Category: Resident Voices

May 2, 2019

Resident Alice Schmidt is Enjoying Worry-Free, Fun-Filled Living at The Watermark

THRIVE AT THE HEART OF IT ALL Why be stuck in the suburbs when everything is at your fingertips here? “I knew with my eyesight I had to stop driving. And so being in Center City was just going to be perfect.” – Alice Schmidt, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET ALICE SCHMIDT, […]

March 12, 2019

Resident Eileen Chanin is Enjoying Dazzling Views and Engaging Programs at The Watermark

ELEVATE YOUR LIFESTYLE When stairs became impossible for Eileen to manage, she rediscovered independence, camaraderie and a whole lot more. “That apartment on Cherry Street, I was stuck up there. I very rarely went out except to go see a doctor. And that’s another reason why The Watermark has been so perfect for me.” – […]

July 5, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

April 5, 2017

Resident Kess Alley is Enjoying a Carefree Lifestyle and Chef-Prepared Meals at The Watermark

THINK AHEAD If you wait around for an ideal time to move to the right retirement community, that moment may pass you by. “I happen to have lost my wife but my attitude is, be thinking about where you’re going to be, long before you need it.” – Kess Alley, resident of The Watermark at […]

March 2, 2017

Resident David Goldenberg is Enjoying Unlimited Activities and Delicious Dining at The Watermark

REFRESH YOUR PERSPECTIVE To fully comprehend your retirement living options, open your mind to the possibilities for living your best life. “I’ve got to tell you, it’s one of the best decisions I ever made.” – David Goldenberg, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET DAVID GOLDENBERG, A CENTER CITY ENTHUSIAST WHO’S ENJOYING LIFE […]

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 […]

August 24, 2016

Resident Corinne Sheinhorn Enjoys Exploring Philadelphia and Dining with Friends at The Watermark

MAKE ROOM FOR HAPPINESS The best time to move to a retirement community is when you find one you love. “I love Philadelphia. I love being here. I love living here. I love my apartment. I love the city. I love the history so I’m very happy here.” – Corinne Sheinhorn, resident of The Watermark […]

August 5, 2016

Resident Carol White is Enjoying Philadelphia’s Rich Culture, Dining with Friends and Abundant Activities 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 […]

May 24, 2016

Resident George McKeon is Enjoying His Newly Renovated Apartment and Peace of Mind for Future Unknowns at The Watermark

WHY LEAVE THE FUTURE TO CHANCE? Research and planning can make life the very best it can be. “I’m a believer in making choices when you have the freedom to make the choices.” – George McKeon, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET GEORGE MCKEON, WHOSE THOROUGH AND TIMELY RESEARCH LED HIM TO THE […]

May 2, 2016

Resident Bernice Lightman is Enjoying Her Wonderful New Way of Life at The Watermark

THE TIME WILL COME It’s not a question of if, it’s a question of when will you benefit the most from retirement community living? “I think I should have moved at least a year ago absolutely but I just wasn’t up to facing the move. All the things that I had to dispose of, it […]

April 6, 2016

Resident Art Goldman Enjoys Countless Activities, Great Food and Endless Views at The Watermark

LEAVE YOUR WORRIES BEHIND Conventional living isn’t sustainable forever. Retirement community living gives you a lifestyle built for life. “[There is a] comfort level particularly for my children. They don’t have to worry, ‘Where is father at this moment? Is he on the floor?’” – Art Goldman, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET […]

March 10, 2016

Resident Howard Green is Enjoying the Good Life at The Watermark

RETIREMENT LIVING VS. APARTMENT LIVING Living in a retirement community is apartment living with convenient services that make life easier and a lot more fun. “Of course the meal situation is wonderful. And then you have medical facilities right in the building, which [Executive House] didn’t have. The transportation, how you go to different places […]

