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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 Donna and David Davis are Enjoying a Vibrant Lifestyle at The Fountains

COUPLES DON’T ALWAYS AGREE AT FIRST Eventually the lucky ones see eye to eye on the advantages of retirement community living. “My thing is change is good and when you can help each other do it, it’s much better. It’s much better to accept the change and you just have to accept that life changes […]

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Resident Jerrie Weiss is Enjoying Rekindled Hobbies, Exercising, Volunteering and Entertaining Friends at The Fountains

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? There are so many reasons to love life in the right retirement community, it’s about time you have fun exploring. It’s just lovely eating with people every night in the dining room or the café, very good food and nice ambience. I’ve made some good friends and it’s really wonderful. […]

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Residents Mollie and David Lafferman are Enjoying Their Worry-Free Lifestyle at The Fountains

THOUGHTFUL MOVE Securing your best future is good for your entire family. “There is no particular age that would make a person do this. Just the idea of being realistic, looking into the future, we didn’t want one of us to be left alone.” – David Lafferman, resident of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods […]

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Life at The Town Center – Independent Living

Tech-Savvy Seniors Hail Rides from the Palm of their Hand

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods hosted an Uber class on September 6th to teach residents how to use the app and answer any questions they had about Uber. Many seniors can’t or shouldn’t drive for health and safety reasons. Uber can be a great way for seniors to get around without a ride from […]

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Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With 30 different classes with everything from Smartphone and Tablet Training to Photography as Art to Movement Magic to How to Play Chess and even Beginner Spanish, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing […]

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Summer 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 40 different classes with everything from Balance and Strength to Beer Tasting to Computer Class to Water Aerobics and even Cooking for Canines, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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Life at The Inn – Assisted Living

Tech-Savvy Seniors Hail Rides from the Palm of their Hand

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods hosted an Uber class on September 6th to teach residents how to use the app and answer any questions they had about Uber. Many seniors can’t or shouldn’t drive for health and safety reasons. Uber can be a great way for seniors to get around without a ride from […]

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Consider the Possibility of Drama for Laughter

This is Active Aging Week and today we celebrated with Considering the Possibility of Drama for Laughter. A little drama, a lot of laughter. With so many props to choose from, each of our ladies chose what appealed best to them. Each group was given a scenario and a choice of characters to play. The first person to […]

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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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Out and About

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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Dining

Executive Sous Chef Garrett Pristley Competes in First Annual Best of the Best ALF Competition

 Our very talented Executive Sous Chef Garrett Pristley was selected to compete in the First Annual Best of the Best ALF (Assisted Living Facilities). His famous Banana Foster Cream Puff won everyone over. They were absolutely DELICIOUS!  Even though he did not take home the prize, the experience was priceless and he enjoyed creating such a mouth watering […]

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Wonderful Surprise For Our Residents

We enjoy seeing our residents smile and we will do whatever it takes to make sure that smile lasts! Last night we surprised them by having a lovely appetizer/dessert station for them as soon as they walked in through the dining room doors. We wanted them to experience face to face the amazing process it takes […]

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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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On Aging

Happy June Birthdays

At the end of each month we celebrate all the birthdays of the month. Today was the celebration for our June birthdays. It’s very nice to see residents in the community sharing in this special time. Along with cake and refreshments, we enjoyed music by Jumpin’ Joey. Music that brings back the good ole’ days. Quite a few of the residents […]

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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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Reviews

Google+ Review – Loving, caring and communicative staff, Assisted Living done right.

I am a geriatric and palliative care Nurse Practitioner that has patients in facilities throughout Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice. For my geriatric patients and their families, caregivers, and loved ones, it is commonly quite challenging to find just the right facility where the staff are both knowledgeable and compassionate. But the Fountains Assisted Living Facility […]

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Yelp Review – Mom is enjoying evening activities, afternoon socials and even a little morning exercise.

My mother has lived at The Fountains (Independent Living) and The Inn @ the Fountains (ALF) for the past 3 years. We have been happy with the level of care, communication and socialization offered, especially at the Inn! My mom was not ready to accept her need for an Assisted Living Facility and the move […]

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Google+ Review – Welcoming Staff and Fun Activities

The Inn is a beautiful place with so many friendly faces. They always have a new fun and exciting event going on which is awesome for the residents. Super welcoming staff.

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Videos

Consider the Possibility of Drama for Laughter

This is Active Aging Week and today we celebrated with Considering the Possibility of Drama for Laughter. A little drama, a lot of laughter. With so many props to choose from, each of our ladies chose what appealed best to them. Each group was given a scenario and a choice of characters to play. The first person to […]

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Remembering September 11th, 2001

A day we will never forget. Residents of The Inn gathered in the ice cream parlor for a moment of silence for the victims of that tragic day. Guest speaker Rachel Dermody, Human Resource Director at The Fountains, shared about a survivor of the Pentagon attack who was a close friend of hers. There wasn’t a […]

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Meet the Staff: Lissett Idarraga, Server at The Inn

Today’s honorary guest speaker was Lissett Idarraga. Lissett is a server at The Inn. She has been with The Fountains for 3 months. She enjoys horseback riding, swimming and taking care of her precious  daughter. Lissett shared with us about her life and her darling little girl who has Muscular Dystrophy. Isabella (Lissett’s daughter) is 3 years old and was born at 31 weeks. She […]

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