Category: On Aging

April 12, 2019

Volunteer in April

April is a great time to volunteer for your favorite cause and it’s a wonderful opportunity to try something new and make friends. Get involved in a local project with family and friends. You’ll be doing your part to help others–and yourself! Volunteering is great for your mental and physical health and can even help […]

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 […]

November 5, 2018

The Springs at The Carlotta Ranked as One of California’s Best Nursing Homes

New ratings from the U.S. News & World Report revealed the best nursing homes in the country. 1,199 California nursing homes were evaluated and among those, 139 were named as the best. We are happy to announce that The Springs, our Five-Star Skilled Nursing neighborhood was ranked among those with high performing status. For over […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 30, 2015

100 years! Piece of Cake!

Happy 100th Birthday to Carlotta Resident Helen Mitchell!! Her birthday evening was spent in the lap of luxury, and she was the star of the night! A stretch limousine picked her and all her many friends up and wisked her away to be greeted by her large family at beautiful PGA West Country Club. They […]

October 9, 2015

The Fountains at The Carlotta Receives Five-Star Rating

The Fountains at The Carlotta located in Palm Desert, California was the only Coachella Valley facility to receive a five-star rating, maintaining our perfect score that was received in 2014. An article written by the Desert Sun, www.desertsun.com published on February 20th, 2015 takes a closer look as to how we compare to other communities in the area. To read […]

October 9, 2015

Aquatic Therapy Program

WHAT IS AQUATIC THERAPY? Aquatic therapy is a gentle, effective, water-based exercise program that includes stretching, balance, strengthening, range of motion and stabilization. Your body’s natural buoyancy in water eases the pain of weight bearing on joints while the water provides resistance, making this form of therapy preferred for a variety of medical conditions, including […]

October 9, 2015

Fashion is fun at every age!

Fashion is fun at every age. Just ask the cheerful crowd enjoying a colorful spring fashion show hosted by The Fountains at The Carlotta. Draper’s and Damon’s fashions were modeled marvelously by resident volunteers. Model Barbara Phillips said, “I jumped at the chance to model. I had a great time doing it and all the […]