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  • All That Jazz!

    All That Jazz!

    On one of the hottest days of the year we were treated to an evening of delightful music with Jazz du Jour. The music made its way into the dining room so folks dining could also enjoyed the talented duo. What a “cool” way to spend an evening with friends!

  • A Caring Craft

    A Caring Craft

    The residents at The Inn & Gardens made kitty scratching posts for the Pawsitivity Cats Shelter. Nikki our SAACA, Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliances, provided art teacher is a volunteer there along with our front desk concierge Carol. They came up with the idea to have us help by making something the cats need. […]

  • Coloring Therapy at The Gardens

    Coloring Therapy at The Gardens

    The residents at The Gardens in lieu of going on a bus ride, decided to color. This activity not only was relaxing but a fun way for the ladies to catch up while they worked. When the heat has you wanting to stay inside, there is no better activity than getting to be with friends!

  • UofA History of Pharmacy Museum Outing

    UofA History of Pharmacy Museum Outing

    Residents from both The Inn & Gardens enjoyed an outing to one of the University of Arizona’s best kept secrets! The History of Pharmacy Museum is located in the College of Pharmacy building. There are many displays spread out in the building that replicate old fashion drug stores. The museum houses artifacts dating as far […]

  • Making Homemade Dog Treats

    Making Homemade Dog Treats

    Residents from The Inn & Gardens made homemade dog treats today! All of the residents love our furry four legged friends and wanted to make them something special when they visit. The treats were made of oatmeal, bananas and peanut butter. It was a easy but delicious recipe. We had Dennis, our Exercise Instructor, give […]

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june, 2017

24junWatercolor Painting9:00 am - 10:30 am 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704
24junBallroom Dancing Lessons1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704

july, 2017

1julWatercolor Painting9:00 am - 10:30 am 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704
1julBallroom Dancing Lessons1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704

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Jazz night June

All That Jazz!

On one of the hottest days of the year we were treated to an evening of delightful music with Jazz du Jour. The music made its way into the dining room so folks dining could also enjoyed the talented duo. What a “cool” way to spend an evening with friends!

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A Caring Craft

The residents at The Inn & Gardens made kitty scratching posts for the Pawsitivity Cats Shelter. Nikki our SAACA, Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliances, provided art teacher is a volunteer there along with our front desk concierge Carol. They came up with the idea to have us help by making something the cats need. […]

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Coloring Therapy at The Gardens

The residents at The Gardens in lieu of going on a bus ride, decided to color. This activity not only was relaxing but a fun way for the ladies to catch up while they worked. When the heat has you wanting to stay inside, there is no better activity than getting to be with friends!

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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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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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Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

Every year on May 5th we gather early in the morning on the Catalina Patio to celebrate and honor Mexico’s victory at the Battle of Puebla that took place on May 5, 1862. Despite having a small army of fighters, the Mexicans were able to defeat the massive French army. We had delicious food and Mariachi […]

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Passover Seder at The Fountains

The Passover Seder (meaning order) is the most celebrated and beloved of Jewish holidays. This holiday is rich in traditions and customs passed from generation to generation. Most Jews hold cherished memories of family times spent at a Seder. Telling the Passover Story is believed to be an obligation observed by Jewish ancestors ever since the Jews fled from slavery […]

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Valentine’s Day 2017

We had a great Valentine’s Day celebration here at The Fountains. Community Life gave red and pink carnations to all the residents, while we were entertained by the talented Wild Bill. Special home made treats were courtesy of our very own Laurie DiBella, the supervisor at our Gallery Café. Laurie made red velvet cupcakes with pink cream […]

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UofA History of Pharmacy Museum Outing

Residents from both The Inn & Gardens enjoyed an outing to one of the University of Arizona’s best kept secrets! The History of Pharmacy Museum is located in the College of Pharmacy building. There are many displays spread out in the building that replicate old fashion drug stores. The museum houses artifacts dating as far […]

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Visit to the New Mormon Temple

Amid the iconic saguaro cactus of southern Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, the LDS Church’s new Tucson Temple opened its doors and welcomed the public for a three-week open house in June. The “art deco” style, 38,000-square-foot structure will close it doors and only members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints deemed in good standing […]

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Watermark University Beer Tasting Class Field Trip

Last Friday our ever popular WU Beer Tasting class visited Sentinel Peak Brewery for a beer tasting expedition. We traveled to Tucson’s only midtown brewery, Sentinel Peak, where we were welcomed by their wonderful staff. Cory the brewer, shared with us about all the beers available for tasting and flats were ordered along with delicious lunch […]

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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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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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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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Caring.com Review – Wonderful Staff and Unlimited Calendar of Activities

I toured The Fountains (The Fountains at La Cholla). I really like it. I thought it was good. It seemed like they’re very well established. The people there were great. They were doing an exercise program with the residents when I was there. I did look at their calendar to see their other activities. The […]

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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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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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