January 12, 2016

Resident Martha De Vaughn is Enjoying Life to the Fullest at The Watermark

RETIRE YOUR SNOW SHOVEL It could take some convincing, but once you find the right retirement community, you’ll never look back. “That’s one of the reasons they convinced me that I should move, you know, because there was nobody to shovel snow at the time.” – Martha De Vaughn, resident of The Watermark at Logan […]

November 23, 2015

Resident Clara Jellineck is Enjoying Her Active Lifestyle at The Watermark

THE LONGER YOU’RE HERE, THE BETTER IT GETS. When your life can improve this much, why would you postpone the experience? “The sooner you do it the happier you will be. You’re losing the advantage of enjoying the place if you wait too long. The longer you’re here the better it gets.” – Clara Jellineck, […]

October 26, 2015

Resident Sam Basile is Enjoying His Full Life in Center City at The Watermark

PICTURE YOURSELF AT THE HEART OF IT ALL Leave your worries behind and have fun exploring all the excitement, just steps from your front door. “I don’t need to worry about cutting the lawn. And they’ve got maintenance, they’ve got good maintenance here. If something goes wrong, you call up, they fix it for you. […]

October 13, 2015

Resident Lois Cole is Loving UnRetirement Living at The Watermark

UNRETIREMENT LIVING You can feel like you’re on holiday every day in the right retirement community, even if you’re still working. “I gave up cooking and housekeeping. I love it, absolutely love it. I feel like I’m on holiday every day.” – Lois Cole, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET LOIS COLE, UNRETIRED […]

September 3, 2015

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 […]

July 13, 2015

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 […]

April 9, 2015

Resident Bernie Litman’s Practical Thinking Moved Him to The Watermark

STAYING A STEP OR TWO AHEAD By anticipating the changes that life inevitably brings, you can better meet the challenges. Denying the inevitable doesn’t make the challenges go away, so face them head on. “We decided that we weren’t going to keep being healthy and when something happened we wanted to be at a place […]

February 24, 2015

Resident Myrna Bloom-Marcus’ Longing to be Home in Philadelphia Moved Her to The Watermark

A WONDERFUL LIFE There’s so much to enjoy when you can live each day free of worries and supported by caring associates, friends and family. “It felt great right from the beginning, it really did.” – Myrna Bloom-Marcus, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET MYRNA BLOOM-MARCUS, A PHILADELPHIA NATIVE WHO’S HAPPY TO BE […]

February 24, 2015

Residents Joe and Nancy Capizzi’s Unexpected Turn of Events Moved Them to The Watermark

HOW MUCH FUN IS YOUR LIFE? The best retirement gift you can give yourself is time to enjoy life fully. Why wait to get started? “Do it while you still are mentally capable and physically. Because there’s a lot to enjoy here.” – Joe and Nancy Capizzi, residents of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET […]

February 13, 2015

Residents Dee and Norman Levin’s Desire for Freedom Moved Them to The Watermark

OPEN YOUR EYES You might just find, as Dee Levin did, that urban retirement communities offer more choices for living well than you ever imagined. “The only downfall is the fact that I should have done it ten years sooner.” – Dee Levin, resident of The Watermark at Logan Square MEET DEE AND NORMAN LEVIN, […]

February 12, 2015

Resident Leila Frankford’s Positive Attitude Moved Her to The Watermark

ARE YOU READY FOR A BETTER FUTURE? The decision to live well begins with a positive attitude. “I thought to myself ‘I better get on my horse and find someplace I want to go rather than be put someplace where I might not want to be.’” – Leila Frankford, resident at The Watermark at Logan […]

February 6, 2015

Resident Ann Robinson’s Penthouse View Moved Her to The Watermark

THINK YOU’RE NOT READY? It’s never too soon to plan for your future. Now that she’s “staring down the barrel of her 77th birthday,” Ann is quick to offer friends this advice: “Do it while you are healthy enough to enjoy the community. Don’t come dragging in waiting to die, for crying out loud, that’s […]