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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.

Life at The Fountains at The Carlotta

Putters Group

Twice a week our residents enjoy a morning of putting and socializing. This morning was no exception. Where some of the northern states are covered with snow we still enjoy sunny weather with snowcapped mountains…Southern California problems we suppose.

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U.S. Cyber Security with James McFarlin

Popular national speaker James McFarlin, author of “Aftershock: A Novel”, gave an informative lecture on America’s struggle against foreign adversaries-and itself-for national security in the cyber era. After the lecture Mr. McFarlin took time to answer questions and concerns from residents.

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A Look Back: Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt

The attempted assassination of United States President, Ronald Reagan, occurred on March 30th, 1981, just 69 days into his presidency. While leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr. Bill Corbett, former Secret Service Agent, was not there […]

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Out and About

Empire Polo Grounds Outing

This last Sunday was opening day for The Empire Polo Club. We rented our very own private cabana and our chef prepared a wonderful picnic lunch. The residents also enjoyed mimosas while soaking up the 70 degree Palm Springs weather. Mr. Bill Huerung and Community Life Director, Vanessa Villalobos participated in the Champagne Divot Stomp […]

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The 52nd Annual Golf Cart Parade in Palm Desert

The Carlotta joined the 52nd Annual Golf Cart Parade with the Halloween theme of “Ghosts and Glitter”! And boy did we take the theme literally! Please take a look at the transformation of our golf cart and all of the support of our extraordinary residents! It was fun being dark and mysterious for a day, […]

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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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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

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, 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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Reviews Review – Lots of Amenities and Activities Galore

We visited The Fountains at The Carlotta. We were pleased with everything we found there. They had a card playing room, a library, and a main meeting room. Outside, there was a golf putting course, so we were very pleased with all the facilities. They also had two swimming pools. We saw the dining room […]

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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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