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  • July 2017 Activities Calendar for The Springs

    July 2017 Activities Calendar for The Springs

    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 activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the activities calendar.

  • July 2017 Activities Calendar for Town Center and The Inn

    July 2017 Activities Calendar for Town Center and The Inn

    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 activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the activities calendar.

  • The Sounds of the Caribbean

    The Sounds of the Caribbean

    Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another festive outdoor summer event that transported the community to a tropical frame of mind. This Caribbean themed event featured Michael George who is a one man steel drum band. The celebration was held outside to make it more of an Island experience […]

  • Active Aging Through Fitness and More

    Active Aging Through Fitness and More

    Residents at The Fountains at Washington House continue to be active and get fit by attending the adult health and development program by NOVA College Physical Therapy Department. The students come to The Fountains on Fridays during the school season and lead a group session or individualized fitness exercises. This intergenerational program began over 35 years […]

  • Picnic at Fort Ward Historic Park

    Picnic at Fort Ward Historic Park

    The Springs residents and associates had a great time at Fort Ward Park during their annual picnic on a perfect day in June! Fort Ward Park is the home of the Fort Ward Museum and a 41.4 acre historic park located on the west end of Old Town Alexandria. The land was used as a […]

Upcoming Events

june, 2017

27junWashington House Artist Series: Pianist Thomas Pandolfi6:45 pm - 7:45 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
30junMix & Mingle: Harpist Emily Mason3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

july, 2017

3julMoving Meditation1:30 pm - 2:15 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
5julFlow Yoga Class4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

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July 2017 Activities Calendar for The Springs

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 activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the activities calendar.

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July 2017 Activities Calendar for Town Center and The Inn

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 activities and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the activities calendar.

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The Sounds of the Caribbean

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another festive outdoor summer event that transported the community to a tropical frame of mind. This Caribbean themed event featured Michael George who is a one man steel drum band. The celebration was held outside to make it more of an Island experience […]

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Residents Barbara Gallagher and Patricia Dowd are Enjoying Peace of Mind Living at The Fountains

CHOOSE FREEDOM OVER WORRY Retirement community living offers a sense of security and peace of mind that homeowners just don’t have. “We loved the house we were in, we absolutely loved it, didn’t want to leave it but we were on our own in that house. At any minute the air-conditioning could go out or […]

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Resident John Wenderoth’s Fulfilling Move to The Fountains

LIFE IS TOO SHORT When it comes to aging well, you have to engage, not retreat. “I’m a people person really. I just didn’t want to be by myself. And I like to be with people and I enjoy people. It’s just great here, it’s real fine, you know.” – John Wenderoth, resident of The […]

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Resident Priscilla Lotsberg is Loving her Active Lifestyle at The Fountains

ADAPT AND THRIVE Even the best laid plans can change as life unfolds. The key to thriving is being ready and open to alternatives. “We had really planned to age in place…but my husband’s neurologist, every time we’d go, she would quiz me about finding a continuing care community. She thought it would really be […]

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The Sounds of the Caribbean

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another festive outdoor summer event that transported the community to a tropical frame of mind. This Caribbean themed event featured Michael George who is a one man steel drum band. The celebration was held outside to make it more of an Island experience […]

Read more about The Sounds of the Caribbean

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Outdoor Luau and Fire Dance Celebration

It was a perfect day for all of us here at The Fountains at Washington House to be outdoors and enjoying the weather during our annual Luau event with fire dancers featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tai’s and other […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend at The Fountains

The Fountains at Washington House celebrated Mother’s Day with two fun-filled days of events. At Saturday’s family day in The Springs, residents enjoyed a painting session with their loved ones followed by a wonderful lunch accompanied by pianist James West. On Mother’s Day, The Fountains team prepared a special brunch in the main dining room […]

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Picnic at Fort Ward Historic Park

The Springs residents and associates had a great time at Fort Ward Park during their annual picnic on a perfect day in June! Fort Ward Park is the home of the Fort Ward Museum and a 41.4 acre historic park located on the west end of Old Town Alexandria. The land was used as a […]

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MGM National Harbor Outing

The residents enjoyed exploring the new MGM National Harbor Casino and checking out a variety of clothing stores. While walking around MGM, the residents were surprised to see the well known actress, Sarah Jessica Parker, by the window of her new store “SJP”. She was helping out customers and even taking selfies with them! They are looking forward to coming back and maybe trying […]

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Outing to Historic St. Michaels

The residents at The Fountains at Washington House enjoyed a wonderful day trip to this quaint St. Michael’s Bay area in Maryland. When we arrived, everyone boarded the Town Dock Cruises for a narrated boat tour of St. Michaels which is a perfect itinerary for a beautiful day. Then it was followed by a delicious lunch at Town Dock Waterfront […]

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Active Aging Through Fitness and More

Residents at The Fountains at Washington House continue to be active and get fit by attending the adult health and development program by NOVA College Physical Therapy Department. The students come to The Fountains on Fridays during the school season and lead a group session or individualized fitness exercises. This intergenerational program began over 35 years […]

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Celebrating 160 Years of Life

Two wonderful residents at The Fountains at Washington House, Pat Dowd and Barbara Gallagher, hosted a well attended birthday bash inviting friends and family to celebrate their 80th year of life. They have been great friends for 60 years and moved to The Fountains in September of 2015. Pat Dowd was a court reporter for […]

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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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The Sounds of the Caribbean

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another festive outdoor summer event that transported the community to a tropical frame of mind. This Caribbean themed event featured Michael George who is a one man steel drum band. The celebration was held outside to make it more of an Island experience […]

Read more about The Sounds of the Caribbean

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Active Aging Through Fitness and More

Residents at The Fountains at Washington House continue to be active and get fit by attending the adult health and development program by NOVA College Physical Therapy Department. The students come to The Fountains on Fridays during the school season and lead a group session or individualized fitness exercises. This intergenerational program began over 35 years […]

Read more about Active Aging Through Fitness and More

Luau 2017- 30 Happy family member with Luau dancing

Outdoor Luau and Fire Dance Celebration

It was a perfect day for all of us here at The Fountains at Washington House to be outdoors and enjoying the weather during our annual Luau event with fire dancers featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tai’s and other […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Environment that embraces individuality.

The reason I scored a 4 is there is always room for improvement. It’s a beautiful place. The food is very good and I have tried it several times. Everything has been handled very well. The staff is very accessible. They are very caring people. They have the aptitude to handle concerns. They are willing […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – A Perfect Community for my Mom’s Care Needs

[Removed] was easy to talk to and was extremely in tune to the needs of those aging. My situation did not seem unique to her which added a level of comfort unmatched by anyone else I’ve spoken with as I’m making decisions about my mom’s care. This was my clear choice for a provider when […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly, Helpful, Attentive Staff

So far everything is working out pretty well for my mother since her move to this community. She is doing well, and I’am satisfied. They have a friendly staff, and they have also been helpful and attentive. They do a good job with the cleanliness of the community, everything is well maintained. So far it […]

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