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 Bob West is Enjoying His Carefree Lifestyle at The Fountains

IS YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND? If you retired to Florida 10 or more years ago, change is coming. Start planning your best future today. “…as it turns out I’m actually closer to downtown here at The Fountains than I was when I lived over in Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch. I have been very […]

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Resident Arline Stern is Enjoying a Vibrant Community and Friendly Neighbors at The Fountains

LIVE WELL LONGER Why put off moving to the right retirement community when you know the active, worry-free lifestyle will help you live well longer? “I think the people here are terrific. It will extend my life, I believe… You just know that this is a different stage of your life. I feel fortunate that […]

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Resident Diane Reimann is Loving Less Responsibilities and More Time for Traveling Since Moving to The Fountains

EVALUATE YOUR SITUATION When’s the last time you took a good hard look at where you’re living and whether it’s still working for you? “Needs change and you have to be able to change with them and I think that’s one of the secrets of being truly happy.” – Diane Reimann, resident of The Fountains […]

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Independent Living Allows Flexibility – Letter to the Editor Published in Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The below letter to the editor was submitted to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, published on March 15th, 2017. To read the original publication, please click here. Independent Living Allows Flexibility As the executive director at the Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods, a senior living community in Sarasota, I was surprised and a bit disheartened to read the article […]

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Lake Pointe Woods Chili Cook-Off

There is no better way to keep warm on a cold afternoon than with chili. Today we had our Annual Chili Cook-Off by the pool. Participating in the event were the following departments: Administration, Marketing, Dining, Nursing and Community Life (Town Center and The Inn), and residents were the judges. Ballots were handed out with instructions on the voting. One sample was handed out […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Green beer, Irish soda bread, great friends and holiday music are always a great part of any St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Residents sang along to the songs that brought back memories, like the “Orange and the Green,” “Danny Boy,” “When Irish Eyes are Smiling” and lots more. We love the way they gather and sing and share stories. We’re […]

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Valentine’s Day

A fun filled day that started with making and decorating cup cakes quickly developed into a whole day celebrating Valentine’s Day! With every beat of each song, Angela Burns sang with passion. Residents sang along with Angela and enjoyed the many different balloon twisted animals and flowers by Joe. Topping off the evening was a trip to […]

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Lake Pointe Woods Chili Cook-Off

There is no better way to keep warm on a cold afternoon than with chili. Today we had our Annual Chili Cook-Off by the pool. Participating in the event were the following departments: Administration, Marketing, Dining, Nursing and Community Life (Town Center and The Inn), and residents were the judges. Ballots were handed out with instructions on the voting. One sample was handed out […]

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Picnic at Turtle Beach

A had a great picnic lunch at Turtle Beach. We enjoyed boxed lunches made by our chefs at The Inn. The weather was just right and the view from the pier was beautiful. It was a great afternoon for our residents to enjoy.

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Trip to Saint Augustine

Residents boarded the motor coach departing to St. Augustine early Monday morning. We arrived at the Courtyard Marriott just in time to check in and freshen up. Shortly after, we headed for a private Trolley Tour of the Saint Augustine historic district. There is so much to do and see: the cobblestone streets, quaint cafes, bars, and unique […]

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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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Lake Pointe Woods Chili Cook-Off

There is no better way to keep warm on a cold afternoon than with chili. Today we had our Annual Chili Cook-Off by the pool. Participating in the event were the following departments: Administration, Marketing, Dining, Nursing and Community Life (Town Center and The Inn), and residents were the judges. Ballots were handed out with instructions on the voting. One sample was handed out […]

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Gingerbread House

A 3 ft. by 4 ft. Gingerbread House was decorated by our food service director, Paul Lebaugh. We expect this lovely ornament to brighten up our resident’s day every time they walk through our lobby!

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Farmer’s Market to the Table

Being in the hospitality business we strive for satisfaction, so one of our special events that we do is take our residents to the Farmer’s Market so they can help us pick out ingredients for a 3 course meal that they will enjoy. We set up tables outside on our patio by the pool and plated the […]

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Resident Virginia Blake Receives 103 Pink Roses for her Birthday

Birthdays are always a special, but when you turn 103, it requires an extra special celebration. For resident Virginia Blake, her birthday was recognized with 103 pink roses hand-delivered by fellow residents and staff and donated by Beneva Flowers. Her advice for living a long and happy life is, “Don’t worry. It doesn’t do one […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Life Lessons Learned by Veterans

An article was recently featured in the Herald-Tribune, published on November 5th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Veterans Share Life Lessons from Military Service For those of us who have never served in the military, it’s hard to fathom the experience. We asked veterans living at The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – We can rest easy knowing our dad is safe and well cared for.

After searching for a place for my Dad in Sarasota, we decided on The Fountains, it has been almost 3 years now that my Dad has lived here, my family could not be happier with this place. Frances who is in charge of the Dining Room could not go out of his way more to please […]

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Caring.com Review – The staff have made a very positive change for my mother.

My Mother has been at this facility for a little over a year. She came from another facility where she obtained a severe rash, had severe swelling of her legs, had pneumonia on more than one occasion and we moved her to the Springs due to our concern of her care. Since being at the […]

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Facebook Review – The chef is fantastic!

We had a wonderful time visiting friends. The staff was very friendly as was all the people that lived there. The chef is fantastic! Would love to live there.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Green beer, Irish soda bread, great friends and holiday music are always a great part of any St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Residents sang along to the songs that brought back memories, like the “Orange and the Green,” “Danny Boy,” “When Irish Eyes are Smiling” and lots more. We love the way they gather and sing and share stories. We’re […]

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Valentine’s Day

A fun filled day that started with making and decorating cup cakes quickly developed into a whole day celebrating Valentine’s Day! With every beat of each song, Angela Burns sang with passion. Residents sang along with Angela and enjoyed the many different balloon twisted animals and flowers by Joe. Topping off the evening was a trip to […]

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Happy New Year!

We welcomed the New Year, 2017, with singing and dancing. Residents sang along with our entertainer, Arun during our New Year’s celebration. We topped it off with a champagne toast and the sound of blowing horns. We wish you and your family a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

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