Category: Life at Harvard Square

May 5, 2017

Putting Up Our Dux: Self-Defense 101

On Thursday, we had a non-profit personal safety group called IMPACT come to Harvard Square and teach us all about verbal and physical self-defense. The class proved to be very educational and empowering! The residents, and myself, practiced different, potentially life threatening interactions/scenarios and how we’d respond or act. IMPACT will be back to teach our employees some […]

March 10, 2017

Cocktailing for Good – Watermark For Kids Fundraiser

On Tuesday, Harvard Square hosted “Cocktailing for Good,” a Silent Auction Fundraiser to support our non-profit Watermark For Kids. We had 29 donated items for auction and we raised $901.00 for Watermark For Kids. With an overwhelming amount of support, over 45 professionals attended the event. The food was amazing and so were the drinks. All the donated […]

February 16, 2017

Casino Day

Thanks for joining us for our annual Casino Day! It was a blast. We had Black Jack, Craps, Roulette tables and entertainment by Chuck Fisher. Here are some photos of all the fun.  

January 6, 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 Mimosas with Marie to Mexican Train Dominoes to Red Hat Club to Chef Demos and even Wii Golf, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

November 30, 2016

The Gardens, Our New Memory Care Neighborhood – Now Open!

Short of finding a cure for memory loss, the official opening of The Gardens, our new Memory Care neighborhood, is the best news we can possibly share. We’re proud to offer this brand new program to Denver area families touched by Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory loss. Our approach is distinctly different from others […]

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 […]

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 […]

June 27, 2016

The Best in Memory Care is Now Accepting Reservations

Become a Founding Resident and save $1,000 a month for life. If someone you know is living with memory loss, we invite you to discover a new kind of memory care, coming soon to Harvard Square. We think you’ll appreciate our intimately scaled neighborhoods, how we’re restoring dignity to the dining experience through Thrive Dining™ […]

June 10, 2016

Prime Discussion: Bottle Collecting with Glen Preble

Last Friday, it was an absolute treat to have guest speaker Glen Preble share his love and knack for his unique hobby: bottle collecting, with Harvard Square’s residents and granddaughter, Maddie (Harvard Square’s Fitness Coordinator). Glen specifically educated us about his antique beer, milk, and medicine bottles, as well as old Tivoli trays. Most of his […]

April 25, 2016

Maddie’s Move of the Month

Watch the video below to see Jean Pierson, aka “Pump It Up Pierson,” demonstrate upper body exercise with a modified bar push-up! Maddie Vincel is 23 years young, and a women of faith. She calls herself an old soul. Maddie is a native Coloradan and Harvard Squares Fitness Coordinator with a degree in Health and Fitness […]

February 29, 2016

Maddie’s Gym at Harvard Square

Welcome! I’m Maddie Vincel, your Fitness Coordinator and Personal Trainer. I graduated from Arapahoe Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Human Performance and Exercise Science and also am certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (the gold standard), as a personal trainer. Most recently, I became CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner) […]

January 19, 2016

Happy New Year! 2016

Just a few pictures of our residents having a blast at their New Years Eve Party on December 31st, 2015. We always have so much fun popping streamers, listening to Tony Chardo and drinking champagne. Wanna dance with us? We have Happy Hour every Thursday in the MPR. Drinks are served at 2:00pm and the entertainment starts […]

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 […]

November 19, 2015

Desserts with Sejla

Desserts with Sejla is a Watermark University Class that Sejla, our Dining Room Manager and sweets lover, offers every month. Join us for the next class on December 21st in the MPR from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. This month we had surprise guest, Pat, the YOYO’er!

August 11, 2015

Memory Care Coming Soon – Groundbreaking at Harvard Square

Harvard Square is very excited about the new Villa Memory Care currently under construction and opening in Fall 2016. We’re already an outstanding choice for retirement living, but wait till you see what’s in store for the future. Soon we’ll unveil The Villa, a revolutionary approach to memory care. Here, the art of caregiving goes beyond the traditional title, […]

July 6, 2015

13th Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship Information

13th Annual Golf Tournament – Benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association When: Friday, August 28th, 2015 Where: Windsor Gardens Golf Club 595 S. Clinton St, Denver, CO 80247 *Sponsorship is just $200 *Recognition with logo on web page *Logo displayed at Award Luncheon *Framed recognition certificate presented at Award Luncheon *8′ display table at a hole (only […]

May 29, 2015

Fitness Fridays!

Harvard Square cares about fitness! Our gym is open 24/7 and anyone can use it. If you are interested in using our gym please contact Maddie at 1-303-696-0622 for more information. Pictured: Janet Beaver (Executive Director) and Mekdas Gerelessie (Health and Wellness Director) after a workout session with Maddie (Fitness instructor)!

May 20, 2015

Introduction to LGBT Aging Training at Harvard Square with The Center

New Training at Harvard Square! Introduction to LGBT Aging Learn about the culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Consider why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Identify best practices and tools for helping LGBT older adults to feel more included Why a training on LGBT elders? There […]

February 13, 2015

Fitness Friday

Anyone at Harvard Square can use our Fitness Center. Guests are always welcome in our gym, bring your friends. The gym is located on the first floor. Maddie Vincel is our Fitness Instructor and can teach you everything you need to know! Pictured: Mina and Chief in the Fitness Center