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  • March 2020 Community Life Calendars

    March 2020 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. Join us on Monday, March 16th at 2:00pm in the Auditorium for our Antiques, Appetizers, Appraisals Roadshow […]

  • February 2020 Community Life Calendars

    February 2020 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. Join us at our Russian Cultural Concert on February 6th at 2:00 PM in the Auditorium. Virtuoso […]

  • January 2020 Community Life Calendars

    January 2020 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. Join us at one of our Private Screening Events Presented by the BLS Falls Prevention Coalition & […]

  • Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

    Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

    Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

  • December 2019 Community Life Calendars

    December 2019 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. Join us on our Holidays Around the World Watermark University offering with speaker Chris Wells on Tuesday, […]

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Spring 2020 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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Fall 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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Resident Carolyn Cassida is Enjoying Million Dollar Views and Life-Enriching Pursuits at The Fountains

MILLION DOLLAR PERSPECTIVE At the right retirement community, your whole outlook on life can be as beautiful as your view – all without breaking the bank. “I see the dolphins coming down in the morning. I have two eagles outside my window. I love watching them. I can see for miles up the beach out […]

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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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Mystery Trip to the Museum of Fine Arts & Parkshore Grill

Every other month, Town Center embarks on a mystery trip to somewhere within the tri-county area. Due to the weather, we had to change our mystery destination up last minute, as we had originally planned to be outdoors! When we pulled up outside of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Pete, the residents were […]

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Christmas Lights Stroll at Largo Central Park

When the holidays come around, some of the best memories come from seeing all the holiday lights around town. This year, our Town Center residents took a stroll around the very popular Largo Central Park to see their beautiful display. Largo Central Park features over 2 million LED lights and have nightly vendors selling funnel […]

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Mystery Trip to Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch

Every other month our Town Center residents take a Mystery Trip to somewhere unknown to everyone but our Community Life Director. Even our driver doesn't know until we leave! This month, in the spirit of fall and Halloween, we took a Mystery Trip to Gallagher's Pumpkin Patch. While Florida's weather doesn't always feel like fall, we wanted to […]

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Boca Goes Green for the Cure in 2018’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia, and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases and is not, in fact, considered a normal part of aging. It currently affects millions, including over 200,000 people under the age of 65 years old. The Fountains of Boca Ciega […]

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Boca Goes Green for the Cure with a Week Long Green Bench Celebration

Celebrating the 101st Anniversary of The World Famous St. Pete Green Benches and preparing for the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Mr. Dick Holmes partnered a couple special events with Palms of Pasadena Hospital and the Alzheimer's Association to celebrate with a cause! On Monday, October 1st at 1:00pm, the Mayor of Pasadena gave a dedicated […]

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Active Aging Week 2018 at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay

ICAA's Annual Active Aging Week is celebrated all around the country from September 23rd to September 29th, and we at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay accepted the challenge. The theme this year was Inspiring Wellness, with a spin on thriving through giving for all of our Watermark Communities. We had had such a jam packed […]

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Cheers to 100 Years, Pearl!

36,525 days; 876,000 hours; 52,596,000; 100 years; One amazing lifetime of stories to tell! Today, Pearl celebrated her 100th Birthday, orchestrated by her lovely daughter, Deborah, surrounded by her family & friends. Her one wish was to wear her tiara and stroll around the community, and that's just what her daughter did! With champagne in […]

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Painting by St. Pete Artist, 97, Featured in Award-Winning Calendar

Stella Szemela made news again! This past week, Stella was interviewed for the Fox News segment, What's Right with Tampa Bay. Stella recently received the news that she has been featured in two national publications as her oil painting, titled “Magnolias,” that received recognition in the 2018 Expressions Calendar for the month of February, was […]

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Honoring Our Veterans through Education & Celebration

Every year on the anniversary of WWI, the nation comes together to honor our veterans from all branches of service as well as all wars to remind them that we "Never Forget". This year, The Fountains partnered with Celebrate Outreach for a special presentation that brought to life how our local community is standing true […]

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Well, blow me down! It’s a Chef’s Show for Popeye the Sailorman!

It's Popeye's birthday and we celebrated with our Two Chefs Show on Thursday the 10th in the Auditorium! Chef payed homage to the famous cartoon by serving up an exciting spin on Popeye's favorite food: Spinach! Residents tested their best Popeye knowledge, and a few won tickets to the Chef's Harvest for it! Did you […]

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10th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Kiss the Pig Contest

November instills a feeling of warm fires, hearty meals and rich desserts filled with pumpkin and whipped cream. Here at The Fountains, it also means it's time for our Annual Chili Cook-Off! This year marks our 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off and there was no shortage of bootscootin' fun! Our culinary-inclined associates entered their own chili […]

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A Murder Mystery Dinner Party

In the spirit of October, The Fountains hosted their first Murder Mystery Dinner Party. With over 105 people in attendance and 11 people playing character roles, this party was a riot! Each in their role with characters ranging from Dr. Grape, the Chemist, to Ms. Pheasant, the High Society Socialite, to Jeeves, the Butler, players […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – A Great Place to Call Home

This is a wonderful community, with its spectacular views, friendly and knowledgeable staff, plethora of activities, and good food. We toured 8 facilities before we chose this one. A couple had better food, but most had worse. There is some variety so it is not boring. The dining hostess is a gem. By the time […]

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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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Cheers to 100 Years, Pearl!

36,525 days; 876,000 hours; 52,596,000; 100 years; One amazing lifetime of stories to tell! Today, Pearl celebrated her 100th Birthday, orchestrated by her lovely daughter, Deborah, surrounded by her family & friends. Her one wish was to wear her tiara and stroll around the community, and that's just what her daughter did! With champagne in […]

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Annual Resident & Associate Holiday Skit Party

Every year, each department, along with a few special guest resident groups, put on a spectacular show as a way to say thank you for having us be part of your family all year long and for the residents valiant effort to raise money to show our associates how much they are appreciated for their […]

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A Special Welcome Home Celebration from Mission 35

Honor Flight of West Central Florida is a non-profit organization, transporting Veterans to Washington D.C. FREE OF CHARGE to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifice. 8 of our residents have had the opportunity to embark on such a journey in 2018. Veteran Phil Szemela was set to go, but then was […]

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March 2020 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. Join us on Monday, March 16th at 2:00pm in the Auditorium for our Antiques, Appetizers, Appraisals Roadshow […]

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February 2020 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. Join us at our Russian Cultural Concert on February 6th at 2:00 PM in the Auditorium. Virtuoso […]

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January 2020 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. Join us at one of our Private Screening Events Presented by the BLS Falls Prevention Coalition & […]

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