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The Best Value in Crystal Lake Senior Living

The Fountains at Crystal Lake, located in Crystal Lake, Illinois is a senior living retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on a large but intimate lush 30-acre campus. The community is located within a beautiful, natural setting that is just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from cozy studios to spacious two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a kitchen, large living room and bathroom.

Residents of The Fountains at Crystal Lake enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include outdoor nature trails, resident garden boasting 50 kinds of vegetables, well-stocked library, computer center, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, wellness center, arts and crafts room, game and entertainment room, scheduled transportation services as well as an elegant dining room with a sumptuous Sunday brunch in addition to The Pub, for Happy Hour before dinner.

Life at The Fountains at Crystal Lake

Grandparents Celebration with The Amazing Gary Magic Show

This past weekend we had The Amazing Gary, a awesome Magician who definitely wowed us and left us wondering how he did that! We hope you all enjoyed the show, balloon animals and left with your belly full from the ice cream buffet! What a great way to honor all of our Grandparents! Happy Grandparents Day to […]

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Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 50 different classes with everything from Yoga to Sewing 101 to Guided Meditation to Brush Strokes and even Couponing 101, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, […]

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Brush Strokes with Reggie

Reggie is always eager to share her love of art with all of you! Look at how wonderful all the residents paintings turned out from her class this past weekend. Don’t forget, her next class will be this Saturday, July 30th at 10:00am. Great job everyone!

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Oktoberfest 2015!

Oktoberfest arrived at The Fountains. We enjoyed cold ale, tasty German food and live entertainment by Die Musikmeisters. We thank everyone who came to celebrate with us!

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Everyone put on their best green attire (to avoid getting pinched) and we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Irish music by King’s Corner with Mike & Tom. Residents noshed on favorite Irish foods including Corned Beef and Cabbage, Herbed Potatoes and Carrots and, of course, green beer! A fun time was had by all.

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Out and About

Chicago, here we come…

All aboard… The Fountains at Crystal Lake embarked on a journey with a group from the Town Center, The Inn, and The Gardens. Beginning their excursion on the Metra, it was all aboard as they followed the tracks all the way into the Windy City of Chicago. A Chicago Trolley rolled up and once again, and […]

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Fishing and Lunch in the Park!

We couldn’t have asked for a better day to go out fishing! The weather was perfect and so was the company. And better yet, the fish were biting. We caught 6 fish!

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Boat Tour and Lunch on Lake Geneva

We recently took our Memory Care residents on a lovely guided boat tour of wonderful Lake Geneva. We even dined on a delicious lunch! This was an eye opening experience for most of the residents and we are thrilled they all enjoyed themselves.

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On Aging

Discovering What Makes Each Individual Thrive is Our Passion

The below article is featured in the 2016 Guide to Enriched Senior Living on, posted on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016. Click here for the original article published in the Northwest Chicagoland. The Fountains at Crystal Lake – One of the Area’s Top Communities for Senior Living One of the most significant decisions in life is how […]

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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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Dorie Berg Turns 100!

Happy Birthday Dorie! May you have many more wonderful years!

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Reviews Review – I have peace of mind knowing dad is well cared for.

My dad started in the Independent Living apartments and has since transitioned to Assisted Living. His one bedroom apartment is just perfect for him, and the nurses and aides are very friendly and helpful. It gives me great peace of mind to know that he is well cared for.

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Facebook Review – Our family would recommend The Fountains.

My grandfather CJ lived here for 11 years. You all took wonderful care of him and it really meant a lot that some of the gals were able to make it to his wake today. Our family would recommend The Fountains for anyone looking to have the best care for their older family member especially […]

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Facebook Review – Mom is happy and the care she gets is exceptional.

Everyone there is wonderful. My mom is there in memory care and is so much happier than when she was home. She is kept busy with all kinds of activities and the care she gets is exceptional.

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