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.

Christmas Cheer at The Fountains!

What a wonderful time of the year to give back to the community and also spend time with your family and friends! We not only had many wonderful groups this month entertaining us, but we also got to give back by wrapping presents for underprivileged children. We also had a memorable Holiday Party with our […]

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Spring 2018 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 A Taste Around the World with Chef Ray to Zumba Gold for Seniors to Carrots, Not Only a Veggie to Get Inspired with Pinterest and even The Wonders of Polymer Clay, you’re sure […]

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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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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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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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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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Residents Thriving! Live on the Air!

Here are some more pictures from today’s outing to the Radio Station. I can’t thank everyone enough at Star 105.5 for allowing us to make this dream come true for many of our residents.

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A Walk to End Alzheimer’s!

Way to go team Fountains for raising $1,000 to help End Alzheimer’s!

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The Dancing Horse Theatre

We had the honor of taking all levels of care on a great extraordinary outing to The Dancing Horse Theatre in Wisconsin. We had a excellent lunch, followed by a breath-taking horse show and then a stunning performance by exotic birds. It touched many of the residents hearts and created a lasting memory for years to come.  

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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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Residents Thriving! Live on the Air!

Here are some more pictures from today’s outing to the Radio Station. I can’t thank everyone enough at Star 105.5 for allowing us to make this dream come true for many of our residents.

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A Walk to End Alzheimer’s!

Way to go team Fountains for raising $1,000 to help End Alzheimer’s!

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Caring.com Review – Many Amenities and a Great Value

The Fountains at Crystal Lake had a lot of amenities and very nice, large rooms. We wanted my dad in a nice, larger room so he’d be more comfortable. It’s like a hotel with a bed and a little kitchenette in the room. We wanted him to feel more independent. The food is really good […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom is Receiving Great Care

My mother is doing great with her move to this community. It is a wonderful facility, and I’am pleased with her move here. She has adjusted very well to this community, and it has been a fabulous experience. The nursing is wonderful, I know she in receiving great care, and she is in good hands. […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Good Value and Caring Staff

This is a nice community for my father. We like that the staff care and are always very nice. There is a good variety of meals that he is liking. They do offer activities. The community is clean and we would recommend the community for the good value and care for other families.

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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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