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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

Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2017 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. In addition, we hope you’ll enjoy our online gallery featuring all the wonderful submissions we received this year from artists […]

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Veterans Day Concert

Our in-house choir group The Singing Fountains put on a wonderful concert honoring all our Verterans. After the concert we had a lovely picnic out on our Town Center Patio.

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Western Hoedown

The residents had a great time at our annual western hoedown. The country western band had a few dancing but everyone was tapping their feet. There was also a pie baking contest, which our Executive Director won!

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Out and About

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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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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Dining

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, 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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Reviews

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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