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Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Nursing Homes: Is There a Difference in Care?

May 10, 2023

Doctor consulting with senior woman

When evaluating skilled nursing/rehabilitation centers, it’s common to consider the most obvious factors. Is the building clean and well maintained? Is the food good? Are the people nice? Does your physician or hospital recommend it? What do your friends and neighbors say about it? However, you may be overlooking a key factor that will determine…

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Yes! You Can Find Your Perfect Fit.

February 8, 2023

If you’re reading this, you probably have already begun to shop around for retirement living options. Are you confused and overwhelmed? Join the club! Sometimes we have all the facts but still don’t know what it all means and how it applies to us personally. It all begins with knowing what questions to ask. But,…

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Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions at Lakeside at Waterman Village

January 17, 2023

The new year is a great time to work on improving yourself. Millions of people make promises to themselves about making positive change every January 1st. These resolutions most often involve getting fit, saving money or learning a new hobby or skill. Despite having good intentions, after the “new year, new me” glow wears off,…

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Downsizing Vs. Rightsizing: It’s a matter of perspective.

December 14, 2022

Part of life is the accumulation of stuff. The more we have, the more space we need. After a while, it can be hard to determine which items we need and which we’re just used to having. Downsizing can be a daunting term, especially if you’ve lived in your home for a long time. What…

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Holiday Lights at Lakeside

December 9, 2022

It’s the jolliest time of the year again. The trees are decorated, the bows are tied, and the presents are wrapped. At Lakeside at Waterman Village around this time of year, the streets are lit up with thousands of twinkling holiday lights. The trees are illuminated, and a walk around campus feels like traveling through…

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The Lakeside Guide to Indoor Fun

November 18, 2022

The weather outside in Mt. Dora might not be so frightful, but all the activities happening inside are so delightful. The best part about Lakeside living is that you don’t have to leave the campus to have a good time! Sue Gratzer, Activities Director, and the Lakeside at Waterman Village team keep the activities calendar…

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Lakeside at Waterman Village Celebrates Its Grand Opening

September 22, 2022

On October 21, 2020, we celebrated the groundbreaking for Lakeside at Waterman Village, 159 brand-new, customizable independent living homes surrounding Lake Margaret. And on August 25, 2022, we celebrated the grand opening of this beautiful 37-acre expansion. “Lakeside at Waterman Village really is something to celebrate,” Waterman Village CEO/President Andrew Dujon said. “As more and more seniors…

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Exercise Your Mind at Waterman Village

August 4, 2022

At first glance the concept of exercising your mind may be seem like a strange one. How does one do it? It’s not like pushups or time on an exercise bike are going to help. At Waterman Village, mental fitness is one of our primary missions. That’s why we created the Brain Wellness Academy for…

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Get Outside (and Inside) and Enjoy Lakeside Living

July 13, 2022

Florida living means fun in the sun to many people. For residents of Waterman Village it holds especially true. But even when the heat is on, there’s plenty going on inside as well as out. It’s simply a matter of choosing what suits you best. Either way, there are a myriad of things to do,…

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Why Not Choose a 55+ Retirement Community? Waterman Village Has the Answers

June 22, 2022

A 55+ retirement community may sound like an attractive way to begin the next phase of your life. You know you’re going to be surrounded by others in your age group who began their retirement around the same time as you and hopefully have similar backgrounds. At the very least, they’re contemporaries who’ve experienced many…

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