February was filled with many magical moments, and the Martin Duo performance was everyone's favorite! The Duo is composed of a very talented married couple, Anne and Tristin Martin. Anne is the Community Life Assistant here at The Inn, as well as one half of the Martin Duo. Anne and her husband Tristan have been singing and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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".
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
It was a spooktacular night at The Inn. We enjoyed great entertainment with keyboard player Arun. Our wonderful residents gathered at The Inn lobby for spirits and appetizers before a magnificent dinner in the main dinning room. Dinner consisted of a choice of either salmon and shrimp jambalaya or coffee rubbed pork tenderloin. No matter which you chose, it was a howling […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Olga is an part of our Watermark Family. She has been a house keeper at The Fountains from the time she came to Sarasota from Columbia 10 years ago. She is an essential part of our community. She loves to dance and enjoys going to the beach with her family and friends. Olga really cares about the residents […]
The Art Exhibit at The Inn was magnificent! Works included oil paintings, watercolor, as well as a variety of knitting, quilting and recycled art. The opening champagne reception brought spectators to amazement. We have so much talent in our community. Thank you to our residents that participated in the art show. We appreciate how you enrich our lives!
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 […]