Category: Life at Windsor Senior Living

February 21, 2019

Read Across America Day

Oh, the places you’ll go! Watermark is celebrating Read Across America Day and the birthday of Dr. Seuss. This article from Watermark shares more ways to celebrate the joy of reading. Celebrate Read Across America Day with Watermark From Green Eggs and Ham to The Cat in the Hat, the whimsical books of Dr. Seuss […]

February 14, 2019

Feeling The Love

Valentines Day has been a blast in The Gardens! We've spent it enjoying singing and eating together with all our friends and family that we hold so dear. Special thanks to the Covenant School here in Dallas for their lovely Valentine's cards and a musical performance that really touched our hearts.

February 12, 2019

Declutter to Help Others

Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

January 18, 2019

Fan Favorite Watermark University Class: Winter Wine Pairings

Our associate, Mary Mitchell, shared her passion and knowledge of wine with lucky Windsor residents at her "Winter Wine Pairings" program. We learned all about the taste profiles of our wines, regional differences, and what flavor is the best compliment. What better way to learn than by tasting for ourselves! Watermark University helps residents and associates […]

January 4, 2019

A Special Thanks to Our “Myrna and Me” Preschool Program

Every week we have a wonderful intergenerational program called "Myrna and Me" here at Windsor Senior Living. This Watermark University class is led by Anna Dickerson who has been volunteering her time at our community for over six years. She is passionate about connecting the generations and cultivating the lasting impact that seniors and children can have on […]

January 4, 2019

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 […]

November 21, 2018

Shared Living Advantages

Space and privacy are not always advantageous to one’s health. Research and experience have taught us that encouraging residents to engage with each other throughout the day has many benefits. Common area spaces are abundant and inviting and when residents spend the majority of their day outside of their residence, shared living arrangements are surprisingly […]

November 14, 2018

Meet The Nayas!

We had a fabulous Meet the Nayas event last week to introduce the public to our innovative approach to Memory Care. Guests were able to sample appetizers, tour rooms, immerse themselves in the themed program areas, and speak with Nayas, our hands on Memory Care caregivers. We partnered with the National Council of Dementia Practitioners to train our […]

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 7, 2018

We Salute Veterans

Words cannot express our appreciation of those who served our country. This Veteran’s Day at Watermark communities coast to coast, we continue our commitment to recording the advice, life lessons and video interviews of our veterans in residence. We welcome veterans, their families and friends to join us for our Veteran’s Day observations and upcoming […]

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 Windsor Senior Living. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over 5,800 thriving […]

September 14, 2018

Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

Welcome to our first semester of Watermark University! With nearly 20 different classes with everything from Bridge for Beginners to Fantasy Football League to Handmade Jewelry to Winter Wine Pairings and even Computers 101, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, […]

January 16, 2018

Racko Tournament!

Our residents love to play the classic game "Racko," so we decided it would be fun to encourage some friendly competition by hosting a tournament! We had 8 players and we rotated tables for 4 games. We are pleased to announce that Jim Scott was our winner! He won several prizes but his favorite prize was his […]

December 7, 2017

Decking the Halls!

The holidays are upon us and this year, Windsor held a fun and friendly holiday decorating contest! Each department was assigned an area of our community to decorate. We brought out the trees and the bows and the wreaths and all the festive decorations and went to work. We made our community look even more […]

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 […]

December 4, 2017

Residents Artwork Chosen for Watermark’s Expressions 2018 Calendar!

Windsor resident David Weter had his artwork chosen for the Watermark Expressions 2018 Calendar! David paints wine corks and turns them into amazing flags. He then sells the flags to fellow residents and donates the money to charity. We honored David with a little celebration on Friday to announce the good news. We are so […]

November 27, 2017

Thanksgiving Family Dinner

We celebrated Thanksgiving with our annual Family Meal! We had two seatings - a lunch and a dinner. Residents enjoyed a delicious traditional Thanksgiving meal while visiting with family and friends and listening to piano music. It was a wonderful day filled with laughter and smiling faces! We are thankful for our Windsor residents and families!

November 13, 2017

Veteran’s Day All American Salute and Tribute

Windsor has 23 veterans that reside with us and we were so excited to honor them on this special day! Collins Classical led the tribute with a beautiful patriotic musical performance where each veteran was recognized. Our pastry chef, Diane, made a beautiful flag cake topped with fresh raspberries and blueberries! Families and friends joined us […]