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  • Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year 5778

    Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year 5778

    Rabbi Tom Louchheim of Or Chadash congregation joined us today to share with is the meaning and traditions celebrated at Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish holiday marking the first and second days of the Jewish year. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 20th and continues through nightfall on September 22nd. It’s celebrated as the head of the Jewish […]

  • Memoir Writers Share

    Memoir Writers Share

    A very talented group of residents have been meeting every Friday afternoon with Norah Booth, a published author who has provided coaching in this very popular Watermark University offering. Last Friday we had the opportunity to have them share their work. Thirteen writers participated. The group is currently in the process of writing a collection of […]

  • 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, […]

  • Fountains Knitters & Crocheters Honored

    Fountains Knitters & Crocheters Honored

    Many of us gathered Sunday afternoon to meet the talented women celebrating 25 years of dedication and love for making sweaters. They recently hit a milestone of making over 10,000 sweaters through the years. Each sweater is given to child here in Tucson. It was a great pleasure to join in honoring the generosity of this […]

  • Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

    Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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september, 2017

26sepLearn to Line Dance1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704
26sepCreative Arts2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704

october, 2017

2octBeginners Spanish9:30 am - 10:30 am 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704
3octLearn to Line Dance1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 2001 W. Rudasill Rd Tucson, AZ 85704

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Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year 5778

Rabbi Tom Louchheim of Or Chadash congregation joined us today to share with is the meaning and traditions celebrated at Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish holiday marking the first and second days of the Jewish year. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 20th and continues through nightfall on September 22nd. It’s celebrated as the head of the Jewish […]

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Memoir Writers Share

A very talented group of residents have been meeting every Friday afternoon with Norah Booth, a published author who has provided coaching in this very popular Watermark University offering. Last Friday we had the opportunity to have them share their work. Thirteen writers participated. The group is currently in the process of writing a collection of […]

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Fountains Knitters & Crocheters Honored

Many of us gathered Sunday afternoon to meet the talented women celebrating 25 years of dedication and love for making sweaters. They recently hit a milestone of making over 10,000 sweaters through the years. Each sweater is given to child here in Tucson. It was a great pleasure to join in honoring the generosity of this […]

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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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Luau Resident Choice Meal

Residents at The Inn & Gardens enjoyed a delicious Hawaiian Luau inspired meal! The dining staff went above and beyond with delicious food such as Hawaiian chicken and shrimp. A big hit was also the edible fruit centerpieces at each table. Not only did they look great but tasted great too! All employees were decked […]

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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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Delicious Family BBQ at The Gardens!

Residents and family members at The Gardens really loved our BBQ yesterday. Dinning Manger Rafael did a great job manning the grill filled with delicious kabobs! The beef tenderloin was tender and cooked to perfection. We also enjoyed asparagus, rice and then peach cobbler! Yum! We can’t wait to taste what he will cook at […]

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Outing to the Arizona History Museum

Residents from The Inn & Gardens went on an engaging outing to the Arizona History Museum near the University of Arizona. We learned about life in Arizona throughout the years. We can’t wait to go back and see more exhibits that this amazing museum holds.

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The Fountains Visits San Agustin Mission Garden Friends of Tucson’s Birth Place

We started out early to beat the heat on our adventure to visit and learn about Mission Garden. Their mission is to preserve, honor, protect, restore and recreate the cultural heritages and landscape of Tucson’s birth place. The gardens are located at the base of A Mountain in the Menlo Park Barrio. There is archeological evidence of irrigation […]

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Outing to The Center for Creative Photography

Residents from The Inn & Gardens went to the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography. The exhibit featured was the work of Wynn Bullock. It showed all of his creative techniques and his artistic progression through out the years. The residents really enjoyed the exhibit. It was a great way to get out for […]

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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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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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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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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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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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