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The Fountains at La Cholla

The Best in Tucson Senior Living

The Fountains at La Cholla is a retirement community in Tucson, Arizona offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. This beautiful senior campus in Northwest Tucson is conveniently located near shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare – Northwest Hospital is less than a mile away.

Within this stunning setting we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and unsurpassed customized care. Choose from spacious studio apartments to two-bedroom Casitas, wonderfully appointed with full modern kitchens, large living rooms and bathrooms.

Residents of The Fountains at La Cholla enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, a full-service beauty salon and barber shop, clubhouse and pool for entertaining, computer center, fitness center, as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains at La Cholla

Sunset at The Fountains

The seasonally warm winter days we so enjoy here in the Sonoran Desert, end almost every evening with incredible sunsets. The sunsets this week have been exceptionally delightful! This is the view from our community Tuesday evening. Tucson is know for many things, our beautiful sunsets  is among them! Enjoy!

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“The Art of Beading” at The Fountains

Liana Pasquinucci, a resident and very talented jewelry maker is leading the Watermark University class The Art of Beading.  The class will cover designing, stringing and creating personalized jewelry.The class meets every Thursday at 2:00pm in the Art Room. The first class was very well attended and each participant made a wearable strand of beads. Liana expressed that […]

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January 2017 Town Center Thrive Newsletter & Calendar

Happy New Year! Look through the our January Thrive Calendar for interesting and exciting offerings. So many ways to stay connected and engaged! » January 2017 Town Center Calendar

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Resident Voices

Residents Paul and Mary Anne Butler are Enjoying Less Responsibilities & Engaging Activities at The Fountains

THERE’S MORE TO LIFE THAN TOAST AND TEA Why wait another day to explore your retirement living options? What you discover may surprise you. “I think sitting in your own house looking at the four walls cooking your own little toast and tea is not a good arrangement.” – Mary Anne Butler, resident of The […]

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Resident Olive St. Onge is Enjoying Her Spacious Casita at The Fountains

ENJOY EACH DAY Aging well beats the alternative, and the right retirement community can help you thrive. “I think it’s a fine place. I truly do. And not only living here but the amenities and they pay very good attention, the staff and the landscaping people and the people in the dining room. You know […]

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Residents Marcie and Marvin Chaiken are Enjoying Less Responsibilities, Engaging Activities and Friendly Neighbors at The Fountains

  COME BECAUSE YOU CAN There are lots of reasons to move to a retirement community, where the living is easy and you’re surrounded by friends. “I find that some couples wait too long and by the time they’re ready to come in, one or the other of them is really not capable of enjoying […]

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Dining

Resident Choice Meal: Oktoberfest Feast!

This month the residents voted on having a delicious Oktoberfest menu that included brats with sauerkraut, cheese blintz with apples and warm German potato salad. It was delicious! And to make this meal even better, we served Sam Adams Boston Lager, Leinenkugel Oktoberfest Beer and wine! It was  wunderbar!

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Oktober Festival at The Fountains

Beer, pretzels, bratwurst and great German music provided by The Bouncing Czechs! This is what was available in the lobby today as we celebrated our Oktober Festival. Residents gathered and danced the polka and enjoyed delicious brats, beer and other culinary treats. It is one of our favorite fall traditions here as we usher in […]

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Cruise Night at The Fountains

Last Thursday evening we a hosted Cruise Night. It was a delightful evening of musical entertainment, delicious food and nautical decorations including an anchor ice sculpture. The Desert Divas, Lisa Otey and Diane Van Deurzen, delivered the delightful music to the 125+ guests who attended. Our dining room offered a special menu including Lobster Bisque, Prime […]

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Out and About

Outing to Ben’s Bells

Residents and family members from The Inn & Gardens went to Ben’s Bells to help paint and promote kindness. While there, we learned the history behind the organization and how its mission of kindness has spread worldwide! We helped spread that mission by volunteering to paint kindness coins. These coins are used in schools to help […]

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The Fountains Visits The Tucson Botanical Gardens

On a clear unseasonably warm (record breaking 84 degrees), 20 residents ventured to the mid town Tucson Botanical Gardens, a beautiful oasis consisting of seventeen specialty gardens spread over 5 1/2 acres. The gardens are home to a butterfly exhibit and is hosting The Freda Kahlo Exhibit on loan from New York. Everyone had a wonderful time exploring the gardens and […]

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Extraordinary Outing to the Chiricahua National Monument

Residents from The Inn journeyed almost three hours to go see the Chiricahua National Monument. This outing is the result of the residents interest in the Chiricahuas after we learned about them in our Watermark University Geography Class. With such beauty so close to us, we had to go see it in person! The drive was absolutely gorgeous as we drove […]

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On Aging

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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Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease

Residents from The Inn, the Gardens and Town Center gathered at Town Center on one of the most beautiful mornings to walk to END Alzheimer’s disease. The walk was enjoyed by all and 3 residents who walked the farthest received prizes! Purple was the choice color for the walk which ended with fresh fruit and […]

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Engage! Powered by Google – Helping seniors connect with friends and family.

Watermark Retirement Communities has teamed with Google to launch an eight-week computer and technology learning program at The Fountains at La Cholla in Tucson, Arizona. Engage! Powered by Google. Each participating resident received a Google Chromebook at the kickoff event in June, attended weekly workshops and individual coaching sessions. Through the guidance of Watermark and […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Love Living Here

This is a smaller community and the staff are great. The food is good and if you get there early enough they have a good variety of choices. They offer several card games such as poker, bridge and pinochle. They also have other activities available. The community is close to the Northwest hospital. This community […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom loves the community.

I would recommend The Fountains to my family and friends. After visiting I was ready to move in myself! This was the first community we looked at and it definitely set the bar high for other communities. My mom is still getting settled but already loves the community. I have had the opportunity to enjoy […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff and the general feel of the facility impressed me the most.

The thing that impressed me the most at The Fountains at La Cholla is the attitude of the staff and the general feel of the facility on a purely subjective level. So that was good. Bringing my mom from another facility on the east coast, comparing the two, the people here are interested in doing […]

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Videos

Engage! Powered by Google – Helping seniors connect with friends and family.

Watermark Retirement Communities has teamed with Google to launch an eight-week computer and technology learning program at The Fountains at La Cholla in Tucson, Arizona. Engage! Powered by Google. Each participating resident received a Google Chromebook at the kickoff event in June, attended weekly workshops and individual coaching sessions. Through the guidance of Watermark and […]

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Resident Nancy Keller Enjoys Pursuing Her Interests and Engaging with Friends at The Fountains

START THE SEARCH Is retirement community living right for you? You’ll really never know until you start exploring your options. “So you have to scout and you have to find the place that not only is offering so many things and resources but that you feel at home in. And you’ll find it if you […]

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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