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  • Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

    Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

    Our annual Mardi Gras “Fat Tuesday” celebration at The Fountains at Washington House was another big hit to all our residents and guests. The vibrant decorations, appetizing Cajun cuisine and lively Dixieland music by members of the Armed Forces band created a New Orleans vibe in the community. Listening to a combination of keyboard, sax, […]

  • Chinese New Year 2018 at The Fountains at Washington House

    Chinese New Year 2018 at The Fountains at Washington House

    The Fountains at Washington House kicked off their first successful event of the year celebrating the Chinese New Year which is “Year of the Dog”. Live music was provided by The Chinese Music Society of Greater Washington and two talented flutists, David Lonkevich and Sara Stern. The event started with a well attended Mix and […]

  • February 2018 Community Calendar for The Springs

    February 2018 Community 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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the February calendar of events.

  • February 2018 Community Calendar for Town Center and The Inn

    February 2018 Community 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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the February calendar of events.

  • Miss Virginia Senior Talent Show

    Miss Virginia Senior Talent Show

    The ladies from the Miss Virginia Senior Pageant proved that there’s no age limit to show your talents. During the show, the Sky Room was filled by our residents to watch former Miss Virginia Senior winners. Everyone got excited when they saw the ladies in their costumes and gowns. The ladies showed off their unique […]

Upcoming Events

february, 2018

23febAuthentic String Music from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
28febGreat Decisions Class on Russia's Foreign Policy2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

march, 2018

1marWashington House Artist Series Presents Thomas Pandolfi, Concert Pianist6:45 pm - 7:45 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
5marFundamentals of Human Nutrition6:45 pm - 7:45 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

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Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

Our annual Mardi Gras “Fat Tuesday” celebration at The Fountains at Washington House was another big hit to all our residents and guests. The vibrant decorations, appetizing Cajun cuisine and lively Dixieland music by members of the Armed Forces band created a New Orleans vibe in the community. Listening to a combination of keyboard, sax, […]

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Chinese New Year 2018 - 1 Community Life

Chinese New Year 2018 at The Fountains at Washington House

The Fountains at Washington House kicked off their first successful event of the year celebrating the Chinese New Year which is “Year of the Dog”. Live music was provided by The Chinese Music Society of Greater Washington and two talented flutists, David Lonkevich and Sara Stern. The event started with a well attended Mix and […]

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February 2018 Community 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 programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. » Click to download the February calendar of events.

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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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Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

Our annual Mardi Gras “Fat Tuesday” celebration at The Fountains at Washington House was another big hit to all our residents and guests. The vibrant decorations, appetizing Cajun cuisine and lively Dixieland music by members of the Armed Forces band created a New Orleans vibe in the community. Listening to a combination of keyboard, sax, […]

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Chinese New Year 2018 - 1 Community Life

Chinese New Year 2018 at The Fountains at Washington House

The Fountains at Washington House kicked off their first successful event of the year celebrating the Chinese New Year which is “Year of the Dog”. Live music was provided by The Chinese Music Society of Greater Washington and two talented flutists, David Lonkevich and Sara Stern. The event started with a well attended Mix and […]

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German Themed Event

The German themed event “Oktoberfest” has become an annual celebration here at The Fountains at Washington House. The residents, associates, and guests gathered together for a fun-filled day of food, beer and music. The festivities started during mix and mingle. The residents and guests enjoyed German hors d’oeuvres, a wide selection of German beers, wine and […]

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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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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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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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Mardi G 2018 pic 5 Dennis and residents

Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

Our annual Mardi Gras “Fat Tuesday” celebration at The Fountains at Washington House was another big hit to all our residents and guests. The vibrant decorations, appetizing Cajun cuisine and lively Dixieland music by members of the Armed Forces band created a New Orleans vibe in the community. Listening to a combination of keyboard, sax, […]

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Chinese New Year 2018 - 1 Community Life

Chinese New Year 2018 at The Fountains at Washington House

The Fountains at Washington House kicked off their first successful event of the year celebrating the Chinese New Year which is “Year of the Dog”. Live music was provided by The Chinese Music Society of Greater Washington and two talented flutists, David Lonkevich and Sara Stern. The event started with a well attended Mix and […]

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Miss Virginia Senior Talent Show

The ladies from the Miss Virginia Senior Pageant proved that there’s no age limit to show your talents. During the show, the Sky Room was filled by our residents to watch former Miss Virginia Senior winners. Everyone got excited when they saw the ladies in their costumes and gowns. The ladies showed off their unique […]

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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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