Category: Life at Woodbury Mews

January 3, 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 […]

November 19, 2018

Swing and Sock Hop Dance

The Swing and Sock Hop Dance was the event of the year by far! Several of the Gardens Naya team members worked so hard creating this amazing night. Months of planning, fundraising, shopping with their own money and time creating the decorations, outfits and more went into this. The event turned out to be an incredible […]

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 […]

November 8, 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 […]

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

September 17, 2018

The Dating Game!

We couldn’t get Jim Lange but we still had loads of fun playing the dating game at The Inn! The residents were so funny and everyone played along completely unscripted and unrehearsed! Sometimes that’s the best way to do it. Make sure you turn up the volume for the videos the answers are priceless. #capturethemoment […]

September 6, 2018

September Men’s Club

The new Mens Club got off to a funny start. Residents from The Inn and Gardens met for a rousing game of  5 and 7 card stud. Sue in Community Life should have been wearing her glasses when she chose the deck of cards. The first several games were deuces wild and no one could quite […]

August 27, 2018

Western Day

We recently enjoyed a Western Themed Party with Keith Hickman for our entertainment. The bottleclub was decorated to mimic an old western saloon, hence the name "Mews Saloon". We even painted cardboard saloon doors and put them up in the entrance of the bottleclub for a welcoming atmosphere. We served Sue's famous Cowboy beans and wore Cowboy […]

July 24, 2018

Sharing a New Technology

One of the hottest new crazes in the world of smartphone technology is SnapChat imaging. The camera, located on a person's smartphone, or tablet has the ability to take a picture of the person themselves, better known as a "Selfie". What SnapChat has done is add a feature that puts silly ears, makeup, animal faces and more […]

June 19, 2018

Casino Day at the Town Center

Our Casino Day at the Town Center was loads of fun! Between the gambling (for fun), shrimp cocktails, Atlantic City boardwalk caramel corn, cocktails, bunny waitresses and giveaways, everyone seemed to have a great time. The event was co-hosted by Sarah from Senior Helpers who provided our entertainer and the classic shrimp cocktails which added […]

June 5, 2018

Woodbury H.S. Annually Hosted “Senior Prom,” Hollywood Style

Once a year each June, Woodbury High School hosts a wonderful Prom Themed event. Traditionally held in the Town Center community room, each year the students gather and bring all of the decorations and centerpieces for the event along with some tasty snacks.This tradition is that of teacher Maria Lareo, who is in charge of their Interact […]

May 11, 2018

Spa Day at The Inn

On May the 9th, The Inn and Gardens were treated to a pre-Mothers Day afternoon Spa Day hosted by the Community Life staff with the help of Janet from Compassus Hospice. The stage was set with a beautiful waterfall, plants, tranquil music, aroma therapy and adorable rock ponds. Each resident enjoyed a massage by the […]

May 7, 2018

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

It was a grand time for all at the Town Center Cinco De Mayo party! The happy hour was hosted by Sarah from Senior Helpers who brought a wonderful spread of Mexican style treats, and featured music by Joe Cotando making the event a big success! The Community Life girls did an outstanding job with […]

May 2, 2018

70’s at Woodbury Mews!

The Inn residents had a groovy time in April at their 70's theme day party. The dining room was all decked out 70's style. Jimmy Edwards put on a fabulous show and always throws himself into the act! We spent the day reminiscing about the era and also added a Watermark University class to the […]

April 11, 2018

Watermark University: The Benefits of Coconut Oil

On Wednesday, April 11th, residents participated in our monthly Watermark University Cooking for Culture and Health program. This month they learned all about the benefits of coconut oil. Some of the benefits include anti-aging properties, stopping kidney infections, boosting your immune system, skin and nail benefits and many more. In addition to the educational portion of the […]

February 9, 2018

Bringing it Home!! Town Center Philadelphia Eagles Parade Celebration!

The Town Center residents gathered to watch a 1st in a lifetime event. The Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Championship Parade Celebration! Dining service and all of the staff helped put together an awesome Philly themed buffet lunch including Philly Cheesesteaks, Philly Franks and Philly Soft Pretzels. Residents were able to sit and watch as our Eagles […]

February 9, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Champions!! Highlights from the Town Center Super Bowl Party

On Super Bowl Sunday there were two parties at Woodbury Mews. One in The Inn and one at The Town Center. Residents gathered together in our Garden Level Parlor to cheer on our underdogs, the Philadelphia Eagles. There was great food and great energy all around. In between the game and the great commercials, trivia […]

January 26, 2018

Spa Day

Recently, The Town Center had a Spa Day hosted by Sarah Bieble from Senior Helpers. Sarah did a wonderful class teaching participants how to make homemade sugar scrubs with essential oils. They learned about many different essential oils and the multitude of health benefits they provide. During the program, some participants took a short relaxing break for a […]

January 3, 2018

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 almost 30 different classes with everything from Horticultural Expressions to Cooking for Life, Culture & Health to Tai Chi to Postcard Travels and even Celebrity Bios, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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 […]

November 15, 2017

Veterans Day at Woodbury Mews

On Veterans Day, November 11th we gave thanks to our veterans here at Woodbury Mews. Entertainer Te Naj did an outstanding job performing for our folks and helping us to honor them for their service to our country. Vietnam veteran Vincent Scomolla and his daughter Debbie Costello came dressed in their VFW attire to present the […]

November 10, 2017

Another Viva Italiano!

This month we took the Italian party to our independent folks at the Town Center. Dancing, Tiramisu and Italian coffee were enjoyed by all! If you would like to attend as a guest to one of our upcoming social hours, you can contact Sue in Community Life at 1-856-689-9018 to request an emailed copy of our calendar […]

October 23, 2017

Viva Italiano

On October 20th, The Inn had an Italian Day! What better month to celebrate Italy than the month with Columbus Day. Our entertainer Fulvio Ranni was superb as he serenaded us with an array of classic Italian songs and a mix of some great favorites! Residents enjoyed some classic traditional Italian Tiramisu and coffee as the Community Life team […]

August 31, 2017

Woodbury Mews Receives National Recognition

An article was recently published on, posted on August 24th, 2017. To read the full article, please click here. Woodbury Mews is pleased to announce that 11 associates have received recognition for exceptional work through Watermark’s annual award recognition. The awards are presented to associates from Watermark’s 40 communities nationwide who exemplify the company’s […]

August 23, 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 Ballroom Dancing to Artistic Expressions to Horticultural Exploration to Postcard Travels and even Baked Holiday Treats 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

August 4, 2017

Phillies Tailgate Party!

Monday, July 31st, 2017 was Phillies Day at the Town Center, our Independent Living neighborhood. The Phillies played the Braves and won 7 to 6.  Residents at the Town Center gathered for some foil wrapped (free) dollar dogs, popcorn, beer and fun give a-ways. There was baseball trivia for prizes in between innings. We had all of our brains working […]

May 19, 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 Tai Chi to Scrapbooking 101 to Horticultural Exploration to Cooking for Life, Culture & Health and even Astrology 101, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]