The Best Waterfront Value in St. Petersburg Senior Living

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg, Florida, is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on 14 acres of lush, tropically landscaped grounds making it the best waterfront value in St. Petersburg. The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay is conveniently located near shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare, including Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

Choose from spacious studios, one-bedroom apartments or two-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a kitchenette and large living room. Meals are enjoyed restaurant style.

Residents of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, beauty salon and barber shop, Wellness Center and Fitness Center, waterfront heated outdoor pool and private fishing pier, as well as guest accommodations.

International Women’s Day

According to their website, International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s celebrated in different ways using themes specific to the organization planning the event. No one government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women’s network or media hub is solely responsible for International Women’s Day. Observed […]

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Behind the Scenes: A Tour of Our Main Kitchen

We all wonder what our chefs, cooks and servers exactly do back in the kitchen. So by popular demand and interest, Chef Chris and Dining Room Manager Ray took about twenty residents on an hour long tour of the main kitchen. They explained early morning preparation, ordering production, plate and distribution process, as well as how […]

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Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!

A history rich in tradition, Mardi Gras is not just a party. It’s about music, parades, picnics, floats and excitement! In honor of sharing the traditions, we celebrated the day early at our Fat Thursday Two Chef’s Show and it was surely one for the books! We dubbed our true King of Carnival, Ed, and gave […]

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Resident Bonnie Lamrouex is Enjoying Life-Enriching Pursuits with Friends at The Fountains

LONELINESS NEEDS A WARNING LABEL Too much “me” time can be harmful to your health. A daily dose of people is nature’s best medicine. “I played cards and I golfed but it still wasn’t enough. There were too many days where you were by yourself.” – Bonnie Lamrouex, resident of The Fountains at Boca Ciega […]

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Residents Jack and Donna Engel are Enjoying Their Million Dollar Views and All-Inclusive Lifestyle at The Fountains

FEEL THE VIBE You’ll know you’ve found the right retirement community when the atmosphere embraces you like a warm hug. “There is a spirit here that is palpable.” – Jack Engel, resident of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay MEET JACK AND DONNA ENGEL, WHO MARRIED AFTER MEETING ON A SARASOTA TENNIS COURT IN LATE […]

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Resident Frieda Chatterton is Enjoying a Relaxing Lifestyle and Gorgeous Bay Views at The Fountains

IT’S NOT ALWAYS GO, GO, GO Some people think retirement community living is so active, you never have a chance to rest. Not so. “I’m interested in right now: retirement. I’ve had a long struggle of life and I had a husband that had cancer and he was bad from 2000 and my life has […]

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Extraordinary Outing on the Starlite Majesty

When The Fountains does something extraordinary, we go big or we go home! To end the 2016 year and top our past outings of the year, we decided that a 4 hour inter-coastal tour on the Starlite Majesty yacht beginning in South Pasadena Marina and ending at Clearwater Beach Marina was the perfect calm to […]

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Holly Trolley Jolley Ride!

Hang on to your knickers, The Fountain’s went on one amazing ride! Every year, we do the holiday lights tour at the famous Lake Park Estates neighborhood, where almost every single house is decorated and the nightly event is sponsored by Hospice. The last few years have been a little difficult to see with our bus […]

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Thanking our Local Heroes

Pay it forward is a phrase used to convey the passage of good deeds onto others after receiving your own. The Fountains is grateful for all of our local heroes – firefighters, paramedics, police officers – and we wanted to show our appreciation and pay it forward for all of their kindness by creating care […]

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An Extraordinary Glamping Trip

We braved the indecisive weather and spent a night “Glamping” at Westgate River Ranch, located near Lake Whales, with residents from The Inn and The Gardens and an awesome team of five associates! This type of glamorous camping makes all other camping seem drab! With plush mattresses inside a canvas covered tent, comfortable furniture, a […]

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Spring Fashion Show to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association

On Saturday, April 26th The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay put on a delightful display of ladies’ fashions presented by Patchington Women’s Apparel. Our Fountains ladies were models for the day as they strutted their stuff in fabulous Spring fashions. We had local vendors selling jewelry, clothes and gifts after the fun show. With close […]

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Ten Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Not even sure what questions to ask? Take a look at this article from the Alzheimer’s Association on the Ten Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Association and their website www.alz.org is an invaluable resource for anybody with questions about memory related disease.

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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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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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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Behind the Scenes: A Tour of Our Main Kitchen

We all wonder what our chefs, cooks and servers exactly do back in the kitchen. So by popular demand and interest, Chef Chris and Dining Room Manager Ray took about twenty residents on an hour long tour of the main kitchen. They explained early morning preparation, ordering production, plate and distribution process, as well as how […]

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An Appreciation Lunch Full of Love

In appreciation to all our residents residing in The Inn that endured all of the inconveniences from the isolation precautions in January to keep the flu at bay and everyone safe and healthy, our management team hosted a very special lunch to say “Thank You”. We are grateful for our residents’ understanding and compliance during that time, […]

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Meet our Executive Chef!

If the Dining Services Department isn’t thriving, we don’t know what is! We would like to warmly welcome our new Executive Chef, Chris Tasillo! Many of our residents have already had the pleasure of meeting and experiencing the new dishes that our wonderful new Executive Chef has brought to our community. Along with bringing his […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom loves her new studio apartment.

My mother moved here recently. She is still adjusting and stays in her room mostly. She has a really nice studio apartment and loves it. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They are very professional and made moving in very smooth. They bent over backwards for us.

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Happy with My Move Here

I really love this community. This was a good move for me. This is a lovely community with very kind people. The staff is great they are very helpful and nice. They do a good job with the keeping the community well maintained, and neat. Everything has worked out very well for me since my […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – A Great Place For Mom!

Everything is clean, the food is great, the view is unbeatable…and I can’t say enough good things about the caring and genuinely kind people that have worked with us to get my mother settled here. For myself and my mother “Thank You All” for going above and beyond. What a great place for her to […]

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Resident and Associate Holiday Skit Party

Our Resident and Associate Holiday Skit Party is a tradition that everyone on Boca Ciega Bay looks forward to all year long. As a way to thank our residents for their generosity throughout the year in the form of our Associate Holiday Fund, our associates get a bit creative. Each department performs a skit, song, […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Fountains Funmakers Performance

Our Fountains Funmakers made their debut in October with a fantastic performance of an original production called “The Dining Experience.” The Funmakers originated at The Fountains in 2010 and had successful gatherings that produced music and laughter. The group fizzled after a few years, but was sparked back to life thanks to a push by […]

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