The Fountains at La Cholla

 

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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.

University of Arizona Swim Team Volunteers

Residents had the pleasure of meeting a few swimmers from University of Arizona. Members of the swim team shared their experiences and stories about where they came from and what it’s like to compete on a University team. They were extremely enthusiastic visitors and participated in games as well. They will continue to come and volunteer and […]

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January 2018 Thrive Newsletter and Calendar for The Town Center

2018 offers many opportunities to be engaged and share your talents and interests with friends and neighbors in the community. Have a Happy New Year and Be Well! » Click to view the January 2018 Thrive Newsletter. » Click to view the January 2018 Community Life Calendar.

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Creative Exercising

Not everyone loves the word “exercise,” but it is important to incorporate movement throughout the day. At our residences we have come up with some creative ways to exercise. One of the activities we started is called Balloon Volleyball. There is always a lot of laughter & fun and it has turned out to be a great […]

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Residents Herb and Liana Tinow are Living the Retirement Lifestyle of their Dreams at The Fountains

DITCH HOME MAINTENANCE FOR GOOD Instead, fill your calendar with lifelong learning, friends, fitness, events, shows, parties, great food and year round Tucson sunshine. “I was always thinking of getting myself in a situation during retirement where I didn’t have to worry about the responsibilities of maintaining a property. So, that was basically one of […]

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Residents Ron and Jeanne Birdsong are Loving Life in their Spacious Casita at The Fountains

WHERE’S YOUR GREEN VALLEY GRIN? If you spend more time working on your house and yard than you do spending quality time with friends and family, it’s probably a good time to start exploring your retirement living options. “I spent a lot of time maintaining the house, the outside of the house and the yard. […]

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Resident Ariel Wynn is Enjoying Unmatched Services and Amenities at The Fountains

SO MUCH TO DO Life is a gift and time is precious. The right retirement community can help people connect with purpose and passions. “People would do more if they had means to do it. You know, it’s like a lot of people would be interested in something else if there were the means to […]

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Chanukah Celebration at The Fountains

Chanukah is the Festival of Lights and Miracles. The word means “to dedicate”. On Chanukah, the Maccabean Jews regained control of Jerusalem and rededicated the Temple only to find enough oil to light the eternal lamp for one day, miraculously the oil lasted for eight days. We light a candle on the menorah each night […]

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Omelet Bar

Residents are loving the new omelet bar that our dining services team has started. The staff make each omelet made to order; providing a variety of fresh vegetables to choose from. The preparation table is set up in front of the dining room so residents are able to watch their omelets being made. The feedback has been […]

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Making Popcorn Balls

Earlier this week we used The Gardens kitchen to make a fall time favorite treat; popcorn balls! The residents helped with every step, from mixing up the popcorn and marshmallow mixture to forming the popcorn balls and decorating them. We had melted chocolate and Nutella to cover the popcorn balls in as well as peanuts, sprinkles and M&M’S […]

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Presidio San Agustin del Tucson Museum

We visited The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum this month and learned much about the early settlers of Tucson. The museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio built in 1775. We explored the presidio and saw how Tucsonan settlers would have lived. This was an informative opportunity to learn more about the roots of the Sonoran Desert.

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Outing to Reid Park Zoo!

Residents from both The Inn & Gardens enjoyed todays beautiful weather with a trip to the zoo! We got lucky that today was not too hot so lots of the animals were out. We got to see a lot of different kinds of animals including lions, otters and elephants. We even got to feed the giraffes! […]

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Ice Carving Demo

We ventured out yesterday to ICE T, the only Ice Sculpting Warehouse in Tucson. We learned the steps behind making ice and the beautiful works of art. Pat Caffrey showed us how the 300 pound blocks of ice are transformed from water to ice and we were able to cool off in the freezer. Then we had the good fortune […]

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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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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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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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Caring.com Review – Friendly Staff & Plenty to Do

Everybody is friendly at The Fountains. The staff is extremely helpful, but the neatest thing of all are the classes you can take, and the clubs you can join. It’s a fantastic, learning situation. We moved into a casita, which is a small, attached house, but we’re still eating at the dining hall. Everybody has […]

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Caring.com Review – Beautiful Community & Friendly Staff

The Fountains at La Cholla was very nice and very clean. The rooms were nice and large enough for one person. They had a lot of activities for the residents. The people there seemed nice. The staff member that I met was a very nice person, she provided me with more information than I expected, […]

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Facebook Review – Wonderful Staff and Atmosphere

Our family spent some quality time with my father and his wife on the property. We have very high praises for the staff, atmosphere and quality of life provided by this facility.

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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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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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