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  • April showers brought May flowers!

    April showers brought May flowers!

    Thank you Peggy, from Garvin Gardens, for coming out and demonstrating how to put together beautiful Spring arrangements! Everyone who attended walked away with great tips that is sure to help make their garden flourish. Also, congratulations to some lucky raffle winners who walked away with their very own plant!

  • Mother’s Day Bingo Bash!

    Mother’s Day Bingo Bash!

    Our Mother’s Day Bingo Bash is always a success and we are very happy to have had so many residents, family members and guests to join us! We had many lucky winners who walked away with fabulous prizes. A special thanks to JourneyCare, Bowes In-Home Care, Crystal Lake Library and A Place for Mom for their […]

  • The Dancing Horse Theatre

    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.  

  • Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    Summer 2017 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 60 different classes with everything from Zumba to Social Media 101 to Sewing 101 to Ins and Outs of Poker and even Gardening Basics, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

  • Swedish Pancakes vs. Crepes!

    Swedish Pancakes vs. Crepes!

    One day Sandi is our Business Office Director and the next day you can call her Chef Sandi! During her recent Watermark University class, she not only explained the difference between Swedish Pancakes and Crepes, but she also let us sample them. Sandi made a Sweet Apple Crepe and a Savory Ham and Swiss Swedish Pancake. Great Job Sandi! […]

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july, 2017

25julVaricose Vein Presentation12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012
28julTai Chi10:00 am Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012

august, 2017

1augJurassic Presentation and Strength Training1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012
4augTai Chi10:00 am - 11:00 am Central 965 North Brighton Circle West , Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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April showers brought May flowers!

Thank you Peggy, from Garvin Gardens, for coming out and demonstrating how to put together beautiful Spring arrangements! Everyone who attended walked away with great tips that is sure to help make their garden flourish. Also, congratulations to some lucky raffle winners who walked away with their very own plant!

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Mother’s Day Bingo Bash!

Our Mother’s Day Bingo Bash is always a success and we are very happy to have had so many residents, family members and guests to join us! We had many lucky winners who walked away with fabulous prizes. A special thanks to JourneyCare, Bowes In-Home Care, Crystal Lake Library and A Place for Mom for their […]

Read more about Mother’s Day Bingo Bash!

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Summer 2017 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 60 different classes with everything from Zumba to Social Media 101 to Sewing 101 to Ins and Outs of Poker and even Gardening Basics, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

Read more about Summer 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

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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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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.  

Read more about The Dancing Horse Theatre

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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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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 – 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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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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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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