Posts by: Myra Frederick

July 3, 2019

July 2019 Community Life Calendars

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 programs. We are sure you will find something that will pique your interest!

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June 11, 2019

June is LGBT Pride Month

June is widely celebrated as LGBT Pride month, across the country and at Watermark communities coast to coast. We would like announce our partnership with SAGE! Our community is embarking on a leading edge training through the SAGECare program. Just as Watermark is committed to transform the way we view aging, SAGE is committed to […]

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May 25, 2019

The True Meaning of Memorial Day

At Watermark communities nationwide, Memorial Day is a time to appreciate the heritage that our fallen men and women have given each of us so that we might have the joy of a daily celebration of life. We can stand proud and free today with others whose current joy is built on past loss. This […]

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March 18, 2019

Let’s Start Something New This Spring

We’re eager to welcome spring and the wonderful opportunities it can bring to connect, learn and engage. Whether you plan to learn something new, renew your outdoor walking routine, flex your green thumb or meet a new friend, the return of spring offers the perfect chance to get a fresh start. Here are some ideas […]

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February 25, 2019

March 2019 Community Life Calendars

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 programs. We are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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January 31, 2019

Staying Warm, Cozy and Engaged

Pinebrook residents are staying warm and keeping busy with puzzles, poker games, daily exercise including Wii bowling, yoga and brain fitness, craft projects, and live entertainment. There is never a dull moment (and always fun to be had) here at Pinebrook, even when the temperature drops to -20! It reminds us all how grateful we are […]

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January 29, 2019

Cold Weather Safety Tips

We want everyone to be safe during this cold weather season. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you thrive by sharing a few cold weather safety tips. This article from Watermark and the National Institute on Aging offers useful information and advice to help you and your loved ones stay warm […]

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January 24, 2019

February 2019 Community Life Calendars

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 programs. We are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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January 2, 2019

Annual Outing to LaComedia

Pinebrook residents enjoyed a holiday buffet and a musical at LaComedia Dinner Theater. Talented singers and dancers performed the musical “White Christmas”. This musical is based on the classic 1954 movie with the same title. Residents dined at the delicious buffet. Traditional meats and side dishes, and of course, desserts, were plentiful. Listening to the songs in this musical brought back […]

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November 13, 2018

Pinebrook Gardens Memory Care Now Open!

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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November 12, 2018

Pinebrook Stop & Shop – Tuesday, November 13th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Attention all shoppers! Get a jump on your holiday shopping. Come to Pinebrook’s Annual Stop & Shop on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Purchase gifts from vendors such as Clever Children’s Books, Scentsy Scents, Watercolor Originals, Thirty-One, Ceramics by Ellie, Becky’s Beads, Glamourous Ribbon Wreaths and more. With every five dollar purchase, […]

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November 6, 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 […]

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October 31, 2018

A Howling Halloween at Pinebrook

It was a spooky good time for residents and staff today. Residents voted for their favorite costumes, which included everything from Rock, Paper, Scissors to a working Traffic Light. Some residents were unrecognizable and voters had to guess who was who. Sweet treats were plentiful and all had a howling Halloween.

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October 30, 2018

Floral Designers at Work

The vibrant colors that surround us in Autumn were abundant in the live flower arranging class. Bright yellow sunflowers, along with orange and red mums were plentiful for residents to use. Their completed arrangements are treats for the eyes. Residents brighten up their homes with their arrangements or proudly set them outside their door for […]

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October 26, 2018

November 2018 Community Life Calendars

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest

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September 25, 2018

October 2018 Community Life Calendars

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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September 14, 2018

Celtic Harpist and Bobhran Irish Drum Concert

We were pleased to welcome Nancy Bick Clark and her husband Frank Clark this week. They have entertained audiences for more than twenty-five years throughout the United States. Nancy and Frank have played in Ireland, Scotland and England. Nancy also played with the “Chieftains” from Ireland.

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September 14, 2018

Pinebrook for the Win!

The Cincinnati Red’s lost to the Milwaukee Brewers, but Pinebrook residents had a winning day at the Great American Ballpark. It was a warm, sunny day, so having seats in the shade made it very comfortable while watching the game. It also helped that our seats were close to the infield along the first base […]

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August 24, 2018

September 2018 Community Life Calendars

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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August 24, 2018

August 2018 Community Life Calendars

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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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May 23, 2018

“Senior Prom” at Pinebrook

Snazzy! Pinebrook ladies took advantage of the opportunity to dress-up in that special dress or glittery blouse and slacks for the Prom. Colors ranged from sophisticated black to soft pastels. Some gentlemen wore suits, others wore shirts and slacks. They all looked very debonair. A trio of talented musicians played dance music from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. The dance floor was […]

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February 26, 2018

Tai Chi at Pinebrook – Saturday’s at 11:00am!

Tai Chi for Health is an excellent exercise program for individuals who have various physical health conditions. This program was developed by medical doctor Paul Lam along with Tai Chi experts and medical professionals. Dr. Paul Lam, a Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferer, began his Tai Chi studies at the advice of his medical doctor when he […]

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January 31, 2018

Pinebrook loves to party!

