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The Best Value in Hudson Valley Senior Living

The Fountains at Millbrook, located in Millbrook, New York is a charming retirement community of modern comfort bathed in rich history. Set on 200 wooded acres in the heart of the Hudson Valley our community offers Independent Living and Assisted Living on a picturesque senior campus. The Fountains at Millbrook is ideally located for those who enjoy refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life but still close to shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare just minutes away in the historic town of Millbrook. Visit us for a day, a weekend, a winter vacation stay or an amazing year-round lifestyle.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from studio apartments to spacious cottages, wonderfully appointed with a kitchen, large living room and bathrooms.

Residents of The Fountains at Millbrook enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include two well-stocked libraries, computer center with internet access, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, health and wellness center, creative arts studio, outdoor garden, abundant paths and nature trails and private transportation services. For a fulfilling meal you won’t have to look far, visit one of our three dining venues including our elegant dining room, Millbrook Market & Café and Bistro 79.

Life at The Fountains at Millbrook

We Love Our “New” Porch!

There’s always something happening here at The Fountains at Millbrook. Here’s the latest news…. Our porch was completely redone from floor to ceiling. Our old porch was given new life with fresh paint, flooring, rockers, lights and plants. Oh my! Our talented decorator, Rachel, has done it again and it was worth the wait!! Yesterday afternoon we were able to enjoy […]

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Prohibition Ends Here… At The Fountains at Millbrook

The setting was filled with mystery and intrigue, transformed with gold and black decor. Swanky music piped over our heads as Boas and Flappers surrounded us. We found ourselves consumed in the Roaring Twenties. The drinks flowed like water at the Fountain’s Speakeasy. “Old Fashioneds” and “Bees Knees” were the favorite drinks of the night. Roulette and Blackjack dominated the […]

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Bastille Day Celebrations

We arm chair traveled to the heart of France on July 14th for Bastille Day. The air was filled with the sent of fresh baked croissants and the Flag of France proudly graced the stage. French singer Elaine Rachlin delighted us with a concert that included French singing and dancing for our Bastille Day celebrations! She had us singing, and dancing along with her. Chef […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Emma Williams Embraced Her New, Active Lifestyle at The Fountains and Hasn’t Looked Back

WAY TO GO It’s wise to keep your eyes and mind open to opportunities when planning your next chapters. When one door closes, another opens. “So living in a big house, having to have everything hired done, it’s just not the way to go. My three children all agreed and so the decision was really […]

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Resident Jenifer Thuell Has Been Enjoying Her Independent Lifestyle for Sixteen Years at The Fountains

SUCCESSFUL AGING IS A CHOICE Choose the path that embraces the best of each and every day as it comes. “I guess we were lucky my husband and I, I had been working rehab for nearly 40 years and we were lucky that we got to know some people living here. We knew that this […]

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Resident Marie Nash is Staying Busy with Fun Activities instead of Housework at The Fountains

NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU LOVE YOUR HOUSE When it gets to be too much it’s time to consider better alternatives. “I really enjoyed having my house but I knew it was time for me to make a move and when I got here, I found out that residents and the staff were great and […]

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On Aging

Bridging the Generation Gap Through Music

There was a wonderful article written in the Poughkeepsie Journal today that was both enlightening and inspirational. To view the entire article written by Karen Maserjian Shan of the Poughkeepsie Journal, published on July 15th, 2016, please click here. The notion that seniors and children have nothing in common has become a thing of the […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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Talking to Aging Relatives About Their Future

There is never a perfect time to pre-emptively address an aging relative’s ability to care for themselves. However, there are signs and symptoms that may indicate it is time to start the conversation on aging: Changes in behavior, like loneliness, boredom, lack of interest or unkempt appearance Piles of unopened mail Neglected home repairs Forgetfulness […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – I couldn’t be more happy with our experience.

I recently visited the fountains at Millbrook for my aging parents and we absolutely loved it . The staff couldn’t have been more helpful, they made us feel at home, and we couldn’t have asked for a better experience . Ruthie and Susie were absolutely amazing and welcomed us with open arms! Finding the right […]

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Caring.com Review – Friendly staff, great food and plenty to do.

The Fountains was wonderful, peaceful, and our first choice. The people were all so friendly and helpful. We had a delcious meal there. They offered my dad a wheelchair for the tour, which was very nice. They had a workout room, a place to do arts and crafts projects, and they showed me the artwork […]

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Caring.com Review – Many activities including painting, pottery and woodcarving.

My visit to the Fountains at Millbrook was very pleasant. The facility is immaculate. Everyone I met there was very nice and very courteous. They have an art room where they could do painting and pottery and other creative art projects. They also have a woodcarving room, a library, and a television room. They had […]

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