Posts by: Amy Lampert

December 18, 2019

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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June 19, 2019

Google Review – A Perfect Place for Dad to Thrive

My father has been there only eight days now, but in that short a period of time he has come to regard The Fountains at RiverVue as not only a great choice in assisted living, but a home in place of home. The entire staff made his transfer from his home of 60 years (after […]

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April 29, 2019

Summer 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 […]

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March 4, 2019

Get a Taste of The Fountains Lifestyle with all the Comforts of Home — And then Some

When you dine at The Fountains at RiverVue, it’s like an evening spent at one of your favorite restaurants.

Whether you’re looking for a short-term vacation stay or for rehabilitation after a surgery or hospital stay, The Fountains offers top-notch care plus all the comforts of home. With our nightly rate, you’ll have access to fun events, three outstanding nutritious meals daily, a full calendar of dynamic mind and body fitness classes, scheduled transportation […]

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January 18, 2019

Google Review – Warm, Welcoming and Engaging

My dear friend’s mother is currently living at The Fountains at Rivervue. Recently, I went for a visit and found this place so warm, welcoming, and engaging. There were many activities going on, and all the residents looked happy and engaged. I was very impressed with this community. I would recommend The Fountains to anyone […]

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December 17, 2018

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 […]

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December 3, 2018

Vacation this Winter with Westchester’s Best Kept Secret

Winter is here but that doesn’t mean the drudgery of snow shoveling, driving and home maintenance has to be. Take a vacation from the hassles of winter and cozy up with us at The Fountains at RiverVue. We take care of everything so you can enjoy the beauty of the season. With our nightly rate, […]

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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 […]

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

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August 17, 2018

Fall 2018 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 30 different classes with everything from Blessing of the Animals to Hula: The Way of Life to Empanadas Deliciosa to Fall Foliage Fanatics and even Keurig Café Concoctions, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. […]

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July 9, 2018

Resident Rosaria “Rose” Mastronardi is Enjoying the Good Life at The Fountains

FROM OVERWHELMED TO OVERJOYED Say goodbye to your worries and hello to happiness when you choose carefree retirement living. “I found myself with this tremendous house, it had four bedrooms and was quite expensive. It became a burden and a great responsibility. So eventually, after speaking with my family we decided that we should find […]

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May 2, 2018

Summer 2018 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 30 different classes with everything from Baseball & Bagels to Eye of the Storm to Herbs & Spice and Everything Nice to Party at the Drive-In and even Whispering Willow’s Guardian Angels, we are sure you will find something […]

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January 9, 2018

Spring 2018 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 30 different classes with everything from Ghana West African Fashion Show to La Fermentazione del Vino to March Madness to Mastery of Mozzarella and even Science Lab, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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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 […]

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September 19, 2017

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 Zumba Gold to Sculpting Clay Creations to Into to iPads to Drumming Circle and even Autumn Infused Malted Milkshakes, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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September 7, 2017

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. […]

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August 28, 2017

Thrive Dining™ Featured in Best of Westchester 2017

The Fountains at RiverVue received wonderful coverage for its Thrive Dining™ program from Westchester Magazine. The article explains the premise behind Thrive Dining™ and how the program seeks to battle malnutrition among residents with physical and cognitive disabilities. Residents are able to enjoy favorite foods such as chef salad, beef Wellington, breaded sole, and ham […]

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July 26, 2017

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. […]

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July 7, 2017

Google+ Review – Peace of Mind, Mother is in Great Hands

I have been on the search for the right place for weeks and seeing everyplace in Westchester and parts of NJ, I have decided on the Fountains at Rivervue for so many reasons. Having toured a couple times with Michael and Christine and even the administrator David, I couldn’t be happier with my decision to […]

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June 15, 2017

Google+ Review – Mom is Thriving at The Fountains

My mom moved into The Fountains a few months ago. She is a changed woman! At home, she just sat and watched TV and wasn’t getting any socialization. Now, she has made more friends than she had when she was in High School! They go out to lunch, on trips to the city, play cards, […]

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June 14, 2017

We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care communities, […]

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April 28, 2017

Summer 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 100 different classes with everything from Reel to Real to Jewelry Making to From Avocado to Guacamole to Drumming Circle and even Billiards, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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January 24, 2017

Yelp Review – My wife is well treated and professionally cared for.

The search for an Assisted Living Facility especially for a loved one with Alzheimer’s  is an especially trying one. My wife has been a resident for almost three years in their memory unit called the Gardens. She has consistently been well treated, professionally cared for and medically watched. The facility is clean and the food […]

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January 5, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – Moving mom here was the right decision.

