Posts by: Amy Lampert

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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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 […]

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December 3, 2018

Watermark Breaks the Mold with Memory Care Community

An article was recently published on The Clermont Sun on November 26th, 2018. To read the full article, please click here. As the number of Ohioans living with dementia continues to rise, locals and family members of loved ones look to memory care communities for support, guidance and care. Watermark Retirement Communities aims to do […]

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

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August 23, 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 20 different classes with everything from Classic Car Show to Heartfelt Greeting Cards to Ceramics 101 to History of Motorcycles and even Guided Meditation, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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May 3, 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 20 different classes with everything from Tai Chi to Yoga to Meditation to Ted Talk and Discussion and even Watercolor Instruction, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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December 19, 2017

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 20 different classes with everything from Ceramics to Asian Tea to Historical Figures to Wood Carvers and even Food Fanatics Tasting, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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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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November 30, 2017

Family Member Testimonial – We Consider Pinebrook Our Extended Family

We visited 6 assisted living communities & talked to 3 others before we learned about Pinebrook from a competitor who highly recommended that we contact Aimee LaPine, Director of Sales & Marketing. Our loved one had very specific medical needs that we knew would require special skills from the staff. By the end of our […]

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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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September 1, 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 20 different classes with everything from Painting 101 to Guided Meditation to Creative Design to Cuisine Scene and even Seasonal Floral Creations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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July 10, 2017

Facebook Review – Dedicated Staff

I am a care giver and the staff at Pinebrook were very attentive to the needs of my client’s, their family, and my needs…The staff went above and beyond to help me with my client (which I do not see a lot). I would highly recommend this facility! Thank you to the dedicated staff! You […]

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May 5, 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 almost 30 different classes with everything from Wood Carving to Seasonal Floral Creations to Garden Club to Drama Group and even Book Club, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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April 4, 2017

Caring.com Review – This place is great!

I am in Pinebrook. This place is great. The people are very friendly and very helpful. I am in a studio apartment with plenty of room for me. They are just fantastic here. I cannot say enough about that. Their food tastes good. However, for me, the breakfast is too early in the morning. They […]

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February 28, 2017

Resident Testimonial – I feel “at home” at Pinebrook.

While we take pride in the care and services provided to our residents, hearing from those we serve is our greatest testament.   Testimonial – George Rice (Resident), 2/23/2017 I would like to take this opportunity to express my feelings toward living at Pinebrook the last three and one half months. Prior to selecting Pinebrook I […]

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January 19, 2017

Brightening our Entry!

Award winning resident floral designer June Maggard has once again outdone herself with a fresh new look for our main entry table! We are all blessed to have such talent shared with us at Pinebrook. Thank you so much June!

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January 16, 2017

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 more than 30 different classes with everything from Walking Club to Scotch Tasting to Kathy’s Krafts to Guided Meditation and even Cuisine Scene, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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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 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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October 26, 2016

2016 Business Advisory Council Names Pinebrook “Employer of the Year”

An article was recently featured on Cincinnati.com, published on October 24th, 2016. To read the entire article, please click here. We are pleased to announce that Pinebrook Retirement Community has been named the 2016 Business Advisory Council “Employer of the Year” in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This award was presented at the […]

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September 19, 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 more than 30 different classes with everything from Chair Yoga to Cake Decorating to Computer Basics to Seasonal Floral Creations and even Jewelry Making, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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September 16, 2016

Resident Yvonne Herbold is Enjoying her Carefree Lifestyle at Pinebrook

WORDS FROM THE WISE When someone offers sound advice based on real life experience, keep your ears and your mind open. “I had an aunt that lived in a retirement center around here like this and she knew my situation at home and she said to me, ‘Vonnie, you will know when you’re ready and […]

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May 10, 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 30 different classes with everything from Chair Volleyball to Cinema Around the World to Guided Meditation to TED Talks and even Wind Chime Creations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While […]

