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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.

Life at The Fountains

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 90 different classes with everything from Veteran’s Club to Pinterest Planning & Productions to Meditation Hour to Fountains FunMakers and even Fishing Frenzy, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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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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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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Resident Voices

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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Resident Robert Smith is Having the Time of His Life at The Fountains

LIVE WELL ON THE WATER Waterfront retirement living on a fixed retirement income? It really is possible at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay. “There’s water all the way around as far as I can see.” – Robert Smith, resident of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay MEET ROBERT SMITH, A FORMER SEABEE WHOSE ONLY […]

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Out and About

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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Memory Care

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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On Aging

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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Dining

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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TBT (Throwback Thursday): Evening in Candyland

For Throwback Thursday, we’re going back to the most delicious party at The Fountains! In April, our Auditorium transformed into a life sized version of the board game Candyland. We had game pieces lining the walls and oversized lollipops on each table. We snacked on a variety of sweet treats like multicolored pancakes and dipped […]

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Under the Sea

We’ve got no troubles down in the bubbles Under the Sea! The Seaweed is said to be greener in somebody else’s lake, but The Fountain’s has the greenest seaweed around! Our Mermaids and Mermen casted their sunscreen aside and broke out their flippers! It’s better down where it’s wetter, and we’re ready to embrace the […]

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Reviews

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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Caring.com Review – Nicely kept community with wonderful staff.

The Fountains was very nice. To me, it looked like an old world hotel. It was not brand new, but it was very nicely kept-up. The staff was wonderful. They had nursing staff there. They had assisted living, assisted living light, all inclusive assisted living, memory care, and independent living as well. It was huge […]

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Videos

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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