Posts by: Amy Lampert

April 29, 2019

Summer 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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January 4, 2019

Blue Bell Place Awarded Best of Senior Living Award for 2019

Blue Bell Place kicked off the New Year with some exciting news. We were awarded a Best of Senior Living Award for 2019 by SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada. According to SeniorAdvisor.com, recipients represent “the best of the best” of in-home care, Assisted […]

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December 12, 2018

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 21, 2018

SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom Feels Right at Home

We started with respite stays of 2-3 weeks for Mom when we had to travel. After her third respite stay – having thoroughly enjoyed the facility, the activities, dining services, and comradery of the other residents – Mom decided that she’d like to be a permanent resident. The facility is modern, bright, and well appointed. […]

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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 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 the Platinum Certification training Watermark is seeking 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 Blue Bell Place. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over 5,800 thriving […]

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August 20, 2018

Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 70 different classes with everything from Fantasy Football to Music and the Brain to Watercoloring to Doggy Days and even Edible Art, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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April 26, 2018

Summer 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 60 different classes with everything from Brain Games to Ceramics to Gardening to Gourmet Wine & Cheese Tasting and even Piano Lessons & Improvisations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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January 16, 2018

SeniorAdvisor Review – My Family has Peace of Mind

Blue Bell Place has been a great choice for my family. We chose it for its central location between my siblings and me, its reasonable prices, and its helpful staff. [Removed] have been particularly helpful and willing to work with us, but everyone takes the time to get to know the residents and families. The […]

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December 15, 2017

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 40 different classes with everything from Cocktails Galore to Giving Groupies to Men’s Club to Reiki and even Spa Treatment Day, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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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 6, 2017

Yelp Review – A Wonderful Assisted Living Community

I cannot say enough about this facility. My great aunt and my grandparents lived here and it is just wonderful. The rooms are large and have handicap access which makes it so much easier for them then if they were at home. There is a kind staff and beautiful dining room. I feel good knowing […]

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September 19, 2017

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from The Science of Beer to Horticulture to Horticulture to Dancing in Color Splash and even Cupcake Edible Art, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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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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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 31, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Dad is thriving more than ever!

The community has great staff that are doing good with my dad. He likes the meals and he has been participating in the art therapy, physical therapy, and watching the music performances. They also play music in different rooms. They have a calendar of events and each day is different. Since he has been here, […]

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April 28, 2017

Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 40 different classes with everything from Women’s Tea Social Club to Wood Workshop to Horticulture to Healthy Cooking to Sit n’ Be Fit and even Gourmet Wine & Cheese Tasting, we are sure you will find something to pique your […]

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January 10, 2017

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Zentangle Art to Wood Workshop to Weird Science to Sweet Treats to Sit n’ Be Fit and even Perky Planters Club, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While […]

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December 13, 2016

Caring.com Review – Very Welcoming Community

I moved my mom to Blue Bell Place in mid October with tremendous anxiety over the transition. The staff are kind, patient, very well versed with dementia patients, and the facility itself has a very welcoming and homey feel. In summary, this transition could not have been any better – my mom is engaged in […]

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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 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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September 15, 2016

Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 40 different classes with everything from Tai Chi to Sign Language to Gourmet Wine & Cheese Tasting to Basic Cake Decorating to Poker Club and even Mosaics For Beginners, we are sure you will find something to pique […]

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May 23, 2016

Summer 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Blackjack to Hand Bell Choir to Chair Aerobics to Color Splash to Culinary Creations and even Woodworking, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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April 21, 2016

Pet Ambassadors Fill Hearts with Joy

Pet Partners has named April 30 as National Pet Therapy Day to recognize all of the exceptional therapy animals who partner with their human companions to bring comfort and healing to those in need. However, Cash, a soft-coated Wheaten Terrier thinks it’s just another great day of affectionate cuddles at Blue Bell Place personal care […]

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March 9, 2016

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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January 8, 2016

Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 40 different classes with everything from Zumba to Ceramics to Cocktail Creations to Dancing in Chairs and even Cake Decorating, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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December 16, 2015

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th 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. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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September 14, 2015

SeniorAdvisor Review – Very attentive staff.

The staff at Blue Bell Place are very attentive. They have a lot of activities, there is something going on every hour. The transition for my mother was very difficult, she was very hard to handle and the staff here just really helped out a lot. They keep in touch with me on a regular […]

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August 31, 2015

Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 40 different classes with everything from Wood Workshop to Tai Chi to Poetry Club and even Culinary Creations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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February 27, 2015

The First Annual – Not So Newlywed Game

It was an afternoon of love and laughter as two married couples and a team of amicable neighbors competed in Blue Bell Place’s first ever Not So Newlywed Game. Bill and Mary M. have been married for 65 years and Scott and Mary Ann K. for 50 years in June. Both were ready to compete […]

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January 5, 2015

Spring 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 55 different classes with everything from Sit n’ Be Fit to Cake Decorating to Intro. to Computers and even Blackjack. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love […]

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December 9, 2014

Whitpain Veteran Takes Nostalgic Ride on Strasburg Rail Road

The below article is featured in the Times Herald, posted on Sunday, November, 2nd, 2014. Click here for the original article published in the Times Herald. From the sounds of the whistle blowing to the thump-thump-thumping of the wheels chugging down the tracks, there’s something about a train ride that can stir up the romance and mystery […]

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September 2, 2014

Blue Bell Place Earns “Caring Stars 2014” Award for Service Excellence

Blue Bell Place has been selected as a “Caring Star” of 2014, as part of an annual nationwide program honoring service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on Caring.com, the leading senior care website. In reviews from families, seniors, and others concerned about assisted living and Alzheimer’s care, Blue Bell Place captured a […]

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September 2, 2014

Caring.com Review – Rooms are big and airy.

My mother has been in Blue Bell Place since February. The rooms are a really nice size. They’re big, they’re airy. She had it painted the color she wanted. Nice and light, nice and bright. Big windows, nice-sized bathroom, a sink and a shower, big double door closets. It’s a small community. It’s 55 in […]

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September 2, 2014

Fall 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. More than 50 different classes with everything from Tai Chi to Dancing through the Decades to Creative Clay and even Pointillism Painting. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having […]

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September 2, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Many activities to choose from.

Blue Bell Place is an excellent assisted living and nursing facility. We looked at several locations in the area and Blue Bell Place far exceeded the other properties we visited. The staff is very friendly and our Mother has a large menu to choose from for all three meals. They provide many activities during the […]

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September 2, 2014

Local Dogs Show Pet Therapy Works Both Ways

The below article is featured on Philly.com, posted on Tuesday, September, 2nd, 2014. Click here for the original article published. We hear so much about the impact pet therapy has on patients, nursing home residents and children. Could there be another side to this story? Can residents help rehabilitate the dog? Is the partnership greater than […]

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August 28, 2014

Out & About: Harbor Park at Penn’s Landing

A day on the water restores the soul and those of us that traveled to Harbor Park and took a boat ride on the Riverlink Ferry can attest to the beauty of nature that surrounded us on our journey. We arrived at Harbor Park at Penn’s Landing to find vibrant lights swinging gracefully from the […]

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August 28, 2014

Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Diseases. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website www.alz.org is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease. For more information about how Blue Bell Place can help […]

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August 25, 2014

September Activities Calendar for The Inn is here!

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 activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Check out The Inn Activities Calendar.

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