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April 4, 2016

Facebook Review – Warm, Friendly Atmosphere

Pinebrook has such a warm, friendly atmosphere. Everyone is family at Pinebrook! I had checked many other places out before deciding on Pinebrook, but Pinebrook definitely has 2 thumbs up by comparison! I have to say that Dennis Curly and the entire staff is absolutely exceptional and is heads above other places with genuinely caring […]

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March 24, 2016

Resident Lucy Smith is Enjoying her New Home Closer to Family at Pinebrook

SELF RELIANCE VS. INDEPENDENCE Self reliance wanes with time but the right retirement community can nurture your independence indefinitely. “And I could see it made sense because anytime I needed something, somebody had to fly to me or drive to me and leave their families and work and everything.” – Lucy Smith, resident of Pinebrook […]

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March 18, 2016

Caring.com Review – The services and location are great.

I chose Pinebrook for my aunt. What I like most about it are the services and location. The efficiency apartment is much larger here than in the other two places I visited, so I knew she’d be able to take more of her personal belongings with her.

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February 25, 2016

Resident Dick Grushon is Enjoying his Carefree Lifestyle at Pinebrook

LIGHTEN YOUR LOAD Moving to the right retirement community makes room for more important things. “Plan ahead, if you can bring yourself to the realization, and not wait until you have to. The sooner you start, the easier the move and transition will become.” – Dick Grushon, resident of Pinebrook MEET DICK GRUSHON, MIAMI UNIVERSITY […]

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January 5, 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 30 different classes with everything from Beer Tasting to Ceramics Class to Jewelry Making to Chair Yoga and even Seasonal Floral Creations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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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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November 9, 2015

Karen Bond, Receptionist, Receives Watermark Heroes Award

An estimated 240 million calls are made to 9-1-1 in the U.S. each year according to the National Emergency Number Association. Earlier in September, one such call attempt was mysteriously received by Pinebrook, where an alert receptionist acted fast and responsibly to ensure that the Florida caller received the help she needed. The Enquirer recalls […]

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October 30, 2015

Assisted Living Now Open!

Today marks the official opening of a new Assisted Living neighborhood at Pinebrook Retirement Community in Milford. Available on a monthly rental basis, the program accommodates residents who wish to maximize their independence while receiving personalized care and attention as needed from licensed nurses on duty 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Pinebrook’s […]

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September 22, 2015

Family Member Testimonial – Such a caring, loving and safe environment.

While we take pride in the care and services provided to our residents, hearing from those we serve is our greatest testament.   Testimonial – Teresa Johnson (Daughter), 9/19/2015 It’s hard to know where to begin when describing Pinebrook… I love it so much for so many reasons!  But I will try to convey my […]

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September 18, 2015

Miami Township Trustee, Mary Wolff Investigates… What is Assisted Living like at Pinebrook?

Miami Township Trustee, Mary Wolff talks with Executive Director Dennis Curley and Sales Director Aimee LaPine from Pinebrook Retirement Community about their new ‘state-of-the-art’ Assisted Living neighborhood, The Inn. For an in-depth look at what life is like at Pinebrook and the The Inn, our Assisted Living neighborhood, please click the following link to view […]

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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 30 different classes with everything from Yoga to Writing Circle to Guided Meditation and even Facebook 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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May 5, 2015

Pay It Forward Day 2015

Pay It Forward Day is where people of all walks of life give to someone else and make a positive difference. What started 3 years ago as a national organization now is comprised of more than 3 million people in 70 countries around the world participating. Teachers in Milfold, Ohio thought it would be beneficial to […]

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April 29, 2015

Summer 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 35 different classes with everything from Acrylic Painting to Busy Hands Club to Ceramics Class and even Healthy Eating, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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April 16, 2015

Caring.com Review – Modern and Clean

We went to Pinebrook Retirement Living, and it was modern and clean. It was also a nice and lively looking place. The rooms looked nice, spacious, and modern looking. The staff was very nice and accommodating.