The residents at Pinebrook know better than to miss a good time! What’s better than great snacks, excellent music, good friends and conversation? Well, maybe when our families join in; that makes events like these even better!

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December 1, 2017

Milford Holiday Parade

Our Pinebrook bus was full with residents waving to all the happy children who were cheering on the parade! Our staff ran alongside passing out candy to many smiling faces. Even though the weather was cold, there was a massive community turnout for some hometown excitement!

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September 29, 2017

Fall is here!

Hay wagons, straw bales and pumpkins help remind residents that harvest season is here. For many, this is a favorite time of the year. Colorful blooming mums and gourds help us reminisce, bringing back memories of sunny, cool days. Grab your sweatshirt or sweater, autumn is in the air at Pinebrook for all to share.

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September 29, 2017

Time to Paint Pumpkins!

Our residents greatly appreciated staff member Kathy Bird as she taught them to create their own unique pumpkin creations. Fall is certainly in the air here at Pinebrook! We have many more fall fun creations planned. Check your calendars and sign up soon!

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September 6, 2017

Eclipse Viewing Party

We began the party early in the Bijou Theater with Ted Talks on the scientists viewpoints, followed by the live feed from NASA! Once in a while we would check out the major networks to see how the Eclipse was progressing in other areas. As the moon began to cross over the sun it was […]

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August 31, 2017

This one belongs to the REDS!

Pinebrook residents brought good luck to the Cincinnati Reds this afternoon! The Reds beat the New York Mets. The final score was 7 to 2. The Reds won two games of a three game series. The sunny day was delightful with a slight breeze from the Ohio River. Residents enjoyed seats near third base. It was a […]

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August 21, 2017

Cecil’s 101st Birthday!

Cecil was happy to be celebrating his birthday with his family and friends here at Pinebrook. He tells us the secret to a long and happy life is keeping a good attitude!

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July 19, 2017

Gardening Fun!

If the weather cooperates, Pinebrook resident Terry Pilis will enjoy a bumper crop of tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers this year. Gardening is made easier in our three-and-a-half foot tall raised garden bed. Along with vegetables, Terry enjoys growing flowers and herbs. When Terry is unable to water the plants, other residents gladly volunteer for the task. […]

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July 5, 2017

The Joyful Noise Boys

We all love the Joyful Noise Boys! As their name suggests they bring smiles to our faces and joy to our hearts as they successfully encourage everyone to sing along!

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July 5, 2017

Pinebrook Senior Prom

Our second annual Senior Prom began with one of Chef Don’s all time favorite meals of our residents, Baby Back Ribs, along with a nice selection of side dishes and deserts. Many will tell you those ribs are the best in town! The Jeanine Groh Quartet played the old standards while our professional dancing couple started the dancing […]

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June 1, 2017

Health Fair Held at Pinebrook

We had a wonderful turnout of residents and family members at our recent Health Fair. Miami township EMT’s along with an RN were here to access balance ability. Green Respiratory provided free walker adjustments and repairs. Able Hearing worked on hearing aids and answered questions. Milford Pharmacy RN provided information regarding medication side effects and […]

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June 1, 2017

Mariemont Jr. High Orchestra Performs at Pinebrook

Pinebrook was thrilled to have Mariemont Jr. High Orchestra perform here. Residents were amazed at the skills these musicians had built in their short years of study. It was a full house with standing room only. The selections chosen, both old and new were simply priceless! We will welcome them back anytime!

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April 3, 2017

Exercise and Laughter = FUN!

Chair volleyball is held three afternoons a week at Pinebrook. Our players are committed, nothing gets in the way of volleyball! They even have a fan club and cheering section. What a fun way to raise our endorphins and nurture friendships!

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March 31, 2017

Red Lobster Outing – One of our favorites!

Seventeen residents signed up for the Red Lobster lunch outing! Everyone loved their lunch selections and reasonable prices. They were excited to have left overs to bring home as well! This location will now be on our “favorites list.”

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December 16, 2016

LaComedia!

Our annual luncheon trip to LaComedia, with the newer version of “A Christmas Carol” was loved by all. We each agreed it was the best we had ever seen! AND as usual the food was superb!

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November 30, 2016

Jeannie’s Art Party!

We all love our every other Friday Art Party with Jeannie. She can teach anyone to paint, and I do mean anyone. If you don’t believe me I dare you to try it. I promise you will impress yourself! Another benefit is the fun bunch of new friends we make here. Get ready to laugh!

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November 30, 2016

Max with his Tibetan Singing Bowls blessed us once again!

We were thrilled to have Max back at Pinebrook once again! There were several residents who missed his outstanding presentation the last time and those who heard him before were begging for more! He started with a brief history of the bowls and their ancient background and then invited us to do a body scan to see […]

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October 31, 2016

June’s Jewelry Making was a hit!

June Maggard’s classes are always a favorite with the sign up full in advance! Everyone looks forward to it and is proud to show off what they have created!

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October 31, 2016

Our Trip to Clifton Mills Gorge

We took an extraordinary outing to Clifton Mills Gorge with 18 of our wonderful residents. Our first stop was at Clifton Mills Restaurant. The food was excellent and the view was even better! The next stop was a short hike to see the gorge from a different angle. The beauty was breath taking! What a great […]

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