skip to content

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

February 2017 Newsletter & Calendar is in!

Take a peek inside all of the fun and unique outings that we have in store for February 2017! You will find a variety of Watermark University classes, unique extraordinary outings, and tons of happenings that are sure to pique your interest. Make sure to mark your calendar and join in on all of the […]

Read more

The weather outside is frightful…But Greenbriar is so delightful!

Well it is that time of year when the weather can be unpredictable and precarious, which means that we sometimes have to cancel some of our outdoor activities. However, that by no means stops our residents from having fun…we just get creative in our indoor fun! We have resident Bill Harkins playing impromptu piano concerts, […]

Read more

Spring 2017 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 40 different classes with everything from Senior Fitness to Pet Therapy to Fun With Fondue to Chess Club and even Acrylic Painting, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and taught […]

Read more

Resident Voices

Resident Richard Wheaton is Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and Fun Activities at The Fountains

WHY TAKE THE ROUGH ROAD? Life’s journey can be so much more enjoyable when you choose to live in an environment of friendship and support. “I had lived in a house not far from here, Kings Highway and 35th Street. I lived there after she passed away about eight or nine years. It was getting […]

Read more

Resident Shirley Johnson is Enjoying New Friendships and Peace of Mind at The Fountains

INDEPENDENCE WITH NO REGRETS If you thrive on independence, you’d be wise to make your own decisions about your future. Have you explored your options? “I’m independent enough I didn’t want somebody else telling me, ‘Now, it’s time for you to do this, that or the other.’ I wanted to make those decisions for myself […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Dining

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, […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Out and About

Prairie Fire Museum Outing!

The Greenbriar gang ventured out to the Prairiefire Museum in Overland Park, which is our local extension of the American Museum of Natural History (New York). The museum opened in 2014 and is created using Dichroic glass created by NASA. As interesting as the architecture of the building is, what really piqued the interest of […]

Read more

Nature Walk!

Another activity that we had to celebrate Active Aging Week was a fun nature walk at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center. The group had a fun time being silly and enjoying nature! As you can see…we enjoyed the great outdoors and it makes us a little goofy!

Read more

Healthy Eating Picnic!

During the last week of September we always celebrate Active Aging Week at our community. One of the many things that we did this year to celebrate was a healthy eating picnic. This created a fun opportunity to picnic, but be more health conscious with our eating habits. Fresh vegetables and fruits were definitely a […]

Read more

On Aging

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 […]

Read more

The Fountains at Greenbriar – Voted Best Senior Living

We were voted Reader’s Choice Best Senior Living by The Examiner’s Best of Eastern Jackson County 2016.

Read more

Nature Walk!

Another activity that we had to celebrate Active Aging Week was a fun nature walk at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center. The group had a fun time being silly and enjoying nature! As you can see…we enjoyed the great outdoors and it makes us a little goofy!

Read more

Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – Amazing people live and work here!

I would have to say my favorite thing about this community is the amazing people that live and work here. They have a great staff and very friendly residents that I enjoy the company of. They have a common activity center where I enjoy going to keep busy and play different board games and participate […]

Read more

Caring.com – The staff is attentive and knows everyone by name.

Mom seems to like the food at The Fountains at Greenbriar. It is restaurant-style where you select from a menu and the serving is more than she could eat. Mom is in one of the smallest rooms with a kitchenette, and she could roll her wheelchair to the kitchenette and to the bathroom. The place […]

Read more

SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff members are wonderful and very caring.

This is a wonderful community. The staff members are wonderful and very caring. They offer a lot of great activities. The food seems to be good. She is starting to participate in the activities that are available. She is happy with the meals and the variety. I would recommend this for other families that need […]

Read more