The Fountains at La Cholla

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

The Best in Tucson Senior Living

The Fountains at La Cholla, located in Tucson, Arizona is a retirement community 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, one of Tucson’s premier senior campuses, 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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The Inn Black & White Champagne Dinner

Residents dressed in their black & white, sipped champagne and enjoyed delicous food and decor. Our dining room was all dressed up in black and white, Roast Beef and Salmon was prepared as was fried Zucchini! All requested by our residents. For dessert, Black Forest Cake! We all had so much funn seeing everyone dressed […]

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Associate of the Year!

Every year one of The Fountains at La Cholla’s associates is named Associate of the Year. This year, our human resources department started another program, Ben’s Bells Kind Colleague. This program “Bells” one associate a year who has spread kindness and made a difference in our community. Drum roll please……. This year our Inn & […]

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Spring 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. Almost 25 different classes with everything from Clever Crafting to Downton Abbey Discussions to Beginning Spanish and even Theater Group. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, our residents and associates, we always love having a few […]

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Resident Voices

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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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Resident Dr. Don Wells’ Fortuitous Move to The Fountains

SIMPLE ECONOMICS The sooner you move to a retirement community, the more benefits you’ll reap. “…it’s never too early to move into a retirement community, but it can be too late.” – Donald A. Wells, Professor Emeritus and resident of The Fountains at La Cholla MEET DR. DON WELLS, AN ECONOMICS PROFESSOR WHO KNOWS THE […]

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Dining

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The Inn Black & White Champagne Dinner

Residents dressed in their black & white, sipped champagne and enjoyed delicous food and decor. Our dining room was all dressed up in black and white, Roast Beef and Salmon was prepared as was fried Zucchini! All requested by our residents. For dessert, Black Forest Cake! We all had so much funn seeing everyone dressed […]

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Thanksgiving Buffet

The Thanksgiving buffet was delicious, elegant and abundant. Residents were very pleased with the buffet and enjoyed dining with friends and family. The ice sculpture artistically crafted by Pat Caffrey, Director of Dining Services was spectacular!

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An Ice Smile

Pat Caffrey, Dining Services Director, demonstrates his ice carving skills for a local preschool. The 300 pound block was carved in 30 minutes with a chain saw. Pat has been sculpting ice for 30 years, and has completed over 1000 carvings. This marks the 17th year the school has invited him to teach their students about […]

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Out and About

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Out and About: Reid Park Zoo

It was a perfect day for the zoo! We got to feed the giraffes and even encountered a peacock walking between exhibits.

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Out and About: Tucson Botanical Gardens

We took a trip to the Tucson Botanical Gardens and it is in full bloom. After a walk in the beautiful greenery we went to lunch at the Blue Willow Restaurant. A very pleasant afternoon! We look forward to visiting the Tucson Botanical Gardens again soon. In December they offer Luminaria Nights. The Tucson Botanical Gardens […]

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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

Caring.com Review – There is someone available 24 hours per day if help is needed.

My mother-in-law visited four or five other facilities, but she chose The Fountain. She is in the Independent living. The biggest reason she liked it was because the place has a fault monitor built in. If somebody for whatever reason needs to call the paramedics, they have somebody 24 hours that will stay with the […]

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Caring.com Review – Staff and residents alike are smiling and welcoming.

Upon walking into the lobby there is an immediate good feeling. Everyone — staff and residents alike — are smiling and welcoming. The food is very good and nice variety, maintenance problems are taken care of quickly, and the staff is quick to lend needed assistance and is caring and friendly. Love it!

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Helpful and welcoming.

Their move-in consultant was extremely helpful, they never got impatient with our multiple visits and questions, and everyone from the staff to the residents were helpful and welcoming. We are very happy we chose The Fountains for our mom.

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Videos

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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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