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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

June 2016 Town Center Thrive Newsletter and Calendar

Take a peak at the exciting June activities offered at The Fountains! Join us as we celebrate Flag Day on June 14th, or stop by for Cabaret Night with Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey on Thursday, June 16th at 6:00pm in the Lobby! » Click to download the June 2016 Town Center Newsletter & Calendar.

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We have babies! Baby humming birds that is.

We are so fortunate to be surrounded by the wonders and beauty of nature. We have been watching this mother hummingbird build her nest and watch over her eggs. There are two baby humming birds that she cares for, what a delight!

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Mother’s Day Brunch

This year for Mother’s Day we did something a little different at The Inn & The Gardens. We hosted a brunch at the clubhouse where we featured custom omelets prepared by our Dining Director John! To go with these delicious omelets, we had fruit salad, croissants, bacon, sausage and mimosas! It was such a special treat […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Yvonne Shallenberger is Enjoying Her Comfortable Casita and Fun-Filled Days at The Fountains

    NO HARM IN LOOKING How will you know if retirement community living is right unless you explore your options? “You really have to discuss it and just come and look and see for yourselves. It’s a good thing to see.” – Yvonne Shallenberger, resident of The Fountains at La Cholla MEET YVONNE SHALLENBERGER, […]

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Resident Mari is Enjoying the Good Life at The Fountains

MAKE YOURSELF RIGHT AT HOME Home is a place where you feel comfortable, safe and surrounded by friends and pursuits you enjoy. “There is plenty to do. And it’s a wonderful place. It’s a place I call home now. I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else. After all, after eight years, if I hadn’t been […]

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Residents Marion Cimmino and Judith Green are Enjoying their Worry-Free Desert Paradise at The Fountains

NOTHING TO LOSE When you view moving to a retirement community as the beginning of your next exciting chapter, you have everything to gain. “We did not lose the mountain views. We didn’t lose the wildlife and we certainly didn’t lose community because there’s community here.” – Marion Cimmino, resident of The Fountains at La […]

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Dining

Cinco de Mayo 2016

Following a long standing tradition here at The Fountains, we all celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a yummy breakfast, including Huevos Rancheros, Chilaquiles, fresh Fruit, assorted Churros and Mexican Pastries. The beautiful morning on the Catalina patio was the perfect setting for the Mariachi band that provided enjoyable entertainment.

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Watermark University: Chocolate Truffles with Dining Services Director, John Luzader

Dining Services Director John Luzader demostrated his culinary talents by making chocolate truffles for a popular Watermark University class offering. Attendees not only learned the intricate process of creating these delicious chocolate treats, they were lucky enough to eat them too!

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Celebration of Independence

Last we held our Annual Passover Seder, retelling the Passover story and celebrating our freedom and independence. Cantor Janece Cohen officiated the Seder having many residents read from the Haggadah. Fountains resident Bernie Greenapple chanted the blessing over the first cup of wine. A traditional meal was served including delicious chocolate covered matzah for dessert!

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Out and About

Watermark University Beer Tasting Outing to Barrio Brewery

Last week a group of residents who have been attending the Beer Tasting Watermark University series over the past 6 months, went to a local brewery, Barrio Brewery, and had an informative tour as well as a tasting of the 10 selections on tap. We learned about the fermentation process and the “chemistry” involved in the art of […]

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Lunch Out with The Gardens

This past Sunday, the residents from The Gardens went out to lunch at Old Times Kafe. What made this a special lunch outing was that there was a grand total of 23 residents, family members and staff! This was our biggest lunch outing yet! The families at The Gardens love to participate with their loved ones and […]

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The Fountains Visits San Xavier Mission

On this beautiful spring day without a cloud on the sky, we set out on an adventure heading south to “The White Dove of the Desert”. The historic San Xavier Mission is a national historic landmark and was founded by Father Kino, the Jesuit pioneer in 1692. Stan, our docent, was so knowledgeable and shared the history of […]

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On Aging

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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Happy 100th Birthday Merle!

Merle celebrated her 100th birthday with her family and friends here at The Fountains. Merle has called The Fountains home for over five years. She attends exercise classes and enjoys the company of her friends.

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The Fountains Celebrates October Birthdays

We have many folks celebrating birthdays this month. We celebrated in the Lobby with family and friends while enjoying the musical entertainment and delicious ice cream and cake!

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Reviews

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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Caring.com Review – Excellent exercise, dancing and educational classes.

We have been here 15 months and are very happy and satisfied. We enjoy many activities, such as exercise classes, dancing, and education sessions. The quality of all is excellent.

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Videos

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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Tucson Dulcimer Ensemble Visits The Fountains

We were treated to a delightful performance Saturday, January 30th, 2016 in the Lobby. The talented musicians and singers brought 7 dulcimers and played music that was enjoyed by all!

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Saturday Morning Chair Yoga at The Fountains!

What a peaceful, restorative way to spend a morning! Over 35 residents met in the lobby with our talented yoga instructor Carla Perez and engaged in gentle movements, balance work and song. The results of this practice of acceptance and kindness are echoed throughout the community! We offer Chair Yoga every Monday at 2:00pm and every Saturday at 10:30am, stop […]

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