Legacy at Willow Pond

 

Elegant Senior Living in Penfield

Legacy at Willow Pond, located in Penfield, New York is a retirement community offering boutique-style Independent Living on an intimate senior campus. Residents enjoy an all-inclusive lifestyle near shopping, dining, major hospitals, entertainment and cultural attractions, with easy access to Route 441 and the 490 Expressway.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from cozy studios to spacious one- and two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a modern kitchen or kitchenette, large living room and bathroom.

Residents of Legacy at Willow Pond enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include a beauty salon and barber shop, fitness center, well-stocked library with internet access, interfaith chapel, beautiful nature paths, serene landscaping and gardens. For a fulfilling meal you won’t have to look far, our high quality, restaurant-style dining pleases every palate. Our chefs create delicious meals using fresh and seasonal ingredients for any dietary restriction – heart healthy, low sodium, or vegetarian choices are always available.

Legacy Watermark Communities Featured on Seniors Rock Radio

Legacy communities offer dozens of complimentary classes through Watermark University. Click here to listen to Seniors Rock Radio. At the 45:00-minute mark you’ll hear about all of our opportunities available to seniors in the Rochester area! We are proud to be featured on @seniorsrockevents. #seniorsrock #seniorliving #activeaging #legacywatermark #watermarkcommunities #rochesterny #seniorsrockradio

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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 Legacy at Willow Pond. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over 5,800 […]

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Resident Niles Barlow Selected as Honor Flight Attendee

Willow Pond resident, Niles Barlow, has been selected to fly to Washington D.C. this October 20th and 21st with Honor Flight. This is a huge honor and a very exciting time for this veteran. You may already know that the Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all […]

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Resident Lisa Hofstetter is Enjoying Exciting Programs and Friendly Neighbors at Willow Pond

WHY LIVE ALONE? With so many wonderful options for a fun lifestyle surrounded by friends, you owe yourself the favor of exploring them. “My son and I looked around and we found Willow Pond and we went for a visit and the people in there were friendly and it was nice so I fell in […]

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Legacy Watermark Communities Featured on Seniors Rock Radio

Legacy communities offer dozens of complimentary classes through Watermark University. Click here to listen to Seniors Rock Radio. At the 45:00-minute mark you’ll hear about all of our opportunities available to seniors in the Rochester area! We are proud to be featured on @seniorsrockevents. #seniorsrock #seniorliving #activeaging #legacywatermark #watermarkcommunities #rochesterny #seniorsrockradio

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Margaret Gleasman’s Birthday

July 15th was a special day at Willow Pond as we celebrated the 102nd birthday of our wonderful neighbor and friend, Margaret Gleasman! Margaret invited about 12 of her family and friends to join her during Sunday Supper in our Dining Room. Just before eating, Penfield Town Supervisor, Tony LaFontaine arrived, to the surprise of Margaret, […]

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Tips for Children of Aging Parents

Many adult children feel uncomfortable discussing or even acknowledging the subtle changes in behavior or lifestyle of mom or dad. Often they take on the responsibility of caring for their parents while taking care of their own children and maintaining a full time job. FindLaw offers several tips for children of aging parents to help […]

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Shout Out to Our Chefs!

Last week, the chefs from Willow Pond competed in the 11th Annual Taste of Legacy Competition. We are so proud of our team and all of their hard work. This was a great night supporting the Pirate Toy Fund! People came to enjoy "An Edible Adventure of the World". Our team represented Paris, France by serving […]

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We Love Family Dinner Night

We are one big family here at the Legacy at Willow Pond. Every once in a while we like to mix things up and have a fun family style dinner. It's always nice to get residents and staff together to enjoy family dinner. We wouldn't be able to do it without our amazing dining services […]

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Family Style Thanksgiving Dinner

This year we wanted to try something new for the holidays, so we decided to create a family style dinner for the entire building. We had 6 long rows of tables, with a manager joining each, sharing such a special time together. We went down the table with all of the delicious food and everyone was […]

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Caring.com Review – Beautiful Dining Room and Delicious Food

My sister is at the Legacy at Willow Pond. It is a very lovely place. The people there who assist the patients are very nice and accommodating. They have a beautiful dining room. She loves the food and is kept busy. Her apartment is very nice and has a little kitchenette, a separate bedroom, and […]

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Caring.com Review – Pleasant Atmosphere

Legacy at Willow Pond was very nice, very lovely, and airy. It was a pleasant place to live in. The residents were friendly.

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Barb Higgins Feels “at Home” at Willow Pond

My start at the Legacy at Willow Pond began with a sign on my door that read "Welcome Home, Barb". That was the start of my life here. There is much to do and learn. First, my apartment is great - small but perfect for one person and my cat. The view overlooks a park […]

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Margaret Mepsted Enjoys Life at the Legacy at Willow Pond

I have been at the Legacy at Willow Pond for three years. During that time, I have grown to enjoy the staff and my neighbors. The staff members are kind and helpful. A few stand-outs are Anne, Erin, Diane and James. My neighbors are very friendly. Here at Willow Pond there are always numerous activities and […]

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