Category: Life at Woodbury Mews

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 AmericanTowns.com, 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 […]

May 4, 2017

For the Love of Garlic!

Who knew Garlic had so many health benefits! In April, the Town Center had a Watermark University class about all of the health benefits of garlic. During the presentation, they prepared home made garlic bread with fresh minced garlic and butter with a side of tomato sauce for dipping. It made the perfect appetizer before dinner! […]

March 17, 2017

Irish Dancer Performance

What a great and lively show the young Irish dancers performed yesterday for our residents. They certainly put us into the St. Patrick's Day mood!! Happy St Patrick's Day everyone!! May you live a long life, Full of gladness and health; With pockets full of gold, As the least of your wealth. May the dreams […]

February 24, 2017

Chinese New Year Celebration

The Rock the Wok Chinese New Year event at Woodbury Mews was lots of fun! The new Community Life Director, Sue, cooked up some stir fry as everyone learned what animal they were and what their Chinese New Year would bring to them. Many laughs were heard as they read the personality traits and the funny fortune cookies. […]

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 […]

November 8, 2016

Life Lessons Learned by Veterans

An article was recently featured on NJ.com, published on November 3rd, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. World War II Vets Have Timeless Life Lessons to Share From practical, lifesaving advice, "You have to duck when someone hollers duck" to career-building lessons like learning how "to be disciplined and how to lead men, […]

October 28, 2016

Halloween Goodie Bags

We had an exciting opportunity to share with residents this month. One of our favorite parts of celebrating Halloween was constructing holiday goodie bags for two groups of trick-or-treaters. All neighborhoods in the community shared in the project of putting the goodie bags together. Some of the bags were distributed to the Girl Scouts who frequently visit us each month. Another cluster of […]

October 28, 2016

Pumpkin Painting

In October, we celebrated Halloween in many special ways. We had a wonderful time discovering the origins of the holiday with our History of Halloween class. Watermark University also provided us with the opportunity to learn about the growing popularity of pumpkins in society. During this course we discovered how Jack-O-Lanterns began in Ireland from the legendary story of Stingy Jack. We […]

September 29, 2016

Woodbury Mews Active Aging Week Highlight: Joyce London

In honor of Active Aging Week, Woodbury Mews would like to highlight Joyce London. Joyce hails from New York City but now resides in our Town Center neighborhood. She has a background in research and teaching. Joyce spent 10 years in cancer research at the Sloan Kettering Institute, and 20 years teaching chemistry in both high school and college […]

September 28, 2016

Woodbury Mews Active Aging Week Highlight: Rosanne Yearicks

Rosanne Yearicks is a member of our Inn neighborhood here at Woodbury Mews. Rosanne has been a resident here for six years, and has become very popular amongst her neighbors and staff. Rosanne moved here from Bristol, Pennsylvania. We were not surprised to find out that in her past Rosanne was a strong independent woman who took on […]

September 26, 2016

Woodbury Mews Active Aging Week Highlight: Elaine O’Brien

In honor of Active Aging Week, Woodbury Mews would like to take a moment to highlight Elaine O'Brien, a resident in our Town Center neighborhood.  Elaine is a prominent member of the community and has kept herself active by coordinating clubs and events with friends both inside and outside of Woodbury Mews. She represents her peers […]

August 25, 2016

Matsiko Orphan Choir Performance

Woodbury Mews started August out with some culture. A group called the Matsiko World Orphan Choir came to perform for the residents in both buildings. This choir is part of the International Children's Network. This organization works towards providing the proper education for orphaned children throughout the world. Every year a group of children arrive from all over the world […]

August 25, 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 50 different classes with everything from Baking at its Best to Ballroom Dancing to Fresh Flower Arrangements to Journaling Made Easy and even Holiday Cards Creations, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]