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Meet David and Tam

January 20, 2023

Few people would want to give up living in a Hawaiian paradise to move to the mainland, but the Francos found their own paradise in Mount Dora. Struggles with making the long journey to visit family led to David and Tam beginning the hunt for a home closer to their loved ones. David described their…

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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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Dear Abe: Can You Tell Me More About Life at Lakeside at Waterman Village?

November 29, 2022

Looking for a retirement community can be a huge decision to make. Finding the perfect community for you can be even more challenging. There was such a positive response to our first “Dear Abe” blog, we asked Abe Zimmerman, Marketing Manager at Lakeside at Waterman Village, to come back and answer more of your questions!…

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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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Meet Deborah Brown

November 16, 2022

“You know, I don’t exactly know what I’m doing that’s keeping me this busy, but it takes me all day to do it.” That’s a typical day in the life of Deborah Brown, who left The Villages with her husband Skip and moved into a beautiful 2-bedroom garden home at Lakeside at Waterman Village. She…

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Meet Tom and Deanna Hall

October 12, 2022

For Tom and Deanna Hall, the move to Lakeside at Waterman Village from Norfolk, Virginia was a happy coincidence.  The couple had no plans on leaving Norfolk, but when the opportunity to sell their house came up, they took it! “It was time to move on, and our daughter Andrea just started looking around. She…

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FAQ Part 2: Answers to Your Questions About Lakeside at Waterman Village

September 28, 2022

Toward the end of June, we posted our first FAQ blog to answer questions prospective residents have asked. We were overwhelmed by the response, not to mention the additional questions that poured in. Now that the Lakeside at Waterman Village has officially opened, we are excited to respond to more of the questions we’ve received….

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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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