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Transportation Schedule Month of May

Monday, May 21, 2018
Weekly Bus Trips (These trips are consecutive each week, unless noted otherwise) Please Note: Bus trips will not run if less than 4 residents are signed up. (Please be up at the clubhouse 5 minutes before scheduled time) Mondays: 10am ...

Celebrating our Resident's Birthdays!

Monday, May 14, 2018
A special Happy Birthday to… May 2nd: Mary Short May 2nd: Frances Castrataro May 3rd: Joseph Hanlon May 3rd: Mahon Keeler May 5th: Pedro Adriano May 7th: Walter Radziwill May 8th: Virginia Capuano May 9th: Madaline Codone May 12th: ...

New Activities for May!

Monday, May 7, 2018
Minute to Win It Game: 60 second challenges. Don’t miss this! Musical Bingo: Money is not needed. Just come join the fun! Pictionary: Come use your imagination. A guessing game in which players attempt to identify words from pictures drawn by ...

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)

Monday, April 30, 2018
For seniors with the financial means, a Continuing Care Retirement Community(CCRC) may be the ideal senior living option to “age in place.” CCRCs are a combination independent living, assisted living, and nursing home. Today’s ...

Online Activities Give Aging Brains a Boost

Monday, April 23, 2018
Online Activities
The best exercise for your brain? Use it! A new study finds that knowing your way around the Internet and using digital tools may help you hang onto your memory and other cognitive skills – even improve them – as you age. Using ...

Resident Bios

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Rosemarie Fredrerick moved into the Fountains January 2018 from Cherry Hill, NJ. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rosemarie is a former Teacher’s Aide and employed in office work. She enjoys walking, TV, shopping, and ...

Casino Night Meet & Greet Hosted By: Senior Helpers!

Friday, April 20, 2018
Senior Helpers will be on site to introduce their new Concierge Program! Date: Wednesday April 25th Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: Auditorium Enjoy complimentary wine, beer & appetizers. Chinese Auction and Prizes! Families will be welcome!

Christ the Redeemer Irish Festival!

Monday, April 16, 2018
On Saturday April 21st, 2018, join Christ the Redeemer Parish for some great food, fun, and live music consisting of McHugh and O’Neill, and Pipe and Drum Corps:The Emerald Society. Admission is free. Time: 7:00pm-11:00ish Bus transportation ...

Casino Night at The Fountains

Monday, April 9, 2018
The Fountains is proud to announce their Casino Night Meet and Greet on April 25th from 6-8pm. The event will be held in the Auditorium at The Fountains. Senior Helps has collaborated with The Fountains for this event where attendees can enjoy ...

Update on Monthly Events!

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Thursday April 5th: 10:00am-1:00pm (F313) Thrift Shop Thursday April 5th: 10:00am-1:00pm (CH) Whimsical Elegance Boutique Thursday April 5th: 1:00pm (AU) Instructed Yoga with Alyssa Thursday April 5th: 2:00pm (AU) Horticultural Therapy Class Friday ...

It's Official!

Monday, April 2, 2018
It’s official! We are one of the NJ Sponsors for @RothkoffLawGroup’s 1st Annual Symposium for Eldercare Professionals on April 12th in Mount Laurel, NJ. Be sure to get your tickets before they sell out and visit us in the Exhibit Hall! ...

Easter Egg Hunt at The Fountains

Monday, March 26, 2018
All are welcome to attend the Family & Friends Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 31 from 11am-2pm. Enjoy activities like crafts for all ages, an Easter egg hunt, and take PICTURES with THE EASTER BUNNY😊. The residents would love to see ...

Yearning for Spring

Monday, March 19, 2018
March 20th, 2018 marks the first day of Spring for this year and it cannot come soon enough! Residents and employees at the Fountains have had a busy fall and winter, but are hankering for sunny skies, blooming flowers, and warmer temperatures! All ...

Saint Patrick’s Day Fun

Friday, March 16, 2018
With Saint Patrick’s Day soon upon us on Saturday, March 17th, 2018, the residents are gearing up and participating in St. Patrick Day Fun. Jenna McGrail has a packed schedule that includes games, crafts, and a St. Patrick’s Day party on ...

