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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

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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Violin Performance with Watermark Kid, Noa!

A big thank you goes out to our Watermark kid Noa, and her friends, for coming in to do a wonderful violin and singing performance. The residents just loved it! Watermark for Kids is a non-profit organization committed to empowering underserved kids to express their character, leadership, creativity, compassion and spirit – to express their […]

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Father’s Words of Wisdom Make Headlines

Father’s from The Fountains at Crystal Lake recently shared words of wisdom about the most important aspects of being a good father. The Northwest Herald published a fantastic article on Sunday, June 19th in honor of Father’s Day, making all the dads who participated very proud. To read the entire article, please click here. We […]

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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

Royal Oaks Apple Orchard Outing

We had a memorable and thriving time today, as some of the residents brought in the fall season at Royal Oaks Apple Orchard. The group couldn’t have ordered a nicer day, as they enjoyed coffee and donuts, learned about apples on a tractor ride, soaked in the sun’s rays, enjoyed a fabulous lunch and had fun […]

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Pump Boys and Dinettes Theater Outing

We attending the “Pump Boys and Dinettes” at the Fireside Theater. We all had so much fun and even had a meet and greet with the cast! We felt like VIP! Playing “Jim”, was Chris, who is one of our resident’s Grandsons along with his wife, Amanda who played, “Prudie”. Clarissa was on cloud 9 […]

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Annual Gardens Fishing Trip

We had so much fun on our Annual Gardens Fishing Trip this year. We had the perfect day! We only caught 1 fish, but to us, it was a perfect one!

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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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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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SeniorAdvisor Review – Crystal Lake staff do a fantastic job.

I would give them a five. I think they do a fantastic job. He is well taken care of and clean, and our children think it is very nice.

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