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  • Residents Don Plummer and Toetie Oberman are Enjoying a Rich Network of Friends at The Fountains

    Residents Don Plummer and Toetie Oberman are Enjoying a Rich Network of Friends at The Fountains

    KINDRED SOULS Listening to people’s stories, learning about different cultures and discovering what you have in common is a rewarding way to live each day. “When you move into a big place like The Fountains, there will be a great variety of people and the chances that you will find kindred souls is very likely.” […]

  • February 2019 Community Life Calendars & Newsletters

    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 […]

  • The Fountains Remembrance Service

    The Fountains Remembrance Service

    Our community gathered last Thursday to honor our friends and loved ones who have left us this year. We are grateful to George Pike who arranged to have several spiritual leaders from our Fountains community and the Tucson community here as well to conduct the service. The names of our loved ones were read at the […]

  • Visiting the Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center

    Visiting the Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center

    The Jewish History Museum, formerly known as the Jewish Heritage Center of the Southwest, is a museum housed in a historic synagogue building in Tucson, Arizona. The museum's building, which housed the first synagogue in the Arizona Territory, is the oldest synagogue building in the state. The building operated as a synagogue until 2008 when it […]

  • Creating Soul Boxes at The Fountains

    Creating Soul Boxes at The Fountains

    The idea for Soul Box began in Portland, Oregon in 2017. People wondered what can they could do to raise awareness about gun violence. The idea to make a visual statement honoring the victims by using something very simple: little paper origami boxes. Right now all that's needed are two squares of paper and some creative […]

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The Fountains Remembrance Service

Our community gathered last Thursday to honor our friends and loved ones who have left us this year. We are grateful to George Pike who arranged to have several spiritual leaders from our Fountains community and the Tucson community here as well to conduct the service. The names of our loved ones were read at the […]

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Creating Soul Boxes at The Fountains

The idea for Soul Box began in Portland, Oregon in 2017. People wondered what can they could do to raise awareness about gun violence. The idea to make a visual statement honoring the victims by using something very simple: little paper origami boxes. Right now all that's needed are two squares of paper and some creative […]

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Tucson Mural Tour

On a chilly morning with snow capped mountains we ventured downtown for a tour of the highly acclaimed murals found in clear site throughout downtown Tucson. The Mural program was the brainchild of the Tucson Arts Brigade and has been an incredible success. The program was intended as a beautification effort that involved residents of all […]

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Residents Don Plummer and Toetie Oberman are Enjoying a Rich Network of Friends at The Fountains

KINDRED SOULS Listening to people’s stories, learning about different cultures and discovering what you have in common is a rewarding way to live each day. “When you move into a big place like The Fountains, there will be a great variety of people and the chances that you will find kindred souls is very likely.” […]

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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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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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Visiting the Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center

The Jewish History Museum, formerly known as the Jewish Heritage Center of the Southwest, is a museum housed in a historic synagogue building in Tucson, Arizona. The museum's building, which housed the first synagogue in the Arizona Territory, is the oldest synagogue building in the state. The building operated as a synagogue until 2008 when it […]

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Tucson Mural Tour

On a chilly morning with snow capped mountains we ventured downtown for a tour of the highly acclaimed murals found in clear site throughout downtown Tucson. The Mural program was the brainchild of the Tucson Arts Brigade and has been an incredible success. The program was intended as a beautification effort that involved residents of all […]

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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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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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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 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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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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