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The Best Value in Sarasota Senior Living

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods, located in Sarasota, Florida is a retirement community that offers Independent Living and Assisted Living on a large and comfortable senior campus notable for spacious, beautifully landscaped grounds. The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods is located just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

In this friendly atmosphere, we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from spacious studios, one-bedroom apartments or two-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. 

Residents of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods enjoy services and amenities that support an engaging and fulfilling life. Our on-site amenities include an idyllic 53 acre campus with nature trails, lakes for fishing, outdoor gardening area, heated outdoor pool, well-stocked library, computer center, fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, art studio, movie theater, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, an elegant dining room with lake views as well as additional dining options including Water’s Edge Restaurant, the Tiffany Lounge and Café del Sol.

Resident Voices

Residents Terry and Kay Day are Enjoying Their Worry-Free Lifestyle at The Fountains

WHY WAIT WHEN YOU CAN HAVE IT NOW? “Residents we interviewed would always tell us, ‘Oh we love it. We wish we’d done it sooner.’ We looked at each other and said, well, what are we waiting for?” – Terry and Kay Day, residents of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods MEET TERRY AND KAY […]

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Residents Jim and Evelyn Turchik are Enjoying Their Active Lifestyle at The Fountains

NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT Why leave the future to fate when you can move to the right retirement community now and enjoy every minute? “My daughter has thanked me many times for doing this so that she doesn’t have to worry what to do with mom and dad in the future.” – Evelyn Turchik, […]

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Resident Joyann Lang is Loving the Warm Weather and Beautiful Grounds at The Fountains

DON’T GET THE WRONG IDEA Retirement communities are not what you might imagine them to be. You have to visit and see for yourself. “I think that people have a very wrong perception…. I think people think of nursing homes versus retirement center and they just have the wrong idea because they don’t come and […]

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Life at The Town Center – Independent Living

Farm-to-Table Dinner

Residents enjoyed a tour of Gamble Creek Farm, a certified organic and hydroponic farm in Parrish, FL, followed by an al fresco Farm-to-Table Dinner. To start, the residents were served salads prepared with organic Mizuna, Mixed Greens and Pomegranate, all harvested that day. The main course featured roast suckling Pig and Chicken, with Cabbage harvested to prepare Cole Slaw, and tender Collard […]

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Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Wine Club to Tai Chi to Bass Fishing 101 to Conversational Spanish and even Acrylic Art Class, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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Happy New Year from Lake Pointe Woods!

Swingtide Combo had residents dancing the night away on New Years Eve!

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Life at The Inn – Assisted Living

Superhero Day at The Inn

Our theme for this month was Superhero Day. Although we have many superhero’s at The Inn, they don’t always wear masks and capes. Today however, some of our staff and residents participated by dressing up in costumes. It was a lot of fun! Our top winner was William Steinberg. He received a Superhero t-shirt. All residents at the event received superhero tattoos and superhero candies. We look […]

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Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Wine Club to Tai Chi to Bass Fishing 101 to Conversational Spanish and even Acrylic Art Class, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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Catch a Rising “Chef”

Meet Kiara Reed, Caregiver and Rising Chef. Kiara loves to bake in her spare time. Today, she prepared a Red Velvet Cheesecake. Step-by-step, Kiara explained the process as she combined the ingredients before mixing them. Once the cake went in the oven, the room was quiet. Excited residents waited patiently for a taste of the delicious red velvet […]

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Out and About

Farm-to-Table Dinner

Residents enjoyed a tour of Gamble Creek Farm, a certified organic and hydroponic farm in Parrish, FL, followed by an al fresco Farm-to-Table Dinner. To start, the residents were served salads prepared with organic Mizuna, Mixed Greens and Pomegranate, all harvested that day. The main course featured roast suckling Pig and Chicken, with Cabbage harvested to prepare Cole Slaw, and tender Collard […]

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Extraordinary Outing to Disney World!

Fun, fun, and more fun! Residents and staff enjoyed a beautiful day at Disney World in Orlando. The weather was cool and it wasn’t very crowded. The best part of the trip however was the laughter and smiles on our residents faces. Priceless!

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Sunset Dinner

Town Center residents had a wonderful evening at Turtle Beach with music and dancing, an unforgettable dinner, and a stunning sunset. Dining Services prepared a four-course meal which featured shrimp cocktail, beach-side caesar salad, grilled tri-trip steak served with grilled sweet potato and asparagus. Residents toasted marshmallows for s’mores for dessert!

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Dining

Farm-to-Table Dinner

Residents enjoyed a tour of Gamble Creek Farm, a certified organic and hydroponic farm in Parrish, FL, followed by an al fresco Farm-to-Table Dinner. To start, the residents were served salads prepared with organic Mizuna, Mixed Greens and Pomegranate, all harvested that day. The main course featured roast suckling Pig and Chicken, with Cabbage harvested to prepare Cole Slaw, and tender Collard […]

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Catch a Rising “Chef”

Meet Kiara Reed, Caregiver and Rising Chef. Kiara loves to bake in her spare time. Today, she prepared a Red Velvet Cheesecake. Step-by-step, Kiara explained the process as she combined the ingredients before mixing them. Once the cake went in the oven, the room was quiet. Excited residents waited patiently for a taste of the delicious red velvet […]

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Sunset Dinner

Town Center residents had a wonderful evening at Turtle Beach with music and dancing, an unforgettable dinner, and a stunning sunset. Dining Services prepared a four-course meal which featured shrimp cocktail, beach-side caesar salad, grilled tri-trip steak served with grilled sweet potato and asparagus. Residents toasted marshmallows for s’mores for dessert!

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On Aging

Resident Performance – Flim Flam IV

With a cast and crew of more than 40 residents, this annual performance featured singing, dancing, skits and lots of laughs along the way. Written and directed by Fountains resident Lyn Jacobson, Flim Flam IV showcased the many talented people living at The Fountains. This is the fourth year the residents put on the show!

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591 Learning Connects our Residents to China

Wendy Kong and Jackie Qian of 591 Learning visited our campus today and assisted two more Town Center residents who have decided to take part in this extraordinary opportunity! Each week, residents are scheduled to speak with his or her student “pen-pal” from China via the internet using video chat to talk about culture, food, interests, hobbies, etc., and the students […]

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Residents Thrive at Lake Pointe Woods

Each year at Watermark Retirement Communities, residents and associates are recognized for their contributions to creating extraordinary communities where people thrive! This year, Dr. Jules Altenberg was the recipient of the Watermark University Resident Faculty Award. Dr. Altenberg has been passionate about photography since the age of 12! He has been featured at The Fountains as […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Wonderful place to live!

My husband and I recently moved into the Independent living facility at The Fountains. We have a beautiful apartment and each day we comment to each other ” We made the right decision.” The food is excellent! Maybe too good as we have gained a little weight already. The staff is very friendly and helpful. […]

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Facebook Review – Best Decision Ever!

My wife and I moved into The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods three years ago and have never regretted that decision for a minute. Everything about the place suits us to a “T” – beautiful apartments of varying sizes and a 53 acre campus, excellent cuisine, experienced management, reasonable fees and a very caring staff. […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Great Value and Friendly Staff

The Fountains at Lake Pointe woods was by far the best place for the money that we looked at in Florida. The staff and people there were friendly and accommodating of my mother’s needs and they really went above and beyond. The property is large, so keep in mind that transportation to some of the […]

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