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  • Outing to Fiesta Lanes Bowling Alley

    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 […]

  • Horse Therapy Visit

    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 […]

  • University of Arizona Museum of Art Outing

    University of Arizona Museum of Art Outing

    The University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA) opened in 1924 under the leadership of UA professor Katherine Kitt, who was the founder of the UA Art Department. The museum has been the beneficiary of several seminal donations of artwork since its inception. The generosity of donors of art over the years has made it […]

  • August 2018 Calendars and Newsletters

    August 2018 Calendars and Newsletters

    Come join us as we celebrate our annual Hawaiian Luau! We are having hula dancers, a hula hoop contest and a delicious luau meal! See you there!

  • Kartchner Caverns

    Kartchner Caverns

    In November 1974, two young cavers, Gary Tenen and Randy Tufts, were exploring the limestone hills at the base of the Whetstone Mountains. In the bottom of a sinkhole they found a narrow crack leading into the hillside. Warm, moist air flowed out, signaling the existence of a cave. After several hours of crawling, they […]

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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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University of Arizona Museum of Art Outing

The University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA) opened in 1924 under the leadership of UA professor Katherine Kitt, who was the founder of the UA Art Department. The museum has been the beneficiary of several seminal donations of artwork since its inception. The generosity of donors of art over the years has made it […]

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August 2018 Calendars and Newsletters

Come join us as we celebrate our annual Hawaiian Luau! We are having hula dancers, a hula hoop contest and a delicious luau meal! See you there!

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Resident Marilyn Savage is Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and Peace of Mind at The Fountains

WHAT’S YOUR LINE? Regardless of their occupations, all kinds of people find life infinitely interesting at the right retirement community. Have you explored your options? “I’ve met so many interesting people here, from college professors, to farmers, to every kind of profession you can think of.” – Marilyn Savage, resident of The Fountains at La […]

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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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The Fountains Celebrates 30 Years!

The Fountains at La Cholla opened its door in December of 1987 and quickly earned a reputation as one of the best retirement options available in the nation. In the years that followed, our community has been the recipient of numerous awards and today we remain the largest community of its kind in Southern Arizona. On May 24, 2018, we hosted a […]

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (the fifth of May) is celebrated to honor Mexico's victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Despite having a small band of fighters, the Mexicans were able to defeat the massive French army on May 5, 1862. A long-standing tradition in our community we started the day […]

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Extraordinary Overnight Trip to Phoenix

A group of us ventured north to Phoenix for an extraordinary adventure. We visited the world famous Heard Museum located in downtown Phoenix, enjoyed a delicious lunch at SWITCH, a new restaurant. Our overnight stay included fine Italian dining and wonderful accommodations with a full continental breakfast before heading out to the Phoenix Musem of Art. We had an […]

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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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University of Arizona Museum of Art Outing

The University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA) opened in 1924 under the leadership of UA professor Katherine Kitt, who was the founder of the UA Art Department. The museum has been the beneficiary of several seminal donations of artwork since its inception. The generosity of donors of art over the years has made it […]

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Kartchner Caverns

In November 1974, two young cavers, Gary Tenen and Randy Tufts, were exploring the limestone hills at the base of the Whetstone Mountains. In the bottom of a sinkhole they found a narrow crack leading into the hillside. Warm, moist air flowed out, signaling the existence of a cave. After several hours of crawling, they […]

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Fountains Resident Dee Cohen Featured in Arizona Daily Star

Dee Cohen, an extraordinarily active resident of The Fountains, was the topic of front page news in the Arizona Daily Star in Monday's edition. Dee is amazing, when she isn't attending daily exercise classes she is line dancing and ballroom dancing, she finds time to volunteer at our weekly social events and serves on many community committees in addition to making […]

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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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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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