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  • October 2018 Community Life Calendars

    October 2018 Community Life 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.

  • Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

    Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

    For 10 years, Flour Power of Raleigh, NC has been providing excellent culinary experiences for people of all ages. They provide cooking classes, host summer camps and birthday parties, and teach etiquette courses. This location was also a big hit for our residents from The Albemarle. We traveled to our State's Capital in search of […]

  • Rediscovering the History of Blackbeard

    Rediscovering the History of Blackbeard

    Blackbeard the pirate has been deeply engraved within North Carolina's history and his mark is still left on much of eastern North Carolina. The mascot of our local university, East Carolina University, is a pirate who closely resembles Blackbeard. Blackbeard lived in Bath, NC, only about an hour from Tarboro, and made Ocracoke Inlet his […]

  • Albemarle Active Aging Marathon

    Albemarle Active Aging Marathon

    Each year, in September, the International Council on Active Aging holds an Active Aging week. Active Aging Week, started in 2003, challenges society’s diminished expectations of aging by showing that, regardless of age or health conditions, adults over 50 can live as fully as possible in all areas of life—physical, social, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational […]

  • It’s Official – We are a Great Place to Work

    It’s Official – We are a Great Place to Work

    Watermark Retirement Communities was ranked among Fortune Magazine’s top places to work in Aging Services. We are proud to be part of Watermark and we thank our associates for bestowing this accolade on The Fountains at The Albemarle. Many of the companies featured on the list operate with fewer than 250 employees. Watermark employs over […]

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October 2018 Community Life 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.

Read more about October 2018 Community Life Calendars

Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

For 10 years, Flour Power of Raleigh, NC has been providing excellent culinary experiences for people of all ages. They provide cooking classes, host summer camps and birthday parties, and teach etiquette courses. This location was also a big hit for our residents from The Albemarle. We traveled to our State's Capital in search of […]

Read more about Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

Rediscovering the History of Blackbeard

Blackbeard the pirate has been deeply engraved within North Carolina's history and his mark is still left on much of eastern North Carolina. The mascot of our local university, East Carolina University, is a pirate who closely resembles Blackbeard. Blackbeard lived in Bath, NC, only about an hour from Tarboro, and made Ocracoke Inlet his […]

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Resident Alice Smith is Enjoying a Worry Free Lifestyle at The Fountains

GIVE YOURSELF A CHANCE TO BE INDEPENDENT You can do a lot more in a supportive community than you can do living by yourself. “I just love people, love being around them.” – Alice Smith, resident of The Fountains at The Albemarle MEET ALICE SMITH, AN UNRETIRING NURSE WHO ENJOYS HER WORRY FREE FOUNTAINS LIFESTYLE. […]

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Resident Edith Ballard is Enjoying an Active Lifestyle with Friendly Neighbors at The Fountains

I’M JUST NOT READY TO LET SOMEBODY ELSE MOW THE LAWN. The grass IS greener when someone else is mowing it. MEET EDITH BALLARD, WHO FOUND EVERYTHING SHE NEEDS RIGHT HERE AT THE FOUNTAINS AT THE ALBEMARLE You can learn a lot from someone who has been in your shoes. Their honest insight can help […]

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Resident Anne McPhail is Enjoying an Active, Fun-Filled Lifestyle at The Fountains

LIVE FOR SOMETHING NEW Don’t miss out on a better way to live, plan ahead for the life you want. “People here at The Albemarle are absolutely wonderful. It’s a big family, it’s a big family and everybody cares for everybody.” –Anne McPhail, resident of The Fountains at The Albemarle MEET ANNE MCPHAIL, A SCHOOL […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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The Ladies in Red: Women of the Albemarle Support Heart Health

In honor of National Wear Red Day, a national campaign to raise awareness for women's heart health, the ladies of The Albemarle flooded the auditorium with shades of red and were taught how to adopt heart healthy habits. Each lady was given vital information about heart disease and stroke since it is the cause of […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

For 10 years, Flour Power of Raleigh, NC has been providing excellent culinary experiences for people of all ages. They provide cooking classes, host summer camps and birthday parties, and teach etiquette courses. This location was also a big hit for our residents from The Albemarle. We traveled to our State's Capital in search of […]

Read more about Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

Albemarle Active Aging Marathon

Each year, in September, the International Council on Active Aging holds an Active Aging week. Active Aging Week, started in 2003, challenges society’s diminished expectations of aging by showing that, regardless of age or health conditions, adults over 50 can live as fully as possible in all areas of life—physical, social, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational […]

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Touring Jurassic Park

Last month, residents of The Springs visited the traveling museum of Jurassic Quest in Raleigh, NC. This museum offered a unique experience as visitors got to see moving dinosaurs in life size. These animatronic dinosaurs were so realistic as they walked, blinked, and even clenched their jaws. Our residents were able to take a tour […]

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Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

For 10 years, Flour Power of Raleigh, NC has been providing excellent culinary experiences for people of all ages. They provide cooking classes, host summer camps and birthday parties, and teach etiquette courses. This location was also a big hit for our residents from The Albemarle. We traveled to our State's Capital in search of […]

Read more about Making Pizzas, Baking Cakes, and Creating Memories

Rediscovering the History of Blackbeard

Blackbeard the pirate has been deeply engraved within North Carolina's history and his mark is still left on much of eastern North Carolina. The mascot of our local university, East Carolina University, is a pirate who closely resembles Blackbeard. Blackbeard lived in Bath, NC, only about an hour from Tarboro, and made Ocracoke Inlet his […]

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The Gardens at Sylvan Heights

Residents in The Gardens neighborhood at The Fountains at The Albemarle were graced with an opportunity to visit one of America's greatest sights, the Sylvan Heights Bird Park located in Scotland Neck, NC. This park is designed to give visitors an unforgettable up-close experience with over 2,000 waterfowl, parrots, toucans, flamingos, and other exotic birds from […]

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Big Band Sound Produces a Big Time at The Albemarle

Earlier this month, The Albemarle hosted our Annual Fish Fry. This event brings residents and guests together to dine on some of the best fried fish around made by our Chef. Since the weather was so nice, the residents could choose to dine inside or on our outdoor patio which gave dinner such a nice […]

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Just Keep Dancing!

Last Thursday, The Albemarle took a road trip to the Imperial Center in Rocky Mount to see another great beach music band, The Band of Oz. The group of eight men formed in the mid 1960s in the local town of Grifton and has been jamming ever since. Our residents and staff enjoyed getting to […]

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Listen to the Music!

This week, residents at The Fountains at The Albemarle have been busy dancing and jamming to all things music! First, our independent living residents traveled to Rocky Mount to swing to the sounds of the beach music band, The Embers. This band is famous for their hits "I Love Beach Music" and "Hold Back the […]

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Facebook Review – Highly Recommend

I moved to The Fountains of The Albemarle last October 29th and I think it is a very nice place to live. The activity directors, Tina Brown and Kristen Jones offer numerous activities to keep you busy and let you interact with others. The staff is friendly, nice, and efficient, and go out of their […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Friendly Staff, Excellent Food & Abundant Activities

My mother in law seems to enjoy living at The fountains. The entire staff are friendly and we have good communication. She loves the food and they offer a lot of activities. They even went on a boat to watch the eclipse. The community is very clean and this is one of the things we […]

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Facebook Review – The Staff is Friendly and Attentive

My mother has blossomed since she moved into the Albemarle. The staff is so friendly and attentive. She is enjoying her new friends and all of the activities.

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