VERO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Watercrest Senior Living invited the community to “Fall in Love” at the grand opening celebration of Watercrest of San Jose Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Jacksonville, Florida last month. More than 300 hundred community members, residents and Watercrest associates celebrated the new community with live music, fireside entertainment, guided tours and a bountiful spread of culinary creations from Watercrest’s Executive Chef Chris Wynn.
Guests welcomed the residents of Watercrest of San Jose to their new home with a celebratory champagne toast and took home photo mementos captured by the entertaining Swamp Shots Photo Booth.
Watercrest of San Jose is a signature Watercrest product, offering 66 assisted living and 24 memory care apartments with spacious, upscale accommodations, premium amenities and exceptional care, in a comfortable and classy design. The 79,000 square foot, 90-unit senior living community opened in September 2016 with tremendous popularity, welcoming dozens of residents within the first weeks.
“We are overwhelmed by the outstanding attendance and greatly appreciate the Jacksonville community for welcoming us to the area with such enthusiasm,” says Carina Saladino, Executive Director of Watercrest of San Jose.
Guests attending the “Fall in Love with Watercrest” event enjoyed guided tours of the community, including the elegant Spa W, savored private label Watercrest wines at the wine bistro, and relished the flavors of locally grown, seasonal ingredients and organic fare offered daily to residents at multiple dining venues.
“We are overjoyed by this opportunity to offer the seniors of Jacksonville a rich, diverse lifestyle in an exceptional environment and thankful for outstanding community partners committed to serving seniors and building common unity relationships,” says Marc Vorkapich, Principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living.
Watercrest principals, Marc Vorkapich, CEO and Joan Williams, CFO, recognized the demand for a resort-like community in Jacksonville offering upscale accommodations and amenities tailored to today’s senior. Watercrest of San Jose features an idyllic setting with Florida style outdoor living spaces and tranquil views of Goodby’s Creek. The pleasant, small town atmosphere offers close proximity to Jacksonville’s premier shopping, restaurants, cultural attractions and sporting events.
Watercrest Senior Living is committed to enriching the lives of seniors by creating an environment of well being through wellness programs, nutritious and savory dining, and personalized care. All Watercrest memory care associates are Certified Dementia Specialists and their comprehensive memory care program utilizes innovative lifestyle approaches including personal life silhouettes, multi-sensory enhancements, Memories in the Making, and Music and Memory programs.