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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

National Calendar Features 98 Year Old Resident, Homer Prentice

An article was recently published in the Tampa Patch, located at http://patch.com on December 6th 2016. To read the full article, please click here. Homer Prentice, a resident of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay has been featured in the Expressions 2017 Calendar, an award-winning calendar that celebrates active aging and the arts. His oil […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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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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Resident Voices

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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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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Out and About

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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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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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 – 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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Yelp Review – Great Value, Wonderful Staff and Activities Galore

WOW! When you call or visit, be SURE to ask for “LAUREN”. She made an immediate positive impression on the phone and abso-tively DAZZLED Dad and me in person. Lauren provided us with an in-depth tour showcasing the many amenities of this exceptionally nice independent & assisted living HOME… far beyond a facility. (Daily movies, […]

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Videos

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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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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