The Best Value in Southfield Senior Living

The Fountains at Franklin, located in Southfield, Michigan is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on an intimate senior campus. The Fountains at Franklin is located just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

In this small, but friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and unsurpassed customized care. Choose from affordable studios to spacious two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a kitchenette, large living room and bathrooms.

Residents of The Fountains at Franklin enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include an outdoor gardening area and gazebo, well-stocked library with computer center, creative arts studio, lounge for cards, entertaining and more, cinema, wellness center as well as an elegant dining room with private dining available in addition to Sid’s Place, a quaint café serving delicious lunch options.

Easter Pin Craft Class

We sprung into spring today with a festive “Creative Crafts” class, led by our Community Life Assistant, Emma Schultz. Our Assisted Living residents were able to personalize their cute Easter Bunny Pins with various paint colors and a splash of glitter, just in time for next month’s Easter holiday! We even played some festive jazz […]

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Trinket Boxes

We decorated Trinket Boxes using paint and gemmed ribbon. We had a great time creating such glamorous boxes with using very few supplies. It was a quick and easy, fun and creative way to decorate a box! Everyone loved their Trinket Box!

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Detailed Designs

Detailed Designs is a Watermark University class held on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month. Sometimes all it takes is a word or two to lift your spirits, whether it’s from a friend or just a saying you stumble across. Detailed Designs is full of short but sweet inspiring messages woven into gorgeous […]

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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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Fountains Family and Friends Holiday Feast

This past Sunday, The Fountains at Franklin enjoyed their third annual “Family and Friends Holiday Feast”. Memory Care Director Maria Blaylock, Community Life Assistant Deshina Carruthers and Morrison’s Chef Austin Jackson put together a beautiful event for the residents and family members to enjoy with their loved ones. We would like to thank everyone for their participation and […]

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Creative & Healthy Desserts

Chef Austin taking time to make creative and healthy desserts with residents.

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Bowling Fun at Plum Hollow Lanes

This afternoon we treated some residents to an active afternoon of bowling at the lovely Plum Hollow Lanes in Southfield, just off of Lasher and 9 mile. Our resident’s played like pros! Everyone who came got a strike every couple turns, which made us want to play even more! The residents’ smiles and praise for the […]

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Fun Outing at the Cranbrook Art Museum

This past Tuesday, on March 14th, some of our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents were able to go to the lovely Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills. We had a blast checking out the sleek, modern furniture, in the “Twentieth Century Period Rooms” exhibit, as well as beautiful, handcrafted tea sets by a local pottery […]

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Lush Brush

Tuesday, the residents enjoyed a colorful outing at the Lush Brush in Lincoln Park. The residents let their creative capabilities flow onto canvases and displayed their artistic sides for everyone to see.

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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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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Happy Hour Celebration for Mr. & Mrs. McKenzie’s 27th Wedding Anniversary

This past Friday two of our residents celebrated 27 years of marriage. Mr. McKenzie sang a song to his wife in honor of the love they have shared throughout the years. Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie on a blissful twenty-seven years down and a lifetime to go from everyone here at The Fountains at Franklin!

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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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Happy Hour Celebration for Mr. & Mrs. McKenzie’s 27th Wedding Anniversary

This past Friday two of our residents celebrated 27 years of marriage. Mr. McKenzie sang a song to his wife in honor of the love they have shared throughout the years. Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie on a blissful twenty-seven years down and a lifetime to go from everyone here at The Fountains at Franklin!

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Benihana Lunch Outing

Today the residents enjoyed lunch at Benihana. They enjoyed the show just as much as they did the food!

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Stay Active with Community Activities

The Fountains was our first tour and really made us aware of the positive aspects of living in a senior environment. The apartments were nice and conveniently located in one area of the building. The activities are many plus you can stay active with your current activities. I especially like the fact that you can […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Husband is Doing Well

So far my husband is doing pretty well with his move to this community. They have a good staff at this community. So I know he is safe, and receiving good care. I haven’t had any problems with this community. The community looks good, they do a great job with the cleanliness. It has been […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff are warm and friendly.

Fountains was in my top choices. Very pretty and clean, the staff warm and friendly, residents out and about and happy. [Removed] gave a comprehensive tour. I would definitely recommend this facility.

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