Join the Talk

  • End of Summer Fashion Show!

    End of Summer Fashion Show!

    Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Now is the best time to start getting your autumn fashion in order. A huge thank you to Natalie from Lularoe and Heather from Charming Charlie for coming out and letting us see what’s new this season. We even got some residents and staff out on the runway!

  • Happy Grandparent’s Day!

    Happy Grandparent’s Day!

    This past weekend was a great time to celebrate the special Grandparents in our lives. We had The Amazing Gary Magic Show and snacked on special sweets from the Ice Cream Bar.

  • Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    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. […]

  • End of Summer Fun

    End of Summer Fun

    As many people say, Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so we are glad we got in some great parties and outings while the weather is still in our favor. We had a Patio Party with our newly renovated patio and also took some residents for a walking tour of the Woodstock Garden.

  • Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    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 more than 60 different classes with everything from Yoga to Strength Training to Computers 101 to Guided Meditation and even Gardening Basics, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our […]

Upcoming Events

september, 2017

22sepTai Chi10:00 am - 11:00 am Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012
23sepStrength Training with Dave10:00 am - 11:00 am Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012

october, 2017

3octOktoberfest3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012
4octThe Journey of Memory Loss1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012

View More Upcoming Events

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

End of Summer Fashion Show!

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Now is the best time to start getting your autumn fashion in order. A huge thank you to Natalie from Lularoe and Heather from Charming Charlie for coming out and letting us see what’s new this season. We even got some residents and staff out on the runway!

Read more about End of Summer Fashion Show!

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Happy Grandparent’s Day!

This past weekend was a great time to celebrate the special Grandparents in our lives. We had The Amazing Gary Magic Show and snacked on special sweets from the Ice Cream Bar.

Read more about Happy Grandparent’s Day!

Mother and Daughter Enjoying Their Time Together

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. […]

Read more about Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Beef Stroganoff

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. […]

Read more about Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

chef-salad

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” […]

Read more about Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Oktoberfest 7

Oktoberfest 2015!

Oktoberfest arrived at The Fountains. We enjoyed cold ale, tasty German food and live entertainment by Die Musikmeisters. We thank everyone who came to celebrate with us!

Read more about Oktoberfest 2015!

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

The Dancing Horse Theatre

We had the honor of taking all levels of care on a great extraordinary outing to The Dancing Horse Theatre in Wisconsin. We had a excellent lunch, followed by a breath-taking horse show and then a stunning performance by exotic birds. It touched many of the residents hearts and created a lasting memory for years to come.  

Read more about The Dancing Horse Theatre

014

Spreading Fountains Holiday Cheer!

It’s always so nice when we get all these wonderful groups to come in during the holidays to sing for all the residents. What is even better, is when we can pay it forward and spread holiday cheer to a local school. Recently, we took all levels of care to Woodstock North to sing, read stories […]

Read more about Spreading Fountains Holiday Cheer!

023

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Lunch

Just last week, our residents had the opportunity to enjoy a day at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, in South Barrington. A great time was had by all that attended. They sampled wine in the Napa-style tasting room, visited the gourmet gift shop and bakery and enjoyed a great meal, all under one roof. The meals […]

Read more about Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Lunch

Beef Stroganoff

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. […]

Read more about Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

chef-salad

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” […]

Read more about Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Veterans of World War II at a Memorial Day service.

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 […]

Read more about Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom is Receiving Great Care

My mother is doing great with her move to this community. It is a wonderful facility, and I’am pleased with her move here. She has adjusted very well to this community, and it has been a fabulous experience. The nursing is wonderful, I know she in receiving great care, and she is in good hands. […]

Read more about SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom is Receiving Great Care

SeniorAdvisor Review – Good Value and Caring Staff

This is a nice community for my father. We like that the staff care and are always very nice. There is a good variety of meals that he is liking. They do offer activities. The community is clean and we would recommend the community for the good value and care for other families.

Read more about SeniorAdvisor Review – Good Value and Caring Staff

SeniorAdvisor Review – Care and Comfort for My Mom

I like this community for good care for my mom. The staff is very friendly. It appears that the food is very good. I am happy with the room that was given to her and it is beautiful. I found that the residents knew each other and it felt so comfortable. I would recommend the […]

Read more about SeniorAdvisor Review – Care and Comfort for My Mom

chef-salad

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” […]

Read more about Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™