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.

Residents Tom and Joan Latanision are Enjoying a Friendly, Carefree Lifestyle at The Fountains

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A MOVE MAKES After 17 years at University Park Country Club, Tom and Joan happily sold their home to younger retirees. “I hate to say this but we are getting older so we decided it was time for a move for us. We have three boys; they all live up north. And […]

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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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Bradentucky Bombers Roller Derby Match

Our residents eagerly waited on the sidelines for the Roller Derby match to begin. One by one the players of each team whipped around the rink to greet the fans. Once the match finally started it was easy to see that the opposing team was no match for the rough and rugged Bradentucky Bombers. Each […]

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Bunker Hill Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

After our visit to Bunker Hill Vineyard, we are one step closer to becoming wine connoisseurs! We visited this vineyard because it is 100% economically friendly. All of the wine bottles are re-used if brought back after purchase and consumption. The corks are sent to a factory out of state to help create cork floors. […]

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June Artist of the Month Reception

Each month we feature a resident artist in our Thrive newsletter. With the nomination for Artist of the Month, we also conduct a reception in our Town Center Lobby. This reception is a great way for our residents to mingle with fellow art enthusiasts and hear about different types of artwork. During this reception we enjoyed […]

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3 Ways to Engage Residents with Programs that Address their Passions

The following article was featured in McKnight’s Senior Living, published on May 30th, 2017. Author Peggy Beasley, Executive Director of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods, was a guest columnist. To read the original article, please click here. If you ask individuals what motivated them to move to an independent or assisted living community, many […]

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Happy Memorial Day

Most people think of Memorial Day as a day to have barbeques and gatherings with family and friends as they enjoy a day off of work. At The Inn, we also enjoyed a delicious Memorial Day lunch cookout and then we joined together with family and friends for very special Memorial Day program. We watched two very moving videos that left […]

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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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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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Bradentucky Bombers Roller Derby Match

Our residents eagerly waited on the sidelines for the Roller Derby match to begin. One by one the players of each team whipped around the rink to greet the fans. Once the match finally started it was easy to see that the opposing team was no match for the rough and rugged Bradentucky Bombers. Each […]

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Bunker Hill Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

After our visit to Bunker Hill Vineyard, we are one step closer to becoming wine connoisseurs! We visited this vineyard because it is 100% economically friendly. All of the wine bottles are re-used if brought back after purchase and consumption. The corks are sent to a factory out of state to help create cork floors. […]

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Chef Surprise!

On June 8th, Chef Bryan Allen and Chef Paul Ebaugh surprised our Town Center residents with a special appetizer. Our residents mouths were watering once Chef Paul introduced the unexpected addition to the evenings menu. Decorating the plate was a delicately placed Foie Gras Pate (Goose Liver Pate) with two, crisp Toast Points, a dollop of Caviar, fresh […]

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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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Path to Well-Being: Staying Hydrated

Staying adequately hydrated can help prolong a healthy life by reducing the risk of bladder and colon cancer and keeping kidneys in tip-top shape. It might even help you lose weight. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that those who sipped more H2O ended up eating 68 to 205 fewer calories per day. If staying […]

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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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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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Happy Memorial Day

Most people think of Memorial Day as a day to have barbeques and gatherings with family and friends as they enjoy a day off of work. At The Inn, we also enjoyed a delicious Memorial Day lunch cookout and then we joined together with family and friends for very special Memorial Day program. We watched two very moving videos that left […]

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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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