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  • Daytrip to St. Michaels, Maryland

    Daytrip to St. Michaels, Maryland

    The residents had a wonderful day trip to St. Michaels, Maryland, voted one of the best small harbor towns in America by USA Today. When we arrived, everyone boarded the Patriot Cruise for an hour long narrated historical and environmental cruise on the Miles River and Chesapeake Bay which was a perfect first itinerary on a beautiful […]

  • August 2018 Community Calendars

    August 2018 Community 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.

  • Celebrating Fred Grimani’s 100th Birthday

    Celebrating Fred Grimani’s 100th Birthday

    It was a wonderful afternoon honoring our resident Fred Grimani for his 100th birthday social attended by his family and friends. Fred moved to The Fountains at Washington House in 1997 and served as our Resident Council President for a couple years. Mr. Grimani was born in Ohio on July 14th, 1918. He served in […]

  • Meet and Greet with the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Alexandria

    Meet and Greet with the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Alexandria

    The residents had a great opportunity to have a meet and greet with the Mayor of Alexandria, Allison Silberberg and Vice Mayor, Justin Wilson. Both of them shared their views on a variety of important topics that many of our residents have asked regarding education, affordable housing, future developments in Alexandria and fiscal leadership.

  • July 2018 Community Calendars

    July 2018 Community 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.

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August 2018 Community 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.

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Celebrating Fred Grimani’s 100th Birthday

It was a wonderful afternoon honoring our resident Fred Grimani for his 100th birthday social attended by his family and friends. Fred moved to The Fountains at Washington House in 1997 and served as our Resident Council President for a couple years. Mr. Grimani was born in Ohio on July 14th, 1918. He served in […]

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Meet and Greet with the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Alexandria

The residents had a great opportunity to have a meet and greet with the Mayor of Alexandria, Allison Silberberg and Vice Mayor, Justin Wilson. Both of them shared their views on a variety of important topics that many of our residents have asked regarding education, affordable housing, future developments in Alexandria and fiscal leadership.

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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 Luau Celebration

It was another fun and memorable event during our annual Luau celebration featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tais and other beverages were offered to go with the Hawaiian themed appetizers and a special dinner menu prepared by our amazing dining room staff. […]

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

The Fountains at Washington House honored their volunteers with a special luncheon prepared by Chef Darnell with the help of our dining services team. Soft instrumental music was provided by acoustic guitarist Peter Fields to set the mood for the event. After lunch, the Community Life staff recognized each volunteer and presented a token of appreciation for their generosity, […]

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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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Daytrip to St. Michaels, Maryland

The residents had a wonderful day trip to St. Michaels, Maryland, voted one of the best small harbor towns in America by USA Today. When we arrived, everyone boarded the Patriot Cruise for an hour long narrated historical and environmental cruise on the Miles River and Chesapeake Bay which was a perfect first itinerary on a beautiful […]

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Celebrating National Senior Health and Fitness Month

This May is the 25th anniversary of “National Senior Health and Fitness Month.”  In recognition of this celebration, The Fountains at Washington House is offering a series of Health and Fitness Programs and you’re invited! Our Offerings Include:   Mondays Flow-Motion - 1:30pm Line Dancing - 3:30pm Tuesdays Seated Tai-Chi - 9:30am Stabilization Endurance Training […]

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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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Celebrating Fred Grimani’s 100th Birthday

It was a wonderful afternoon honoring our resident Fred Grimani for his 100th birthday social attended by his family and friends. Fred moved to The Fountains at Washington House in 1997 and served as our Resident Council President for a couple years. Mr. Grimani was born in Ohio on July 14th, 1918. He served in […]

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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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Annual Luau Celebration

It was another fun and memorable event during our annual Luau celebration featuring Paki Allen’s Polynesian Revue. Residents and associates wore their Hawaiian outfits including traditional Muumuu dresses. During social hour, delicious Mai Tais and other beverages were offered to go with the Hawaiian themed appetizers and a special dinner menu prepared by our amazing dining room staff. […]

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

The Fountains at Washington House honored their volunteers with a special luncheon prepared by Chef Darnell with the help of our dining services team. Soft instrumental music was provided by acoustic guitarist Peter Fields to set the mood for the event. After lunch, the Community Life staff recognized each volunteer and presented a token of appreciation for their generosity, […]

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Celebrating National Senior Health and Fitness Month

This May is the 25th anniversary of “National Senior Health and Fitness Month.”  In recognition of this celebration, The Fountains at Washington House is offering a series of Health and Fitness Programs and you’re invited! Our Offerings Include:   Mondays Flow-Motion - 1:30pm Line Dancing - 3:30pm Tuesdays Seated Tai-Chi - 9:30am Stabilization Endurance Training […]

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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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