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.

Watermark For Kids Back to School Carnival

For many families, August means its time for kids to get back to homework and classes as they begin a new year at school! So, The Fountains threw one last ode to Summer with our Watermark for Kids Back to School Carnival! With tons of games like Tip the Clown, Quarterback Challenge and Milking the […]

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Apple Pie in July

The Fountains has many traditions that we love all year round, but Apple Pie in July is one of our absolute favorites! Each year, we have a competition to determine who on Boca Ciega Bay makes the best apple pie and, while it’s always a tough job being a judge, this year’s was certainly the hardest! […]

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Advice for a Happy Marriage

During a recent Happily Ever After Two Chef’s Show, community staff asked residents for their advice on how to have a long and happy marriage. Seeing as though many have been married for over 50 years, they had lots of great advice to share. “Never go to bed with conflict on your mind. Life is too short, […]

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Residents Brenda and Stan Uskavitch are Enjoying Carefree Living with Waterfront Views at The Fountains

ENJOY EVERY MOMENT How would you rate your everyday enjoyment of life itself? The right retirement community can make all the difference. “It’s not the last chapter, it’s the next chapter. And here we are in the next chapter, we’re turning the pages…and that’s the beauty of life.” – Brenda Uskavitch, resident of The Fountains […]

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Residents Marilyn and Tony Flynn Enjoy Carefree Winters at The Fountains

HAVE FUN LOOKING Even if your next move is a long way off, it’s a good idea to start exploring your retirement living options today. “You are not going to decide for a couple years anyway, so get out and look and it gives you a chance to see as much as possible.” – Marilyn […]

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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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Giraffe Ranch and Safari Extraordinary Outing

Residents of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay visited the Giraffe Ranch and Safari in Dade City. Sixteen residents came face-to-face with the giraffes and other species living under the live oaks and open grasslands. This extraordinary outing was featured on Hometown Pinellas, published on July 24th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. […]

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Dining Out For Life

On Thursday, April 27th, 2017, thousands of people around the Tampa Bay area went out to dinner for a great cause. Certain restaurants participated in Dining Out For Life where a generous portion of their proceeds from the day’s meals were donated to Empath Partners in Care. This, first of its kind fundraiser, has raised […]

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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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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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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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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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Apple Pie in July

The Fountains has many traditions that we love all year round, but Apple Pie in July is one of our absolute favorites! Each year, we have a competition to determine who on Boca Ciega Bay makes the best apple pie and, while it’s always a tough job being a judge, this year’s was certainly the hardest! […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Girl Scouts Cookie Eating Contest & Fundraiser for Watermark For Kids

We’ve supported our local Girl Scout troop this year by buying an abundance of cookies during cookie season. We put those cookies to good use with a good ol’ cookie eating contest! We asked residents, associates and visitors to drop their spare change into the jars with the candidates pictures at the front desk for […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Excellent Care and Value

This is a nice community with great care .. the staff are caring and attentive to her needs. The community is clean and we are happy that she really likes the variety of good meals and a nice dining area. She does stay active with the other residents. She is happy that is has a […]

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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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Girl Scouts Cookie Eating Contest & Fundraiser for Watermark For Kids

We’ve supported our local Girl Scout troop this year by buying an abundance of cookies during cookie season. We put those cookies to good use with a good ol’ cookie eating contest! We asked residents, associates and visitors to drop their spare change into the jars with the candidates pictures at the front desk for […]

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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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