Category: On Aging

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 […]

October 22, 2018

STEPtember and WALKtober – ICAA’s Active Aging Week at Pacific Regent

Each year, the International Council on Active Aging hosts an "Active Aging Week" at the end of September. The residents of Pacific Regent were eager to join forces and host our own Active Aging Week here in Bellevue! After throwing around a few ideas, we settled on a "STEPtember: Walk Across the Country" step challenge! Now, […]

March 14, 2018

5 Star Rehabilitation and Nursing Care in Bellevue

Nobody can predict when they might require Medicare-certified rehabilitation from a hospitalization due to accident, injury or planned surgery. According to at least one licensed nursing home administrator, Robert Wright, consumers 65 and over would be well advised to get to know their options before a health crisis. Wright oversees The Springs at Pacific Regent, […]

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 […]

April 26, 2017

Color Art Class

Some of the proven benefits of engaging in creative activities with older adults is that it helps to reduce stress, fear, and anxiety, restores and motivates muscle memory and it also enriches relationships and encourages socialization. These are the many reasons why we here at The Springs at Pacific Regent encourage our residents to come on in […]

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 […]

March 31, 2015

Overlake Bandage Ball 2015

For the 3rd year in a row, we attended the Overlake Bandage Ball. Yes, we enjoyed every minute of it! This year, the Overlake Medical Center Foundation and Auxiliaries raised nearly $1,000,000 in support of Mental Health Services. Our live auction donation of 10 downtown Bellvue dining experiences coupled with a night stay at the Hyatt raised over $4,000 […]

December 4, 2014

National Caregiver’s Month

President Obama declared November National Caregiver’s Month, to recognize the millions who selflessly care for seniors or people with disabilities and illnesses. This work can be difficult and often underappreciated. Having a competent, responsible caregiver, allows many seniors to live independently in their own homes. Caregiving is most challenging when one works full-time, or perhaps […]