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 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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Residents Jo and Joe Hanson are Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and an Active Lifestyle at The Fountains

HOW WILL YOU KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME? If you wait until you have no choice but to move, then you’ll know you’ve waited too long. “A lot of our friends, when we started talking about moving said, ‘You’re too young.’ I’m 65 and he’s 67. But I see enough people in assisted living places that […]

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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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Veterans Day Ceremony

America is beautiful and we honor the Veterans who have fought and continue fight to keep it that way. Not a dry eye in the room as the video of war hero’s played on the screen. Veterans of the Town Center gathered with The Inn Veterans on this special day to honor each branch of the Armed Forces in […]

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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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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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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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Yelp Review – A Compassionate, Caring and Warm Community

When you enter the community you are greeted by a very friendly smiling concierge. While moving throughout the community staff are always asking if you need assistance. Residents are smiling and friendly. Administration and Nursing staff are very caring and responsive to the needs of the residents. There is compassion, caring, and warmth that you […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Dad is Receiving Great Care

All is well for my father with his move to this community. I know he is safe, and receiving great care. I’am pleased with all they have done for us. This is a nice community with kind people. Everything is working out well for us at this community.

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Yelp Review – The staff are both knowledgeable and compassionate.

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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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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Birthday Celebrations

Thanksgiving is over but the celebrations continue. Our monthly birthday celebrations are great. Residents gather to sing “Happy Birthday” to their friends and neighbors. Cake and refreshments are served and the entertainment begins. Arun is a local entertainer who knows the good old songs they enjoy. Everyone sings and some even dance. There is nothing like a birthday celebration to bring […]

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