Category: Life at The Fountains at Sea Bluffs

September 12, 2019

Survey Shows Retirement Community Residents are Happier

A recent study shows that residents of retirement communities are happier than their counterparts living elsewhere. This confirms what we see every day at Watermark communities nationwide. Our residents live rich, full lives brimming with possibilities. They feel more secure, enjoy more freedom and have more active social lives than they would outside our communities. […]

August 29, 2019

Watermark University Quenches Thirst for Knowledge

Stimulating the mind and strengthening the body have enormous benefits at any age. At Watermark communities nationwide, individuals discover profound opportunities for engagement and growth through Watermark University. Residents, associates, family members and local experts share their interests and teach classes each semester. Watermark resident Paul H. Wilson describes how the quest for learning is […]

August 26, 2019

Fall 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

August 13, 2019

African Safari Inspires Newfound Passion for Photography

The Fountains at Sea Bluffs recently welcomed a guest speaker named Kay Kochenderfer to give an informative lecture about photography and how she stumbled upon her newfound passion. Kay's mother, Lee Ann, is a resident at Sea Bluffs and was proud to introduce her daughter to eager listeners. Kay practiced practiced law for nearly three […]

August 12, 2019

Mahjong for Everyone!

Mahjong is a very popular game that is relatively easy to learn - in fact, some of our residents have found it to be quite addicting! We started off with a few players and now it's time for us to order another game, as we have enough Mahjong enthusiasts for another group. Mahjong is a […]

August 9, 2019

Paintings Inspired by Beautiful Sunset Over the Water

This month's instructor-led painting class was inspired by a beautiful picture of a sunset over the water with two palm trees. Once again, the class was full and everyone was excited to get started on painting the project. Our instructor selected the project based on the level of painting experience, however, experience is not necessary […]

July 29, 2019

Artists Spread Their Wings At Butterfly Painting Class

Here at The Fountains at Sea Bluffs, we have many talented painters and artists that enjoy getting together and sharing their talents with one another. This month we had a talented young lady come and walk us through a step-by-step process in painting a beautiful butterfly. Although we all used the same picture for inspiration, not […]

May 9, 2019

Celebrating Mothers

As spring turns toward summer and Mother’s Day draws nearer, our thoughts turn to those who have nurtured, loved and supported us throughout our lives. Let’s take a moment to reflect, celebrate and remember with a look back on the women who have helped us become who we are today. We offer thanks to Paul […]

May 6, 2019

Thank a Nurse

May 6 is National Nurses Day, which kicks off Nurses Week. We’re grateful for all the ways these dedicated women and men contribute to our well-being. They take care of us in doctors’ offices, hospitals, schools and workplaces, in our homes and of course right here in our community. Their knowledge, skills and TLC help […]

April 29, 2019

Summer 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

April 3, 2019

April Fool’s!

What tricks did you play on your friends or co-workers?  At The Fountains at Sea Bluffs, our Community Life Director loves this day and everyone was a target for a prank or two.  To get the day started, donuts were brought in and placed by the coffee station.  First thing in the morning the coffee station […]

March 5, 2019

2019 King and Queen

Roland and Carol Vandeventer were crowned King and Queen for 2019! They are the sweetest couple and come to as many events as possible. They enjoy entertaining and going out with friends. Mrs. Vandeventer is a great painter and has several projects she is currently working on.  She is involved in a few committees and is always willing […]

February 21, 2019

Read Across America Day

Oh, the places you’ll go! The Fountains at Sea Bluffs celebrates Read Across America Day and the birthday of Dr. Seuss. We have fun activities planned for readers of all ages. Whether you love to read a funny story to preschoolers or prefer discussing the latest novel with other adults, there’s a way for you to join […]

February 15, 2019

Year of the Pig

Our February calendar is filled with many different events and outings.  Since it's February.......... It's cold, wet and one of the dreariest months of the year.  So we enjoyed a themed Happy Hour for the Chinese New Year - The Year of the Pig.  You probably know there are 12 Chinese Zodiac animals used to […]

