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.

Crystal Lake’s Got Talent

Do you have a talent that you are willing to share? Do you sing opera or perform an amazing card trick? Do you dance or play an instrument? Do you enjoy doing stand-up comedy? On Saturday, March 11th, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm, we will be doing Crystal Lake’s Got Talent and are looking for talented people […]

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Love is in the Air…even after 67 Years together!

So much takes place in the month of February, such as Groundhog Day, President’s Day, and Mardi Gras, but the most favorite event of our residents at our Fountains community is Valentine’s Day! One of our married couples, Bob and Dorothy Ward, not only thrive with activities offered, but also have 67 years of marital […]

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Hawaiian Luau 2017!

Aloha! It’s always nice to forget about the cold, even if it is just for one day! We were thrilled to invite back the Royale Polynesian Revue as they helped welcome Hawaii to The Fountains. They even taught us how to be a professional Hawaiian Dancers. Thank you to everyone who came to enjoy the evening […]

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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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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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Spreading Fountains Holiday Cheer!

It’s always so nice when we get all these wonderful groups to come in during the holidays to sing for all the residents. What is even better, is when we can pay it forward and spread holiday cheer to a local school. Recently, we took all levels of care to Woodstock North to sing, read stories […]

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Lunch

Just last week, our residents had the opportunity to enjoy a day at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, in South Barrington. A great time was had by all that attended. They sampled wine in the Napa-style tasting room, visited the gourmet gift shop and bakery and enjoyed a great meal, all under one roof. The meals […]

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Autumn is in the Air!

One of the joys of living in the Midwest, is being able to enjoy the beauty of the fall season. Recently, we went to Royal Oaks Apple Orchard and sampled their famous Apple Cider Donuts, took a guided tour of the Orchard, ate at their family kitchen restaurant and of course shopped for some goodies […]

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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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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Alzheimer’s Walk 2016

We all had fun at the Alzheimer’s Walk! For the past couple months, The Fountains has been teaming together to raise money for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. We are happy to say that as of yesterday, we raised $1,166 for this great cause. A huge thank you for all the love and support!  

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Care and Comfort for My Mom

I like this community for good care for my mom. The staff is very friendly. It appears that the food is very good. I am happy with the room that was given to her and it is beautiful. I found that the residents knew each other and it felt so comfortable. I would recommend the […]

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Facebook Review – Wonderful Staff, activities and food!

Wonderful staff, activities and food! Elegant dining room!

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Caring.com 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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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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