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The Best Value in Palm Desert Senior Living

The Fountains at The Carlotta, located in Palm Desert, California is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing on a large but intimate 20-acre gated senior campus. The Fountains at The Carlotta is located just minutes from shopping, fine dining, entertainment and healthcare.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from a wide variety of apartments and Casitas, wonderfully appointed with a kitchen, large living room and bathroom.

Residents of The Fountains at The Carlotta enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include rose and cactus gardens, well-stocked library, computer center, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, billiards and game room, two outdoor swimming pools, a putting green, on-site physical, occupational and speech therapy, scheduled transportation services as well as a gourmet restaurant style dining room in addition to a private dining room.

Life at The Fountains at The Carlotta

Watercolor Classes with Joan

Painting is a great medium to express any type of creativity. We held a watercolor class which was taught by Joan, a classically trained watercolor artist. Residents enjoyed their time painting a simple flower and walked away with a lovely painting.

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Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Pumpkin Carving to Chef Demos to Computer Class to Coloring & Conversation and even Poolercise, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

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Casino Night at The Carlotta!! Luck and Laughs!

We recently hosted a Casino Night for the sheer fun of it. Many played favorite games of chance including roulette and blackjack while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and beverages. A great time was had by all!

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Out and About

Coachella Valley Brewing Co.

Our residents enjoyed a nice afternoon at one of our local breweries. The Coachella Valley Brewing Co. has a great tasting room and the residents were given a tour of the brewery. Our chef prepared a nice variety of appetizers that paired well with the crafted beer.

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California Coastal Cruise

Last month, Carlotta residents embarked on a truly extraordinary outing on a California Coastal Cruise. Voted “Best Cruises from the West Coast” by Cruise Critic, Princess Cruise’s California Coastal cruise vacations hug the shores of the sun-kissed Pacific Coast, where inviting beaches, fascinating cities and exciting attractions await. And that is what we got! Mrs. […]

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Opening Day at the Polo Grounds

The residents had a wonderful time at this Sunday’s opening polo game. We had our own cabana right on the field and Dining Services prepared a very nice picnic lunch for us.

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Executive Chef JC Marquez Presents – Chef’s Table at The Carlotta

We rolled the red carpet out for our very first Chef’s Table event here at The Carlotta. The Chef’s Table will be held twice a month hosted by our Dining Services team. A three course meal will be created by our Executive Chef, Juan Carlos Marquez, paired with wine and good company. Please come and […]

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo honors the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco Mexican War in the 1860s. We celebrated with plenty of margaritas, beer and Mexican appetizers. Mariachi Nuevo Amanecer played a variety of Spanish songs plus a few American classics. What made the fiesta more memorable was […]

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

The residents had a great time at our fiesta. They enjoyed everything from nachos to margaritas while listening to the music from Mariachi Nuevo Amanecer.

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On Aging

100 years! Piece of Cake!

Happy 100th Birthday to Carlotta Resident Helen Mitchell!! Her birthday evening was spent in the lap of luxury, and she was the star of the night! A stretch limousine picked her and all her many friends up and wisked her away to be greeted by her large family at beautiful PGA West Country Club. They […]

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The Fountains at The Carlotta Receives Five-Star Rating

The Fountains at The Carlotta located in Palm Desert, California was the only Coachella Valley facility to receive a five-star rating, maintaining our perfect score that was received in 2014. An article written by the Desert Sun, published on February 20th, 2015 takes a closer look as to how we compare to other communities in the area. To read […]

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Aquatic Therapy Program

WHAT IS AQUATIC THERAPY? Aquatic therapy is a gentle, effective, water-based exercise program that includes stretching, balance, strengthening, range of motion and stabilization. Your body’s natural buoyancy in water eases the pain of weight bearing on joints while the water provides resistance, making this form of therapy preferred for a variety of medical conditions, including […]

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Facebook Review – My Care Deserves a 5 Star Rating

After a fall that destroyed my left arm & leg I was sent to Carlotta. At first I was such a mess I just lay there to mend. The nurses were beyond kind & got me moving esp. Elda, David & Cynthia my wound nurse! The therapists really know their stuff in 3 long months […]

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Yelp Review – My Grandmother is back on her feet and thriving, thanks to The Fountains.

My 96 year old Grandmother was so happy with the care she received in the skilled nursing section, she wanted to stay there for the rest of her life!  After a dangerously low sodium level, she ended up in the ICU at Eisenhower for several days.  After she recovered, she was moved to the Carlotta […]

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Yelp Review – Thank you all for taking such good care of our mom!

My 94 year old mother, birthday today 5/18, has been in her own apartment here at the Carlotta for 8 years. After a recent emergency surgery she was discharged to the skilled nursing facility and spent the last 3 weeks here. The care was amazing!! From Sue, the administrator to Lori, the Patient Coordinator, the […]

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