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 Ann Orkin is Enjoying Days Filled with Freedom, Friends and Fitness Classes at The Fountains

PRIVACY PLUS Why risk loneliness, fear or boredom living alone when so many options offer privacy, security and a built in social life? “…one thing about The Fountains, people respect your privacy. But they are also open to be with you and talk to you if you choose to do so. It’s the best of […]

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Residents David and Joan Rice are Loving Life at The Fountains

START PLANNING YOUR BEST FUTURE Even if moving is the last thing on your mind, it’s never too soon to explore your retirement living options. “I just feel that, you know, the older you get, the harder it is for the move.” – Joan Rice, resident of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods MEET DAVE […]

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Resident Annabel Ryan is Enjoying Maintenance Free Living and Friendly Neighbors at The Fountains

RETIRE FROM BEING TIRED Homeownership gets to be exhausting. Why not trade in thankless chores for doing things you enjoy with people you like? “I was tired of taking care of a single-family home and all the arrangements and costs that go with that.” – Annabel Ryan, resident of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods […]

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Farm to Table Dining

We welcomed fall with our first Farm to Table event of the season. After shopping most of the morning away at the Philippi Creek Farmer’s Market, Chef Paul and his staff began prepping the Thai inspired menu for the evening. As the residents began to fill the tables on the pool deck, the appetizer was presented […]

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Oktoberfest Celebration!

Happy Oktoberfest from The Fountains! On October 4th, our residents at The Inn and Town Center neighborhoods were able to enjoy the best of this German experience. During Happy Hour, our residents indulged in pretzels with a beer cheese dip, puff pastry wrapped sausage with a cheese and mustard dipping sauce and a variety of German […]

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Path to Well-Being: Breast Cancer Awareness

This October, The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women […]

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Oktoberfest Celebration!

Happy Oktoberfest from The Fountains! On October 4th, our residents at The Inn and Town Center neighborhoods were able to enjoy the best of this German experience. During Happy Hour, our residents indulged in pretzels with a beer cheese dip, puff pastry wrapped sausage with a cheese and mustard dipping sauce and a variety of German […]

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Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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Caribbean Family Night

Another outstanding Family Night at The Inn. We gathered in the lobby at 4:00pm along with family and friends to enjoy the tropical atmosphere including Caribbean music with a steel drum player. Everyone was greeted at the entrance with leis and flowers. Photographs by Lisa were taken in front of a Caribbean themed back drop and with photo props. Caribbean infused […]

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Hitting Homeruns with Happy Residents!

As we left the Lobby to make our way to Tropicana Field, we were all decked out in our favorite team’s attire. Hats, jackets and jerseys. You name it, one of us were wearing it. The chatter during the drive to the stadium included who everyone thought would come out victorious between the two teams, […]

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Visit to the Children’s First School

We have already had much success with our residents being praised on “bridging the age gap” with our involvement in Children’s First visits. On this particular trip, we were able to visit the Children’s First School located in North Port, FL. We witnessed what programs and activities the children are offered, the community outreach that is […]

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Two-Day Cultural Arts Excursion to Winter Park

The Sarasota Herald Tribune posted an article on June 19th, 2017 about our residents recent outing to Winter Park. To read the full article, please click here. Residents of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods recently enjoyed a two-day cultural arts excursion to Winter Park. The trip included docent-led tours of the historic Alfond Inn contemporary […]

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Farm to Table Dining

We welcomed fall with our first Farm to Table event of the season. After shopping most of the morning away at the Philippi Creek Farmer’s Market, Chef Paul and his staff began prepping the Thai inspired menu for the evening. As the residents began to fill the tables on the pool deck, the appetizer was presented […]

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Oktoberfest Celebration!

Happy Oktoberfest from The Fountains! On October 4th, our residents at The Inn and Town Center neighborhoods were able to enjoy the best of this German experience. During Happy Hour, our residents indulged in pretzels with a beer cheese dip, puff pastry wrapped sausage with a cheese and mustard dipping sauce and a variety of German […]

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A Special Thank You Dinner for Residents

After Hurricane Irma came through our lovely community here at The Fountains, we wanted to thank our residents for making the experience as comfortable as possible. Chef Paul and dining services was able to provide a Chef Surprise for our residents to show our gratitude to them. A lovely preparation of mussels in a brandy cream […]

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Path to Well-Being September

Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes death. Every flu season is different, and the infection can affect people in many ways. During flu season, flu viruses circulate at higher levels in the U.S. population. An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick […]

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Path to Well-Being: Eating Healthy

Most people know that eating fruits and vegetables is important for good health, but most of us still aren’t getting enough. Eating a healthy diet with plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you lower your risk for heart disease and some types of cancer, maintain or reach a healthy weight and keep your body strong […]

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Path to Well-Being: Regular Check-Ups

Don’t just wait for annual check-ups to monitor your health. A small problem could morph into a serious illness. In one English study, researchers found that less than 60 percent of people who developed unusual symptoms in the previous three months had seen a doctor. Try to keep an eye out for unusual symptoms in […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Excellent Food and Attentive Staff

This is a preliminary review. We moved our 91-yr-old parents to a two-room apartment at the Inn three days before Hurricane Irma hit in early September. We could not have been happier with the care they got. Storm prep and communications from management were superior. So far, facility is very nice, food is excellent, and […]

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Facebook Review – Impressed and Thankful

As residents of The Fountains for 4 years, we really have enjoyed every minute of our stay there. My husband, now resides in the Assisted Living section called The Inn, and it is also an outstanding place to be. We realized it even more during hurricane Irma. It was so well organized ahead of time, […]

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Google+ Review – Beautiful Grounds and Caring Staff

My dad has been at the Inn now for 3 years it has been a wonderful experience, the grounds here are absolutely beautiful, but what makes the place so special is the people Sylvia and Frances and Claudia the aid are the BEST. They are what makes this place even more special. Thanks to all […]

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Caribbean Family Night

Another outstanding Family Night at The Inn. We gathered in the lobby at 4:00pm along with family and friends to enjoy the tropical atmosphere including Caribbean music with a steel drum player. Everyone was greeted at the entrance with leis and flowers. Photographs by Lisa were taken in front of a Caribbean themed back drop and with photo props. Caribbean infused […]

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Artist of the Month

Known as the man of a thousand faces, Sam Feder is July’s Artist of the month. An extraordinary man with an extraordinary life. Sam began his career in the Coast Guard as a Radioman 3rd Class in Atlantic City, NJ, where he met his bride. They are married 73 years. His life has been filled with many great experiences. He is […]

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Dancing with Steve

We are so fortunate to have Steve Udell as a volunteer at The Inn. He is an amazing friend to all of us here. He comes every Monday to call bingo and now continues to share his love of dancing with us. We all enjoyed our monthly program “Dancing with Steve”.

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