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 Julian “Jay” Rabow is Enjoying New Friendships and Unlimited Activities at The Fountains

SURPRISE OF YOUR LIFE How can anybody possibly know they’re not going to like retirement community living if they don’t at least take a look? “…my initial response was, ‘Oh no, I’m not going to go to anyplace like that.’ I can’t tell you how wonderful this is.” – Julian “Jay” Rabow, resident of The […]

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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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Visit to Solomon’s Castle

As we trekked 30 miles east of Sarasota, we were getting eager to see the magical layout of Solomon’s Castle. We finally arrived at the 90 acre location in Ona, FL. As we walked up to the entrance of the castle, we noticed the glimmering outer walls of the castle. From every angle that you observed at […]

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Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 30 different classes with everything from Water Aerobics to Influential Rock & Roll to Beginner Spanish to The Art of Mindfulness and even a Butterfly Garden Lecture, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While […]

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The Player’s Kids Spring Fling Performance

As we filled the Town Center Lobby, we began to hear the pitter patter of Player’s Kids feet as they lined up for the opening act. Each seat was filled as we waited patiently for the performance to begin. One by one the groups of children filled the Lobby with their enthusiastic performances. We saw […]

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Therapy Llamas Visit The Inn Residents

This was an encounter to remember. The beautiful, hairy therapy llamas came for a visit. They gave kisses and lots of love and attention to all of us at The Inn. Cathy and her wonderful assistants were very patient and caring. They took the time to educate us about the llamas and answer questions regarding the three llamas that came out today. […]

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Tie Dye Day

It was a creative and fun day for the staff and residents of The Inn. Our tie dye day began on Wednesday, March 22nd when residents tied and dyed their own t-shirts. Everyone used a different rubber band tying technique. After the dye was added, we used saran wrap to wrap the t-shirts until they were dried over […]

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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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Visit to Solomon’s Castle

As we trekked 30 miles east of Sarasota, we were getting eager to see the magical layout of Solomon’s Castle. We finally arrived at the 90 acre location in Ona, FL. As we walked up to the entrance of the castle, we noticed the glimmering outer walls of the castle. From every angle that you observed at […]

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Cultural Fine Arts Excursion to Winter Park, FL

Nineteen of us art loving enthusiasts enjoyed an action packed, two-day cultural arts, charter bus excursion to the beautiful Winter Park, FL area on April 18th & 19th. The trip featured docent-led tours of the historic Alfond Inn contemporary art collection, the Morse Museum – displaying the world’s largest presentation of Louis Comfort Tiffany works, the […]

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Dinner at the Beach

It’s that time of the year again where the whether is perfect for dining out! We enjoy keeping our residents happy and will do whatever it takes to keep a smile on their faces. Imagine the sun setting with a lovely breeze while enjoying a three-course meal that includes Caribbean Salad as the starter, Island Surf […]

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Dinner at the Beach

It’s that time of the year again where the whether is perfect for dining out! We enjoy keeping our residents happy and will do whatever it takes to keep a smile on their faces. Imagine the sun setting with a lovely breeze while enjoying a three-course meal that includes Caribbean Salad as the starter, Island Surf […]

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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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Path to Well Being – Gratitude

Gratitude fosters greater well-being. Current research supports this idea. Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at UC-Davis and national expert on gratitude, notes that gratitude has encouraged others to embrace it as a virtue. Being grateful has been linked to strong and positive relationships. Gratitude is not an innate quality. We can cultivate it deeply in ourselves by making a list of […]

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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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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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Therapy Llamas Visit The Inn Residents

This was an encounter to remember. The beautiful, hairy therapy llamas came for a visit. They gave kisses and lots of love and attention to all of us at The Inn. Cathy and her wonderful assistants were very patient and caring. They took the time to educate us about the llamas and answer questions regarding the three llamas that came out today. […]

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Tie Dye Day

It was a creative and fun day for the staff and residents of The Inn. Our tie dye day began on Wednesday, March 22nd when residents tied and dyed their own t-shirts. Everyone used a different rubber band tying technique. After the dye was added, we used saran wrap to wrap the t-shirts until they were dried over […]

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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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