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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

Annual Hawaiian Luau

Thank you to everyone who made it out to our Annual Hawaiian Luau! We all had a great night and as always, Royale Polynesian Revue did a great job! We can’t wait to do it again next year. We also want to thank everyone who donated to Watermark for Kids. We raised $130.00 for this […]

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Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 50 different classes with everything from Brush Strokes Art Class to Drumming Circle to Culinary Creations to Strength Training and even Violin 101, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted 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

Virtual Dementia Tour

At The Fountains, we pour our hearts and souls into creating meaningful ways for residents of The Gardens, our Memory Care neighborhood, to learn, grow and connect with each other, themselves, their families and our associates. We utilize Expressive Arts, Physical Wellness and Watermark University to help residents thrive, one joyful moment at a time. […]

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Fitness with Marty

With May being Senior Health and Fitness Month, we were happy to have Marty teaching some great exercise tips with the residents during his recent Watermark University Class!

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Path to Well-Being: Holiday Goodies

During the Holiday season, we all to get so busy, we tend to forget about our health. Try to take a few minutes each day to relax. Close your eyes, take a few deep breaths, and just let it go. Taking care of your emotional health is equally important as taking care of your physical […]

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Reviews Review – A Huge Selection of Activities

The Fountains at Crystal Lake was an older facility, but it was kept up very well. It was one of the first ones that was recommended to us. My mother was to move there on March 15th. She was to move into a one-bedroom apartment that seemed quite large and airy. There was a very […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – It’s like walking into a nice hotel.

Staff is very helpful and nurse gives updates on residents. Meals are very good and lots of choices. Facility is kept clean and smells good, like walking into a nice hotel. I am very happy and feel care is above the value.

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Facebook Review – They took great care of my mom.

Beautiful inside. Apartments are large enough. Plenty of activities. They took great care of my Mom, June Sandford.

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