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  • Declutter to Help Others

    Declutter to Help Others

    Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

  • Delicious Sweets: Heart Shaped Rice Crispy Treats

    Delicious Sweets: Heart Shaped Rice Crispy Treats

    Residents in The Gardens enjoyed an afternoon making heart shaped rice crispy treats. They learned the easy process of mixing the rice crispys with melted marshmallows, forming it into heart shapes and frosting their beautiful creations. All enjoyed eating their delicious creations when they were done.

  • Happy Chinese New Year 2019

    Happy Chinese New Year 2019

    To start off the Chinese New Year, Grande'Vie residents started off the celebration with a Chinese luncheon. Residents participated in a discussion of Chinese traditions, food, zodiac signs and the history of this Chinese holiday. Everyone learned how to count to ten in Chinese and had a lesson on how to use chopsticks.

  • Cupid Kissed Wafers

    Cupid Kissed Wafers

    Grande'Vie residents learned how to make Cupid Kissed Wafers to start off the month of love. During the baking experience each resident dipped half of a wafer cookie into melted white chocolate and decorated them with edible embellishments. Everyone ended up with a plate of their own creation to enjoy.

  • February 2019 Community Life Calendars

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

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Declutter to Help Others

Do you have too much stuff? You can declutter your home and help others thrive at the same time. As part of Watermark Retirement Communities, we’d like to help you make the most of your unwanted possessions. Check out these suggestions from Watermark and then contact us if you need help getting started. We’re always […]

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Delicious Sweets: Heart Shaped Rice Crispy Treats

Residents in The Gardens enjoyed an afternoon making heart shaped rice crispy treats. They learned the easy process of mixing the rice crispys with melted marshmallows, forming it into heart shapes and frosting their beautiful creations. All enjoyed eating their delicious creations when they were done.

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Happy Chinese New Year 2019

To start off the Chinese New Year, Grande'Vie residents started off the celebration with a Chinese luncheon. Residents participated in a discussion of Chinese traditions, food, zodiac signs and the history of this Chinese holiday. Everyone learned how to count to ten in Chinese and had a lesson on how to use chopsticks.

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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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Legacy Watermark Communities Featured on Seniors Rock Radio

Legacy communities offer dozens of complimentary classes through Watermark University. Click here to listen to Seniors Rock Radio. At the 45:00-minute mark you’ll hear about all of our opportunities available to seniors in the Rochester area! We are proud to be featured on @seniorsrockevents. #seniorsrock #seniorliving #activeaging #legacywatermark #watermarkcommunities #rochesterny #seniorsrockradio

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Tips for Children of Aging Parents

Many adult children feel uncomfortable discussing or even acknowledging the subtle changes in behavior or lifestyle of mom or dad. Often they take on the responsibility of caring for their parents while taking care of their own children and maintaining a full time job. FindLaw offers several tips for children of aging parents to help […]

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Making a Difference on Election Day

Our resident Dick Myer was at the Penfield Fire Hall helping to get people to the polls. Legacy Grande' Vie and Legacy Willow Pond made several trips so our residents could vote. A big thanks to Dick for helping and being a part of our Mid Term Election Day.

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Extraordinary Camping Trip to Fair Haven State Park

Legacy at Grande'Vie residents went on an extraordinary three day camping trip to Fair Haven State Park. Residents enjoyed s'mores around the campfire while telling scary stories. Resident John DeVuyst played his violin as everyone joined in and sang their favorite songs. What a wonderful trip it turned out to be as residents really had […]

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Summer Concert Memories

We enjoyed a beautiful outing to the Penfield Ampa Theater for an evening of music. Fiddlers of the Genesee and the sounds of Matt Chase & Old Canyon Country Music got our toes tapping and hips swaying to the wonderful sounds. We couldn't have asked for a better evening with friends!

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Ice Cream Cake Demo by Dining Services Director, Robert Grant

Robert Grant, Dining Services Director at Grande'Vie, gave a delicious cooking demo for the residents and family members. Robert made chocolate chip mint ice cream cake topped with whipped cream and chocolate sauce. After the demo everyone had the opportunity to taste the delicious cake and it was enjoyed by all.

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Destination Breakfast to Steve’s Diner

We re-visited Steve' Diner and we were not disappointed.  Pancakes bigger than your plate, French toast made with an array of breads and eggs any way you want. Our waitress was wonderful and had coffee ready when we wanted a refill.

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Surprising New Food with Joan Bardossi

Trying new foods and exploring new culinary combinations was our April class with Joan Bardossi, our Regional Director of Culinary Services. The class sampled Macaroni & Cheese Bites, Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce, Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing and a Southern Peach with Raspberry Sauce for a little something sweet.

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Caring.com Review – Peace of Mind Grandmother is Thriving

My Grandmother loves it at Grand Vie. We took a tour in November and she began living there this January. She found friends right away in activities. She’s sure to make it down to bingo every day. She also loves the day trips they take, it gives her a chance to get some fresh air […]

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Caring.com Review – Treated Like Royalty

What’s not to love with Grande'Vie Senior Living Community? We are treated like royalty, served wonderful meals three times a day, have our rooms cleaned, our beds changed, our laundry done and our medical needs tended to. But more importantly the staff, the nurses and the aids are wonderful to us always taking care of […]

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Caring.com Review – The Greatest Senior Living Community

Grande'Vie is without a doubt the greatest senior living community there is. My mother has been a resident in the assisted living facility for over 5 years and it has been wonderful. She lived on her own until 87 and then dementia forced her move to assisted living. We researched and visited many places but […]

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

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

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December 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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