Posts by: Abigail Workman

February 26, 2020

March 2020 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Irish Blessings to you! As spring begins, our community offers endless opportunities to thrive with exciting programs and events for all to enjoy. Join us on Tuesday, March 17th for St. Patrick’s Day. We will be hosting a fun-filled day throughout the community with festivities, music, and of course, green beer! Be sure to wear […]

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January 27, 2020

February 2020 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Groundhog Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Mardi Gras, Leap Day and the Tucson Rodeo all take place in February! Join us at The Inn on Wednesday, February 12th as we celebrate the Tucson Rodeo with a Cowboy Serenade and Saloon treats! We will create our own style of Mardi Gras Party here […]

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December 30, 2019

January 2020 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

We would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year! The beginning of a new year is a time to leave the past behind as we look forward to a fresh start and a bright future ahead. It is the next chapter of our lives, and we as the authors get to choose […]

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December 18, 2019

December 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

It is a glorious time of year and best wishes are with each and every one of you for a special holiday season. Our community has begun to sparkle and glow with the spirit of the season, as each day brings more and more beautiful decorations and boundless programs to our community. There are many […]

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November 11, 2019

November 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

November is here, which means it is time to reflect and give thanks for all the wonderful things we have in life – including being part of The Fountains at La Cholla community! As a way to see and remember all of the things we are grateful for, our community will be creating a gratitude […]

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September 25, 2019

October 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Something spooky this way comes as we celebrate October, and we invite you to join us all month long for festive tricks & treats! Join us on Wednesday, October 23rd, for an Oktoberfest celebration complete with beer tasting, potato pancakes, and live polka music! Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 24th, as we celebrate a […]

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August 28, 2019

September 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

September is all about Community! Join us September 8th through September 14th as we celebrate National Assisted Living Week. This year’s theme is “A Spark Of Creativity”. The week will be filled with many different offerings to tap into your creative side. Using our creative minds offers many benefits, such as improving cognitive and sensory-motor functions, […]

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June 26, 2019

July 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Happy July! Dress in red, white and blue and come celebrate Independence Day! Join us for a refreshing snow cone and music by David Prouty in the afternoon as we gather with our friends and neighbors. Looking for something new to “spark” your interest? Or maybe something to “reignite” an old flame. Join us for […]

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June 25, 2019

Longest Day Celebration!

The Fountain’s Longest Day Celebration was a huge hit! On the first day of summer, June 21st, we came together as a community to raise money for the Desert Southwest Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. On this day, we celebrated all day long with many programs to raise awareness and donations. We started the day with […]

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June 11, 2019

Outing to the International Wildlife Museum

This past week, residents from The Inn and Gardens enjoyed a morning out at the International Wildlife Museum. Founded in 1988, the museum highlights over 400 species of insects, mammals and birds from around the globe. Some of the collections are more than 100 years old and all the animals found at the museum were […]

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June 10, 2019

Caregivers at The Fountains

The Fountains caregivers are caring, compassionate and committed. Caregiving is not for the faint of heart, but rather for those with a very caring heart. It’s the compassionate care of our residents every day, but so much more that makes Fountains caregivers unique and special. On a daily basis our caregivers may go to retrieve […]

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May 24, 2019

June 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Express yourself in June. This month is full of exciting programs! This month we will be hosting our Resident’s Expression Art Show. The Expressions calendar is a chance for residents to enter artwork in a competition to represent The Fountains in the collective Watermark Communities calendar. This award winning annual calendar features art by residents of […]

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May 9, 2019

Men’s Outing to Pima Air & Space Museum

Here at The Inn, we decided to take a Men’s Group trip to the Pima Air and Space Museum. The Pima Air and Space Museum is one of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums in the world! Opened to the public in May of 1976, the museum features over 350 historical aircraft, from a Wright […]

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April 25, 2019

May 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

May Day in origin is all about celebrations! Here at The Fountains, we have many reasons to celebrate! Join us for a Cinco De Mayo Celebration at The Inn on May 5th. We have an afternoon of entertainment with a musical performance by Manny Herrera, followed by Folklorico Dancers! Join us on May 6th at […]

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April 9, 2019

Outing to the Presidio San Agustin Del Tucson

Residents enjoyed a trip to the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson. The Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio built in 1775. We were able to travel back in time to learn about life as early Tucsonans would have lived it. Our docent guide, Jean discussed life in the […]

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March 26, 2019

Family BBQ’s at The Gardens

Family members and residents get together twice a month for a fun time at The Gardens. On March 14th, we got together to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early, and had a themed BBQ! We got to enjoy BBQ shrimp, along with rice and veggies. We all enjoy getting to spend time and visit […]

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March 26, 2019

Extraordinary Outing to the Aquarium

Residents from The Inn and Gardens headed up to Scottsdale for a trip to the Odysea Aquarium on Thursday, March 21. While there, we got to see all sorts of aquatic life. We started the journey learning about Monster Fish that live in the Amazon River. From there we got to have lunch in the […]

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March 25, 2019

April 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

As April begins, the season changes and the flowers start to bloom! This month here at The Fountains, we will take a look at the nature around us and dive into exploring what it all has to offer. Join us at The Inn on April 10th as we bring in Horticulture Therapy! We will be […]

