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  • Flash Back Friday: A Look Back at September

    Flash Back Friday: A Look Back at September

    September was a VERY busy month for The Fountains as we made our Two Chef’s Hurricane Party a real life adventure. Here’s a recap on our month! We made the best of our travels to Mission Inn and The Watermark at Trinity with tons of games and good company. When we got home and settled […]

  • October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Gardens

    October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Gardens

    October brings with it our annual Alzheimer’s Walk and all the final fundraising opportunities before we bring it home with a Halloween Soiree! » Click to Download October 2017 Gardens Calendar.

  • October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Inn

    October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Inn

    Fall is here as October celebrates cultural diversity month! From the Two Chef’s Exploring the Wonders of the World to exploring the USF Art Exhibit and exploring the downtown Murals of St. Petersburg, October is sure to keep us busy! » Click to download the October 2017 Inn Calendar.

  • October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Town Center

    October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Town Center

    Pumpkin Spice, and everything nice! Join us for our Wonders of the World Two Chef’s Show and our traditional Pumpkin Carving Contest at the Bewitching Halloween Soiree! » Click to download the October 2017 Town Center Calendar.

  • Happy to be Home

    Happy to be Home

    Thank you all so much for your thoughts and prayers during our Hurricane Irma evacuation! We are returning back to normal and enjoyed Oktoberfest today with beer and brats, of course!

Upcoming Events

october, 2017

16oct - 20Fall Open House11:00 am - 4:00 pm (20) 1255 Pasadena Ave S. St. Petersburg FL 33707
19octMisconceptions of the Muslim Sect: The Nation of Islam2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 1255 Pasadena Ave S. St. Petersburg FL 33707

november, 2017

8novEnglish as a Second Language2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 1255 Pasadena Ave S. St. Petersburg FL 33707
13novFeud: Joan Crawford and Bette Davis2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 1255 Pasadena Ave S. St. Petersburg FL 33707

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October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Gardens

October brings with it our annual Alzheimer’s Walk and all the final fundraising opportunities before we bring it home with a Halloween Soiree! » Click to Download October 2017 Gardens Calendar.

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October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Inn

Fall is here as October celebrates cultural diversity month! From the Two Chef’s Exploring the Wonders of the World to exploring the USF Art Exhibit and exploring the downtown Murals of St. Petersburg, October is sure to keep us busy! » Click to download the October 2017 Inn Calendar.

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October 2017 Activity Calendar for The Town Center

Pumpkin Spice, and everything nice! Join us for our Wonders of the World Two Chef’s Show and our traditional Pumpkin Carving Contest at the Bewitching Halloween Soiree! » Click to download the October 2017 Town Center Calendar.

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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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Flash Back Friday: A Look Back at September

September was a VERY busy month for The Fountains as we made our Two Chef’s Hurricane Party a real life adventure. Here’s a recap on our month! We made the best of our travels to Mission Inn and The Watermark at Trinity with tons of games and good company. When we got home and settled […]

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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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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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Flash Back Friday: A Look Back at September

September was a VERY busy month for The Fountains as we made our Two Chef’s Hurricane Party a real life adventure. Here’s a recap on our month! We made the best of our travels to Mission Inn and The Watermark at Trinity with tons of games and good company. When we got home and settled […]

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Wonderful Wizard of Oz Two Chef’s Show

To celebrate the 78th anniversary or The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow invited all their friends and fellow munchkins to follow the yellow brick road for a three course meal that definitely had us feeling like we weren’t at The Fountains anymore! Dorothy’s poor house was brought to Oz […]

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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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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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