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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

A Night in Paris: The Fountains Senior Prom 2016

We turned back the clocks and spent an evening basking in the glory of those carefree high school days. Some of our best memories from that time period were at the Senior Prom so The Fountains threw an adult senior prom complete with a band, wine, and a King and Queen. The theme was “An […]

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Getting Ready for the Senior Prom

This weekend, it’s time to dust off those old evening gowns and tuxedos for The Fountains Senior Prom. It wouldn’t be a prom without a corsage on your wrist, so we decided to make our own! With the help and guidance of two residents who worked in florist shops, Gilda and Ann, we created beautiful works […]

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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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Resident Voices

Residents David and Janet Noll are Loving Their Worry Free, All-Inclusive Lifestyle at The Fountains

CRUISE THROUGH RETIREMENT Even if waterfront living is not your style, we’d love to introduce you to today’s exciting variety of carefree retirement living options. “We’re in our early 70s and…we decided that it would be a very good idea at this time of our life to make a decision and start looking for places […]

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Resident Mary Doliviera is Enjoying a Busy Lifestyle and Countless Amenities at The Fountains

IT’S ALL ABOUT PERSPECTIVE If you don’t like how your future looks where you’re living now, why not nab a better view? “…my son-in-law said to me the other day, ‘How did you nab this apartment? It’s beautiful.’ Yeah, the view is beautiful. I’m right on the water.” – Mary Doliviera, resident of The Fountains […]

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Resident Anne Ferrone is Enjoying Her Independent Lifestyle and 20th Floor View at The Fountains

IT’S A GOOD THING Enjoying the company of others while maintaining your independence is a good thing at any age. “It’s a good thing that even though I have a daughter that’s at my beck and call I would rather be independent and be living here the way I am.” – Anne Ferrone, resident of […]

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Out and About

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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A Historical Trip Downtown

We host many Watermark University classes in-house, but that’s not all we’re limited to. This past month, we took a trip with our Inn and Gardens residents to the Dunedin History Museum for a class on-the-go. The museum contains approximately 2,000 artifacts, 2,500 photographs and a library containing 200 volumes of local and Florida History. […]

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Extraordinary Outing to Walt Disney World!

Witches, ghosts and residents from The Fountains, oh my! Being on Boca Ciega Bay puts us right smack dab in the middle of all the great things Florida has to offer. We have the beaches for picnics, historic Ybor City and of course, Walt Disney World! In October, we took an extraordinary outing to Mickey’s Not […]

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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

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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The Walk to End Alzheimer’s Fundraisers

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Residents of The Gardens have been leaders in helping to raise money to support this important cause. Tashaye Johnson, Activities Assistant for The Gardens, has organized successful events that have contributed over $400 […]

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Health and Fun Fair

Our health and fun fair is underway! With a variety of vendors that cater to health and wellness, our residents have a chance to ask questions, browse or shop. It’s an environment of education, relaxation and fun! Some of our vendors include Walgreens, Mary Kay, Bayada Home Care, CVS, Mountcastle Vein Center and more.

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Dining

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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7th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Kiss the Pig Contest

We had a hootin’ good time with this wild shindig! For the last 7 years, The Fountains has hosted a Chili Cook-Off and Kiss the Pig Contest that never ceases to disappoint. Jars are left at the front desk with managers and supervisors lovely pictures on them that encourage donations that are then donated to […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Great Environment

Mom is doing good and she loves it here! I think it is a great place, the grounds are great, good at keeping it clean and the rooms are great. My mom’s room has a great window view of the shoreline and allows brightness. The food is great almost like restaurant quality. This community has […]

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Caring.com Review – The waterfront location, friendly staff and abundant amenities are very appealing.

I was very favorably impressed with this community. It is well maintained. The staff were friendly and helpful. All the residents I spoke with seemed happy to be there. In addition to the standard amenities, they offer many classes (Watermark University). That and the waterfront location are very appealing. I plan to become a resident.

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Facebook Review – Super Friendly

I’m definitely moving there in a few months…Every event I have attended has been super friendly and senior friendly! Thanks for your information lunches. They reassure me, in addition to the experiences of friends who lived here.

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Videos

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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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 […]

Read more

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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