Legacy at Village Wood

The Best Value in Penfield Senior Living

Legacy at Village Wood, located in Penfield, New York is a retirement community offering boutique-style Independent Living on an intimate, wooded 10-acre senior campus. Residents enjoy an affordable, all-inclusive lifestyle near shopping, dining, major hospitals, entertainment and cultural attractions, with easy access to Route 441 and the 490 Expressway.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from cozy studios to spacious one-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a kitchenette, large living room and bathroom.

Residents of Legacy at Village Wood enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include a beauty salon and barber shop, fitness center, cozy lounge and library, game room, interfaith chapel and serene landscaping. For a fulfilling meal you won’t have to look far, our high quality, restaurant-style dining pleases every palate. Our chefs create delicious meals using fresh and seasonal ingredients for any dietary restriction – heart healthy, low sodium, or vegetarian choices are always available.

February 2018 Community Life Calendar

February is close at hand and Legacy at Village Wood has many program,s and outings for all to enjoy. Our Watermark University catalog has a host of fun and interesting options for our residents to choose from. We encourage family and friends to come and take advantage of the classes for the month of February. » […]

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Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

Welcome to our first semester of Watermark University! With more than 40 different classes with everything from Cooking at the Olympics to East Ave Bus Tour to Rochester Historical Society to Starry Night Pastel Drawing and even Extreme Couponing, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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January 2018 Newsletter and Community Life Calendar

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the January 2018 Newsletter & Calendar.

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Tips for Children of Aging Parents

Many adult children feel uncomfortable discussing or even acknowledging the subtle changes in behavior or lifestyle of mom or dad. Often they take on the responsibility of caring for their parents while taking care of their own children and maintaining a full time job. FindLaw offers several tips for children of aging parents to help […]

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7 Common Questions (and Answers!) about Medicare

With over 10,000 people enrolling in Medicare every day over the next 10 years, the National Council on Aging has put together a series of commonly asked questions and answers about Medicare. To read the full article, please click here. The National Council on Aging and their website http://www.ncoa.org/ is an invaluable resource for anybody […]

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Annual Christmas Party

This year we had our annual Christmas party with a new twist! Chef Rich had a wonderful carving station of beef tenderloin with a demi glace, horseradish mayo and rolls. Additionally, the dining staff brought around a variety of hors d’oeuvres table to table. We had Christmas music by Mr. Tom Dunn along with a decadent dessert […]

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Unique and Flavorful Dining at Legacy at Village Wood

“Hard enough to please a family much less 30-plus former ‘heads’ of households! I have no complaints. Lots of compliments for the creative chefs and patient servers!” Our culinary experts at the Legacy at Village Wood work hard on a daily basis to make sure they are appealing to each and every one of our […]

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Chef Recipe: Thrive 5 Granola

Now you can make granola in your own kitchen with the help of the below recipe. INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 4 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (do not use quick oats) 1 cup raw almonds, chopped coarse 1 cup […]

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Fire House Pizza & Tour

Our “Knights of Village Wood” were given the VIP tour of the Penfield Fire House. The guys were taken into the history room for a presentation from the early 1800’s when the company was formed until present day. Lunch of pizza and wings were enjoyed in the big meeting room, then before we left pictures were taken in […]

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Caring.com Review –Welcoming Staff and Lively Community

We visited Legacy at Village Wood. It was very welcoming. The person that we met was really nice and tried very hard to answer our questions and accommodate my sister. They were working to make it up-to-date. The rooms were very nice and had been updated. They were nicely painted and had new carpeting. I […]

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Caring.com Review – Friendly and Knowledgeable Staff

The Legacy at Village Wood is reasonable as far as pricing and what they include. They do what is called the “I’m OK” program. So even though it is independent, every morning when they wake up they have to put what looks like a little hotel peg on their door that said I’m OK, so […]

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