Moving my mom here was the best decision we could have made. She had been living at another assisted living facility for 7 months that was unable, or unwilling, to meet her needs. The staff here, from the leadership team to the dining room staff, are all warm, caring, and kind. The initial orientation, the […]

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January 3, 2017

SeniorAdvisor Review – A Warm Welcome

I have been an ambulette driver for 15 years and transporting people all over the NJ and NY area. In my 15 years of transporting different people to different facilities, I have never been so amazed by a welcoming from a facility. Yesterday transport to The Fountains for a couple moving in blew me away. […]

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December 19, 2016

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 100 different classes with everything from Armchair Pilates to Astrology to Chocolate Creations to Greek Culture and Traditions and even TED Talks Video & Discussion, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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December 13, 2016

Caring.com Review – Quality Care and Employees in Assisted Living

I recently visited a family friend at the Fountains and I just want to express how amazing this Assisted Living is. I normally don’t write reviews, but I felt it was necessary because finding a quality facility that has QUALITY employees, is few and far between. The facility is clean, food is great and they […]

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November 29, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom is flourishing like a butterfly!

It’s hard to watch one of your parents deteriorate and lose their will to go on with life. My mom was a vibrant fun loving woman who was very active. Now she has severe arthritis in her knees. Due to this she didn’t want to leave her home and refused to use any walking aids. […]

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November 22, 2016

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” […]

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November 22, 2016

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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November 21, 2016

Resident Lucy Mastrodominico Loves her New Active Lifestyle at The Fountains

A PLACE YOU CARE FOR Find a place you care for, where everyone cares for you, too. “There’s no place like this. You’ve got everything. You have your meals. You have a room. If you’re not well, there’s doctors here. What better than a place like this?” – Lucy Mastrodominico, resident of The Fountains at […]

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November 15, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – Glad I made the move!

I recently moved into the Fountains at Rivervue from another community. I moved because I was looking for more activities and programs. Not to mention the food is fabulous here. I can tell you my experience has been wonderful and the service from all the staff is more than I could have expected. I enjoy […]

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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 […]

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November 8, 2016

Google+ Review – Fabulous Food and Lots of Activities

I recently moved into the Fountains at Rivervue from another community. I moved because I was looking for more activities and programs. Not to mention the food is fabulous here. I can tell you my experience has been wonderful and the service from all the staff is more than I could have expected. I enjoy […]

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October 18, 2016

Residents Tom and Margaret McQuillan Love Living at The Fountains

LIKE FAMILY, ONLY BETTER Moving to a community like The Fountains can help restore your independence while your family enjoys theirs. “I think the kids are entitled to their independence and we’d like to encourage that…” – Margaret McQuillan, resident of The Fountains at RiverVue MEET THOMAS & MARGARET MCQUILLAN, A CRESTWOOD COUPLE MARRIED 63 […]

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October 14, 2016

Caring.com Review – Caring, Attentive and Friendly Staff

My Aunt has been a resident of the Fountains at Rivervue for 2 years now. She came from living by herself in a large private home and was very worried about making the change to a small apartment & hotel type residence. She adjusted very well & in the first month to our surprise. My […]

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August 22, 2016

Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 100 different classes with everything from Wine Making & Tasting to Pumpkin Painting to Opera Lectures to Balance Fitness and even Poetry Writing Workshops, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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April 29, 2016

Summer 2016 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 Art Lectures to Armchair Pilates to Billiards to Drum Circle and even Barbecue Creations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

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March 24, 2016

Resident Bob Bracken is Enjoying his Carefree Lifestyle at The Fountains

PICTURESQUE LIVING When you combine a wooded Westchester setting with services and amenities that support your independent spirit, life is nearly picture perfect. “It’s a beautiful section here, a lot of woods so if you walk a dog, it’s just perfect country, perfect country. I like the town very much and I like, you know, […]

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January 27, 2016

SeniorAdvisor Review – The best move for my parents.

My parents moved over from the Esplanade in White Plains due to the fact they are closing down. Though moving them has been a horrendous and traumatic experience, moving them to the Fountains has been the “best thing they have ever done”. These are their words exactly. They absolutely love the food, activities, people, staff […]

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January 8, 2016

Spring 2016 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 100 different classes with everything from Flower Arranging to Jewelry Making to Painting and Drawing to Wine Tasting and even Belly Dancing, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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December 16, 2015

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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August 31, 2015

Fall 2015 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 100 different classes with everything from Armchair Pilates to Billiards to Beer Tasting and even Drumming Circle, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

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August 17, 2015

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff is incredible.

I think the staff is incredible. They seem to have a good handle on all of the residents and visitors there. We get comments from people we hardly know about how well my mother is doing. Incredibly over the top on keeping up with the activities.

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July 10, 2015

Yelp Review – The food is fantastic!

I moved my dad in about a month ago and its was a great decision. They have been wonderful from Keisha the receptionist to the managers.  Everyone is so accommodating and wants to help anyway they can. The food is fantastic and I join my father for meals often. The care staff are long term and truly care […]

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May 20, 2015

Yelp Review – The best thing that has happened to both of us.

The Fountains is wonderful.  As an only child caring for my widowed mother, it’s the best thing that has happened to both of us. Facilities and staff are top notch. They were able to accommodate my mother with an apartment within a few days and put my mind at ease. Mary, the sales director, personally went […]

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