The Fountains at Canterbury

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing

The Best Value in Oklahoma City Senior Living

The Fountains at Canterbury, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing on an idyllic 39-acre campus featuring lakeside trails and a fishing dock. You’ll find us conveniently located near shopping, dining, entertainment, parks and healthcare.

Choose from spacious studio, one-bedroom or large two-bedroom with den apartments or cottages, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Whether you like formal, casual, traditional or contemporary, our skilled interior design professionals are ready to help you customize your new home to your exact tastes. In addition to a host of convenient services, residents of The Fountains at Canterbury enjoy an elegant dining room, state-of-the-art fitness center, heated indoor pool, billiards lounge, well-stocked library and full-service beauty salon and barber shop, among other amenities.

Life at The Fountains at Canterbury

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Fried Green Tomatoes & Manicures!

The Springs residents have been asking for fried green tomatoes for weeks…waiting for the tomatoes they planted in the garden to get to full size. Kaitlan, Community Life Assistant, asked Leroy to help her pick and gather the green tomatoes this week to prepare for the taste testing! While Kaitlan was slicing the green tomatoes, getting […]

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Back to the 50’s again!

Town Center residents rocked and rolled to the hits of the fifties, songs reminiscent to all those in grade school or high school at the time. The Silver Tops Band played songs of the early fifties like “Tennessee Waltz” to “Blueberry Hill” and on to the later 50’s when rock n’ roll first began. The 50’s […]

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Peach Pickin’

The Inn and Gardens residents set out this morning to spend the day picking peaches and plums at The Wind Drift Orchard. What a fun day to stroll through the orchard and see the beautiful trees full of fruit, ripe and ready to pick, and what could be more delicious than fruit right off the tree! […]

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Resident Voices

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Residents Charles and Paula Ming’s Common Sense Moved Them to The Fountains

THE RIGHT DECISION AT THE RIGHT TIME You can’t predict the future. Protect your future well-being today. “We were very active and with the motorhome and the dogs and all that, and then all of a sudden everything changed just in a heartbeat, everything changed.” – Charles Ming, resident of The Fountains at Canterbury MEET […]

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Resident Anne Glasgow Decided The Fountains Was The Perfect Fit

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Beyond convenient services and easy access to every level of care, life can be great in the right retirement community. “Think about the friends you’ll meet and the activities that are offered to you and that you always have someone to eat with.” – Anne Glasgow, resident of The Fountains at Canterbury […]

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Residents Carl and Mary Lou Osburn’s Desire to Trade Home Chores for Activities with Friends Moved Them to The Fountains

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME All your life, you’ve benefited from being in the right place at the right time. So why stop now? “We wanted to move before we became incapacitated, before we got too old you know.” – Carl and Mary Lou Osburn, residents of The Fountains at Canterbury MEET CARL AND MARY LOU […]

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Out and About

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Jenks Aquarium Outing for The Springs

Springs residents and associates boarded the bus early this morning to head up to Jenks, Oklahoma just outside of Tulsa for an extraordinary outing! This was the first time any of the residents or associates had visited the aquarium so it was really a treat for all. The tanks are full of colorful fish, interesting sea […]

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A Night at the Ballgame!

Having a new baseball team in town, especially The Dodgers, has brought more fans out to the ballpark this summer! Town Center residents were excited to go see their first game with the new team. This generation grew up with baseball as the main sport, all little boys played it and everyone supported all the teams […]

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Peach Pickin’

The Inn and Gardens residents set out this morning to spend the day picking peaches and plums at The Wind Drift Orchard. What a fun day to stroll through the orchard and see the beautiful trees full of fruit, ripe and ready to pick, and what could be more delicious than fruit right off the tree! […]

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Dining

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50’s Themed Dinner & Dessert

Chefs Chris and Tisha created a beautiful flaming dessert for the residents after their delicious themed dinner. They did a mix of fresh berries, added liqueurs to the mixture, then set it aflame and poured it over vanilla ice cream. It was an impressive presentation, which drew raves as well as ooh’s and ah’s from the crowd!

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Making Summer Parfaits at The Gardens

Last week was a perfect time to make some cold refreshing summer parfaits. Gardens residents and Becky Strong, Community Life Director, made some delicious parfaits, adding a few fun and colorful touches with umbrella picks in each one. We started with pistachio pudding, then added half the pudding to the clear cups. Susie smashed all […]

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A Night in Mexico

Town Center residents enjoyed a Mexican Themed Party and the Latin music of The Lou Ann Rice Band with June Carter singing well-known songs from south of the border. Margaritas flowed all evening, as residents began to dance and show off their Salsa moves. The Mexican Theme Dinner began with a delicious chicken tortilla soup with fresh avocados […]

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On Aging

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Our efforts to raise money for Alzheimer’s research made the Oklahoman news!

The following article was published in the Oklahoman on http://newsok.com on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015. To read the full article, please click here. Oklahoma City Seniors Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research Fountains Residents Make Tie-Dyed Shirts to Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research Residents of The Fountains at Canterbury, spent some time recently making tie-dyed shirts […]

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Virtual Dementia Tour in The Inn

Guests were invited to walk through a Virtual Dementia Tour hosted in The Inn this last month. The tour takes you through a series of simulated exercises coordinated to make a person aware of some of the effects of dementia. They were given glasses to wear that distort their view of the world and the […]

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Honoring Our Veterans at The Fountains @ Canterbury

Today we honor all our Veterans around the world with a special tribute on this Veterans Day. Crossroads Hospice sponsored a program for our 44 veterans here at Canterbury. Their chaplain lead the ceremony by talking about the meaning of the day and some of the history, going back to WWI when it was originally […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom feels welcome and at home.

Excellent; they have gone above and beyond to make Mom feel welcome and at home. People are very friendly, food is good and her cottage is gorgeous; they let her choose flooring (carpet and wood), paint, fixtures, granite, backsplash and new stainless kitchen appliances. She’s been there about 3 weeks and they are just wonderful; […]

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Facebook Review – Could not have wished for a better place for my folks to retire.

Could not have wished for a better place for my folks to retire to…. I have also been welcomed by staff…. Thank you very much…. Keep up the good work

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Top notch skilled nursing and rehab facility.

We’re very pleased with The Fountains at Canterbury, they’ve done an excellent job in all aspects of the care that they’ve provided! They have a top notch skilled nursing and rehab facility, and they also do an excellent job with their memory care community. The staff here are very compassionate and patient with their residents, […]

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