The Fountains at Greenbriar

  • Independent Living


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 Truman Medical Center as well as dining, shopping and local entertainment.

Choose from spacious one-bedroom apartments to two-bedroom apartments with den, wonderfully appointed with a full kitchen, large living room and bathrooms. Choice of lunch or dinner is served in the dining room, but if you’re in a hurry grab a quick bite and a coffee to go at the Gallery Café.

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, Carondelet Care Resources services on site as well as guest accommodations.

Life at The Fountains


February 2015 Calendar is in!

February 2015 calendar is in ahead of schedule. Please feel free to download a PDF copy for your personal use. See what great things we are doing at the community! » Click to view the February 2015 Calendar.

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January 2015 Calendar

January is here and we have a lot of fun things going on…come check them out! » Click to Download January Activity Calendar

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Greenbriar Wedding!

We are proud to announce that on Saturday, January 3rd, resident Bill Fann married long-time friend Beverly Rawlins at The Fountains at Greenbriar chapel. Both Bill and Beverly are excited to be starting their life as a couple at Greenbriar. They both are looking forward to spending time as a couple engaging in community activities […]

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Resident Voices

Nita Byrd and Meatballs

Resident Nita Byrd shares her love of cooking!

Resident Nita Byrd is naturally a social butterfly. She loves to throw parties and entertain friends and family as her favorite past time. Every friday at The Fountains at Greenbriar we have a happy hour party event where we enjoy drinks and snacks with our Greenbriar friends. This past friday Nita wanted to help host happy hour […]

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Bob and Barbara Tice talk about their decision to move to a retirement community.

“I think it relieves you of a lot of worries and responsibilities in maintaining your own home and I think it keeps you active here and the fact that you’re eating with different people in the dining room, you’re socializing more and if you were in your own home I think you would tend to […]

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Dorothy Erickson talks about her decision to move to a retirement community.

…I had a once-in-a-lifetime issue with blood pressure so I saw the doctor and he said I couldn’t live alone anymore. I didn’t agree with him but my daughter had heard from a friend that lives up Lee’s Summit about this place, about The Fountains, and she brought me immediately here and I rented an […]

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Pork Rib

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


The Roasterie Coffee Tour!

A group of Greenbriar coffee connoisseurs made a trip to Kansas City’s local specialty coffee roasting company, The Roasterie! We got first class treatment as we learned about the history of this local company as well as got an up close and personal tour of the factory in full production making some delicious smelling specialty coffees. After our tour we got […]

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Paul Rowland-Squaw Creek Outing-2014

Squaw Creek Outing

We had a wonderful time on our outing to Squaw Creek Wildlife Reserve. We got the opportunity to see a huge variety of winter water fowl and for many Residents it was the first time seeing a snow goose, cranes, and grey herrin. But, the most exciting spectacle of all was the first for many […]

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ROMEO Outing: A guys day out on the “Town”.

The guys of the ROMEO Club enjoyed a lunch outing to a local Kansas City favorite, Town-Topic Hamburgers! In this 1930′s counter seated diner, they serve up the best assortment of diner fare that is very reminiscent of years since passed. This outing was a first for some of the ROMEO’s, but it was also another […]

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On Aging

Burr Oaks Nature Walk

Celebrating Active Aging Week (September 21st – 27th)

At The Fountains at Greenbriar we love to participate each year in Active Aging week by doing some fun and interesting things that promote overall activity performance and healthy lifestyle practices. We host a variety of health lectures, health food shopping, and exertive outings that all contribute to the positive healthly living lifestyle. This year we […]

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Staying Fit for Life

Exercise and physical activity are good for you, no matter how old you are. In fact, staying active can help you: Keep and improve your strength so you can stay independent Have more energy to do the things you want to do Improve your balance Prevent or delay some diseases like Heart Disease, Diabetes and […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – It’s clean and the staff is friendly.

They are doing a fine job. It’s clean and the staff is friendly. I really like it. The only complaint we’ve gotten has been about the meatloaf, other than that it’s great. We liked the overall prettiness, and the safety measures they take.  

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SeniorAdvisor Review – It’s clean and the staff is friendly.

They are doing a real good job. It’s clean and the staff is friendly, they are great. It’s clean, and they try their darnedest to help out if they can. The food is good, and they offer two hot meals a day, lunch and dinner. You can order a hot breakfast for an extra charge, […]

Read more Review – Good location and reputation.

The fountains have a good location and reputation. My mother in law had been there for a while two years ago, so I was familiar with the location. It’s a great, fantastic facility, and my mother feels very secure and comfortable there. Communication has been great; they provide alert necklaces, and she was able to […]

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