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The Fountains at Greenbriar


The Best Value in 55+ Senior Living in Independence

The Fountains at Greenbriar, located in Independence, Missouri is a retirement community that offers 55+ Senior Living on a large and comfortable senior campus notable for spacious, beautifully landscaped grounds. The Fountains at Greenbriar is conveniently located near Centerpoint Medical Center as well as dining, shopping and local entertainment.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom or one-bedroom apartments with den to two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Choice of lunch or dinner is served in the dining room.

Residents of The Fountains at Greenbriar enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, beauty salon and barber shop, Wellness Center and exercise room, Interim HealthCare home care services on site as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains

October 2016 Newsletter & Calendar is in!

Come check out and see what we have in store for October’s outings and activities! Make sure to plan a date to hang out with your Greenbriar family! » October 2016 Newsletter and Calendar

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Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Wii Bowling to Italy Travelogue to Farm to Table: Apple Pie to Caricature Drawings and even Book Club, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes […]

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September 2016 Newsletter & Calendar is in!

Take a peek at what is waiting inside for you to do this month! Come join us for an outing, activity or class. We’ll see you soon! » September 2016 Newsletter and Calendar

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Resident Voices

Resident Audrey Wells is Enjoying a Supportive Community of Friends and an Eclectic Atmosphere at The Fountains

FIND YOUR GEM You aren’t likely to discover the pathway to your best future unless you take the time to explore your options. “Watermark has a gem here at The Fountains at Greenbriar. It is a wonderful home. It’s a decision I don’t think I’ll ever regret.” – Audrey Wells, resident of The Fountains at […]

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Resident Gilbert Gross is Enjoying Easy Living at The Fountains

ALL-INCLUSIVE CAREFREE LIVING Why spend your free time and life savings caring for a house when you can live better for one low monthly rent? “For all-inclusive it really is lower than what you would pay to operate a house you know, well, very close.” – Gilbert Gross, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar MEET […]

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Resident Bob Whalen is Enjoying his Active, Carefree Lifestyle at The Fountains

WELL WISHERS Wish all you want but the best way to stay well is to plan ahead so well-being is a way of life. “I just thought I was going to be well all the time.” – Bob Whalen, resident of The Fountains at Greenbriar MEET BOB WHALEN, WHO FELL FOR THE FOUNTAINS QUITE LITERALLY. […]

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BBQ Blaze Off 2015!

Celebrating 9 years of delicious barbeque! This year’s Barbeque Blaze-Off & Senior-Q was a wonderful success! We had a total of 28 fun-loving barbeque competitors. Our Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event produced the finest quality Kansas City style barbeque this side of the Missouri River! Competitors created savory meats in four different categories: barbeque brisket, […]

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Blaze-Off’s Pork Pullin Plowboys Opens Restaurant

Our annual Fountains Blaze-Off and Senior Q has been immortalized. One of our two time grand champs, Pork Pullin Plowboys, has opened a restaurant on South 7 Highway, and we’re on their wall of fame. How cool is that? “We want to make this a local Kansas City thing in the midst of all the chain […]

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Out and About

Citywide Scavenger Hunt! Take 2!

During a recent citywide scavenger hunt, the residents had a ball venturing into Kansas City for a glimpse into its culturally rich history. The mid-summer day’s hunt began at Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque Restaurant on Brooklyn Avenue for a taste of Kansas City’s iconic barbeque. After lunch, they visited the Lewis and Clark Expedition statue commemorating […]

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We are off to see The Wizard!

This month, The residents at The Fountains at Greenbriar took a day trip to Wamego, KS to visit the Oz Museum. There, they enjoyed learning about L. Frank Baum, the author of the books, the history of the classic movie starring Judy Garland and its many influences on popular culture.The group enjoyed reminiscing about their […]

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Amish for a day!

The Residents recently got the opportunity to slow down and experience country life in Jamesport, Missouri. We were privileged to have the opportunity to share in on a day outing with the Amish community in Jamesport. We started our morning off with a pleasant drive up to Jamesport with a scenic view of the countryside. […]

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On Aging

Huffing and puffing our way to good health!

For the past 9 years residents at The Fountains at Greenbriar have lead a daily exercise program called, Huff and Puff! This chair aerobics and calisthenics exercise class has had much success in our 9 years, but now more than ever it is getting a great resurgence! Our Huff and Puff class is now holding morning classes […]

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Active Aging Week: Yoga Stretch

Hello Readership! I’ve gotten a little behind on my posts because we’ve been having a lot of fun things going on in the community, but I will be filling you in shortly with a lot of updates. As part of Active Aging Week we had a lot of participating classes, and one of them that was […]

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Active Aging: Pool!

Residents participated in Active Aging Week by engaging in a game of “9-Ball” pool. This activity is a great contributor to physical, intellectual, and social wellness! The physical wellness was supported by the participation in the game. Intellectual wellness was stimulated in the problem solving of the game, and of course the social wellness was contributed by […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – We are satisfied with the care the staff is providing!

My mom has settled in very well at The Fountains at Greenbriar. The staff have been extremely helpful and courteous with the transition. The community has a lot to offer, a variety of activities, and amenities to choose from. They provide a wide range of options for meals. We are satisfied with the care the […]

Read more Review – The staff is wonderful!

The Fountains at Greenbriar is independent living. It’s very neat and clean. Employees and staff were extraordinarily kind and patient. This apartment is in a community that also had assisted living, and it’s closer to some friends of mine, which is good because I’m not driving anymore. They have lots of things to do scheduled. […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – My loved ones are happy.

My parents are here at this community and are doing very well. The community is very clean and well-maintained, no complaints. I feel comfortable with the staff caring for my parents needs. My parents also enjoy the food very much. They do offer activities but my parents have chosen to keep each other company. I […]

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