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  • Happy Hanukkah!

    Happy Hanukkah!

    Hanukkah, which means “dedication,” is the festival that commemorates the rededication of the Temple following the destruction of that holy place and the miracle of having enough oil to light the lamp for eight days. Today, the holiday reminds Jews to rededicate themselves to keeping alive the flame of Jewish religion, culture, and traditions so that […]

  • Generation to Generation, Plastic Bags to Mats

    Generation to Generation, Plastic Bags to Mats

    Recently the Arizona Daily Star's reporter, Johanna Eubank, did a piece on recycling those plastic bags that we all have and try to find practical and ecological ways to reuse. Johanna learned of a group of very talented residents who have met nearly every Saturday for over five years, turning those plastic bags into sleeping […]

  • December 2018 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

    December 2018 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

    Join us for some wonderful opportunities to get involved and thrive! The holiday season is a great time to get together with friends and neighbors, so why not get involved with a committee or learn something new at a Watermark University class? With the holidays approaching, we can all mingle at a social hour or […]

  • Congratulations Donna Porter!

    Congratulations Donna Porter!

    Donna's oil painting "Blooming Cactus," received Honorable Mention and is recognized in the 2019 Watermark Retirement Communities 2019 Calendar - Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts. Donna lights up our community, she has a beautiful smile and stays active with her artwork, ballroom dancing and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Thank you Donna for all you bring […]

  • Residents Jack and Libby Melville are Enjoying Worry-Free Retirement Living at The Fountains

    Residents Jack and Libby Melville are Enjoying Worry-Free Retirement Living at The Fountains

    LIFE ISN’T ALL RAINBOWS AND BICYCLES Nevertheless, Jack and Libby are still enjoying their panoramic views from both their spacious casita and their tandem bicycle saddles. “We have enjoyed the monsoons in this casita because we have such a huge big panorama before us and we can see all the big huge clouds and the […]

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Happy Hanukkah!

Hanukkah, which means “dedication,” is the festival that commemorates the rededication of the Temple following the destruction of that holy place and the miracle of having enough oil to light the lamp for eight days. Today, the holiday reminds Jews to rededicate themselves to keeping alive the flame of Jewish religion, culture, and traditions so that […]

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Generation to Generation, Plastic Bags to Mats

Recently the Arizona Daily Star's reporter, Johanna Eubank, did a piece on recycling those plastic bags that we all have and try to find practical and ecological ways to reuse. Johanna learned of a group of very talented residents who have met nearly every Saturday for over five years, turning those plastic bags into sleeping […]

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Congratulations Donna Porter!

Donna's oil painting "Blooming Cactus," received Honorable Mention and is recognized in the 2019 Watermark Retirement Communities 2019 Calendar - Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts. Donna lights up our community, she has a beautiful smile and stays active with her artwork, ballroom dancing and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Thank you Donna for all you bring […]

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Residents Jack and Libby Melville are Enjoying Worry-Free Retirement Living at The Fountains

LIFE ISN’T ALL RAINBOWS AND BICYCLES Nevertheless, Jack and Libby are still enjoying their panoramic views from both their spacious casita and their tandem bicycle saddles. “We have enjoyed the monsoons in this casita because we have such a huge big panorama before us and we can see all the big huge clouds and the […]

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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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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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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 Community Adventure to Canyon Lake!

We had an extraordinary community adventure last week! We filled two of our community buses and headed 150 miles north. Our destination, Canyon Lake, which is nestled in the Superstition Mountains and the Historic Apache Trail. We boarded the Dolly Steamboat for a ninety minute lake cruise of the secluded inner waterways, referred to as Arizona’s […]

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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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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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Generation to Generation, Plastic Bags to Mats

Recently the Arizona Daily Star's reporter, Johanna Eubank, did a piece on recycling those plastic bags that we all have and try to find practical and ecological ways to reuse. Johanna learned of a group of very talented residents who have met nearly every Saturday for over five years, turning those plastic bags into sleeping […]

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Congratulations Donna Porter!

Donna's oil painting "Blooming Cactus," received Honorable Mention and is recognized in the 2019 Watermark Retirement Communities 2019 Calendar - Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts. Donna lights up our community, she has a beautiful smile and stays active with her artwork, ballroom dancing and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Thank you Donna for all you bring […]

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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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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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December 2018 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

Join us for some wonderful opportunities to get involved and thrive! The holiday season is a great time to get together with friends and neighbors, so why not get involved with a committee or learn something new at a Watermark University class? With the holidays approaching, we can all mingle at a social hour or […]

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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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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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