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  • Trip to the Des Moines Botanical Center

    Trip to the Des Moines Botanical Center

    Residents from The Town Center, Inn, Springs and Gardens bundled up and went for an afternoon outing to the Botanical Center. The residents enjoyed seeing the beautiful array of flowers and plants that the botanical center has to offer.

  • Exercise For All!

    Exercise For All!

    We take being physically active very seriously at The Village at Legacy Pointe. Five days per week, each area of the community has some form of physical offering for residents. Not only does it help to keep our residents limber, but it helps to keep them alert and engaged.

  • Legacy Pointe Residents Enjoy Happy Hour

    Legacy Pointe Residents Enjoy Happy Hour

    Every other week, residents at The Village at Legacy Pointe enjoy happy hour! Chicken wings as well as cheese and crackers are available for snacking on. There are also beverages served to each residents’ liking.

  • January 2018 Community Life Calendars

    January 2018 Community Life Calendars

    The Village at Legacy Pointe is excited to start off the New Year and we have a lot planned for January. Please find the calendar of events for all levels of care and check out all the interesting and exciting offerings for the month! Keep checking the blog posts for more information about the events listed in […]

  • Residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe are Bean Bag Baseball Champions!

    Residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe are Bean Bag Baseball Champions!

    In mid December, residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe traveled to a nearby church to participate in the second annual Bean Bag Baseball World Series. On the day of the event, 12 teams arrived to participate in a single elimination tournament. At the end of the day The Village at Legacy Pointe was victorious!  The team […]

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Exercise For All!

We take being physically active very seriously at The Village at Legacy Pointe. Five days per week, each area of the community has some form of physical offering for residents. Not only does it help to keep our residents limber, but it helps to keep them alert and engaged.

Read more about Exercise For All!

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Legacy Pointe Residents Enjoy Happy Hour

Every other week, residents at The Village at Legacy Pointe enjoy happy hour! Chicken wings as well as cheese and crackers are available for snacking on. There are also beverages served to each residents’ liking.

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January 2018 Community Life Calendars

The Village at Legacy Pointe is excited to start off the New Year and we have a lot planned for January. Please find the calendar of events for all levels of care and check out all the interesting and exciting offerings for the month! Keep checking the blog posts for more information about the events listed in […]

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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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Meet Our New Dietary Manager, Sarah Winchell

We are excited to announce Sarah Winchell as the new Dietary Manager for The Village of Legacy Pointe. Sarah grew up in Van Meter, Iowa with her 2 younger brothers and 5 stepbrothers and sisters. Sarah comes to us with a great deal of experience as she received her degree in Culinary Arts through the […]

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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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Blankets for Karen (kun-REHN) Refugees

We would like to show recognition to Lucy Elrick, one of our Independent Living residents for taking her time to involve herself in community relations in the Des Moines area. Lucy started last year making fleece tie blankets and donating them to the men, women, and children of the Karen (Burmese) Congregation of the Creekside […]

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Jimmy’s Ties – Quilt by Resident Dorothy Cushing

Dorothy learned to quilt by watching her mother and grandmother. Now 90, she’s earned quite a share of ribbons from the Iowa State Fair and Des Moines Quilter’s Guild shows. During World War II, she made quilts as she waited for her fiance, James, to return home. They married in 1945. She made this colorful […]

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Trip to the Des Moines Botanical Center

Residents from The Town Center, Inn, Springs and Gardens bundled up and went for an afternoon outing to the Botanical Center. The residents enjoyed seeing the beautiful array of flowers and plants that the botanical center has to offer.

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Residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe are Bean Bag Baseball Champions!

In mid December, residents of The Village at Legacy Pointe traveled to a nearby church to participate in the second annual Bean Bag Baseball World Series. On the day of the event, 12 teams arrived to participate in a single elimination tournament. At the end of the day The Village at Legacy Pointe was victorious!  The team […]

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The Village at Legacy Pointe goes to the Festival of Trees and Lights, Downtown Des Moines, IA

The residents enjoyed a nice outing to the Festival of Trees and Lights on Friday November 24th, 2017.  The residents got to view various beautifully decorated Christmas Trees as we walked around the convention center.

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Exercise For All!

We take being physically active very seriously at The Village at Legacy Pointe. Five days per week, each area of the community has some form of physical offering for residents. Not only does it help to keep our residents limber, but it helps to keep them alert and engaged.

Read more about Exercise For All!

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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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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. […]

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Thriving Resident – Helen Bowen

Our thriving resident for the month of July is Helen Bowen, or as she may introduce herself, “Helen of Troy”. Helen was born and raised in East Los Angeles. Her father was a boxer and mother, a jack of all trades as she made their clothes, always had a very large garden, and was a […]

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Thriving Residents – Glenn and Joann Smith

Our thriving residents for the month of February are Glenn and Joann Smith, both Independent Living residents. Glenn and Joann met while living in the same apartment building in Cedar Rapids in 1950 and were married by September of 1952. At the time, Joann was a secretary of a parks manager and Glenn was the […]

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Thriving Residents! Ray and Margie Seeger!

Our Thriving residents for the month of January are Ray and Margie Seegers. One autumn during college, Ray and his brother took a break from helping their parents move and headed to the local roller rink. While there, Ray met his wife of 62 years, Marge. After their initial meeting, Ray returned to college and Marge finished high school. […]

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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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Blast from the Past

Independent Living and Assisted Living residents enjoyed a blast from the past with the entertainment styles of Aaron Shoemaker on Tuesday evening. Songs from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Elvis Presley were sung. We sang, we danced and we had a good laugh. Aaron worked the room shaking hands with the gentlemen and singing to the ladies. This really […]

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 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 […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Wonderful Physical and Occupational Therapists

My loved one has improved since moving into this community. The physical and occupational therapists have been great. The staff are friendly and encouraging. He seems to like the food and they do keep the community clean. I would recommend this community.

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SeniorAdvisor Review – My in-laws are happy and well cared for.

My in laws is doing well since their move to this community. We do feel they are safe, and in a good place. They have a nice staff at this facility. They have a good staff, they have been kind, and easy to work with. Everything is working out very well, and we are pleased […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – A Good Experience All Around

Everything has worked out very well since our move to this community. My husband is being cared for very well. They have a very good staff, and they are taking very good care of him and his needs. I’am satisfied with all they have done for us. They have nice activities offered for the residents. […]

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