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

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Ballroom Dancing Black Tie Event

Our dedicated and talented Ballroom Dancers hosted a black tie event on Saturday, August 15th, 2015. The event showcased the dance routines they have learned over the past few months. The group lead by instructor Sandi Garrick has been meeting since 2013 weekly. What a talented group!

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Magic Show!

The residents enjoyed the magic tricks and jokes of Michael Howell. Filled with flying tables, animals coming out of nowhere and card tricks, Michael made this show full of surprises and lots of laughs!

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Thriving Through the Arts

The Fountains at La Cholla is proud to announce a new and exciting partnership with the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA). At the Fountains, we believe that there are many more aspects to well being than simply meeting physical needs. Our goal is to achieve well being for our residents in a variety […]

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Resident Voices

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Residents Irv Rosen and Dee Cohen Moved to The Fountains to be Healthy and Active

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME Whatever your ideal lifestyle was yesterday may not be the perfect fit today. The trick is to stay one step ahead. “I think we did it at the right time.” – Dee Cohen, resident of The Fountains at La Cholla MEET IRV ROSEN AND DEE COHEN, A COUPLE WHO IS MORE […]

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Resident Carol Barzeele’s Methodical Move to The Fountains

THINK OUTSIDE YOURSELF Whether you’re in favor of or opposed to moving to a retirement community, your decision impacts the ones you love. “Your kids, especially if they’re living somewhere else, they want to know you’re in a place where you can get help if you need it and have transportation and be getting good […]

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Resident Revell Rayne’s Contented Move to The Fountains

MORE FUN When it comes to stress, worry, fear, responsibilities and future unknowns, less is more. That’s what retirement community living is all about. “I guess it’s easy for me to give advice because when I decided to sell my house, I downsized my belongings because a lot of that, the material things, aren’t as […]

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Dining

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Our Special Nathan

Nathan works in our kitchen, cleaning, shelving products, breaking down boxes, etc. Like all kitchens, it is a hot area and when the large floor fan broke, Nathan took it upon himself to spend his own money to buy a new fan. When Nathan’s supervisor Pat realized what Nathan had done, he offered to reimburse Nathan. […]

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Father’s Day at The Fountains

We honored and celebrated Father’s day at The Fountains with a culinary feast which was a delight to all who attended the special brunch. Thank you to our talented Chef Pat Caffrey who was not only responsible for the delicious food, but also the festive ice carving! Many folks continued celebrating with a Father’s Day concert […]

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Cinco de Mayo at The Fountains

Residents and staff celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a delicious breakfast and traditional Mariachi music on our patio. The weather was picture perfect and together we honored the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5th, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.  

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Out and About

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Fun at UofA Flandrau Planetarium!

The residents at The Inn enjoyed an outing to the Flandrau Planetarium at the University of Arizona. Even before we got into the building we were having a ball! The UofA marching band was practicing close by so we got to enjoy the music and see how they perfect their marches. Once inside we discovered a […]

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A Day Spent Bowling!

Today we went out and bowled! Many of our residents were on bowling leagues in the past; so this was familiar ground for them. They all bowled great scores and had lots of fun! We even had pizza for lunch. What a great way to get out and have fun in the summer!

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An Afternoon at the Ice Cream Parlor!

The Inn and Gardens residents went to Sullivan’s Ice Cream Parlor for an old-fashioned sundae. Much to our surprise the sundaes were much bigger than we imaged! With old-fashioned décor and a great service, we will soon be there again for a full lunch outing! It was a great way to beat the summer heat!  

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On Aging

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Community Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Join us on Friday, November 7th at 9:30am as we walk to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Association. This is our 3rd Annual Fundraising event held at our very own community! Our community members are asked to donate $3.00 and “Walk the Fountains.” If you are not able to walk, hop on the golf cart and […]

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Resident Dr. Don Wells Talks to University Students About Retirement Living

Meet Dr. Don Wells, Fountains resident, as he shares his retirement living journey with students at The University of Arizona Eller College of Management during the Undergraduate Case Competition Kickoff Presentation in April of 2014.

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Dietary Fat – Good vs. Bad

Dietary fat is one of the most misunderstood concepts in human nutrition. Not all fats are bad. Fats are most energy dense of all the macronutrients, at 9 calories per gram. Chemically, fats are made up of 3 elements: carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Saturated fats have a long carbon fatty-acid chain full of hydrogen ions. […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – So much activity going on and the energy level was high.

Loved this facility! Staff were amazing! So much activity going on and the energy level was high. Food was really good. Top of the list for us.

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Caring.com Review – Close proximity to many medical facilities.

The food is very good at The Fountains at La Cholla. They have good staff there. Everybody is friendly. The residents are friendly too. We stayed there for two years. Another good thing I have to say about The Fountains is that they are in a location where there are plenty of medical facilities around […]

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Caring.com Review – The price was very reasonable.

I really liked my visit at The Fountains at La Cholla because it wasn’t such a hard sell kind of thing. Some people I got calls from were really pushing for the hard sell. They put me on the waiting list. When I walked in there, they were having a big musical gathering in the […]

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Videos

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Ballroom Dancing Black Tie Event

Our dedicated and talented Ballroom Dancers hosted a black tie event on Saturday, August 15th, 2015. The event showcased the dance routines they have learned over the past few months. The group lead by instructor Sandi Garrick has been meeting since 2013 weekly. What a talented group!

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Resident Dr. Don Wells Talks to University Students About Retirement Living

Meet Dr. Don Wells, Fountains resident, as he shares his retirement living journey with students at The University of Arizona Eller College of Management during the Undergraduate Case Competition Kickoff Presentation in April of 2014.

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