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January 20, 2015

Stargazing!

Have you ever wondered how the ancient people interpreted the night sky? Then come join us on February 29th at 1:00pm for a trip to the Cincinnati Observatory. Come discover the intriguing world of archaeoastronomy through mythology. Various interpretations of astronomical mythology willl take you on a journey to a plethora of places such as […]

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January 20, 2015

February Activities Calendar

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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January 5, 2015

Spring 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 65 different classes with everything from Acrylic Painting to Jewelry Making to Armchair Travelogue and even our very own Theater Group. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having […]

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September 25, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Top quality amenities and services.

We toured this community when we were looking into care options for our loved one. Out of all the places we looked at I think this may have been my favorite! It was just a very nice looking community overall. Everything looked very new and clean, and all of the staff that we interacted with […]

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August 21, 2014

Fall 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 70 different classes with everything from Chair Exercise to Crewel Embrodiary to Watercolor Techniques and even Conversational Spanish. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few guests. Give us […]

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August 18, 2014

Caring.com Review – A convenient location and a lot of amenities.

My mom just moved into Pinebrook Retirement Living about six weeks ago. She is still in therapy, so she isn’t able to do so much. She is not all that happy yet though. I just called their activity director to make her get out and do more things and stuff. They have crafting, exercise room, […]

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May 13, 2014

A Taste of Pinebrook

When Chef Don isn’t creating incredible desserts like his famous Pumpkin Cake filled with Vanilla Ice Cream, he is delighting residents with his impeccable attention to detail and concern for healthy home cooked food. Don’t believe us, come by for a taste. TODAY’S SELECTIONS: Housemade Minestrone Soup House Salad Apple Grilled Pork Loin Twice Baked […]

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May 13, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Makes mom feel special.

Mom has lived at Pinebrook for over a year now and I really can’t say enough good about it.  She’s never been happier.  The good is great – we look forward to many of their holiday buffets.  It reminds me of a high-end hotel in the lobby.  Every employee is so nice and helpful and […]

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May 13, 2014

Dress for Success Clothing Drive

The Busy Hands Club is at it again, doing good for the community! This month we are hosting a clothing drive for Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work […]

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May 13, 2014

Caring.com Review – No more cooking, cleaning or shopping.

We moved my mother into a retirement community called Pinebrook. We chose this place because it was a little bit better location for her and also they provide three meals a day. My mother enjoys the food. She has been there for two months now and overall she is doing fine. They have all kinds […]

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May 13, 2014

Staying Fit for Life

Exercise and physical activity are good for you, no matter how old you are. In fact, staying active can help you: Keep and improve your strength so you can stay independent Have more energy to do the things you want to do Improve your balance Prevent or delay some diseases like Heart Disease, Diabetes and […]

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May 13, 2014

Summer 2014 Watermark University Catalog is Here

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 40 different classes with everything from Watercolors for Beginners to Seasonal Flower Arranging and even Conversational Spanish. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few guests. […]

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May 13, 2014

Caring.com Review – The best services at a reasonable price.

I first visited Pinebrook when my husband and I just “dropped by” one afternoon. Although we didn’t give them any advance notice, the staff members were very friendly and went out of their way to show us the facility. At the time, we were looking at retirement options for my elderly parents, and Pinebrook seemed […]

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May 13, 2014

SeniorAdvisor Review – Nice community and friendly staff.

I toured this location when I was looking into apartment options. Overall I was very impressed by what I saw here, it was almost a coin toss between this one and the one that I ended up selecting. This is a very nice looking community, the staff are friendly, and all of the amenities I […]

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May 13, 2014

Caring.com Review – They offered mom a way to make new friends.

My mother has been at Pinebrook almost a year. I truly believe she would not be with us if it were not for living at Pinebrook. She was no longer able to drive and had become depressed and most of her friend had past or did not drive either. Pinebrook offered her a way to […]

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