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  • A Special Thank You Dinner for Residents

    A Special Thank You Dinner for Residents

    After Hurricane Irma came through our lovely community here at The Fountains, we wanted to thank our residents for making the experience as comfortable as possible. Chef Paul and dining services was able to provide a Chef Surprise for our residents to show our gratitude to them. A lovely preparation of mussels in a brandy cream […]

  • Titanic Tribute Dinner

    Titanic Tribute Dinner

    We were able to take a culinary adventure aboard the Fountains Titanic Tribute Dinner. Dining Services was able to take us through a Titanic inspired menu during this dinner. The residents taste buds were tingling with all of the amazing courses that were presented. The course included a chilled asparagus salad, roasted duck breast and […]

  • Residents David and Joan Rice are Loving Life at The Fountains

    Residents David and Joan Rice are Loving Life at The Fountains

    START PLANNING YOUR BEST FUTURE Even if moving is the last thing on your mind, it’s never too soon to explore your retirement living options. “I just feel that, you know, the older you get, the harder it is for the move.” – Joan Rice, resident of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods MEET DAVE […]

  • State of the Community

    State of the Community

    September 14, 2017 Dear Residents, As is our practice of keeping you informed, we just wanted to give you a state of the community update, as of today: All staffing is at a normal level. Café del Sol will be open starting on Thursday for lunch. Normal food service at the Town Center starts on Thursday. […]

  • Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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september, 2017

22sepNav-A-Gator Boat Tour9:00 am - 12:00 pm 3260 Lake Pointe Blvd., Sarasota, FL 32431
27sepBlackjack1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 3260 Lake Pointe Blvd., Sarasota, FL 32431

october, 2017

3octMovement Magic9:00 am - 10:00 am 3260 Lake Pointe Blvd., Sarasota, FL 32431

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Residents David and Joan Rice are Loving Life at The Fountains

START PLANNING YOUR BEST FUTURE Even if moving is the last thing on your mind, it’s never too soon to explore your retirement living options. “I just feel that, you know, the older you get, the harder it is for the move.” – Joan Rice, resident of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods MEET DAVE […]

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Resident Annabel Ryan is Enjoying Maintenance Free Living and Friendly Neighbors at The Fountains

RETIRE FROM BEING TIRED Homeownership gets to be exhausting. Why not trade in thankless chores for doing things you enjoy with people you like? “I was tired of taking care of a single-family home and all the arrangements and costs that go with that.” – Annabel Ryan, resident of The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods […]

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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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A Special Thank You Dinner for Residents

After Hurricane Irma came through our lovely community here at The Fountains, we wanted to thank our residents for making the experience as comfortable as possible. Chef Paul and dining services was able to provide a Chef Surprise for our residents to show our gratitude to them. A lovely preparation of mussels in a brandy cream […]

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Titanic Tribute Dinner

We were able to take a culinary adventure aboard the Fountains Titanic Tribute Dinner. Dining Services was able to take us through a Titanic inspired menu during this dinner. The residents taste buds were tingling with all of the amazing courses that were presented. The course included a chilled asparagus salad, roasted duck breast and […]

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State of the Community

September 14, 2017 Dear Residents, As is our practice of keeping you informed, we just wanted to give you a state of the community update, as of today: All staffing is at a normal level. Café del Sol will be open starting on Thursday for lunch. Normal food service at the Town Center starts on Thursday. […]

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Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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Caribbean Family Night

Another outstanding Family Night at The Inn. We gathered in the lobby at 4:00pm along with family and friends to enjoy the tropical atmosphere including Caribbean music with a steel drum player. Everyone was greeted at the entrance with leis and flowers. Photographs by Lisa were taken in front of a Caribbean themed back drop and with photo props. Caribbean infused […]

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Artist of the Month

Known as the man of a thousand faces, Sam Feder is July’s Artist of the month. An extraordinary man with an extraordinary life. Sam began his career in the Coast Guard as a Radioman 3rd Class in Atlantic City, NJ, where he met his bride. They are married 73 years. His life has been filled with many great experiences. He is […]

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Hitting Homeruns with Happy Residents!

As we left the Lobby to make our way to Tropicana Field, we were all decked out in our favorite team’s attire. Hats, jackets and jerseys. You name it, one of us were wearing it. The chatter during the drive to the stadium included who everyone thought would come out victorious between the two teams, […]

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Visit to the Children’s First School

We have already had much success with our residents being praised on “bridging the age gap” with our involvement in Children’s First visits. On this particular trip, we were able to visit the Children’s First School located in North Port, FL. We witnessed what programs and activities the children are offered, the community outreach that is […]

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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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A Special Thank You Dinner for Residents

After Hurricane Irma came through our lovely community here at The Fountains, we wanted to thank our residents for making the experience as comfortable as possible. Chef Paul and dining services was able to provide a Chef Surprise for our residents to show our gratitude to them. A lovely preparation of mussels in a brandy cream […]

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Titanic Tribute Dinner

We were able to take a culinary adventure aboard the Fountains Titanic Tribute Dinner. Dining Services was able to take us through a Titanic inspired menu during this dinner. The residents taste buds were tingling with all of the amazing courses that were presented. The course included a chilled asparagus salad, roasted duck breast and […]

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Chef’s S’mores Tart Surprise

Surprise: an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing. The residents were in fact astonished Thursday night when Chef Paul did a Chef surprise! The treat he served was a S’mores Tart. He started with a graham cracker crust, filled with Godiva chocolate mousse. Chef Paul finished this delicious, sweet treat with a marshmallow topping that […]

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Path to Well-Being September

Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes death. Every flu season is different, and the infection can affect people in many ways. During flu season, flu viruses circulate at higher levels in the U.S. population. An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick […]

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Path to Well-Being: Eating Healthy

Most people know that eating fruits and vegetables is important for good health, but most of us still aren’t getting enough. Eating a healthy diet with plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you lower your risk for heart disease and some types of cancer, maintain or reach a healthy weight and keep your body strong […]

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Path to Well-Being: Regular Check-Ups

Don’t just wait for annual check-ups to monitor your health. A small problem could morph into a serious illness. In one English study, researchers found that less than 60 percent of people who developed unusual symptoms in the previous three months had seen a doctor. Try to keep an eye out for unusual symptoms in […]

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Google+ Review – Beautiful Grounds and Caring Staff

My dad has been at the Inn now for 3 years it has been a wonderful experience, the grounds here are absolutely beautiful, but what makes the place so special is the people Sylvia and Frances and Claudia the aid are the BEST. They are what makes this place even more special. Thanks to all […]

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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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Caribbean Family Night

Another outstanding Family Night at The Inn. We gathered in the lobby at 4:00pm along with family and friends to enjoy the tropical atmosphere including Caribbean music with a steel drum player. Everyone was greeted at the entrance with leis and flowers. Photographs by Lisa were taken in front of a Caribbean themed back drop and with photo props. Caribbean infused […]

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Artist of the Month

Known as the man of a thousand faces, Sam Feder is July’s Artist of the month. An extraordinary man with an extraordinary life. Sam began his career in the Coast Guard as a Radioman 3rd Class in Atlantic City, NJ, where he met his bride. They are married 73 years. His life has been filled with many great experiences. He is […]

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Dancing with Steve

We are so fortunate to have Steve Udell as a volunteer at The Inn. He is an amazing friend to all of us here. He comes every Monday to call bingo and now continues to share his love of dancing with us. We all enjoyed our monthly program “Dancing with Steve”.

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