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  • Mad Hatter Tea Party at The Inn!

    Mad Hatter Tea Party at The Inn!

    We joined Alice and her cast of crazy characters (our staff!) at the Mad Hatter Tea Party in the Ice Cream Parlor on Friday, May 25th at 10:30am. We celebrated the Very Merry Unbirthday with tea sandwiches and other delicacies prior to lunch in the Dining Room. We enjoyed cucumber, watercrest, tuna and chicken salad […]

  • June Artist of the Month

    June Artist of the Month

    At The Fountains, we are surrounded and enriched by extraordinary talented residents. Mary Paul who moved to Sarasota from Maine in 2007, paints in oil, watercolor and mixed media. From an early age, painting and drawing were part of her life. Her childhood was surrounded by creativity both at home and school. She received formal training […]

  • A Bookworm’s Dream Becomes Reality at The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods

    A Bookworm’s Dream Becomes Reality at The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods

    An article was recently published on Sarasota Patch on May 11th, 2018. To read the full article, please click here. Fiction, drama, thriller, history – you name it, they’ve stocked it. Every reader is sure to enjoy The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods’ community library thanks to the help of resident volunteers and a dedicated […]

  • Brunch on the Beach

    Brunch on the Beach

    On May 10th we were finally able to have our Brunch on the Beach. It was a lovely, sunny morning fit for a perfect beach outing. In the past we have visited Turtle Beach Pavilion, but this year we were able to utilize the beautiful outdoor space provided by Mr. and Mrs. Grubb's Cabana. The […]

  • The Joys of Ramadan: Fasting and Breaking the Fast

    The Joys of Ramadan: Fasting and Breaking the Fast

    At The Inn, we were able to welcome three members from the Islamic Society of Sarasota/Bradenton. Nazia Abid, Amani Makarita and Shiraz Hassan gave an in depth presentation about Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset. They were able to give our residents feedback about […]

Resident Rose Sobol is Enjoying Delicious Cuisine and Friendly Neighbors at The Fountains

LISTEN TO YOURSELF Are you thinking about your future? Planning how you’ll continue enjoying the life you love is a wise move, indeed. “I had stayed in our house for five years after my husband died. And then it occurred to me that one day I may not be able to take my Zumba classes […]

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Residents Harvey and Betsy Hinrichs are Enjoying Close-Knit Friendships and Worry-Free Living at The Fountains

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS In the right retirement community, you really can be independent while also feeling taken care of and not alone. “Harvey and I both had a rough winter here and our friends were after us to move into someplace like this, a place where we would be taken care of and not […]

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Resident Alice Shaw is Enjoying an Active Lifestyle and Extraordinary Outings at The Fountains

ROMANCING THE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY The right opportunities appear when you’re ready for them. Are you ready to create your own best future? “I knew it was the right time for me at this time. Last year I would’ve said “no.” This year it’s time and I’m glad I made the decision.” – Alice Shaw, resident […]

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June Artist of the Month

At The Fountains, we are surrounded and enriched by extraordinary talented residents. Mary Paul who moved to Sarasota from Maine in 2007, paints in oil, watercolor and mixed media. From an early age, painting and drawing were part of her life. Her childhood was surrounded by creativity both at home and school. She received formal training […]

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A Bookworm’s Dream Becomes Reality at The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods

An article was recently published on Sarasota Patch on May 11th, 2018. To read the full article, please click here. Fiction, drama, thriller, history – you name it, they’ve stocked it. Every reader is sure to enjoy The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods’ community library thanks to the help of resident volunteers and a dedicated […]

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Brunch on the Beach

On May 10th we were finally able to have our Brunch on the Beach. It was a lovely, sunny morning fit for a perfect beach outing. In the past we have visited Turtle Beach Pavilion, but this year we were able to utilize the beautiful outdoor space provided by Mr. and Mrs. Grubb's Cabana. The […]

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Mad Hatter Tea Party at The Inn!

We joined Alice and her cast of crazy characters (our staff!) at the Mad Hatter Tea Party in the Ice Cream Parlor on Friday, May 25th at 10:30am. We celebrated the Very Merry Unbirthday with tea sandwiches and other delicacies prior to lunch in the Dining Room. We enjoyed cucumber, watercrest, tuna and chicken salad […]

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A Bookworm’s Dream Becomes Reality at The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods

An article was recently published on Sarasota Patch on May 11th, 2018. To read the full article, please click here. Fiction, drama, thriller, history – you name it, they’ve stocked it. Every reader is sure to enjoy The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods’ community library thanks to the help of resident volunteers and a dedicated […]

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The Joys of Ramadan: Fasting and Breaking the Fast

At The Inn, we were able to welcome three members from the Islamic Society of Sarasota/Bradenton. Nazia Abid, Amani Makarita and Shiraz Hassan gave an in depth presentation about Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset. They were able to give our residents feedback about […]

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Bok Tower Gardens

Looking up at the 205-foot neo-Gothic and art deco Singing Tower carillon is an experience like no other. We were able to celebrate Valentine's Day at this one of a kind location! We were greeted at the entrance gate and given the history of the grounds. The tower was designed by famed architect Milton B. […]

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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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Mad Hatter Tea Party at The Inn!

We joined Alice and her cast of crazy characters (our staff!) at the Mad Hatter Tea Party in the Ice Cream Parlor on Friday, May 25th at 10:30am. We celebrated the Very Merry Unbirthday with tea sandwiches and other delicacies prior to lunch in the Dining Room. We enjoyed cucumber, watercrest, tuna and chicken salad […]

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Brunch on the Beach

On May 10th we were finally able to have our Brunch on the Beach. It was a lovely, sunny morning fit for a perfect beach outing. In the past we have visited Turtle Beach Pavilion, but this year we were able to utilize the beautiful outdoor space provided by Mr. and Mrs. Grubb's Cabana. The […]

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Viva Las Vegas Family Night at The Inn!

We hosted another successful Family Night at The Inn on Thursday, March 22nd! The theme was Viva Las Vegas. We were able to enjoy blackjack, horse races and roulette in the Lobby. We also had a fabulous musical entertainer that evening named Angela Burns. She took us back to the old days of Las Vegas […]

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Virginia Blake, 104, Says Has 104 More Years to Go

An article and video was recently published on FOX 13 News on Tuesday, February 13th 2018. To read the full article, please click here. Virginia may have very well coined the phrase, “age is just a number.” She recently celebrated her 104th birthday but stays young at heart and plenty busy through dancing, and playing […]

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Path to Well-Being

Happy Heart Awareness Month! According to the CDC, heart disease remains the leading cause of death in adults over age 65. As people age, they're increasingly living with risk factors, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol, these increase the chance of having a stroke or developing heart disease. Advice for addressing this health risk not only helps with […]

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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Excellent Food and Attentive Staff

This is a preliminary review. We moved our 91-yr-old parents to a two-room apartment at the Inn three days before Hurricane Irma hit in early September. We could not have been happier with the care they got. Storm prep and communications from management were superior. So far, facility is very nice, food is excellent, and […]

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Facebook Review – Impressed and Thankful

As residents of The Fountains for 4 years, we really have enjoyed every minute of our stay there. My husband, now resides in the Assisted Living section called The Inn, and it is also an outstanding place to be. We realized it even more during hurricane Irma. It was so well organized ahead of time, […]

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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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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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