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  • January 2020 Community Life Calendar

    January 2020 Community Life Calendar

    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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

  • Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

    Spring 2020 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 […]

  • December 2019 Community Life Calendar

    December 2019 Community Life Calendar

    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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

  • November 2019 Community Life Calendar

    November 2019 Community Life Calendar

    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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

  • October 2019 Community Life Calendar

    October 2019 Community Life Calendar

    Welcome to fall! Legacy at Willow Pond residents kicked off the change of season in style – starting with a S’mores Party and campfire. We had a blast reminiscing with one another as we sang around the campfire and roasted marshmallows. We begin the month of October with Active Aging Week; each day, from October […]

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Spring 2020 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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S’mores Party and Campfire

Legacy at Willow Pond couldn't have asked for better weather for our first, of hopefully many, S'mores Party and campfire! Anyone who has ever sat around a campfire will agree that it is one of the most relaxing experiences. Enjoying a campfire can help to relax and reflect on the past; it provides an opportunity to reminisce and recall […]

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Knowledge in the Forecast: Local Meteorologist Teaches “Weather 101” to Curious Residents

Our newest Watermark University class brought us Glenn Johnson; Chief Meteorologist from 13WHAM. Glenn is known for his great personality and knowledge of meteorology. His passion for weather kept the class thoroughly engaged as he showed videos, provided demonstrations, and answered questions throughout his presentation. The forecast predicts endless learning opportunities throughout the Fall semester […]

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Resident Barb Higgins is Enjoying New Friendships and Exciting Pursuits at Willow Pond

LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT CHAPTER You can thrive at every age when you live with easy access to the people and pursuits you enjoy. “I’m a people person, I enjoy meeting people and I’ve made a lot of new friends here … and the big thing right now is we have several groups that […]

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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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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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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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Italian Bistro Night at Willow Pond

Wow! Another occasion to say yum! Last night we had an Italian Bistro for our monthly themed dinner. The dining room was decorated to fit the theme with checkered tablecloths and Italian flags so it felt just like Italy. We entered the room to the aroma of fresh made sauce, the sound of Italian music […]

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Willow Pond Chef’s Cook-Off

It was a fun and tasty afternoon when our chefs participated in a special cook-off. Each chef was given a specific list of ingredients (similar to the TV show, Chopped) in which to create a dish for everyone in the audience to try. After the dishes were presented and sampled, we all had the chance […]

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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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Google Review – Friendly and Accommodating

The staff here has been nothing but amazing! They are always so friendly and accommodating! We feel so comfortable with everything. My Grandma always has so much to do and has made so many friends!

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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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January 2020 Community Life Calendar

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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December 2019 Community Life Calendar

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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November 2019 Community Life Calendar

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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