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  • 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 […]

  • September 2018 Community Life Calendars

    September 2018 Community Life Calendars

    Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

  • Barking Lot

    Barking Lot

    The opening ceremony and dedication of our newly renovated dog park, The Barking Lot was held Thursday, August 20th, 2018.  It was a howling success, with many canine companions in attendance with their two legged family members. The Barking Lot has many new features for enjoyment, exercise and training for the dogs. The Thousand Palms […]

  • Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

    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 […]

  • Backpack Giveaway

    Backpack Giveaway

    During the month of July, all Directors came together and created a Backpack Giveaway program. We opened the program to all associates and their school-aged children. Directors contributed their portion of donations and included fundraising with associates by offering a Blue Jean Friday and different types of fundraising. With the money they raised, they were […]

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September 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

Read more about September 2018 Community Life Calendars

Barking Lot

The opening ceremony and dedication of our newly renovated dog park, The Barking Lot was held Thursday, August 20th, 2018.  It was a howling success, with many canine companions in attendance with their two legged family members. The Barking Lot has many new features for enjoyment, exercise and training for the dogs. The Thousand Palms […]

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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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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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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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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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Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week® is a 17-day dining event taking place at restaurants throughout the Coachella Valley. The event showcases a wide variety of culinary experiences, and participating restaurants offer special menus. The Carlotta took advantage of this opportunity to visit a well-known restaurant in the valley, Spencer's, four-star American cuisine with a French-Pacific […]

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Drop Everything and Read

The Carlotta Care group took a bus trip and traveled a short distance to The Learning Tree Elementary School to engage in story time with the children. The resident readers brought along their favorite books. They also brought along milk and freshly baked cookies to serve, compliments of our chef.

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In the Spotlight

The residents of The Fountains at The Carlotta got a little taste of Hollywood. They just filmed a commercial with a well-known tennis player. The commercial is for HEAD, an athletic company that specializes in tennis gear. Jo Rogers said, “I jumped at the opportunity to sign up for this spot, being an avid tennis […]

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Oscar Night at The Carlotta

On Sunday the residents got dressed to the nine to have dinner and watch the Oscars. The auditorium was decorated with movie posters, gold fringe and the tables were set to fit the theme. Before the show started there was a cocktail hour with photo opportunities with a classic Cadillac or in the photo booth. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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