Posts by: Amy Lampert

April 29, 2019

Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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December 17, 2018

Spring 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

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November 14, 2018

Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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November 5, 2018

The Springs at The Carlotta Ranked as One of California’s Best Nursing Homes

New ratings from the U.S. News & World Report revealed the best nursing homes in the country. 1,199 California nursing homes were evaluated and among those, 139 were named as the best. We are happy to announce that The Springs, our Five-Star Skilled Nursing neighborhood was ranked among those with high performing status. For over […]

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September 28, 2018

It’s Official – We are a Great Place to Work

Watermark Retirement Communities was ranked among Fortune Magazine’s top places to work in Aging Services. We are proud to be part of Watermark and we thank our associates for bestowing this accolade on The Fountains at The Carlotta. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over […]

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September 6, 2018

Yelp Review – Like staying at a five star resort!

After having surgery for a broken hip at Eisenhower Medical Center, I spent five weeks in the Skilled Nursing Facility at the Fountains at the Carlotta.   My experience was like staying at a five star resort!  From the time I checked in until I was discharged I was treated like a VIP.  Everyone on the […]

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August 24, 2018

Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With nearly 30 different classes with everything from Growing an Herb Garden to A Brief History of Europe to California’s Finest Wineries to Rosaries for the Troops and even Lewis and Clark Expedition, you’re sure to find a class […]

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July 26, 2018

Resident Joann Johnson is Enjoying a Worry-Free Lifestyle at The Fountains

NO MORE MAINTENANCE BILLS Maintaining a home can be costly, and Joann Johnson was done paying the price. Now her lifestyle is upkeep and worry-free. “I am tired of paying taxes and utilities and homeowners insurance and the gardener and the housekeeping and the maintenance, etc., because when you move into The Carlotta all that […]

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May 16, 2018

Carlotta Cares to Host Rock and Roll-a-thon to Benefit Foster Children

Since 1948, May has been observed as National Foster Care Month. To celebrate, Carlotta Cares, the philanthropic group of volunteer residents and associates from The Fountains at the Carlotta, is sponsoring a Rock and Roll-a-thon to benefit local children in foster care. This year’s theme is “It’s All Relative: Supporting Kinship Connections.” On Saturday, May […]

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May 3, 2018

Summer 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Music Therapy to Lavender Oil Distillation Demonstration to The Art of Quilt Making to Native Desert Plants & Animals and even Art Classes, you’re sure to find a class that […]

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April 5, 2018

Caring.com Review – Fabulous Programming and Friendly People

The Fountains at The Carlotta has fabulous activities and friendly people. I’m new, so yesterday they had a party for new people with hors d’oeuvres and everything. Everybody came up to greet us. It has its own Carlota Cafe beside the dining room. It’s immaculate, and the grounds are kept beautifully with gorgeous flowers. I […]

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March 20, 2018

Yelp Review – Delicious Food and Caring Staff

My Mom recently had hip surgery, and had some complications enough where she was 5 days at Eisenhower Medical Center, and needed additional recovery and rehab time. Eisenhower discharge planning gave me a list of centers, highlighting/recommending four facilities I should look at for my Mom. Treating the review very seriously (as one should), I created […]

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January 9, 2018

Caring.com Review – Visited and loved it!

The Fountains at The Carlotta was very nice and very clean. The setting was very lovely. It looked very comfortable and inviting. They have a nice restaurant and outdoor eating areas that looked inviting. I really liked it. I want to stay there when the time comes. The community is very accommodating to family members. […]

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December 14, 2017

Spring 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With 30 different classes with everything from Dining with Libby to The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders to Cocktail Party Bites to Film Class and even Greatest Love Stories of all Time, you’re sure to find a class that piques your […]

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December 6, 2017

Caring.com Review – Feel Right at Home

I love The Carlotta; that’s where I would like to go. It truly is a lovely place. It’s cozy and small enough where you will know mostly everyone in a short amount of time, which is nice. I went over there for an art class one summer with two other friends and we all decided […]

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December 5, 2017

Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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October 10, 2017

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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September 7, 2017

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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August 22, 2017

Fall 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Infused Olive Oils to Pumpkin Carving to Tai Chi to Art 101 and even Christmas Wreaths, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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June 2, 2017

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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May 5, 2017

Summer 2017 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 Computers 101 to Wii Bowling to Stock Portfolios to Art Classes and even Qigong for Stress Relief, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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January 10, 2017

Caring.com 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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December 20, 2016

Spring 2017 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 Book Club to Wines of the World to Card Making to Chair Yoga and even Herbs that Heal, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]

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November 22, 2016

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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November 11, 2016

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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October 12, 2016

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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September 14, 2016

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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June 7, 2016

Experienced Palm Desert Fathers Share Sage Advice

There’s no single how-to manual for being a good dad but experienced fathers living at The Fountains at The Carlotta are offering advice as their Father’s Day gift to young dads. Having finished raising their children decades ago, Chad Johnson, Bob Williamson and Ken Crosby are great dads who admit they might have done a […]

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May 23, 2016

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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May 3, 2016

Summer 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 50 different classes with everything from Flexercise to Wines of the World to Flower Arranging and even Growing an Herb Garden, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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January 12, 2016

Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 50 different classes with everything from Poolercise to Computer Class to Wine & Cheese Tasting and even Painting to Music, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught by, […]

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November 16, 2015

SeniorAdvisor Review – A seamless move for my father-in-law.

My father-in-law was moved from another assisted living facility to the Fountains for rehab. The family decided it would be best to move his belonging from the other facility to the Fountain assisted living when his rehab ended. After an evaluation by the Fountain staff it was recommended he would be better served moving to […]

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November 16, 2015

Facebook Review – It felt like home, everyone called me by name.

I’ve been here two separate times and I Luv it! Wouldn’t want to be anywhere else!! The Staff is Amazing, professional, Friendly and made my stay feel as if I were at home! The Administration help with any and All my Questions, The Nurses Always made sure I was comfortable and Addressed my needs of […]

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October 9, 2015

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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October 9, 2015

Annual Casino Party

The residents had a good time at the blackjack, craps and the roulette tables. In the end, we had three big winners! A big thank you to Casino Themes of the Desert for the excellent service you always provide.

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October 9, 2015

Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 40 different classes with everything from Chair Yoga to Computers 101 to Flower Arranging and even Meditation, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

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October 9, 2015

Caring.com Review – Highly Recommend

I visited a dear friend in this facility and found it to be lovely. There were three different places to eat at almost anytime you choose. The formal dining rooms was so pretty and comfortable that you would never guess that it was in an assisted living facility. All the clients that I met while […]

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October 9, 2015

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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October 9, 2015

Fashion is fun at every age!

Fashion is fun at every age. Just ask the cheerful crowd enjoying a colorful spring fashion show hosted by The Fountains at The Carlotta. Draper’s and Damon’s fashions were modeled marvelously by resident volunteers. Model Barbara Phillips said, “I jumped at the chance to model. I had a great time doing it and all the […]

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October 9, 2015

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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October 9, 2015

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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October 9, 2015

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon to catch a ball game at the Angel’s stadium. We have some of the biggest Angels fans, so the residents were pleased to watch them take the win!

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