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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

Discovering What Makes Each Individual Thrive is Our Passion

The below article is featured in the 2016 Guide to Enriched Senior Living on northwestquarterly.com, 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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Iris Apfel – A Fashion Icon

Liz was excited to share her love of fashion through her Watermark University course on Fashion Icon, Iris Apfel. Many people didn’t know who Iris Apfel was until they attend and realized how important she really was in the fashion world. Oh, did we mention, she is still going strong at the young age of 95! Nice job […]

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Summer 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 65 different classes with everything from Zumba Gold For Seniors to Card Making to Chef Demos to Jewelry Making and even Holiday Cookie Creations, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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Dining

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 northwestquarterly.com, 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

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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