The Positive Effects of Senior Living Communities

Monday, February 12, 2018
Many older adults are wary of leaving their home to move into assisted living but they shouldn’t be because living in a senior living community is beneficial for both health and happiness. It’s common for older adults to resist moving ...

Expanded Stretch and Bend classes

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The activity department has expanded the Stretch and Bend classes for residents! It is now Monday through Friday! The residents love their morning class where Jenna McGrail, Activity Director leads a vigorous class to keep residents limber and ...

Independent Bus Trips!

Monday, January 22, 2018
Here at The Fountains we try to keep our Independent Residents as Independent as possible. With that being said we host many Independent Living bus trips. Our calendar consists of consecutive weekly outings, along with special trips added here and ...

Robert Leatherberry

Monday, January 15, 2018
Robert (Bob) was born and raised in a segregated Atlantic City on January 15, 1931; he had two sisters. Bob enjoyed boxing for his school’s team and playing sandlot ball with the neighborhood kids. They also played hide-and-go-seek, Ring ...

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Monday, January 8, 2018
When the weather outside is frightful, there are a number of steps seniors can take to ensure a safe and healthy winter season. Ice, snow and cold temperatures can affect people of all ages. It is especially important to keep an eye on seniors ...

The Fountains Welcomes our New Residents!

Monday, January 1, 2018
Beverly Scott moved into The Fountains in August. He attended school at Drexel University and is a retired Substance Abuse Counselor and Clinical Coordinator. He served in the USAF Reserves for 11 years as a Sergeant. He is very active with his ...

Door Decorating Contest

Monday, December 25, 2017
Each year, The Fountains has a resident door decorating contest to bring the holiday spirit! Each wing had a first and second prize winner! First place will receive a 1st place ribbon and a gift card to the cafe. 2nd place receives a certificate ...

Holiday Fun in Independent Living

Monday, December 18, 2017
The Fountains has really been busy this Holiday season! From winter crafts to visits from Frozen, the residents have been busy and engaged! The Fountain's takes great pride in providing a robust winter schedule for the residents! Some of the ...

Holiday Depression: Strategies for Overcoming Seasonal Stress

Monday, December 11, 2017
Sometimes as we age, we don't feel like having lots of parties anymore, and the holidays are no longer very jolly. What used to be a time of joy can change, as life throws us some curve balls. We think we're supposed to be especially happy this ...

Therapy Chicken

Monday, December 4, 2017
Rosebud, the therapy chicken makes an appearance at The Fountains! She is a 2 year old ball of feathers and has a very gentle demeanor. Rosebud's owner Gwenne Baile is a retired nurse-midwife who loves chickens and has taken classes to be a therapy ...

10 Ways to Strengthen Seniors’ Immune System

Monday, November 27, 2017
Keeping seniors’ immune systems strong is important, especially during the cold and flu season. Because they’re more vulnerable to infections, seniors need to take extra precautions to ensure they stay healthy. Healthy-living ...

Influenza Vaccine

Monday, November 20, 2017
Influenza is a very serious illness that can potentially lead to hospitalization and even death. Every year the flu season is different, depending on the strand of the influenza virus that is spread. Receiving the flu vaccine annually is the best ...

Not Just Bingo!

Monday, November 13, 2017
Activities are vital in maintaining residents’ mental and physical well-being. Programs include arts and crafts, trivia, word games, board games, exercise, tossing games, worship service, pet therapy, (yes, bingo), sing-alongs and music ...

Housekeeping improvements

Monday, November 6, 2017
Hi​,​ my name is Erica. I ​am the Director of Housekeeping​. Since I started my career at The Fountains,​ we have improved​ the laundry room ​by installing new ​washers and dryers. Installing more ...

Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Monday, October 30, 2017
The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can chose to reevaluate their Medicare coverage and /or Part D plan. The open enrollment period is October 15th to December 17th. During this, Medicare ...

Wellness Center at the Fountains

Monday, October 23, 2017
Welcome to the Wellness center at the Fountains. We are pleased to announce our extended hours! 7am to 8pm Monday thru Friday. These extended hours help us better serve our community and residents. We offer a wide variety of services to the ...