The Fountains at The Carlotta

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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.

Assisted Living Week

In honor of Assisted Living Week we held a BBQ for the residents, family and associates. The weather could of not have been better. Chef JC dished up made-to-order hamburgers and hotdogs and paired them with all the fixings. Everyone had a great time and at the end of the BBQ, the residents handed out goody […]

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Knowledge is Power and We’re Here to Help

Are you mystified by all the confusing labels, terms and abbreviations used by healthcare professionals, government agencies and senior housing professionals? There are so many that we could fill a book. In fact, we did. We at Watermark Retirement Communities® created the Senior Reference Guide 10 years ago to help dispel myths and clarify facts. […]

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Night at The Carlotta with Special Guest Roberta Linn

If you were a fan of the Lawrence Welk’s show then you’ll remember Roberta Linn. She was one of the original Champagne Ladies. She was our entertainment for our dinner and show, Night at the Carlotta. The residents were dressed to the nine and enjoyed a wonderful three course dinner prepared by our Executive Chef, […]

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Residents Chad and Jean Johnson Enjoy an Active Lifestyle and Peace of Mind at The Fountains

WHO NEEDS A BIG HOUSE? Big houses mean big headaches, if you ask Chad Johnson. Maintenance-free living eliminates worries for today – and tomorrow. “Anticipate your move and give up the big house and all that stuff because we don’t need it any longer. We’ve been there, done that.” – Chad Johnson, resident of The […]

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Residents Irietys and Roger Burrows are Enjoying a Friendly, Carefree Lifestyle at The Fountains

GOOD PLANNING PAYS Securing your best future requires planning ahead, exploring your options, making your own decisions and moving while you are active and able. “Roger and I decided that we wanted to be in charge of our changes. We wanted to be in charge of our choices rather than waiting to long and then our […]

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Day at Huntington Beach

Our Men’s Group decided to get away from the desert heat for a bit and head to Huntington beach. Once they arrived at Huntington, they stopped for lunch and took a stroll around town. They even managed to meet a local surfer and got a neat group picture. The group had a great time at […]

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Day at the Art Museum

Lately we’ve been hearing that there was an excellent exhibit at the Palm Desert Art Museum titled, Pat Lasch: Journey of the Heart. This exhibit was driven by her personal stories and influenced by feminist practices. Lasch’s oeuvre incorporates a range of media from ceramic, bronze and cut paper to wood sculpture and lace-making. So we decided […]

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Lavender Festival

Each summer, 123 Farm at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn celebrates the beginning of lavender harvest season by hosting the annual Lavender Festival. The residents strolled through the winding paths of organic lavender fields, learned how lavender essential oil is extracted, tasted lavender-inspired dishes and enjoyed lavender ice cream and lavender cheesecake. This was a nice […]

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Dinner and a Show with Lee Hartley

The residents enjoyed a great night of music and a wonderfully prepared meal. This simple but lovely affair was by RSVP only. Lee Hartley and her band are well known here in the Coachella Valley. By the end of the night they had everyone singing along to all the classic songs.

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Resident Council Hosts a Pancake Breakfast

The generosity of our residents goes above and beyond. The Special Events Committee along with the Resident Council hosted a Pancake Breakfast to help raise funds for our in-house library. The residents had a great time serving up the blueberry pancakes, eggs, bacon and fruit cups. Residents and Associates both participated in this great event. […]

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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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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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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, www.desertsun.com 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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Yelp Review – Well Appointed Living Spaces, Friendly Staff and Excellent Food

After reading reviews about skilled nursing facilities, no one can imagine such a horrible experience.  So, when my father was transferred from Eisenhower to Carlotta, you hope things will be ok.  At Carlotta, so far through four days, this is a fantastic facility and you should feel great about having someone in your family stay […]

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Caring.com Review – Abundant Activities, Beautiful Apartments and Attentive Staff

I’m going back to The Fountains at The Carlotta because it offers so much more, and I have so many friends there. They have activities galore. They have anything you really need to have in life. I had a fabulous room, but unfortunately it is gone now to another person because I left. However, the […]

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Caring.com Review – The staff and caregivers were truly a blessing.

The staff and caregivers were truly a blessing following my father’s discharge from the hospital. They nursed Dad back to some semblance of himself following his fall and surgery. I really appreciate Lori T. and her management of the staff and assisting me in a very difficult time. In addition, upon discharge from Carlotta, Renee […]

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