man you want to know and be around. He is a dedicated […]

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 […]

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 […]

November 7, 2016

Halloween Monster Bash!

The Springs had an awesome Halloween party! This is my favorite time of year. The multi-colors of the trees, the cooler air and of course, Halloween!  The dining room transformed into a haunted house. The staff and thre residents dressed as ghouls & goblins, and The Hitz Squad to entertained us with all the classic Halloween tunes. I […]

October 21, 2016

103 & still THRIVING!

It was a beautiful day in August, and a beautiful day to celebrate Anna Thalers 103rd Birthday! When I first started at The Watermark in 2011, this woman welcomed me with open arms and she instantly became my friend. Anna was a mere 98 years of age when we met and I thought WOW I hope I […]

October 21, 2016

Marble – Our Pet Therapy Bunny

The human-animal bond is a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between people and animals that positively influences the health and well-being of both. While many of us intuitively understand the benefits of positive interactions with animals in our lives, an emerging body of research is recognizing the impact the human-animal bond can have on individual and community health. […]

October 5, 2016

Country Western Hoedown!

The residents of The Gardens and The Inn had a rootin' tootin' good time at our Country Western Hoedown. Residents marveled over the décor as the room was quickly transformed into a Western Saloon. Entertainer Todd Horn played popular country tunes that was requested by both associates and residents. Residents were provided novelty items to wear such […]

September 29, 2016

First Day of Fall Bonfire!

On Wednesday, September 21st the First Day of Fall Bonfire at Logan Square was the place to be! Residents danced until the sun went down as the lights on the Terrance kissed the sky. We sipped cold Cider, Apple Sangria, hot Mulled Wine and relaxed with the sweet smells of spices and festive foods and […]

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 […]

September 7, 2016

Poetry Café and Open Mic Night – An evening of stories, song and poetry at The Watermark.

Poetry, song and stories have had a long oral tradition. Whether words are being declaimed from a stage, whispered in a coffee house or shouted in a bar, these presentations keep the history of poetry as an oral art alive. In August, the performance of poetry, stories and song at The Watermark flourished, showcasing creative […]

July 28, 2016

Peace & Love 70’s Party!

Tunes of the 70's were sung by entertainers Sue & Marty on July 26th. Residents of The Gardens had a groovy time as they danced and sang favorite songs of the 70's. We absolutely enjoyed this fun-filled event which brought a multitude of laughter to both residents and associates. Residents were given novelty items to […]

July 19, 2016

Two Friends Reunited!

It's been long overdue since Miriam Fishman of The Gardens has seen her favorite fury friend, Sully! It didn't take long for the two to reunite, just one sniff from Sully and she wagged her tail with excitement. The Yorkie came to cuddle up with Miriam and other residents of The Gardens on Sunday, July 17th. Miriam was so excited to […]

June 10, 2016

Summer 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 Armchair Fitness to Batter Up Baking to Ceramics Class to Garden Club and even French Conversation, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

May 12, 2016

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

We had a festive and memorable Cino de Mayo celebration. We learned about why we celebrate Cino de Mayo and battle of Puebla in 1862. We ate traditional Mexican food such as the rich and tasty Guacamole Dip, Tamales and yummy Churros. Oh, and I can't forget the margaritas ! We had a successful Cinco de Mayo […]

May 12, 2016

Mother’s Day Tea Party

We celebrated Mother's Day with an old fashioned tea party. We socialized while sipping tea and eating tasty treats, including dolly sandwiches cut into small slices, and a variety of baked goods. All the ladies received a flower and rose pin. We played some classical music while enjoying the company that came to visit. We […]