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February 25, 2019

March 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

As spring begins, we are continuing to create an extraordinary community where we all thrive. We have all been very busy here in the community, that winter has been whisked away, and we are ready for some more fun! To start the month at The Inn, we will be having a Mardi Gras social on […]

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January 31, 2019

February 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

February has a little bit of everything here at The Fountains. From Chinese New Year to Valentine’s Day, we have a fun filled month planned ahead. Join us at The Fountains for a Watermark University class or a social hour. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find […]

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January 2, 2019

Outing to The Gadsden Pacific Toy Train Operating Museum

Residents from The Inn and Gardens recently enjoyed a trip out to the Gadsden Pacific Toy Train Museum. At this museum is a collection of old toy trains that are all still operating. We were led on a private tour and learned all about the different types of operating model trains and residents reminisced on […]

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January 2, 2019

January 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

The New Year is finally here! Here at The Fountains we are sure to have a fun filled year with lots of new exciting things happening. From the new semester of Watermark University to the different holidays that are headed our way, we sure have a lot to celebrate into the New Year. Join us […]

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January 2, 2019

Getting Ready for the Holidays!

Here at The Inn and The Gardens, we are in the festive spirit, thanks to our friends from Bayada. Marianne and Jo came in to help residents decorate their walkers and wheelchairs. From tinsel to jingle bells, everyone is sure in the spirit! Residents stuck around to visit with one another as everyone was getting […]

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October 29, 2018

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest was in full swing at The Inn! Residents enjoyed German Beer and Pretzels as they listened to a live polka band, The Bouncing Czech’s. Residents were up dancing and having a great time! We can’t wait to celebrate another fun filled day here!

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October 29, 2018

Carving Pumpkins

With Halloween approaching, residents at The Inn & Gardens were preparing for the ghosts and ghouls that will be arriving soon. Residents got together for a trip to a local pumpkin patch to pick pumpkins that we then brought back to the community to carve. Residents were getting creative with ideas of what type of […]

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October 29, 2018

November 2018 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

November is here, which means it is time to reflect and give thanks for all the great things we have in our life, like living here at The Fountains! Join us at The Fountains for that next class, social or event to inspire you. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are […]

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September 26, 2018

Inter-Generational TYE-DYE Shirt Making

In preparation for our Alzheimer’s Walk in November, The Garden’s sure has been busy! Residents from The Gardens began making thank you cards and purple tye-dye shirts for those who donate to support the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter. Wayne’s family donated shirts and his great-grand kids even came by to help! This sure was […]

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September 26, 2018

October 2018 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Come join in on all the spook-tacular fun at The Fountains this October. If you’re seeking a new Watermark University class, social gathering or Fountains committee to get involved in, look no further! October at The Fountains is a month full of exciting programs that we are sure you will find something that will pique […]

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September 21, 2018

International Wildlife Museum Outing

Residents from The Inn and Gardens enjoyed a morning at the International Wildlife Museum. Founded in 1988, the museum highlights over 400 species of insects, mammals, and birds from around the globe. Some of the collections are more than 100 years old and all the animals found at the museum were donated by various government […]

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September 10, 2018

Classic Chevy Car Show

Grandparents Day was in full swing at The Fountains! On Sunday, we had the Classic Chevy Car Club stop by. This group brought 15 different vehicles for us all to see. Residents from the Town Center, The Inn, The Gardens and The Casitas were able to have a great time taking a look at these […]

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August 30, 2018

Health Talks with BAYADA

On the fourth Thursday of every month, Marianne, along with her Bayada team, comes to us to discuss Health related topics. Every session is filled with information that can help all of us ensure our well-being. On August 30th, she discussed one of the seven dimensions of well-being: Environmental. She talked about different things we […]

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August 24, 2018

A Luau Feast!

We had our annual Luau Dinner at The Inn & Gardens. Residents were greeted Hawaii style with an “Aloha” and a Lei. Residents enjoyed Pork, Rice, and Egg Rolls served by the dining staff while the gals in Community Life served up Rum & Cokes. The residents enjoyed this event and can’t wait for the next […]

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August 23, 2018

Hula Dancers

On Wednesday, August 22nd, we celebrated Hawaii by hosting our very own Luau! Hula Dancers from Hula Halau O’Ualani came to perform for us! Residents from The Inn and Gardens enjoyed the show and afterwards got to join the dancers on stage to learn a hula dance themselves. This took all of us back and […]

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August 16, 2018

Outing to Fiesta Lanes Bowling Alley

On Thursday, residents got a treat when we headed out to Fiesta Lanes Bowling Alley. There, residents got the chance to compete and have fun while bowling. After our game, we enjoyed visiting with friends and neighbors over pizza and soda. This was a great way to beat the heat and stay indoors but still […]

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August 16, 2018

Horse Therapy Visit

On Tuesday, we had the group Step Up into T.L.C join us in the morning to visit with some extraordinary horses! We had a giant named Wally, and a miniature named Buddy come to visit with us on the front patio. Many of us enjoyed petting and brushing their manes. Dr. Bob, a former veterinarian for […]

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