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  • Exploring the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

    Exploring the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

    Residents went out on a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and had an interesting experience learning about the history of the Capitol and viewing original documents, artifacts and videos in the Exhibition Archives. The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves […]

  • October 2017 Activities Calendar for Town Center and The Inn

    October 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.

  • October 2017 Activities Calendar for The Springs

    October 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.

  • Country and Western Themed Social

    Country and Western Themed Social

    Vocalist and guitarist Stan Hamrick performed at The Fountains at Washington House for our recent Country and Western themed event. Acoustic guitarist Stan set the right tone during the social hour by playing songs from 1940 to 1970 plus a healthy dose of an upbeat Country & Western/Rockabilly songs from such artists as Hank Williams, […]

  • Feeling the Caribbean at The Fountains at Washington House

    Feeling the Caribbean at The Fountains at Washington House

    Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another tropical experience during an afternoon of Mix & Mingle featuring The Oasis Island Sounds. The reggae beat and calypso music set the mood for everyone to get up and dance with each other while others enjoyed the steel pan sounds and the tropical drinks […]

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october, 2017

16octMoving Meditation1:30 pm - 2:15 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
18octAcrylic Painting10:30 am - 12:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

november, 2017

1novAcrylic Painting10:30 am - 12:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
2novStrength Resistance Training1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

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Exploring the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Residents went out on a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and had an interesting experience learning about the history of the Capitol and viewing original documents, artifacts and videos in the Exhibition Archives. The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves […]

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October 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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October 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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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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Country and Western Themed Social

Vocalist and guitarist Stan Hamrick performed at The Fountains at Washington House for our recent Country and Western themed event. Acoustic guitarist Stan set the right tone during the social hour by playing songs from 1940 to 1970 plus a healthy dose of an upbeat Country & Western/Rockabilly songs from such artists as Hank Williams, […]

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Feeling the Caribbean at The Fountains at Washington House

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another tropical experience during an afternoon of Mix & Mingle featuring The Oasis Island Sounds. The reggae beat and calypso music set the mood for everyone to get up and dance with each other while others enjoyed the steel pan sounds and the tropical drinks […]

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Summer BBQ’s are Back!

Residents and associates at The Fountains at Washington House enjoyed their annual tradition of summer Friday BBQ’s on The Springs Patio. Great music and laughs were enjoyed throughout the day. Chef Darnell fired up the grill with hotdogs, sausages, ribs and chicken kabobs with the help of our dining services team. Other menu offerings during the BBQ were baked […]

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Exploring the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Residents went out on a guided tour of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and had an interesting experience learning about the history of the Capitol and viewing original documents, artifacts and videos in the Exhibition Archives. The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves […]

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Washington House Divas Meet The Kennedy Center Divas

Residents of The Fountains at Washington House were dolled up with feather boas to attend a drag salute to Divas and Devos at The Kennedy Center. This show celebrates diversity and individuality in hopes of inspiring people to embrace their differences. Everyone was stunned when the show started with the Diana Ross female impersonator Shi-Quetta […]

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Extraordinary Outing to Ocean City

The residents of The Fountains at Washington House headed out to the beach to explore Ocean City, a resort town in the state of Maryland between the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay. It is a 3-hour drive from The Fountains at Washington House, but this didn’t discourage the residents from participating and enjoying the […]

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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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Feeling the Caribbean at The Fountains at Washington House

Residents and guests at The Fountains at Washington House were treated to another tropical experience during an afternoon of Mix & Mingle featuring The Oasis Island Sounds. The reggae beat and calypso music set the mood for everyone to get up and dance with each other while others enjoyed the steel pan sounds and the tropical drinks […]

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Divas show 11 Washington House Divas at Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Washington House Divas Meet The Kennedy Center Divas

Residents of The Fountains at Washington House were dolled up with feather boas to attend a drag salute to Divas and Devos at The Kennedy Center. This show celebrates diversity and individuality in hopes of inspiring people to embrace their differences. Everyone was stunned when the show started with the Diana Ross female impersonator Shi-Quetta […]

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Extraordinary Outing to Ocean City

The residents of The Fountains at Washington House headed out to the beach to explore Ocean City, a resort town in the state of Maryland between the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay. It is a 3-hour drive from The Fountains at Washington House, but this didn’t discourage the residents from participating and enjoying the […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Recommend to Family and Friends

The Fountains at Washington House was willing to work with me on the pricing for my mother as she would only be there 4 days instead of the required 2 weeks. They met all of my mom’s needs and the staff bent over backwards for her, they did try to encourage her to join in […]

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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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