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  • “April in Paris” Themed Event

    “April in Paris” Themed Event

    Bonjour!!! Residents at The Fountains at Washington House had a great time with their friends and family during our annual "April in Paris" event featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and beautiful French music by Chanteuse Nancy Scimone, soprano and accordeoniste Peter Digiovanni and Sylvia Eberle. The party continued in the main dining room with French cuisine especially prepared for […]

  • Trip to The National Portrait Gallery in D.C.

    Trip to The National Portrait Gallery in D.C.

    Eleven Washington House residents and two guests recently enjoyed a guided visit to the National Portrait Gallery with traveling docent and art expert Roshna Kapadia. Residents were able to see different areas of the gallery including “American Origins,” “America’s Presidents,” the current “The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers” exhibit, and “20th Century Americans”. […]

  • April 2018 Community Calendar for The Springs

    April 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.

  • April 2018 Community Calendar for Town Center and The Inn

    April 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.

  • Watermark University Lecture on Culinary Concepts

    Watermark University Lecture on Culinary Concepts

    Our new Dining Services Director, Robert McKeon, led his first successful Watermark University class on Culinary Concepts. Chef Robert introduced a variety of cooking terms and concepts that the residents might encounter while dining out of the community. During the presentation, Chef Robert handed out chef hats for the residents to wear to enhance the […]

Upcoming Events

april, 2018

25aprArt Lecture: Art from Japan - Sculpture, Stoneware and Painting2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
27aprMix and Mingle with The Oasis Island Band3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

may, 2018

2mayCampaignZERO, Families for Patient Safety2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
4may"Cinco de Mayo" Mix and Mingle with Guitarist Peter Fields3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5100 Fillmore Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

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“April in Paris” Themed Event

Bonjour!!! Residents at The Fountains at Washington House had a great time with their friends and family during our annual "April in Paris" event featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and beautiful French music by Chanteuse Nancy Scimone, soprano and accordeoniste Peter Digiovanni and Sylvia Eberle. The party continued in the main dining room with French cuisine especially prepared for […]

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Trip to The National Portrait Gallery in D.C.

Eleven Washington House residents and two guests recently enjoyed a guided visit to the National Portrait Gallery with traveling docent and art expert Roshna Kapadia. Residents were able to see different areas of the gallery including “American Origins,” “America’s Presidents,” the current “The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers” exhibit, and “20th Century Americans”. […]

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April 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.

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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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“April in Paris” Themed Event

Bonjour!!! Residents at The Fountains at Washington House had a great time with their friends and family during our annual "April in Paris" event featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and beautiful French music by Chanteuse Nancy Scimone, soprano and accordeoniste Peter Digiovanni and Sylvia Eberle. The party continued in the main dining room with French cuisine especially prepared for […]

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Watermark University Lecture on Culinary Concepts

Our new Dining Services Director, Robert McKeon, led his first successful Watermark University class on Culinary Concepts. Chef Robert introduced a variety of cooking terms and concepts that the residents might encounter while dining out of the community. During the presentation, Chef Robert handed out chef hats for the residents to wear to enhance the […]

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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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Trip to The National Portrait Gallery in D.C.

Eleven Washington House residents and two guests recently enjoyed a guided visit to the National Portrait Gallery with traveling docent and art expert Roshna Kapadia. Residents were able to see different areas of the gallery including “American Origins,” “America’s Presidents,” the current “The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers” exhibit, and “20th Century Americans”. […]

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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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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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“April in Paris” Themed Event

Bonjour!!! Residents at The Fountains at Washington House had a great time with their friends and family during our annual "April in Paris" event featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres, specialty cocktails, and beautiful French music by Chanteuse Nancy Scimone, soprano and accordeoniste Peter Digiovanni and Sylvia Eberle. The party continued in the main dining room with French cuisine especially prepared for […]

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Love is in the Air

On Valentine's Day, residents at The Fountains at Washington House were surprised by a performance with the talented Harmonizers Men's Quartet. These barbershop quartet serenaded all our residents during dinner time singing old time favorite love songs such as "Let me call you sweetheart," "Heart of my heart," and few others. The residents felt so much […]

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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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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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