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 because they hire chefs. There are a lot of activities and amenities. The staff is topnotch, they take very good care of Dad, and they call me if there are issues. There’s a lot of contact between the staff and the family, so that’s another thing that I like about them. I think they also have fair pricing, they were inexpensive compared to other places, and they offered more. They have mini-concerts with violinists and guitarists, and every month they have someone who comes in and talks about memory care. As a facility, they had more things that we felt would be beneficial for our family.
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 small kitchen area so that if she felt like making herself a snack or a cup of soup, she would have the ability to do that. Overall I like the grounds and the people who work there; they seemed very pleasant. Everyone there who we spoke to seemed to be very, very caring. I was there with my sister and it got late in the day, so we just stayed for dinner on very short notice. I had something off the menu, but my sister didn’t really see anything that she liked at the main menu, so they offered her alternative meals. It seemed like there was always a fish dish, a beef dish, etc. There had a very nice selection of foods for the day. The food was very good too. There is a huge selection of activities. They have the usual bingo and things like that. They also have shopping trips, I believe, like three days a week. All you do is sign up. Church is very important to my mother, and as long as her church is within 10 miles of the facility, they could take her to church on Sundays. They have something called Watermark University, and that is a collection of events that happen quarterly. It is actually a booklet that they publish. You can cook with one of the individuals who comes in and make Italian meatballs. You can go to “Foods for Thoughts,” and it is a nutrition class for senior adults.
My mother has been a resident of the Fountains since June, 2010 (Since August, 2010 in the memory care unit known as the Gardens). I couldn’t be happier with her care here as the staff and the fellow residents have become like family to her. She has dementia and is always happy when I get there. She is well taken care of with appetizing food for her to eat. Being in a large secured area with many people to socialize with, she has plenty of company and not be able to wander off like she would in nursing homes without a secured area. I am thankful for being able to find a place that takes such good care of her. I know this because I visit her often. I give it 5 stars.
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.
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.
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 for memory care.
Beautiful inside. Apartments are large enough. Plenty of activities. They took great care of my Mom, June Sandford.
Wonderful staff, activities and food! Elegant dining room!
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 great and comfortable care that is given here with a good value for other families.
My mom moved to The Fountains in May. She really didn’t want to make a move but needed extra help with healthy eating and reminders to take her medications. She has made so many new friends. She loves it because she can do things when she wants to. She loves going to Dave’s strength training class. She talks about it all the time. It makes me happy that she’s happy!
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. The staff is very caring, and has been attentive towards my mother. I have nothing but good things to say about this community. I would highly recommend it.