January 31, 2019

A Special Birthday Celebration for Resident Marise Sisson

Yesterday was a birthday celebration for Marise Sisson who turned 94.  Her family and friends were here to celebrate the occasion at The Fountains at Sea Bluffs. The Fireside Room was the perfect venue to celebrate this occasion.  Long tables were brought in and decorated with China and gold dinnerware.  The invitations were custom made, they […]

December 18, 2018

Spring 2019 Watermark University Catalog

Watermark University (WU) strives to provide individuals with meaningful opportunities to learn, teach, grow and achieve wellness. Research shows that learning and keeping our mind active and sharp supports healthy aging. At Watermark Retirement Communities®, we are committed to encouraging our residents and associates to lead balanced lives, full of meaning and purpose and grounded […]

November 30, 2018

Giving Thanks

Expressing gratitude is very powerful, a universal phenomenon to give thanks for all we have and to surround ourselves with family and friends at Thanksgiving. At The Fountains at Sea Bluffs, we hosted 21 Camp Pendleton Marines for Thanksgiving! These young men were not able to travel home for the holiday, so the Home Hospitality program offers […]

November 14, 2018

Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

November 6, 2018

We Salute Veterans

Words cannot express our appreciation of those who served our country.  This Veteran's Day at Watermark communities coast to coast, we continue our commitment to recoding the advice, life lessons and video interviews of our veterans in residence.  We welcome veterans, their families and friends to join us for our Veteran's Day observations and upcoming […]

October 29, 2018

Card Making

Do you enjoy making cards or just doing crafts?  Well, most of us do and can't wait to see the finished product once we are done.  We had a card making class where we all got together to make 2 cards each.  The card kits were made up ahead of time so no one had […]

October 24, 2018

The Artist’s Palette

Do you enjoy painting? The Artists Palette is located in our Fitness Center every Friday and Saturday for open studio time. The Fitness Center is set up with tables and chairs for everyone to bring art projects and work with other artists that enjoy painting and want company. This is studio space for those who already […]

September 24, 2018

Art For All Ages

Steve, the owner of Art For All Ages came and gave us a demo of how we could paint with no experience in painting at all.  It was hard to believe but yes, it can be done.  All neighborhoods in our community came out to participate and it was enjoyed by all.  We painted with […]

September 24, 2018

End of Summer BBQ

Just like that Summer falls into September. Cooler weather on the way and the dog days of summer are gone and the changing of seasons brings us excitement and new holidays ahead. Check out the exciting September calendar for our end of summer fun and trips. We enjoyed our final BBQ this summer season, The Pit Master BBQ!  […]

September 24, 2018

What’s your story?

Graduation day has come and everyone really enjoyed writing and sharing stories about their life with each other. Have a great story to tell but no idea where to start or how to begin? During this 5 session Guided Autobiography workshop, we wrote just two pages at a time. Some thoughts going through everyone's head was, "I don't […]

September 24, 2018

Happy Birthday To You!

Get ready to make a wish and blow out the candles! Were you born in September?  Every month here at Sea Bluffs we celebrate birthdays with a special Birthday Dinner for the birthday guy or gal and they bring one guest. Invitations are sent out for RSVP numbers so that the dinning staff knows how many place setting […]

August 27, 2018

Ohana Festival

August is here and we were ready for the Sea Bluffs Annual Anniversary Luau, which took place in our own community which is just steps away from one of Southern California's most iconic beaches. Our annual luau featured traditional dancing and music from different islands which were demonstrated by the dancers that come each year to perform. Everyone came […]

August 17, 2018

Fall 2018 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Twisted Stitches to Music and Motion to Afternoon Tea to The Artist's Palette and even Basketweaving, you’re sure to find a class that piques your interest. While these amazing classes are for, […]