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.

A Tailgating Two Chefs Show

Down, set, hike!! Thursday, September 6th was the official kick off to the NFL season and we celebrated at our Two Chefs Show with a rowdy Tailgating party. Before the Ravens take on the Bengels, our Fountain's associates served up a delicious game day ready food that was on par with us pre-gaming with friends […]

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Historic Green Benches Help Fight Alzheimer’s

Our very own Mr. Dick Holmes made news yet again this week in The Gabber regarding his involvement in preserving the Green Bench History here at The Fountains and how he has worked to bridge the gap to find a cure for Alzheimer's with his passions. Mr. Holmes has worked with The Fountains for the […]

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September 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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Resident Ralph Jordon is Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and Worry-Free Living at The Fountains

DISCOVER WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW If you’ve stayed in place because of preconceived notions of retirement community life, you don’t know what you’re missing. “Most people do not realize that within two weeks they’re going to have a whole new set of friends and their loneliness is going to disappear.” – Ralph Jordon, resident of […]

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Resident Nancy Durand is Enjoying Breathtaking Views and Life-Enriching Pursuits at The Fountains

DECIDE FOR YOURSELF One of the greatest gifts you can give your children is to choose for yourself where to live well and worry free. “I did not want my children having to make any decisions for me. I wanted this to be my decision, where I would go to live, and so we looked […]

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Residents Leo and Miley Perry are Enjoying Beautiful Waterfront Views and Delicious Cuisine at The Fountains

YOU CAN SEE FOR MILES Even better than our gorgeous bay view is the clarity of being comfortably situated for today and whatever tomorrow brings. “I love it. We are on the 21st floor. We have beautiful views from our bedroom, from our living area. Out the window you can see for miles over the […]

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Honor Flight of West Central Florida’s Mission 33

As we are getting ready to welcome home our residents from Mission 34's flight, we want to take this time look back at the previous flights amazing journey. On April 24th, five of our Veterans had the opportunity to take flight on a remarkable one day adventure in which they received the honor and gratitude […]

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U.S. Navy Veteran of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Takes Honor Flight

Channel 8 News recently published a video feature of veterans in Clearwater Florida taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 24th 2018. To view the segment please click here. Nearly 80 passengers boarded a plane in Clearwater, Florida last Tuesday, and they all had one thing in common – their service to […]

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Light It Up Blue for World Autism Day

Our residents and team members lit it up blue yesterday in recognition of World Autism Day and in support of our Watermark Kid, Elizabeth! Though not pictured, many residents and team members wore their variations of blue all day and we could not be prouder of the community support exhibited. Elizabeth Backman, who was recently on […]

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Donut Eating Contest & Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

We went donuts for raising money for Alzheimer's! Residents, associates and visitors were able to vote for who they thought would win by putting money in the jar of their favorite contestant down at the front desk all month long, and boy those jars were pretty full! We had 7 contestants from most of the […]

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Annual Holiday Breakfast & Santa Visit

This is one of our favorite traditions of the year! Our managers start the festivities off by serving our residents a hot home-cooked breakfast as we wait patiently for the students of Our Savior Lutheran to come sing us merry songs to get us into the holiday spirit! The children sang remarkably as always and […]

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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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U.S. Navy Veteran of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Takes Honor Flight

Channel 8 News recently published a video feature of veterans in Clearwater Florida taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 24th 2018. To view the segment please click here. Nearly 80 passengers boarded a plane in Clearwater, Florida last Tuesday, and they all had one thing in common – their service to […]

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Veterans Initiative: Flea Market Sale for Veteran Based Organizations

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay's Veterans are currently supporting two local initiatives; Wreathes Across America and the Wounded Warrior Project. Our Veterans put a request out to the community for good condition items to be donated in order to sell at their Veterans' Flea Market Sale in the Lobby this past February. The residents […]

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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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A Tailgating Two Chefs Show

Down, set, hike!! Thursday, September 6th was the official kick off to the NFL season and we celebrated at our Two Chefs Show with a rowdy Tailgating party. Before the Ravens take on the Bengels, our Fountain's associates served up a delicious game day ready food that was on par with us pre-gaming with friends […]

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Dead Men Tell No Tales Two Chefs Show

Ahoy, me Hearties! Arrrghust is here, and we be celebratin' with a deep sea menu, good enough for a pirate at this here Dead Men Tell No Tales Two Chefs! The Cap'n and his crew have pillaged the kitchen for the finest for his guests, with a water biscuit stuffed with fire braised flamingo (aka […]

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Island Luau Party

We celebrated the summertime with an Island Luau this past July! Residents, associates and lots of family members hula'd on over in their best Island wear for an afternoon filled with tropical drinks and dancing! With grass skirts and tiki lights, Pina Coladas (virgin & spiked), and other tropical delights, it was surely a great […]

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Caring.com Review – Beautiful Location and Helpful Staff

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay is in a beautiful location and you can see the Intracoastal Waterway. It's very nice, clean, and nicely-decorated. It seems like it's in excellent condition. The staff is very helpful and I have no complaints. You enter into a nice lobby with a front desk where you sign in. […]

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Caring.com Review – Mom is Happy at The Fountains

My mom seems very happy at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay. She's enjoying the food. It's a larger property, so there's more people and a lot of activities. She's really enjoying the movies, playing Bingo and going out in groups to lunch or dinner. The staff is very good so far. The dining area […]

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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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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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